The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has apologized to a federal judge and is asking him to drop a contempt order against the agency. U.S. Senior Judge Karl Forester held the agency in contempt last month after ruling that the cabinet did not comply with his order to process thousands of requests from Appalachian Regional Healthcare patients who wanted to switch Medicaid managed-care companies.
A new poll shows if the presidential election were held today, Barack Obama would lose Indiana, a state he captured toward winning the White House in 2008. The same survey shows Indiana’s U.S. Senate race too close to call.
Federal Prosecutors say a deal has been reached to drop the criminal case against Gibson Guitar Corporation. A highly publicized raid of the company’s Nashville facilities had drawn controversy for several months. The company, which manufactures some of the best-selling guitars in the world, will pay a 300 thousand dollar fine.