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April 4, 1991 | ANTHONY MILLICAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Boy Scouts' Los Angeles Area Council has been claiming 45 nonexistent troops with 1,800 members, an irregularity that has led to the firing of one Scout employee and the resignation of another, a spokesman for the organization said Wednesday. The inflated membership rosters were revealed in an audit by the national Scouts organization. The audit was requested by the local group after an inquiry uncovered the same problems--all in an after-school program for disadvantaged youngsters.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 1991 | ANTHONY MILLICAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Boy Scouts' Los Angeles Area Council has been claiming 45 nonexistent troops with 1,800 members, an irregularity that has led to the firing of one Scout employee and the resignation of another, a spokesman for the organization said Wednesday. The inflated membership rosters were revealed in an audit by the national Scouts organization. The audit was requested by the local group after an inquiry uncovered the same problems--all in an after-school program for disadvantaged youngsters.
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June 12, 2004 | From Associated Press
Food stamp recipients will see no reduction in their monthly allotments if they should get a Medicare drug discount card and $600 credit, the Agriculture Department said Friday. The hasty announcement of a revised policy, issued despite the government's closure for former President Ronald Reagan's funeral, was to clarify a disagreement between Medicare and state food stamp officials about whether the drug card subsidy should be considered when calculating food stamps.
NEWS
July 30, 1998 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The gender gap in life expectancy between men and women in the United States has narrowed to six years--the lowest in a generation--largely because women are posting stubbornly high rates of such smoking-related illnesses as heart disease and cancer. The finding is a key part of the federal government's annual study of the health of Americans being issued today. The report also shows that the longevity difference between blacks and whites has narrowed to 6.
BUSINESS
July 9, 1985 | NANCY RIVERA, Times Staff Writer
With stethoscopes at the ready, Whittaker Health Services is scheduled to announce today that it is forming a major new health maintenance organization to serve Southern California--already one of the most competitive HMO markets in the United States. Whittaker Health Services has signed letters of intent with 23 hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties and with about 2,000 private-practice physicians associated with those hospitals, said Ronald W.
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