Newscast: Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 7:34 a.m.

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A bacterial disease spread by tick bites is getting attention this week in the Statehouse. Lyme disease patients and their advocates are pushing for a bill that would require insurance companies to cover long-term antibiotic care for the debilitating illness. But the bill highlights a debate in the medical community about the most effective treatment. Vermont became the first state this week to publish rates it would charge people who don’t currently have health insurance to get coverage.

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