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Priority One Compliance in Texas Approved for Trucking Insurance Continuing Ed

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:58am
Priority One Compliance Services LLC, based in Diana, Texas, announced it has been approved as a training provider for transportation insurance-related continuing education in several U.S. states. Priority One Compliance Services LLC is a Department of Transportation trucking compliance firm …

Huffman Insurance Group in Missouri Hires Finnell as Sales Assistant

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:55am
Huffman Insurance Group in Moberly, Missouri, has hired Lisa Finnell as its new sales assistant. In this position, Finnell will work directly with clients to determine their specific coverage needs. She will be responsible for researching custom insurance plans to …

2 Injured When Ride Derails at Benton County Fair in Arkansas

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:53am
An accident involving a ride that derailed on the last night of the Benton County Fair and injured at least two has prompted a state investigation. The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the ride shut down Saturday after a cart …

Former Chicago Officer Awarded $2M in Retaliation Case

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:19am
A former Chicago police officer has been awarded nearly $2 million in her lawsuit alleging that the city retaliated against her for reporting a co-worker’s misconduct. A Cook County jury awarded Laura Kubiak more than $1.4 million in damages for …

Ohio Department of Insurance Adds 3 to Senior Team

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:06am
Director Jillian Froment has added Jennifer Demory, Mark Hamlin and Jessica Schuster to the senior team at the Ohio Department of Insurance. All three bring significant experience to key positions at the department. Mark Hamlin, policy advisor for emerging products, …

Recalled Apple MacBook Laptops Banned from Flights Due to Batteries

Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:00am
U.S. airline safety regulators banned select MacBook Pro laptops on flights after Apple Inc. recently said that some units had batteries that posed a fire risk. In a statement, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said it was “aware of the …

Nissan Settles Suit Over South Carolina Teen Crash Death for $1.5M

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:50pm
Nissan Motor Co. has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the estate of an 18-year-old who died in the crash of a vehicle that lacked a rollover sensor. The State reports Nissan Motor Co. and …

Commentary: As Flood Threat Grows, Florida Must Mandate Flood Risk Disclosure

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:30pm
The climate is changing, and it has become abundantly clear that Florida is going to be badly damaged in the decades ahead. With the state experiencing increasingly devastating effects of severe tropical weather and frequent flooding in some neighborhoods, there …

Disaster Declaration Granted to West Virginia for June Floods

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:17pm
President Donald Trump has granted a disaster declaration request for flooding in portions of West Virginia in late June. Gov. Jim Justice says in a news release five counties can receive federal assistance for public recovery efforts. The storms on …

Ex-St. Louis County Exec, Stenger, Gets Nearly 4 Years in Prison for Fraud Scheme

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:35am
Steve Stenger, once among the most powerful elected officials in Missouri, has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for orchestrating a pay-for-play scheme. Stenger, 47, the former Democratic St. Louis County executive, pleaded guilty in May to federal …

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