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Leadership Development Committee applications due Nov. 1
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Don't miss your chance to help choose PRIMA's leadership! PRIMA's Leadership Development Committee interviews and selects candidates to be presented to the membership for election to fill open Board seats. PRIMA is now accepting applications to serve on this important committee. All committee members must be available to meet in PRIMA's office in Alexandria, Va., on March 12, 2012, and PRIMA will fund the travel expenses for this meeting. Submit your application by Nov. 1! Visit our website for more information and an application. More

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Social media approaches for application in claims, underwriting
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Social media usage has risen in all age groups, and the large swaths of information posted by individuals reflect preferences, lifestyles, habits and, in some cases, neuroses. Insurers can use this mounting social data to create a real-time risk profile while shaping more effective claims and underwriting operations, Celent explains in its new report, "Using Social Data in Claims and Underwriting." More

Map: Cities with the best and worst credit scorestive social media risk management
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Governing and others often discuss a city's economic success by considering metrics such as median income, unemployment rate or job growth. But a new measure offers a different perspective by analyzing residents' credit scores. More

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Dallas yanks Occupy Dallas agreement
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Occupy Dallas no longer has an agreement with the city of Dallas to stay in Pioneer Plaza, but the group is vowing to continue its demonstrations. The group, which was inspired by a series of national protests over the state of the economy, has occupied the park for nearly a week. More

NCCI releases study on workers' compensation excess loss development
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The National Council on Compensation Insurance has released a new study, "Workers Compensation Excess Loss Development," which adds four calendar years of large loss experience to a similar 2007 paper. Large loss and excess development is relevant to calculating excess loss factors used in retrospective rating. More

Arkansas insurance officials look at health exchange
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Arkansas insurance officials held a summit recently to discuss how to set up an insurance exchange required under the federal health care overhaul, prompting complaints from Republican legislators who have objected to the state seeking funds for the program. More

Immigration law may cause foster care increase
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Franklin County's Department of Human Resources officials say the new immigration law could possibly put a strain on their agency and foster care programs. Currently, Franklin Co. DHR has 25 licensed foster homes and more than 60 children in the foster care program. DHR officials believe the demand for foster families will continue to grow, especially if Hispanic children are left dependent. More

Support grows for arming Atlantic City casino guards
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Mayor Lorenzo Langford of Atlantic City, N.J., said recently he would rather see armed security guards patrol casino parking areas than police officers. Langford, a former pit boss at Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, stopped short of supporting a push to allow guards to carry guns on casino floors, in hotels and elsewhere. But other officials are throwing support behind the proposal, which may be gaining momentum. More

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