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City Buys Insurance

Jay Field of Chicago Public Radio reports the city of Rockford, Illinois, is chipping in to help small businesses buy health insurance. The program helps low-paid workers at family restaurants and other establishments afford basic coverage, with help from their employer and the city. So far, 500 businesses are participating.

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