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Jails sign up inmates for Obamacare

CHICAGO — Every time Randy Nowak has been locked up, it was because of his heroin addiction: He’d steal whatever he could grab from Home Depot, Menards, or Lowe’s to pay for his next fix.But Nowak, 31, doesn’t think he’ll be going back to jail again. He’s now farther along in drug treatment than he’s ever been before, covered by Obamacare that...

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