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The Wheelhouse Digest
Mon August 5, 2013
Exchanges and Gifts
Got time for a little news diversion while you wait to find out if A-Rod will play in Chicago tonight? You're at the right place. Here are a few stories you should know about today.
NO INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE FOR YOU
Aetna withdraws from Access Health CT.
Aetna is pulling out of Connecticut's new health insurance exchange, Access Health CT, saying state price guidelines for premiums will prevent it from being able to cover the cost of its health plans. Aetna originally was going to offer coverage for individuals. Access Health called it a "business decision by Aetna that changes nothing for Connecticut consumers and businesses."
"GIFTING TABLE" WOMEN TO BE SENTENCED MONDAY
Two women from Guilford, Connecticut convicted of running a pyramid scheme they called a "sisterhood" will be sentenced Monday in Hartford's U.S. District Court. They could be sentenced to as many as 14 years in prison. The women were found guilty of defrauding the IRS and encouraging others to follow suit.
DAKOTA RIDERS VISIT NEWTOWN
A group of riders on horses from Canada, the Dakota Nation Unity Riders, are expected in Newtown, Connecticut on Monday. The public is invited at noon to join the riders in honoring the victims of the December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Tuesday, the riders will be in Danbury, and the group leaves for the United Nations in New York City on Wednesday.