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July 24, 1997 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a highly unusual maneuver, House and Senate budget conferees are considering diverting billions of dollars in rural phone subsidies to make up for an expected shortfall in federal airwave-auction revenue. The federal government projects a $3-billion to $4-billion budget gap stemming from a short supply in forthcoming auctions of airwaves to communications companies.
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March 31, 2000 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Senate approved legislation Thursday designed to encourage satellite television companies to include local channels in packages they sell in rural areas, giving tens of millions of viewers access to local programming that they cannot receive now. The measure would establish a $1.
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March 31, 2000 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Senate approved legislation Thursday designed to encourage satellite television companies to include local channels in packages they sell in rural areas, giving tens of millions of viewers access to local programming that they cannot receive now. The measure would establish a $1.
BUSINESS
July 24, 1997 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a highly unusual maneuver, House and Senate budget conferees are considering diverting billions of dollars in rural phone subsidies to make up for an expected shortfall in federal airwave-auction revenue. The federal government projects a $3-billion to $4-billion budget gap stemming from a short supply in forthcoming auctions of airwaves to communications companies.
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October 12, 1989 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal and state governments must take "immediate steps" to curb the flight of physicians and other health professionals from the practice of obstetrics and to ensure access to care for all women who need it, especially the poor, an Institute of Medicine panel recommended Wednesday. The specter of malpractice litigation represents "a serious threat to the delivery of obstetrical care in this nation," according to the committee, which conducted a two-year study for the institute.
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June 16, 1993 | ERIC JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Time caught up with La Harpe last year when the old country doctor retired and folks reluctantly sought health care from strangers in distant cities. But then town leaders recruited a new doctor with warmth and charm reminiscent of the man he replaced. The only difference: The newcomer was a Vietnamese immigrant.
NEWS
June 16, 1993 | ERIC JOHNSON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Time caught up with La Harpe last year when the old country doctor retired and folks reluctantly sought health care from strangers in distant cities. But then town leaders recruited a new doctor with warmth and charm reminiscent of the man he replaced. The only difference: The newcomer was a Vietnamese immigrant.
NEWS
October 12, 1989 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal and state governments must take "immediate steps" to curb the flight of physicians and other health professionals from the practice of obstetrics and to ensure access to care for all women who need it, especially the poor, an Institute of Medicine panel recommended Wednesday. The specter of malpractice litigation represents "a serious threat to the delivery of obstetrical care in this nation," according to the committee, which conducted a two-year study for the institute.
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