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15 01, 2019

Three Boats Go Up in Flames at Boston Marina

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A fire at a Boston marina likely strengthened by diesel fuel heavily damaged three boats, sinking two of them. Fire department officials say a woman was on one of the boats, but escaped unharmed. There were no reports of injuries. …

15 01, 2019

Rhode Island Restaurant Shut Down After Shooting

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Providence, R.I., officials have temporarily shut down a restaurant where a patron opened fire. The city Board of Licenses says they held an emergency meeting Sunday and approved a request from city police to shut down La Sonrisa Cafeteria for …

14 01, 2019

After 2018 Flooding, Mitigation a Priority for 2 Wisconsin Counties

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Two neighboring counties in southern Wisconsin are taking steps to address last year’s widespread flooding that drenched streets, damaged homes and caused lakes to spill over. Dane County has budgeted more than $18 million this year to go toward flood …

15 01, 2019

Risk Strategies Hires Murray, Power in Massachusetts

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Risk Strategies, a privately held national insurance brokerage and risk management firm, has selected Bret Murray to oversee its national higher education practice. Most recently, Murray was director of risk management and insurance at Tufts University. Murray, whose background in …

15 01, 2019

Lawsuit Filed Over Crash that Killed 5 Kids Heading to Disney World

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The mother of one of the five children who died in a fiery wreck while on their way to Walt Disney World has filed a lawsuit. The Palm Beach Post reports that attorney Joseph Fried filed the lawsuit Thursday in …

15 01, 2019

Berkley One Expands into Florida, Ohio; Adds Flood Insurance in Select States

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Berkley One, a startup insurance provider targeting the high net worth personal lines market, has expanded into Florida and Ohio. Working with select independent agents, Berkley One offers home, automobile, fine art and collectibles, excess liability and travel insurance. With …

15 01, 2019

Insurance Regulators’ Group NAIC Names 2019 Key Committee Leaders

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The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has named its 2019 committee chairs and vice chairs. The association of state insurance regulators also assigned members to its standing committees. “The 2019 NAIC committee leadership reflects deep expertise and a strong …

15 01, 2019

CSAA in California Names Evans VP of Regulatory and Government Affairs

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CSAA Insurance Group has named Katherine cvice president of regulatory and government affairs. Evans will oversee all areas of CSAA Insurance Group’s government and regulatory practices, and will report to the company’s chief legal officer, Mike Zukerman. Evans has been …

15 01, 2019

Great American’s Kefauver Joins OneBeacon Management Liability as President

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Nelson Kefauver has joined OneBeacon Insurance Group as president of its Management Liability business unit, reporting to Executive Vice President Paul Brehm. In his new role, Kefauver will lead a specialty underwriting team targeting not‐for‐profit organizations and private for‐profit companies …

14 01, 2019

Des Moines Buying 78 Flood-Damaged Homes

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Des Moines, Iowa, has spent about $10.5 million to buy 78 homes damaged by June’s flash flooding, and officials hope the move will prevent future flooding issues. Most of the residences are situated along Fourmile Creek in northeast Des Moines, …