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Lakes can become liabilities if not maintained    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The prospect of a nice home situated on a lake in a suburban community is very appealing to prospective buyers. Lakes became a fixture at many of the residential developments in Boone County, Ky., during decades of population growth, which was only recently slowed by the economic downturn. More

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State auditor calls worst-case scenario 'unsupported and likely overstated'
San Jose Inside    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
It's been a while since Mayor Chuck Reed's opponents won a battle in San Jose, Calif.'s pension reform war. But a report released recently by the state auditor's office says that city officials may have played a little too fast and loose when stating the worst-case scenario for San Jose's unfunded liability for retirement benefits. More

Indiana's pension liability balloons in poor economy
The Associated Press via The Indianapolis Star    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Indiana pension funds took a temporary hit last year and may not rebound as much as public workers would like, based on long-term economic trends outlined for lawmakers recently. The state's public pensions collected 1 percent interest on average last year, rather than the 7 percent the Indiana Public Retirement System originally expected. More

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Missouri revises insurance rules after Joplin tornado
The Associated Press via The Kansas City Star    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Missouri insurance department says new regulations for mutual insurance companies are intended to prevent a run on their finances similar to what happened after the deadly Joplin tornado. More

Staten Island, N.Y., judge: City is not liable for the death of man mauled by neighbor's pit bulls
Staten Island Advance    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The city is not liable for the death four years ago of a 90-year-old man mauled by a neighbor's pit bulls, despite other residents' complaints to authorities about the dogs, a Staten Island judge has ruled. More

Instructor Driving Safety Technology Workshop

All new vehicles including light trucks are mandated to have ESC in 2012. Find out why your agency should stay current with this safety technology. MORE

Cracking down on yoga in the park
The Atlantic    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In parks and open spaces in cities across the U.S. each morning, it's easy to fine people stretching and reaching and posing in the blissful serenity of outdoor yoga. But as serene as it may seem, that downward-facing dog pose could be illegal. More

City insurers pay dearly for police claims    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Years of lawsuits and insurance claims against the city police department, among other city departments, has left Hyattsville, Md., with some of the worst insurance statistics in the state across a number of categories, according to data released by city officials recently. More

City buys extra liquor liability insurance
Princeton Union-Eagle    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
When the Princeton City Council in Minnesota renewed its city insurance this year, it paid an extra premium so that it could have more liquor liability insurance coverage. The extra premium was $900. Combining that with the $908 premium increase for the rest of the city's liability coverage, the city's total premium increase for this insurance year is $1,808. More

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