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August 10, 2009 1:35 PM

Florida small businesses confused, concerned over health care

MANATEE, Fla. — Fear and confusion abound when local small business owners think about the health care proposals going through Congress. Some worry about massive government red tape and intense oversight; others fear they won’t be able to afford offering coverage to their employees without cutting back elsewhere. Still some are flummoxed by all the debate and have adopted a wait-and-see attitude until a bill is passed and signed.

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