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2013-10-30 23:02:47

Kmart Corp. will pay approximately $2.55 million to the United States as well as 32 states individually to settle allegations that the retail chain’s national pharmacy centers had filed false prescription claims with various government health insurance programs. Former Kmart pharmacist Mark Kirsch filed the action in Detroit, in the Eastern District of Michigan, and will collect $309,687 as afforded by the False Claims Act. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Parker Waichman...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'