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WRVA News
March 24, 2020 - 4:32 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - State Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane has announced that he is using his authority under Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 51 to ensure that high school seniors who were on track to earn a diploma later this spring are able to graduate,...
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In this March 19, 2020 photo, a shopper looks for toilet paper at a Stop & Shop supermarket during hours open daily only for seniors in North Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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WRVA News
March 23, 2020 - 12:47 pm
Scam artists are preying on older people's fears by peddling fake tests for the coronavirus to Medicare recipients
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AP News
September 27, 2019 - 1:50 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents took down an alleged Medicare scam Friday that exploited seniors' curiosity about genetic medicine by enticing them to get their cheeks swabbed for unneeded DNA tests. Medicare was billed $2.1 billion. Dubbed "Operation...
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In this June 15, 2018 photo, pharmaceuticals are seen in North Ando.ver, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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July 23, 2019 - 1:07 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senior senators — a Republican and a Democrat — unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving money for federal and state health care programs that serve...
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November 19, 2018 - 2:21 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A registered sex offender charged in the fatal shooting of two people and an attempted rape inside a low-income senior complex in Detroit has been arrested in Virginia.   Detroit police said Monday that 69-year-old James Fleming surrendered to authorities in Richmond around midnight...
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June 21, 2018 - 5:45 pm
RICHMOND – The Virginia State Police has recently been alerted to an alarming increase in phone scams targeting seniors and, especially, convicted sex offenders. The consistent theme among these scams has been phone fraudsters threatening people into paying hundreds of dollars in gift cards to the...
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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
June 05, 2018 - 3:57 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare will run out of money sooner than expected, and Social Security's financial problems can't be ignored either, the government said Tuesday in a sobering checkup on programs vital to the middle class. The...
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(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 12, 2018 - 1:41 pm
MATT SEDENSKY, AP National Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances became breeding grounds for gossip and cruelty. It became clear this place had a bullying problem on its hands. What many found surprising was that the...
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