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|Disney World Opens Its Gates, With Virus Numbers Rising
Thousands of giddy visitors streamed into the Florida resort on Saturday, as Disney tried to prove it can safely operate at a highly dangerous time.
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 2:23 AM
|10 Steps to Take to Try to Prevent Your Own Eviction
Some federal relief is about to expire. Local assistance is spotty. Congress may not act quickly. Here’s how to get help, or help yourself.
POSTED JULY 11, 2020 7:00 AM
|An Evangelist for Remote Work Sees the Rest of the World Catch On
Matt Mullenweg, the founder of Automattic, which runs the publishing platform WordPress, says working remotely is “good for the environment” and “good for the economy.”
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 9:00 AM
|Writer for Tucker Carlson Resigns After ‘Abhorrent’ Online Posts Are Revealed
Fox News condemned Blake Neff, a writer for “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” after he was revealed as the pseudonymous author of racist and misogynist online messages.
POSTED JULY 11, 2020 10:22 PM
|Student Loan Relief Denied in Some Fraud Cases
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is denying huge batches of relief requests from students whose schools defrauded them. Even those who aren’t denied are getting very little — or sometimes nothing.
POSTED JULY 11, 2020 8:32 PM
|Why Is a Tech Executive Installing Security Cameras Around San Francisco?
Chris Larsen knows that a crypto mogul spending his own money for a city’s camera surveillance system might sound creepy. He’s here to explain why it’s not.
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 9:00 AM
|At a Time of Financial Stress, 401(k) Fees Matter More Than Ever
These expenses always eat away at savings balances, but as the pandemic drags on, savers should be especially aware of how to keep them down.
POSTED JULY 11, 2020 9:00 AM
|Filing Your Taxes Deadline: Questions and Answers for July 15th
“It’s just like April 15, but in July.” Here’s what you need to know. And if you’re owed a refund, be prepared to wait: The I.R.S. has a huge backlog.
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 10:15 AM
|The Week in Business: What a Biden Economy Could Look Like
Record-breaking infection rates, more economic fallout and Biden’s plan to deal with it.
POSTED JULY 12, 2020 11:00 AM
|Valentina Sampaio Is the First Transgender Model for Sports Illustrated
The Brazilian model, who is in the magazine’s swimsuit issue, was also the first transgender woman to work for Victoria’s Secret and grace the cover of Vogue magazine.
POSTED JULY 11, 2020 5:55 PM
News – Insurance Journal
|Court Upholds Immunity in Case of Iowa Officer Who Stomped on Suspect’s Ankle
A Davenport, Iowa, police officer who stomped on the ankle of a suspect used unreasonable force but cannot be held liable for doing so, a federal appeals court ruled on July 9. The 2015 stomp by officer Brian Stevens allegedly …
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 11:38 PM
|HUB Employee in California Suing Firm for Discrimination During Pandemic Lockdown
A former insurance account executive in California has filed a lawsuit claiming she was fired from her job in retaliation for complaining about discrimination against her by a supervisor who didn’t like her caring for her two children while she …
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 8:21 PM
|May 2019 Tornadoes in Missouri Caused Nearly $190M in Insured Losses
The May 2019 tornadoes that ravaged several parts of Missouri caused significant damage to both residential and commercial properties, and resulted in close to $190 million in insured losses, the state Department of Commerce and Insurance reported. The department has …
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 4:35 PM
|Louisiana Governor Signs Law Protecting Schools from Most Virus Lawsuits
Louisiana’s K-12 schools and colleges will be shielded from most civil lawsuits if a student or teacher contracts the COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus under a bill that Gov. John Bel Edwards signed into law on July 8. Lawmakers …
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 4:22 PM
|2 Workers Hurt in Boiler Room Fire at Tyson Chicken Plant in Arkansas
A boiler room outside of a southwest Arkansas chicken processing plant caught fire and exploded early on July 9, injuring two employees, an official said. The explosion was reported at about 1:30 a.m. at a Tyson Foods plant in Nashville, …
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 4:19 PM
|1 Dead After Tornado Hits Western Minnesota, Authorities Say
At least one powerful tornado damaged farms, left one person dead and two others injured in western Minnesota as severe storms moved across parts of the Midwest, authorities said. A 30-year-old man was killed near Dalton when a twister destroyed …
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 4:17 PM
|Volunteer Firefighter in Louisiana Arrested for Arson
A volunteer firefighter has been accused of starting a fire in south Louisiana. The State Fire Marshal’s Office, in a news release, said Kentrelle Beasley Jr., 18, was arrested on a charge of simple arson for setting an abandoned house …
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 4:17 PM
|Keystone Adds Dansig Insurance Risk Advisors in Illinois to Network
Dansig Insurance Risk Advisors (Dansig) of Decatur, Illinois, has joined the Keystone Insurers Group (Keystone), expanding that agency network organization’s footprint in the Great Lakes region. Led by Dan Reynolds, president and CEO, and Darren Reynolds, senior vice president, Dansig …
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 3:53 PM
|German Officials Seize Server With U.S. Police Files Stolen in Data Breach
At the behest of the U.S. government, German authorities have seized a computer server that hosted a huge cache of files from scores of U.S. federal, state and local law enforcement agencies obtained in a Houston data breach last month. …
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 3:52 PM
|Allstar Underwriters Expands Vacation Rental Insurance Program to Arkansas
Atlanta-based Allstar Underwriters has expanded its existing vacation rental insurance program into the state of Arkansas. The program has been offered in Tennessee since 2015, according to Laura Richardson, Allstar Underwriters vice president/property & casualty broker. The agency will offer …
POSTED JULY 10, 2020 3:44 PM