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Mississippi River’s Morganza Floodway May Be Opened for Third Time in History

May 23, 2019 A major barrier that keeps the Mississippi River in its current path may be opened for just the third time in its history, potentially flooding...

Gorst & Compass in California Names Mulford Senior Transportation Broker

May 23, 2019 Chatsworth, Calif.-based Gorst & Compass has named Kristi Mulford a senior transportation broker/underwriter. Mulford, who is based in San Marcos,...

Congress Agrees on $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill with Flood Insurance Program Brief Extension

May 23, 2019 Lawmakers said that they agreed to a $19.1 billion disaster-aid bill after months of disagreement and that President Donald Trump...

At Least 3 Dead in Central U.S. Storms

May 23, 2019 A flooded Oklahoma on Wednesday was deluged once again following days of severe weather that’s blamed for at least three deaths after also battering Iowa, Kansas and Missouri...

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Administration to Return $16 Million to Kansas Insurance Department

May 23, 2019 The Kansas Insurance Department has settled a lawsuit against the state administration in a deal that will return more than $16 million to the...

Nevada Reaches Tentative Wildfire Deal With Insurers, Homeowners

May 23, 2019 The state of Nevada has reached a tentative settlement in a case involving a prescribed burn that went awry and destroyed 23 homes and other...

Liberty Mutual Re Launches Operation Within Lloyd’s Mexico

May 23, 2019 Liberty Mutual Reinsurance launched a reinsurance operation under Lloyd’s registration in Mexico intended to serve clients in that country and Central...

Michigan Democrats Introduce Legislation Banning ZIP Code, Credit History in Auto Rates

May 23, 2019 House Democrats from the Detroit area have introduced their own legislation aimed at curbing Michigan’s sky-high automobile...

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U.S. Forecasters Predict Near Average 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season

May 23, 2019 U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and...

Violent Weather Kills 3 in Missouri, Floods Rivers in Oklahoma

May 23, 2019 A relentless barrage of violent weather in the central United States left three people dead on Thursday, local media said, as tornadoes raked across southwest...

Mississippi Floodway May Be Opened for Just 3rd Time in History

May 23, 2019 A major barrier that keeps the Mississippi River in its current path may be opened for just the third time in its history, potentially flooding a large part of...

Boeing Max Crisis Ruins Credibility of the FAA

May 23, 2019 Since its creation more than six decades ago, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cemented a reputation as the arbiter of flight safety, with regulators around the...