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PRIMA is looking for volunteers!
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Friday, May 25, is your last day to submit your PRIMA Volunteer Interest Form. By volunteering to serve on a PRIMA committee, you can have input in the direction of YOUR association! The first step is to complete the Volunteer Interest Form. It's due tomorrow, so don't delay!

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San Diego D.A. clears 7 officers who killed suspect in cop's death
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San Diego County Dist. Atty. Bonnie Dumanis has cleared of any criminal liability the six San Diego police officers and one probation officer who fired 36 shots at a 23-year-old man suspected of having shot a police officer half an hour earlier. More

Suit: Philadelphia's largest municipal union overbilled by insurer now cooperating with feds
The Philadelphia Inquirer    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The scenario laid out in federal court recently, as insurance executive Kobie T. West pleaded guilty to fraud against the Philadelphia Housing Authority, is similar to one laid out in a lawsuit filed against him by the city's largest municipal union. In both cases, West is accused of exploiting small and legitimate changes in insurance costs to gain hundreds of thousands of dollars in misappropriated funds. More

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Does pension initiative provide a safety net?
San Diego Union-Tribune    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Perhaps the least understood and most misrepresented aspect of the pension initiative before San Diego voters is whether new city hires would go without the safety net of Social Security if Proposition B passes. More

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Farmers Market growers face new liability expense
The Greeley Tribune via The Denver Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Greeley Farmers Market in Greeley, Colo., opened recently with a new insurance requirement that some fear could discourage small-scale growers from participating. The city of Greeley, which operates the local farmers market, is requiring vendors to carry a minimum of $600,000 in general liability and product liability insurance — a decision that comes less than a year after cantaloupe grown at Jensen Farms in southeastern Colorado was discovered to be the source of a listeria outbreak that killed 32 people in several states. More

Reason, liability for Broad Ripple, Ind., flooding still unclear
The Indianapolis Star    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Nearly three weeks after storm-sewer water flooded Broad Ripple streets and gushed into restaurants and shops, Indianapolis officials still are investigating why a pair of nearby floodgates were closed. Whether because of a mistake, a malfunction, meddling by a trespasser or some other reason, why the gates were shut May 1 is likely to become a factor in another question: Will the city have to pay up? More

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Bar owners to meet with police on downtown security
Patch.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce in Florida recently told City Council that it supports some new options proposed by the city to help improve downtown security but that some options would be too expensive for bar owners. More
 



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