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Louisiana’s Drinking Water Supply Under Threat as Gulf Saltwater Invades Mississippi River

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – A mass inflow of salt water from the Gulf of Mexico creeping up the drought-stricken Mississippi River is threatening drinking water supplies in Louisiana, prompting Gov. John Bel Edwards to ask President Joe Biden for …

Thu Sep 28, 2023 20:02
Illinois Appellate Court Rules Freight Broker Not Liable for $18M Jury Award in Teen’s Brain Injury Case

A freight broker is not liable for an $18 million jury award to the mother of a teenage boy who suffered a brain injury when he was struck by a truck, an Illinois appellate court ruled Wednesday. A panel of …

Thu Sep 28, 2023 19:52
Federal Lawsuit Alleges Sexual Harassment and Retaliation at Texas and Louisiana Healthcare Facilities

Paramount Healthcare Consultants, LLC, which operates facilities across Texas and Louisiana, and MPD Operators Nazareth Hall, LLC, doing business as Nazareth Living Care Center in El Paso, Texas, violated federal law when they allowed an administrator to sexually harass a …

Thu Sep 28, 2023 19:41
RT Specialty Expands RT Connector for Small Commercial Market

RT Specialty, the wholesale distribution division of Ryan Specialty (NYSE: RYAN), a leading international specialty insurance firm, announced its continued expansion of RT Connector, which provides digital solutions for the small commercial market segment. RT Connector allows retail insurance agents …

Thu Sep 28, 2023 19:30
New Battery Recycling Plant Deepens Kentucky’s Ties to Electric Vehicles

A recycling facility will be built in Kentucky to shred electric vehicle batteries in a $65 million venture between American and South Korean companies that will supply material for a separate battery-related operation in the same town, the companies announced …

Thu Sep 28, 2023 19:30
Former Residents Seek Compensation for Secret Government Testing in St. Louis Housing Project

ST. LOUIS (AP) __ Ben Phillips’ childhood memories include basketball games with friends, and neighbors gathering in the summer shade at their St. Louis housing complex. He also remembers watching men in hazmat suits scurry on the roofs of high-rise …

Thu Sep 28, 2023 19:30

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