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Resource Alliance of Georgia Merges with Higginbotham, Enters P&C Market
Resource Alliance, a human resources and employee benefits firm serving Georgia’s multifamily residential industry, has merged its operations with Higginbotham, an insurance and financial services firm serving midmarket companies. Resource Alliance will draw on Higginbotham’s capabilities to expand its services …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 6:41 AM
Florida Approves 13.8% Workers’ Comp Rate Decrease
A revised workers compensation rate filing for a 13.8 percent decrease by the National Council on Compensation Insurance has been approved by Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier. The amended filing to NCCI’s August rate request of 13. 4 percent was …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 6:07 AM
California Utilities Face Potential of Billion Dollar Wildfires Year After Year
California utilities are facing the very real possibility that billion-dollar blazes could become an annual occurrence, and they don’t know how to pay for them. Shares of the state’s two largest utilities plummeted Monday after both PG&E Corp. and Edison …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 6:00 AM
U.S. Pilots Maintain Boeing Never Warned of System Linked to 737 Crash in Indonesia
Two U.S. pilots’ unions say the potential risks of a safety feature on Boeing Co.’s 737 Max aircraft that has been linked to a deadly crash in Indonesia weren’t sufficiently spelled out in their manuals or training. Boeing and the …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 6:00 AM
Airbnb Will No longer Require Arbitration for Employee Bias and Harassment Claims
Airbnb Inc., following Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc., said it would not force employees who filed sexual harassment claims to settle those cases in private arbitration. Airbnb also said it would not require employees to use …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 6:00 AM
Insurers’ Firefighting Teams Move to Limit Damage from California Wildfires
California’s raging wildfires are so bad that American International Group Inc. and Chubb Ltd. are deploying teams of specialists and former firefighters to spray retardants on homes. The season may soon rank among the industry’s most costly. The latest blazes …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 6:00 AM
Uranium Leaking into Water from South Carolina Fuel Plant
Federal regulators say tests shows uranium levels exceeding safe drinking water standards have been found at two locations at a nuclear fuel plant that has leaked in South Carolina. The State newspaper reported the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and plant operator …

POSTED NOVEMBER 13, 2018 5:43 AM
California Wildfire Insured Losses at Billions of Dollars and Climbing
An analysis by catastrophe modeler RMS shows 15 wildfires are burning more than 280,000 acres in California have collectively destroyed nearly 7,000 homes and businesses and killed 31 people. Roughly 300,000 have been evacuated, while 12,000 firefighters are working on …

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 6:06 PM
Deaths, Damages Continue to Rise in California’s Most Destructive Wildfires
The most destructive wildfires in California’s history have killed at least 31 people and forced tens of thousands more to evacuate as firefighters struggle to gain control amid swirling winds. The so-called Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey …

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 1:41 PM
Markel’s German Insurance Unit Gets Approval to Operate UK Branch
Markel Corp. announced that its German insurance company, Markel Insurance SE (MISE), has received regulatory approval to operate a branch office in the UK. MISE was established to meet the insurance needs of clients located or with risk exposures in …

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 12:09 PM

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Arlington police ask for help finding missing man with dementia
Police were asking for the public’s help Monday night in the search of a missing man with dementia. Arlington police said Gary Janky, 79, was last seen at 1:30 p.m. … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 8:18 PM
With new health center on Fort Worth’s north side, ‘the community will be better’
About 50 guests braved the North Texas cold as U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, Councilman Carlos Flores and Mayor Betsy Price cut the ribbon to open the … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 9:16 PM
TCU’s new concert hall will have a world-renowned name when it opens in 2020
The concert hall in the new TCU Music Center will be named the Van Cliburn Concert Hall at TCU to honor the memory of the beloved concert pianist, university officials … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 7:13 PM
Campaign season isn’t over yet. This school board is drawing candidates to 2019 races
Election season for Fort Worth school board has begun as two incumbents announce they won’t seek re-election and some candidates announce political campaigns months before officially filing paperwork. Next spring, … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 6:52 PM
Man accused in ex-girlfriend’s death takes plea deal rather than finish second trial
A man facing a life sentence if convicted of murder by a jury agreed to a sentence of 35 years in prison during the trial Monday. Viet Nguyen, who was … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 12:42 PM
Brother of inmate accused of killing cellmate questions why they were housed together
The brother of a Fort Worth man accused of killing an alleged child molester in a Tarrant County Jail cell says his mentally ill brother should not have been housed … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 5:10 PM
Bundle up! Wind chill at 14 is forecast for Tuesday morning in DFW
Bundle up, it’s going to get real cold in North Texas. Showers and light snow remain in the forecast for Monday afternoon, but there will be very little accumulations in … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 8:37 AM
A screwdriver. A brutal attack. Who killed Dana Bowman?
When the news came that their youngest daughter had been stabbed, Dean and John McLaughlin felt trapped some 1,200 miles away in Florida. Dana McLaughlin Bowman, 29, was in the … Click to Continue »

Firefighters across Texas, including DFW, are heading to California
Firefighters from across Texas are heading to California to help fight three major wildfires that have killed at least 31 people and destroyed more than 6,700 structures. About 200 firefighters … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 3:47 PM
2018’s Best & Worst Cities for Singles by WalletHub
The personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst Cities for Singles. The highest-ranking Texas city is Austin at 17. … Click to Continue »

POSTED NOVEMBER 12, 2018 1:46 PM

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