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17 01, 2020

South Dakota Townships Face Financial Woes After 2019 Floods

By | January 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on South Dakota Townships Face Financial Woes After 2019 Floods

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Townships in South Dakota are facing economic difficulties as 2019 flood repair costs mount. Townships primarily depend on their taxpayers for funds to repair more than 31,000 miles (50,000 kilometers) of roads while they wait for …

17 01, 2020

Northwest Hit With More Snow, Wind, Power Outages, Two Rescued

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SKYKOMISH, Wash. — More snow fell in the Northwest through Wednesday, causing Washington state officials to send food, water and fuel to an area hit hard northeast of Seattle and resulting in a hourslong rescue of a stranded couple southwest …

10 01, 2020

Woman Sues Uber for $1M, Alleging Sexual Assault by Driver

By | January 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Woman Sues Uber for $1M, Alleging Sexual Assault by Driver

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Hillsboro woman is seeking more than $1 million from the ride-hailing company Uber, alleging she was sexually assaulted by one of the company’s drivers in 2018. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the woman filed a lawsuit against Uber …

17 10, 2019

New Pratt Engine Checks After Swiss A220 Diverts To Paris

By | October 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Pratt Engine Checks After Swiss A220 Diverts To Paris

PARIS/VIENNA — Pratt & Whitney recommended checks on engines on Airbus A220 aircraft and some Embraer jets after a Geneva-bound Swiss jet diverted to Paris with an engine problem, prompting the grounding of the rest of the airline’s A220 fleet. …

17 10, 2019

Earthquake Probed As Possible Cause of California Fuel Fire

By | October 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Earthquake Probed As Possible Cause of California Fuel Fire

CROCKETT, Calif. — Officials were trying to determine Wednesday if a 4.5 magnitude earthquake triggered an explosion at a fuel storage facility in the San Francisco Bay Area that started a fire and trapped thousands in their homes for hours …

17 10, 2019

Bayer Expects Significant Surge In Number of U.S. Glyphosate Cases

By | October 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bayer Expects Significant Surge In Number of U.S. Glyphosate Cases

FRANKFURT, Germany — Bayer expects the number of claims in the United States related to Roundup herbicide to have surged in the third quarter, as the German drugs and pesticides maker tries to reach a settlement after earlier court rulings …

17 10, 2019

CRU Group, HomeCare Connect and ATF Medical Announce Appointments

By | October 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CRU Group, HomeCare Connect and ATF Medical Announce Appointments

CRU Group Appoints VP for Southeast Region CRU Group Adjusting Services, a Toronto-based independent adjusting firm with offices in the U.S. and Canada, has appointed Tim Lalaian as vice president for its Southeast Region. Lalaian is responsible for CRU Group’s …

29 08, 2019

DuPont to Stop Buying Firefighting Foam With Controversial PFAS Chemicals

By | August 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DuPont to Stop Buying Firefighting Foam With Controversial PFAS Chemicals

Industrial materials maker DuPont said on Wednesday it would stop buying and using firefighting foams made with a controversial class of chemicals, which are at the center of multiple environmental lawsuits, by the end of 2021. The chemicals, which have …

30 08, 2019

Industry Appointments: Honk, QBE, Insurity

By | August 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Industry Appointments: Honk, QBE, Insurity

Honk Appoints Executive VP Honk Technologies, a platform that connects drivers with towing professionals and insurers, announced the appointment of Rochelle Thielen to the nearly created role of executive vice president for partnerships. Thielen is an automotive industry expert with …

23 08, 2019

Jet Catches Fire in Northern California; 10 Aboard Unhurt

By | August 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Jet Catches Fire in Northern California; 10 Aboard Unhurt

OROVILLE, Calif. — All 10 people aboard a small jet escaped injury Wednesday after the aircraft aborted its takeoff at a small Northern California airport, went off the runway and burst into flames, officials said. The pilot of the twin-engine …