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Health Insurance Awareness

Nearly 16 million Americans between the ages of 19 and 29 are uninsured, but more than 80 percent of them could be in October.  However, a new survey by the Commonwealth Fund found less than 20 percent of the low and middle income young adults who will be eligible for subsidized health insurance or Medicaid are aware of the programs.  The survey also found more than half the 15 million young adults covered by their parents’ insurance wouldn’t have been eligible without the Affordable Care Act.

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A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

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The problem was found through customer complaints.

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Amherst Solar Project May Still Have Life

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The company chosen to build a solar farm at the capped landfill in Amherst says it's still interested in the project.

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Leeds VA Staffers Disciplined After Assault

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Three staff members at the VA hospital in Leeds are being disciplined after failing to report an assault perpetrated by one of their co-workers.

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Northwestern DA Suspends Breathalyzer Evidence

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Northwestern DA David Sullivan is suspending the use of Breathalyzer tests in pending OUI cases.