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Locals explore options under Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act was supposed to be open for enrollment nationwide Tuesday.

But in California, computer glitches had the online insurance marketplace limping along.

Tens of thousands of uninsured people here in Kern County are now eligible for coverage.

Tuesday morning was crunch time at Clinica Sierra Vista, one of dozens of sites helping enroll the uninsured under the Affordable Care Act.