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Blue Cross CEO says insurer may leave ACA market in NC in 2017

Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the state’s largest health insurer, expects to report its second consecutive financial loss in the coming weeks, as the company contends with continuing cost overruns under the Affordable Care Act, CEO Brad Wilson said Wednesday.

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California high-speed rail back in court

Nation’s first real high-speed rail system promised to whisk travelers from San Francisco to LA in half the drive time

Eight years after funding approval, $68 billion project is years behind schedule

Gov. Jerry Brown has shown consistent support for the high-speed rail plan

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As industry shifts, Las Vegas cabs do some soul-searching

The arrival of Uber and Lyft in Nevada last fall and a state audit accusing regulators of allowing cabs to charge $47 million in excessive fees each year have the powerful Las Vegas taxi industry and its overseers in the hot seat, facing down a recommendation that the agency be disbanded and its duties passed to another entity.

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Powerful California coastal panel ousts top executive

The powerful agency that manages development on California's coastline fired its executive Wednesday after a lengthy and, at times, emotionally charged meeting that veered from accusations about the influence of developers and lobbyists to discussions on the mundane inner workings of government.