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Citizens to Implement New Lobbyist Registration System Aug. 1
Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the Florida state-run insurer of last resort, has devised a new policy requiring lobbyists seeking to lobby the insurer to register via a new online registration system. The new corporate policy comes in response to a …

POSTED JUNE 19, 2018 4:26 AM
Mississippi Highway Patrol to Pay $500K in Lawsuit Over Fatal Wreck
The Mississippi Highway Patrol is paying $500,000 in a lawsuit over a fatal wreck that happened when a state trooper was driving fast on a dark highway without his blue lights flashing. The crash happened about 1:30 a.m. on May …

POSTED JUNE 19, 2018 4:22 AM
Iowa Supreme Court Rules Union Workers May Sue for Wrongful Discharge
Two former Iowa Workforce Development judges may sue the agency for wrongful discharge after the Iowa Supreme Court made significant rulings in their cases on June 15 that could have broad implications for other state workers. Susan Ackerman sued in …

POSTED JUNE 19, 2018 12:45 AM
Risk Strategies Acquires Craford Benefit Consultants in California
Risk Strategies has acquired San Rafael, Calif.-based Craford Benefit Consultants. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Craford is an employee consulting and benefits brokerage firm that also has offices in Portland, Ore. and Charlotte, N.C. Risk Strategies is a …

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 7:51 PM
Maggie Bender-Johnson Named President of Warren G. Bender in California
Sacramento, Calif.-based Warren G. Bender Co. has named Maggie Bender-Johnson president. Bender-Johnson, formerly vice president of operations, has been a part of Warren G. Bender since 2005. Her father, Stephen Bender, who formerly was president and CEO, will remain the …

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 7:45 PM
Last Defendant in Louisiana’s Camp Minden Explosion Case Owes $149K
The last defendant pleaded guilty to conspiracy and agreed that he owes the federal government $149,000 in a case involving a huge explosion at a Louisiana National Guard-owned site. William Terry Wright’s plea agreement was described in news release June …

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 4:53 PM
Michigan’s Kellogg Company Recalls Honey Smacks Due to Salmonella Potential
The Kellogg Company, based in Battle Creek, Mich., is voluntarily recalling some of its Honey Smacks cereal after salmonella infected 73 people in 31 states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says most of the outbreaks were in California, …

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 4:40 PM
Feds Sue G2 Corporation, Alleging Sex Harassment at Texas Facility
G2 Corporation, doing business as Screen Tight, violated federal law by subjecting a female worker in the Patio Screen Door Fabrication warehouse in Corsicana, Texas, to unwelcome physical and verbal sexual harassment at the hands of her production manager and …

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 4:32 PM
Illinois’ Amsted Rail to Pay $4.4M for Discriminatory Hiring Practices
Amsted Rail Co. Inc., which manufactures steel castings for the rail industry, will pay $4.4 million and furnish other relief to settle a class disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC charged the …

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 4:30 PM
Appalachian Underwriters Hires Duran as Texas External Marketing Rep
Appalachian Underwriters Inc. has added Armando Duran as external marketing representative for Texas. He is based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and will focus on agent relationships throughout the state. Duran comes to AUI with over 10 years of experience …

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 4:26 PM

Fort Worth News |

1 person dead after a verbal altercation turned deadly at the Village Food Store in Fort Worth
Police in Fort Worth are investigating a shooting that took place at the Village Food Store on the outskirts of downtown Fort Worth on Monday afternoon. … Click to Continue »

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 8:34 PM
Don't miss the last Juneteenth events around Fort Worth
Juneteenth, which is also known as Emancipation Day, marks the end of slavery in Texas and the United States. On June 19, 1865, Major General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, … Click to Continue »

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 7:38 PM
Agency helps victims of domestic violence. Now it may lose $75,000 in federal money
Tarrant County's only provider of emergency shelter to victims of domestic violence is in jeopardy of losing $75,000 in federal funding funneled to the agency through the city of Fort … Click to Continue »

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 8:30 AM
This Fort Worth real estate investor buys substantial position in Contango Oil & Gas
Fort Worth-based real estate investor John Goff and his family holdings have bought a substantial position in Houston-based Contango Oil & Gas Co., federal regulatory filings show. Since June 5, … Click to Continue »

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 4:02 PM
One person dead after a shooting at the Village Food Store in Fort Worth
Authorities in Fort Worth are investigating a shooting at a neighborhood store on the outskirts of downtown Monday afternoon. The shooting was reported about 3:30 p.m. at the Village Food … Click to Continue »

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 4:43 PM
Donald Trump or Beto O'Rourke: Who will motivate Texas Democrats more?
Texas Democrats have one goal this week. Energize party members and inspire like-minded Texans to vote this November for Democrats up and down the ballot in this deep red state. … Click to Continue »

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 8:00 AM
12-year-old accused of stabbing sister was arguing over air conditioner, his lawyer says
A judge on Monday ordered a 12-year-old boy accused of stabbing his older sister to remain in the custody of juvenile authorities. The young boy showed no emotion Monday afternoon … Click to Continue »

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 12:58 PM
Charges expected against woman accused of placing baby in bag, dropping him in dumpster
A 28-year-old restaurant employee who police say gave birth in the restaurant and then dropped her newborn in a dumpster will face criminal charges in the case, police said Monday. … Click to Continue »

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 4:24 PM
Man shot in the head at Forest Hill car wash
A man was shot in the head early Monday at a car wash on Mansfield Highway, police said. The 43-year-old man, who was not identified by police, was taken to … Click to Continue »

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 6:56 AM
Fort Worth man struck and killed by 18-wheeler in the Panhandle
A Fort Worth man died early Saturday morning in the Panhandle when he drove through a stop sign and was struck by an 18-wheeler, the Texas Department of Public Safety … Click to Continue »

POSTED JUNE 18, 2018 1:18 PM

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