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Families Seek Compensation After 30 Dogs Die in Michigan Kennel Fire
Some dog owners are seeking compensation after 30 pets were killed during a spring break fire at a western Michigan kennel. Jennifer Nunez tells WOOD-TV that her family is heartbroken over the death of Harley, a Newfoundland that cost more …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 4:34 PM
Deadlines for Texas Windstorm Insurer Appraisal Demands Extended
The deadlines for a Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) claimant to demand appraisal of a claim for damages caused by Hurricane Harvey have been extended, the Texas Department of Insurance reports. An extension of 30 days has been granted for …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 4:28 PM
Illinois Senate Again Passes Workers’ Comp Reform Measure
The Illinois Senate has approved restrictions on insurance companies writing workers’ compensation policies. The plan that passed 34-21 on April 17 is identical to one Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed last year. The Republican has complained for years that workers’ compensation …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 4:04 PM
Dean & Draper Acquires Houston’s Texas Printers Insurance
Dean & Draper Insurance Agency LP has acquired Houston-based Texas Printers Insurance Agency (TPIA). TPIA specializes in risk management and property/casualty insurance. The agency also offers employee benefits for members of the printing industries of the Gulf Coast Association, as …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 3:59 PM
Louisiana Auditor: State Spent $5M on Sexual Harassment Lawsuits
Louisiana has spent more than $5 million on lawsuits involving sexual harassment claims since 2009, the state’s legislative auditor said in a new report released Tuesday on the eve of debate on bills targeting sexual misconduct in government. Legislative Auditor …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 3:53 PM
North Dakota Contractor Cited for Safety Hazards, Fined Nearly $455K
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited North Dakota excavation contractor Kamphuis Pipeline Company for exposing employees to trench cave-ins and other serious hazards while installing water metering pits and lines. The company, which …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 3:21 PM
Geico Must Pay $23M to Southern California Motorist
A jury has decided Geico Insurance must pay a Southern California man nearly $23 million in compensation and damages after the company unreasonably delayed paying out on a $400,000 damage claim. The injured driver, Omar Dauod, maintains the delayed payment …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 3:13 PM
California Wildfire Insurance Bills Moved Forward by Committee
A policy committee in California Legislature has unanimously approved a pair of wildfire-inspired bills by Assemblyman Marc Levine requiring insurance companies to notify homeowners whether their policies are sufficient to rebuild or replace their homes after a disaster. Assembly Bill …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 2:59 PM
Tesla Probed by California Agency on Occupational Safety
Tesla Inc. is being probed by a California agency for occupational safety after a report that the electric carmaker failed to disclose serious injuries at a Fremont factory. The state’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration disclosed the inspection on Wednesday, …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 2:56 PM
New York City Council Passes Workplace Anti-Harassment Bills
The New York City Council has passed 11 bills designed to strengthen workplace sexual harassment protections. According to The Wall Street Journal, Democratic Council Speaker Corey Johnson says the legislation is designed to provide all New Yorkers “a safe and …

POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 2:24 PM

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Republicans Befuddled By Trump’s Abrupt Reversal On New Russia Sanctions

Republicans Befuddled By Trump’s Abrupt Reversal On New Russia SanctionsWASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump's sudden decision not to impose tough new




POSTED APRIL 17, 2018 7:14 PM

Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Said They Were There For 2 Minutes Before 911 Call

Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Said They Were There For 2 Minutes Before 911 CallThe two black men arrested at a Starbucks in Philadelphia last week while




POSTED APRIL 19, 2018 9:17 AM

Passenger dies after Southwest plane with shattered window makes emergency landing in Philadelphia

Passenger dies after Southwest plane with shattered window makes emergency landing in PhiladelphiaA Southwest Airlines flight heading from New York's LaGuardia Airport to




POSTED APRIL 17, 2018 1:03 PM

Video Captures Tennessee School Employee Dragging Student Off Bus by Feet

Video Captures Tennessee School Employee Dragging Student Off Bus by FeetAn elementary school teacher is being investigated after video shows he forcibly removed a seven-year-old from a school bus while breaking up a fight, Shelby County Schools says.




POSTED APRIL 17, 2018 6:52 PM

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POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 12:23 PM

State of emergency, rescues in Hawaii after severe flooding

State of emergency, rescues in Hawaii after severe floodingMore than 340 people have been airlifted to safety after nearly 30 inches of rain hit the Hawaiian island of Kauai, with another storm on its way.




POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 12:05 PM

Here's Why Congressman Blake Farenthold Resigned So Abruptly

Here's Why Congressman Blake Farenthold Resigned So AbruptlyWASHINGTON ― It's been a mystery why Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) abruptly




POSTED APRIL 17, 2018 4:32 PM

Video Shows Texas Cop Barely Escaping Massive House Explosion

Video Shows Texas Cop Barely Escaping Massive House ExplosionA car slams into home, hits gas main and causes massive explosion.




POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 6:24 PM

EPA chief sat in coach when not flying on taxpayer's dime

EPA chief sat in coach when not flying on taxpayer's dimeWASHINGTON (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips home to Oklahoma when taxpayers weren't footing the bill, despite claims he needed to travel in first class at government expense because of security threats.




POSTED APRIL 18, 2018 4:26 PM

Public figures react to the death of Barbara Bush

Public figures react to the death of Barbara BushWithin minutes of the news that former first lady Barbara Bush had died Tuesday at the age of 92, tributes began pouring in from political figures, including those in her own family.




POSTED APRIL 17, 2018 9:01 PM

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