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Senate Republicans are unveiling their health care bill today, and a vote could happen as early as next week. Republicans can’t vote on the bill until the Congressional Budget Office analyzes how many people will be affected by it and how much it will cost. Democrats say they will try to draw out the legislative process to show their opposition to the bill. Politicians on both sides of the aisle have criticized the bill for a lack of transparency.
Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall this morning in southwestern Louisiana. The storm, which has already caused flooding in Gulf Coast cities, could cause “life-threatening flash floods,” according to the National Weather Service.
The Charleston South Carolina River Dogs minor league baseball team has apologized for mocking Tim Tebow’s Christianity. Tebow plays for the rival Columbia Fireflies. Among other things, he was greeted with the Hallelujah Chorus every time he came up to bat and the River Dogs mascot wore eye black with John 3:16 on it.
This will give you an idea of how much home prices have risen in Seattle. A 117 year old, boarded up house in Greenwood with tarp covering parts of the roof and chunks of siding missing from the walls is on sale for almost half a million dollars.