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Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter ‘Obamacare’

Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama’s health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical companies to finance his expansion of coverage.

Louisiana governor declares a state of emergency

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Tropical Storm Cindy is expected to approach the coast of southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas late Wednesday or Wednesday night and move inland Thursday.