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16 04, 2021

Viewpoint: The Cold, Hard Truth About Florida Litigation

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Greater clarity came this week from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) via Florida Commissioner David Altmaier: Florida has 8% of all homeowners’ claims in the U.S., yet 76% of all homeowners’ claims lawsuits. Boom. In a letter to …

15 04, 2021

Coast Guard Search: 12 Missing in Ship Capsize Off Louisiana

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PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard kept searching by air and sea for 12 people missing off the coast of Louisiana on Wednesday, hours after six other crew members were pulled from rough seas following the capsizing of …

15 04, 2021

Florida to Close Wastewater Reservoir With Leak History

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida is moving to permanently close the leaky Piney Point wastewater reservoir that poured millions of gallons of water into Tampa Bay while threatening to burst open and flood nearby homes and businesses, Gov. Ron …

15 04, 2021

California Targets Urgent Projects as Wildfire Season Looms

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OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — California is in such an urgent race with another devastating wildfire season that officials began soliciting local project ideas even before they had money to pay for them. It faces such a threat of drought that …

15 04, 2021

McDonald’s to Mandate Anti-Harassment Training Worldwide

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McDonald’s will mandate worker training to combat harassment, discrimination and violence in its restaurants worldwide starting next year, the company said Wednesday. The training requirement will impact 2 million workers at 39,000 stores worldwide. “It’s really important that we be …

15 04, 2021

U.S. Justice Department Backs Extending Ban on Fentanyl Copycats

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department has signaled support for legislation to extend by seven months a ban on illegal copycat versions of fentanyl, the powerful synthetic painkiller that has helped fuel the nation’s opioid epidemic. Without action from Congress, …

15 04, 2021

Nervous North American Farmers Set to ‘Seed in Faith’ Into Parched Soils

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba/CHICAGO — Fields across the Canadian Prairies and the U.S. Northern Plains are among the driest on record, raising production risks in one of the world’s key growing regions for canola and spring wheat. As planting season begins, the …

14 04, 2021

Final Settlements Inked in Poultry Plant Pollution Lawsuits

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge on Monday gave final approval to a $65 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit involving thousands of residents of a southern Delaware community affected by groundwater contamination from a local poultry processing facility. …

14 04, 2021

Boy Scouts Lawyers Eye New Bankruptcy Reorganization Plan

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America told a Delaware bankruptcy judge Monday that they plan to file a new reorganization plan after gaining little support for a previous proposal that has been roundly criticized by …

14 04, 2021

NTSB: Pilot Error Likely Caused Vintage Bomber’s Fatal Crash

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Pilot error probably caused the 2019 crash of a World War II-era bomber in Connecticut that killed seven people and wounded six others, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released Tuesday. It cited …