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Added: May 1, 2018, 9:37 am
Connecticut’s Democratic U.S. senators announced Wednesday they’ve introduced federal legislation to help state homeowners with concrete foundations crumbling from the presence of an iron sulfide. One bill would provide $100 million in federal funding over five years for states like …
Added: May 1, 2018, 8:27 am
Five months ago, in a scathing report on a 2016 accident in which two track workers were killed, U.S. safety investigators urged Amtrak to slow its trains when they pass work crews. The nation’s passenger rail service didn’t follow the …
Added: May 1, 2018, 4:18 am
The U.S. House has approved a measure requiring medical checks for commercial hot air balloon pilots in an effort to avoid a reoccurrence of a 2016 crash that killed 16 people in Texas. The House voted Friday on a wide-ranging …
Added: May 1, 2018, 3:26 am
Munich Re Introduces Smart Mobility Program to Reduce Auto Fleet Collisions Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. unveiled its Smart Mobility Program offering a toolbox of solutions to address the complex issues surrounding commercial auto losses and to help reduce or avoid …
Added: May 1, 2018, 3:08 am
Serious questions linger about the fate of medical marijuana in Iowa as Republican lawmakers find themselves considering an eleventh-hour deal that would expand the program to more patients. The state’s sole manufacturer of medical cannabis oil worries that, once sales …
Added: April 30, 2018, 1:06 pm
When it comes to recruiting at college campuses and offering internships, there’s much insurers can do to improve their game. Lynn McChristian, professor and executive director of the Florida State University Center for Risk Management Education & Research, helmed a …
Added: April 30, 2018, 8:53 am
PG&E Corp. tentatively lost a bid to inoculate itself from a finding of liability in a 2015 fire, a court decision that deals the company a potentially more serious setback in its strategy to shield itself from deeper losses in …
Added: April 30, 2018, 8:34 am
Southwest Airlines Co. was sued by a passenger who witnessed the “horror” when an exploding engine part shattered a cabin window 20 minutes into a flight from New York-LaGuardia airport. Lilia Chavez says she was sitting three rows behind the …
Added: April 30, 2018, 8:20 am
The safety of helicopter ambulances is under scrutiny after three crew members were killed in a crash in a wooded area of northern Wisconsin this week. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating, and the cause of the crash Thursday …
Added: April 30, 2018, 3:59 am
Advocacy groups said Friday that Texas is poised to unfairly distribute billions in federal funding provided for housing repairs following Hurricane Harvey‘s devastation – prioritizing wealthy homeowners over poorer victims in ways that could constitute racial discrimination. At issue is …

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