No surprise: Myrick votes against House health care bill

Rep. Sue Myrick released a statement yesterday on Saturday’s U.S. House vote to overhaul the health care system in the U.S. Myrick calls it a “government takeover” of healthcare, while the Dems say it will help to insure most of the millions without coverage, and not allow insurance companies to deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. The Senate will most likely vote in the next two weeks on its bill, and then the House and Senate will get together to craft a single bill which need to be voted on again by both bodies. Here’s Myrick’s statement released to the press: Continue reading

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Dawg’s Day: Butler takes Independence in round 1

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In a jammed pack stadium and chilly night, the Butler Bulldogs did something they have never done: Beat a Tom Knotts led Independence team at the Patriots Stadium, 31-24.
For the recap and playoff preview, pick up the Mint Hill Times Thursday. For more great photos, go to SWARDPICS.COM.

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Media will be swarming at tonight’s game

According to CMS, 48 press credentials have been issued for tonight’s game. MaxPreps.com will be there with a reporter and two photographers, all the TV stations, newsapers and magazines, and of course the Mint Hill Times.

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