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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - July 27, 2015, Burlington, Iowa Partly Cloudy thunderstorms High 87 Low 75 details a below the fold a trying to make the Cut teen rocks despite autism Ite. Msj. In i in up 0t in. Pm i in j. War Vav we in a Jas Al slim pm in to a in Jot i i Utai All ii by i a j in t i do asps a Quot up of Flaky m in to a k rat amp Vav i Chi x. I everyone has a Story Josh Newell the Hawk Eye Kenny Dresden of the band Rise above sings saturday at sidelines in fort Madison. Dresden who is autistic credits is Mother with getting him hooked on music at an Early age. Love of music keeps High school senior focused. By Ryan Cook for the Hawk Eye Keokuk a Kenny Dresden first put on headphones and listened to Rock music at the age of 2. Now Kenny 17, has taken the Lead in the Rock band Rise above. After Only seven months together the Keokuk based band is opening for Rock heavyweights such As saving Abel and Royal Bliss. But that is not All a Kenny also happens to be autistic. Autism affects about one in 68 children and is described As a group of Complex disorders regarding brain development according to the website autism Speaks. Org. Autistic patients often experience a difficulties in social interaction verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive regardless of his diagnosis Dresden refuses to accept the victim role. After All other symptoms of autism can be enhanced visual skills As Well As excellence in music math and Art. In Kenny a cases its music. Kenny is an overachiever. He is a senior at Keokuk High school and has completed enough credits to graduate a semester Early. See Rock Page 8a affordable care act state health struggling Highway funds in jeopardy congressional standoff continues As Fate of $337b Bill remains in doubt. By Usa Mascaro Tribune Washington Bureau Washington a a congressional standoff about How to renew an expiring Highway funding my pushed the Senate into a rare and heated sunday session but the legislative path Forward remains unclear leaving Federal transportation prefects hanging in the bal Ance. Adding to the complication were votes sunday on several unrelated amendments to the Senate Highway Bill. One to repeal the affordable care act was injected and an outlier to resuscitate the Export report Bank advanced toward approval. But the Fate of the six year $337 billion Senate bul which amid face a final vote later this week remained in doubt since it is starkly different from a Stopgap House my passed earlier this month which extends transportation funding for five months while a broader Compromise is negotiated. The stalemate Over authorization for the nations Highway program which expires july 31, is not so much a traditional partisan Divide but lather a tussle Between the House and Senate. Both Chambers Are controlled by republicans but they be taken different approaches to the problem transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx warned billions of dollars in transportation projects and thousands of jobs throughout the nation Are at risk if a Compromise is not reached see funds Page 4a Rich Pedr Oncel associated press enrolment Counselor vue Yang left discusses health insurance plans available to Laura san Nicolas Center accompanied by her daughter Geena 17, while enrolling for health insurance at Sacramento covered in Sacramento Calif. State run insurance markets offering taxpayer subsidized coverage under president Barack Obama a Law Are grappling with High costs and disappointing enrolment issues May cause several state run exchanges to be turned Over to the feds. By Ricardo Alonso Zaum vat associated press Washington a state run health insurance markets offering coverage under president Barack Obama a health Law Are struggling with High costs and disappointing enrolment. These challenges could Lead More of them to shift operations to the Federal government or join forces with other states. Hawaii a marketplace the latest cautionary tale was awarded $205 million in Federal Startup Grants. It has spent about $139 million and enrolled 8,200 customers for individual coverage in 2015. Unable to sustain itself the state marketplace is turning Over sign ups to the Federal for 2016. Twelve states and the District of Columbia fully control their markets. Experts estimate about half face financial difficulties. Federal taxpayers invested about $5 billion in Startup Grants to the states expecting state markets would become self sustaining. The majority of the Federal Money has been spent and states have to face the consequences. A the viability of state health insurance exchanges has been a Challenge across the country particularly in Small states due to insufficient numbers of uninsured residents Quot said a statement from the office of Hawaii democratic gov. David Ige announcing last month his states sign ups were being turned Over to the Federal government. See markets Page 4a Quot the viability of state health insurance exchanges has been a Challenge across the country particularly in Small states due to insufficient numbers of uninsured David Ige Hawaii governor suicide bomber strikes hotel a suicide bomber rammed a truck rigged with explosives into the blast Walls at one of Mogadishu a most secure hotels sunday severely damaging tile building and killing nine people. See Page 4a for Story. Gop uses Trump to to make Cut Fox news hosting 1st Republican debate aug. 6 in Cleveland. By Thomas Beaumont and Nicholas Riccardi associated press Ames a Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trumps credibility and branding the billionaire Busi a Hillary Clinton Messman a a cancer on con in Ames Santo sep Page 4a rum a conservative Stalwart popped up on a to program popular with liberals. Lindsey Graham set jus cellphone on fire. With Ute first debate of the Republican presidential Campaign approaching the White House hopefuls Are trying everything they can to improve their polling position. A candidate needs to place in Ute top to in an average of National polls to meet the criteria Fox news Channel Lias set to take Ute stage aug. 6 in Cleveland. Nutt Ham Assoc hed press Republican presidential candidate and former Texas gov. Rick Perry Speaks at the family leadership Summit in Ames. As next months first cop 2016 presidential debate looms candidates Are doing everything they can to improve their poning to see gop Page 4 a get into a lop to position to moot Tho criteria to appear on stage aug. 6 in Cleveland. Lawai oldest newspaper 16 pages two sections City amp Region classifieds 3a i corrections 2a i deaths 7a i for the record 7a i Iowa amp Illinois 2a i 4> i dear Abby 7b i editorial 6a i happenings 8c j nation amp world a i sports to listings in 6b 1800397-1708 Tor Home Dekort e 63331 00075 2

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