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Analysis: Health Insurance, Other Issues Put Pressure on Louisiana Governor

Gov. Bobby Jindal has been viewed as a health care policy wonk, and he’s tried to build on that image ahead of a likely 2016 presidential campaign, positioning himself as the candidate with substantive ideas. But his administration’s handling of … Continue reading

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Settlement Reached in Missouri Traffic Camera Lawsuits

Hundreds of thousands of people who got tickets when their vehicles were photographed running red lights in Missouri could be in line to get some money back, under a proposed legal settlement announced on Sept. 26. Attorneys for ticketed drivers … Continue reading

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Allied World North America Enhances its ForceField Line with Primary D&O

Allied World North America, a company of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG has added a new directors officers (DO) product to its ForceField suite of professional liability products. The ForceField Public Company Directors Officers and Corporate Liability Insurance Policy … Continue reading

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Lenovo says $2.1 billion IBM x86 server deal to close on Wednesday

By Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) – Lenovo Group Ltd will close its acquisition of International Business Machines Corp’s (IBM) (IBM.N) x86 server division on Oct 1 for $2.1 billion, giving the Chinese tech firm the firepower to win business clients … Continue reading

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Liberty Mutual Names Sellers As Southeast Manager for National Property

Liberty Mutual Insurance’s National Accounts Property operation has appointed C. Wesley Sellers as Southeast division manager. C. Wesley Sellers Sellers, who is based in Atlanta, has 25 years of experience in the property insurance industry, most recently as vice president, … Continue reading

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Private Sector Employment Records Set in Louisiana in August

Louisiana’s private sector employers continued adding jobs and setting state employment records in August, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in seasonally adjusted data, the Louisiana Workforce Commission announced. Total nonfarm employment grew by 30,100 from a year ago … Continue reading

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Irvin Named President of Lockton’s San Francisco Office

Lockton has named Bob Irvin as president of its San Francisco office. Adam McDonough will continue in his role as one of Lockton’s top client executives as executive vice president. Irvin has more than 10 years of experience providing strategic initiatives for private equity firms. … Continue reading

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Texas Extended Warranty Company Sued by Minnesota AG

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is suing a Texas auto warranty company, alleging it uses deceptive tactics to avoid giving customers refunds. According to the lawsuit filed in Hennepin County District Court, Enterprise Financial Group Inc. of Irving, Texas, has … Continue reading

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Microsoft boss Nadella promises cooperation in Chinese antitrust probe

BEIJING (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp chief executive Satya Nadella promised to cooperate fully with Chinese authorities in their antitrust investigation into his company during a meeting with a top regulator in Beijing, the Chinese government said. Microsoft has been ensnared … Continue reading

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While ECB struggles, Fed sees recovery

By William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) – On one side of the Atlantic they’re trying to refill the punchbowl. On the other they’re getting ready to take it away. This week, investors may get a clearer idea why. The European Central … Continue reading

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