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New health care law goes in effect in spite of shutdown, glitches

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Shutdown or not, the White House warned there would be glitches on the first day that people could buy health insurance in the Obama-care exchanges.  In Wisconsin, many who tried signing up online yesterday were greeted with a message that "The system is down at the moment."  Those signing up by phone had long waits. 


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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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