UPenn’s Interdisciplinary Research Seeks to Track Ambler’s Asbestos Legacy

Joe Amento, a lifelong resident of Ambler, Pennsylvania, was 53 when he died of a rare cancer with one main cause — exposure to asbestos. He was fine at Christmas 2002. In January, a pain in his side kept him … Continue reading


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Delaware Commissioner Urges Treasury to Reconsider MetLife’s SIFI Designation

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart has recently sent a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and other federal regulators urging them to reconsider their vote to propose that MetLife be labeled as a “systemically important financial institution” (SIFI). … Continue reading


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Horse and Buggy Crashes Decline but Still Deadly in Lancaster County, Penn.

Nothing says “Lancaster County” in Pennsylvania like the sight and sound of a lathered horse pulling a square, black buggy down the road. The county undoubtedly has more of the horse-powered vehicles than any other in Pennsylvania, based on population … Continue reading


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Climate Change Report Slams Insurers for ‘Profound Lack of Preparedness’

A report on the insurance industry released Wednesday shows “a profound lack of preparedness in addressing climate-related risks and opportunities.” Insurance industry representatives immediately criticized the report as a negative take on the industry’s ability to adapt and not reflective of … Continue reading


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Snell & Wilmer, Porter Wright to Swap Out Firm Leaders

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Bingham Faces Internal Battles Amid Uncertain Future with Morgan Lewis

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Mortgage Rates at a Standstill, but not for Long

Mortgage rates had their single flattest day since October 2nd today.  This is the polar opposite of last week’s exceptional volatility.  The most interesting thing about it is that this is the way rates typically respond to that kind of … Continue reading


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Lloyds expected to cut 9,000 jobs

23 October 2014 Last updated at 01:04 Lloyds operates more than 2,000 branches through its Lloyds Bank, Halifax and Bank of Scotland brands Lloyds Banking Group is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs – around a tenth of its entire … Continue reading


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Tesco boss to quit over profits error

23 October 2014 Last updated at 08:34 Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent has announced that he will be leaving the firm, following the firm’s announcement of a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits. Tesco now says that profits in the first … Continue reading


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Police killer Roberts to be freed

23 October 2014 Last updated at 08:22 Roberts was given three life sentences for the killings A notorious police killer is to be released from prison after more than 45 years, prompting anger from officers. Harry Roberts, 78, was jailed … Continue reading


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NHS ‘needs extra cash and overhaul’

23 October 2014 Last updated at 08:09 By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News


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AT&T revenue misses forecasts as more customers bring own phones

By Marina Lopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) – ATT Inc on Wednesday reported a rise in quarterly revenue, but the increase was less than Wall Street expected as a wave of subscribers plugged into the network using pre-purchased devices. The company cut … Continue reading


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