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9 04, 2021

Seattle Nursing Home to Pay $8M in Sexual Assault Lawsuit

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SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle nursing home’s insurer has agreed to pay $8 million to settle a lawsuit brought on behalf of a disabled woman who was sexually assaulted while in the facility’s care. Foss Home and Village agreed to …

9 04, 2021

Toyota Unveils New Models in Advanced Driver-Assist Technology Push

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TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp unveiled on Thursday new models of Lexus and Mirai in Japan, equipped with advanced driver assistance, as competition heats up to develop more self-driving and connected cars. Toyota’s latest launch comes as automakers, electric car …

31 03, 2021

Crews Battling Black Hills Wildfires Hampered by Strong Wind

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NEMO, S.D. (AP) — High winds Tuesday hampered firefighters battling wildfires in the Black Hills of South Dakota that have forced the evacuations of more than 400 homes and closed the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Three separate wildfires were burning …

25 03, 2021

Lloyd’s of London Could Ditch Pinstripes After Pandemic

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LONDON, March 25 — When the pandemic is over, the brokers of Lloyd’s of London could haggle with underwriters from home in their underpants, and ditch their pinstripes at the office. A trade body representing brokers took a swipe at …

15 03, 2021

Owner of Boat That Burned, Killing 34, Sells Other Vessels

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The owner of a scuba diving boat that burned and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, has sold off his two remaining vessels. Glen Fritzler of Truth Aquatics Inc. sold the dive boats to …

12 03, 2021

Lawsuit Against Reno Over Home Flooding Moving to US Court

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Dozens of residents who are suing the city of Reno after their homes flooded in 2017 are moving to federal court in a complex case that could cost taxpayers millions of dollars. The move comes as …

5 03, 2021

Haz-Mat Teams Responds to Train that Derails in SoCal Desert, Leaking Alcohol

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LUDLOW, Calif. (AP) — A freight train derailed in the Southern California desert on Wednesday, sending more than 40 rail cars crashing into the sand, authorities said. Nobody was hurt and there was no fire when the BNSF Railway train …

16 02, 2021

Tornado Rattles Florida Residents, Damages Homes

By | February 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tornado Rattles Florida Residents, Damages Homes

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A tornado in Florida’s Tampa Bay region peeled off rooftops, snapped trees and roused residents from bed early Sunday morning. The National Weather Service said there were no serious injuries reported from the twister that …

10 02, 2021

Hawaii Beach Erosion Bills Would Regulate Property Defenses

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HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers are considering bills that could force oceanfront property owners to remove sandbags and heavy tarps that can significantly contribute to coastal erosion. Dozens of owners along Hawaii beaches have used loopholes in environmental laws to …

10 02, 2021

California Sets Home Hardening Standards to Lower Fire Risks

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As consecutive years of catastrophic wildfires in California drive up the cost of insuring homes, state regulators on Monday announced a step toward creating incentives for retrofitting older homes to make them more resilient to fires. …