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18 02, 2020

Two Employees Injured in Fire that Destroyed Iowa Towing, Auto Shop

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Two people suffered minor injuries in a fire that destroyed a Fort Dodge, Iowa, towing and auto business in northwestern Iowa, officials said. The fire broke out in the afternoon on Feb. 14 in Mid Iowa Towing, television station KCCI …

18 02, 2020

Gun-Selling Website Sued by Widow of Slain Chicago Police Commander

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The widow of a slain Chicago Police Department commander has filed a lawsuit against the website used to sell the gun tied to her husband’s death. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Erin Bauer and the nonprofit gun control group Brady filed …

18 02, 2020

United Valley Adds Peterson & Grantham in Northern California

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United Valley Insurance Services Inc. has added as a new member Roseville, Calif.-based Peterson & Grantham Insurance Brokers. Curtis Peterson, the sole owner and agency principal, founded the agency in 2008 with Arrow Grantham. The agency has five employees. United …

14 02, 2020

Days of Torrential Rains in Southeast Leave Swollen Rivers, Mudslides

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Days of torrential rain across the Southeast left residents to deal with rising rivers, falling trees, weakened dams and mudslides Thursday as storms finally subsided. An Alabama town asked residents to cut back on water usage after a pumping station …

14 02, 2020

Ohio House Approves PTSD Coverage for Emergency Responders, Again

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The Ohio House has once again approved a measure covering post-traumatic stress disorder for emergency responders who haven’t suffered a physical injury. Police and firefighters have been pushing for the coverage under the state insurance fund for injured workers for …

14 02, 2020

SLTX: Texas Adopts Updated Surplus Lines License Rules for Military Spouses

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The Surplus Lines Stamping Office of Texas (SLTX) reported that new rules for surplus lines agents in Texas who are military spouses have been adopted by the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) and became effective Feb. 6, 2020. A new …

14 02, 2020

Missouri Man Sentenced for Stealing Almost $4M from Former Employer

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A Kirkwood, Mo., man has been sentenced to 48 months in federal prison and ordered to pay approximately $3.8 million in restitution after being convicted of stealing that amount from his former employer, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern …

14 02, 2020

Soaking Rains Cause Rock Slide in West Virginia, Prompt Flood Warning Along Ohio River

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Soaking rains caused part of a hillside to collapse in southern West Virginia and prompted a flood warning along the Ohio River. Highways officials said high water forced road closings in multiple counties Thursday. Near Williamson, a rock slide Wednesday …

14 02, 2020

4.0-Magnitude Earthquake Hit Central California Coast

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An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.0 shook California’s central coast on Wednesday but no damage or injuries were immediately reported, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed. The quake that hit at 7:33 p.m. on the San Andreas Fault was …

14 02, 2020

AssuredPartners Acquires Nevada West Business Insurance Agency, Inc.

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AssuredPartners Inc. has acquired Nevada West Business Insurance Agency Inc. in Las Vegas, Nev. The team of five will remain under the operational leadership of Jeff Maren. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Nevada West Business Insurance Agency currently reports …