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Industry veteran Mike Buzzard joins Schwartz advisory team

Schwartz Advisors’ announced the addition of Mike Buzzard, AAP, to its team of secondary market experts, effective April 18, 2022. Click here to read more As a partner in the firm, Buzzard will be involved in all three practice areas: advising private equity firms on acquisitions, managing sale projects and working on strategic advisory projects. […]

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How Prudential’s Big Tech bet went sour

At the end of 2019, Prudential Financial Inc.. ERP -1.66% paid $2.3 billion for a three-year-old data science startup that promised to modernize the age-old life insurance sales business. The Assurance IQ deal largely missed its financial targets and left Prudential with questions from regulators. In February, Prudential said it cut the investment by about […]

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Mitchell’s Home Place Recognized as South Dakota Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year – Mitchell Republic

MITCHELL — A Mitchell company earns recognition from the Small Business Administration (SBA) days before the annual National Small Business Week in the United States. Home Place, based on Havens Avenue in Mitchell, has been named South Dakota Veteran-Owned Small Business of the Year, the SBA announced Wednesday. The Mitchell Company, which has a satellite […]

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ATM Disorders and Tinnitus: Relationship and Treatment

Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) is widely associated with age-related or noise-related hearing loss. More and more evidence found that, in a smaller number of cases, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders may be a root cause of tinnitus instead of hearing loss. People with subjective tinnitus hear disturbing sounds, such as ringing, buzzing, and buzzing, that […]

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Avantax Adds Veteran Business Development Leader Elvis Medica as Success Rises and Recruits Highly Productive Finance Professionals

Avantax Medica’s experience includes leadership positions with Cetera Financial Group, a large LPL-affiliated OSJ, and several other national sales positions for brokerage and mutual fund companies. DALLAS, April 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avantax®a leader in tax-focused financial planning, has hired Elvis Medica as Director of Business Development to help further accelerate the company’s successful […]

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Today’s mortgage rates are lower | April 27, 2022

BRowers interested in a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage will see rates averaging 5.931% today, down 0.01 percentage points from Tuesday. This is the second day in a row that rates have fallen. The average rates for almost all other types of loans are also lower. The final rate on a 30-year fixed rate mortgage is 5.931%. […]

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National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) growth is widespread with over 2,000 SD/VOBs certified

National Veteran Business Certification Organization Keith King, Founder and CEO, National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) Disabled Veteran Owned Business Companies that spend $1 billion or more per year with various suppliers NVBDC is the original veteran certification program with access and opportunity to US corporations. Over 135 member […]

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Florida man convicted of using his twins’ ID for veterans benefits

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced to two years in federal prison on Tuesday for using his twin brother’s stolen identity to obtain tens of thousands of dollars in veterans benefits. Wayne Bowen, 64, was convicted in federal court in Jacksonville, court records show. He pleaded guilty in January to aggravated identity […]

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Man gets 2 years for using twin’s ID for veterans benefits

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Florida man was sentenced to two years in federal prison on Tuesday for using the stolen identity of his twin brother to obtain tens of thousands of dollars in veterans benefits. Wayne Bowen, 64, was convicted in federal court in Jacksonville, court records show. He pleaded guilty in January to aggravated […]

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Man gets 2 years for using twins’ ID for veterans benefits – ABC4 Utah

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced to two years in federal prison on Tuesday for using his twin brother’s stolen identity to obtain tens of thousands of dollars in veterans benefits. Wayne Bowen, 64, was convicted in federal court in Jacksonville, court records show. He pleaded guilty in January to aggravated identity […]

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Man gets 2 years for using twins’ ID for veterans benefits

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced to two years in federal prison on Tuesday for using his twin brother’s stolen identity to obtain tens of thousands of dollars in veterans benefits. Wayne Bowen, 64, was convicted in federal court in Jacksonville, court records show. He pleaded guilty in January to aggravated identity […]

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Man gets 2 years for using twins’ ID for veterans benefits – WFTV

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced to two years in federal prison on Tuesday for using the stolen identity of his twin brother to obtain tens of thousands of dollars in veterans benefits. Wayne Bowen, 64, was convicted in federal court in Jacksonville, court records show. He pleaded guilty in January […]

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Sandis Civil Engineers Help Rebuild 100-Year Veteran

3-Band Army Sergeant and World War II veteran Edward Garcia 100-year-old World War II veteran Edward Garcia It’s National Reconstruction Month and local civil engineering firm Sandis is giving back to San Jose resident Edward Garcia, a 100-year-old World War II veteran. By advancing the work of local community organizations like Rebuilding Together, we are […]

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April 26 – Veteran Carriers donates $20,000 to Bryan County tornado victims | Local governments and politics

April 26, 2022 – Veteran Carriers, a local trucking company owned by retired US Air Force Tactical Air Control Party Cliff White and Rob Cooch, donated $20,000 in VISA gift cards, food and checks to Bryan County Family Connections and God’s Pit Crew to help victims of the tornado that hit the Pembroke, Bryan County […]

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Florida man gets 2 years for using twins’ ID for veterans benefits – Orlando Sentinel

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced to two years in federal prison on Tuesday for using his twin brother’s stolen identity to obtain tens of thousands of dollars in veterans benefits. Wayne Bowen, 64, was convicted in federal court in Jacksonville, court records show. He pleaded guilty in January to aggravated identity […]

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Man Gets 2 Years for Using His Twins’ ID for Veterans Benefits :: WRAL.com

By The Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – A Florida man was sentenced to two years in federal prison on Tuesday for using the stolen identity of his twin brother to obtain tens of thousands of dollars in military veterans benefits. Wayne Bowen, 64, was convicted in federal court in Jacksonville, court records show. He pleaded […]

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US civilian and military populations combine for more than $230 billion in annual costs

A new study finds that the national economic burden of PTSD goes beyond direct health care expenditures and exceeds the costs of other common mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression. The researchers estimated the cost of PTSD at $232.2 billion for 2018, the latest year for which data was available at the time […]

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The national economic burden of PTSD is ‘staggering’ – over $230 billion in annual costs

US civilian and military populations combine for more than $230 billion in annual costs. A new study reveals that the national economic burden of[{” attribute=””>PTSD goes beyond direct health care expenses and exceeds the costs of other common mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression. The researchers estimated the cost of PTSD at $232.2 […]

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CSC PTK members write to Honor Flight veterans

April 22, 2022 It should have been a fun February Friday morning at North Surry High as the day before the Lady Greyhounds basketball team beat Southwestern Randolph 59-49 in their second round playoff game to advance to the next round. However, the staff members who were first on campus the next morning immediately sensed […]

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Livingston County director of veterans services resigns

April 23, 2022 By Jessica Mathews / [email protected] Livingston County’s Director of Veterans Services has resigned. Director Mary Durst tendered her resignation to the Veterans Services Committee at their April 20 meeting. A press release says the committee and the entire LCVS team express their sincere gratitude to Durst for his hard work, dedication and […]

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Four Resources on Funeral Expenses You May Not Know About

Second in a series When a loved one dies, funding the suite can be an added burden on top of the loss. The National Funeral Directors Association reports that the median cost of an adult funeral in 2021 was $7,848, a cost that does not include cemetery plots, funeral staff or headstones. In the Minnesota […]

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Industry veteran Crystal Pham joins TPN at critical stage in program growth

The Motion Picture Association’s film and television content security program, the Trusted Partner Network (TPN), today announced the appointment of Crystal Pham as Vice President, Operations and Product Management. Pham will report to TPN President Terri Davies. Pham will work closely with Davies to improve the operational experience of the TPN platform and manage the […]

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Judges invoke practical considerations, legislative expectations and more in veterans’ benefits case

ARGUMENT ANALYSIS By Anita Krishnakumar April 21, 2022 at 9:38 a.m. Melanie Bostwick pleading for veteran Kevin George. (Art Link) The justices on Tuesday weighed in on a dispute that may seem abstract: How should the standard of “clear and unmistakable error” apply when military veterans seek to overturn certain decisions that denied them disability […]

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Throwing away old prescription opioid drugs can save lives

Nathalie Kelly | palm beach post In Florida, someone dies every two hours from an opioid overdose. That’s 12 Floridians who die and 12 Florida families who lose a loved one EVERY DAY – to something that could have been prevented. This overdose problem is not getting better. With 2.56% of all deaths here caused […]

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Democratic challenger Marcus Flowers edged out Marjorie Taylor Greene in the first quarter of 2022

Marcus Flowers, the Democratic challenger for the seat held by U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Rome, has more than doubled the incumbent’s fundraising in the first three months of 2022. Greene, who represents Northwest Georgia, has even more cash — more than $3 million compared to Flowers’ roughly $1.9 million. In total, Greene raised $8.4 […]

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Director, Public Health Program at University of North Dakota, employment with University of North Dakota SMHS

Job Openings for Faculty and Staff | Careers | Human Resources | University of North Dakota (und.edu) UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, DEPARTMENT OF POPULATION HEALTH, ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR, MASTERS OF PUBLIC HEALTH, POSITION #00017909Remuneration and appointmentPosition: associate/full professor depending on qualifications and experienceCompensation/Salary: $150,000+ depending on qualifications.Benefits: Includes individual […]

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Pamplin Media Group – Seasoned Nonprofit Veteran Hired to Lead Tualatin Chamber

After a six-month search, Anneleah Jaxen was hired as CEO of the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce. The new CEO of the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce is armed with extensive experience working in marketing and with non-profit organizations, many of which are related to medical specialties. Anneleah Jaxen was hired on April 1 and officially started […]

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Iraq War veteran wonders what the future holds with looming VA cut proposal | News

HUNTINGTON — Zoe Morris wanted to see the world when she joined the military before the September 11 attacks in the United States. In 2003, she was deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Although she got her wish to see the world, she worries about the implications her deployment – ​​which included working in and near […]

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City and Veterans Coalition Launch New Residents’ Project to Honor Loved Ones of Veterans

City officials and members of the West Tennessee Veterans Coalition (WTVC) came together last week to introduce a new project honoring local veterans of the “past, present and future.” The project, titled “Our Faces of Freedom,” is a partnership between the city and WTVC that allows local residents to purchase banners to display their veterans […]

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Dalrada Corporation Adds Hospitality and Real Estate Veteran Phil Marriott to Company’s Board of Directors

Dalrada Corporation (OTCQB: DFCO) said it has appointed industry veteran Phil Marriott to the company’s board, to strengthen its position, particularly in the hospitality sector, as the industry hotel tries to meet energy saving and sustainability standards. A successful businessman, Marriott has over 50 years of experience in the hospitality industry. The Phil Marriott Company […]

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WATCH: Supreme Court hears arguments over veterans’ benefits and court filing deadline rules

The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments on two cases – the first over the status of veterans benefits and the second over whether a dispute over court filing dates is sufficient reason to deny a recognized man guilty of a crime a new trial. Listen to the audience in the player above. In the […]

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National Veteran Business Development Council partners with New York’s World Trade Week in May 2022

Keith King, Founder and CEO, National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) National Veteran Business Certification Organization Bethann Rooney, Deputy Director of the Port Authority Port Authority of New York and New Jersey For the second year, NVBDC is partnering with World Trade Week NYC’s national celebration of international trade that observes trade-related organizations. It’s an […]

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ChildNet Career Fair – bocaratonobserver.com

ChildNet will host a job fair to find talented Case Managers in Broward County on May 4, 2022 from 3-6 p.m. · ChildNet is currently seeking talented professionals who are committed to making a difference in the lives of Broward’s most vulnerable children. · The job fair will include on-site application submissions and interviews with […]

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Capital Square Appoints Branding and Marketing Veteran Jacqueline Rogers as Chief Communications Officer

RICHMOND, Va., April 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Capital Square, a national investment sponsor specializing in tax-efficient real estate investments, today announced that Jacqueline Rogers joined the firm as director of communications. Rogers has built his career at many of the most influential companies in the country, with a focus on advanced technology, branding and marketing. […]

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‘Magic mushrooms’ for therapy? Veterans help influence conservatives.

Matthew Butler spent 27 years in the military, but it took a day in prison to convince him that his post-traumatic stress disorder was out of control. The recently retired Green Beret had previously tried antidepressants, therapy and a support dog. But his arrest for punching a hole in his father’s wall after his family […]

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‘Magic mushrooms’ for therapy? Vets help influence preservatives

Health Experts say the research shows promise for treating conditions ranging from PTSD to quitting smoking, but beware some serious risks remain. Matthew Butler, who served 27 years in the military, holds a photo of himself in 2014 during his final deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, March 30, 2022, in Sandy, Utah. Butler is now […]

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AIG appoints Chief Investment Officer for Corebridge Spinoff

McPeak holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and a law degree from the University of Louisville. RGA Reinsurance Group of America — a life and health reinsurer based in Chesterfield, Missouri — has hired Ray Kleeman as executive vice president and chief human resources officer. Kleeman succeeds Gay Burns, who is retiring. […]

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Ben Veghte: WA Cares a benefit for state workers

By Ben Veghte At 44, Christina Keys was at the height of her career at a successful tech company. That all changed when her 62-year-old mother suffered a stroke. Christina put aside her plans, her career and her salary to become her mother’s full-time carer. Seven out of 10 Washington residents will need long-term care, […]

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96-year-old WWII veteran named hometown hero for decades of service

SHERMAN, Texas (KXII) — A 96-year-old Sherman was named a hometown hero Thursday afternoon for his long list of service to his country and community. But, Ray Ferman does not consider himself a hero. “Those guys in the trenches, the guys who lost their lives, the guys who got hurt, those are the real heroes,” […]

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Florida delegation: It’s time for the feds to follow up on veterans’ health care complaints

In recent days, four members of the Florida delegation – US Reps. Gus BilirakisR-Fla., Shelia Cherifulus-McCormickD-Fla., Carlos GimenezR-Fla. and Dan Webster – gave their support to the United States Rep. Lisa McClain‘s, R-Mich., “Patient Advocate Tracking Act.” The bill, which McClain introduced in October, “would create a veteran complaint tracking system through the Department of […]

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Monson veteran praises organizations for home repairs

MONSON – A recent collaboration between Purple Heart Homes (PHH) and Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity (GSHFH) restored the residence of a military veteran and his family. PHH is a veterans service agency that focuses on housing solutions. Although based in North Carolina, PHH serves veterans nationwide. GSHFH is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that helps […]

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GBRC approves lower insurance premiums

At a time when the costs of so many things are rising, the Great Bend Recreation Commission will actually see a significant decrease in the costs of a position over the coming year. At its monthly meeting on Monday, the board approved a reduction in the commission’s commercial liability premiums and employee health and dental […]

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Clovis Veterans Memorial District Hosts Roundtable of Veteran Organizations

Veterans representing various organizations discuss upcoming events at the Clovis Veterans Memorial District Roundtable Feb. 5. The Clovis Veterans Memorial District recently hosted a roundtable where members of the organization came together to discuss different events around Clovis. Primarily, the members met and were kind enough to share separate events with each member under their […]

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Are you a veteran? GRCC Veteran Services is available to help you succeed!

GRCC Veterans Center (Photo courtesy of the GRCC) Elizabeth Preston GRCC Veterans Services provides support to students as they transition from the military to student life. Patrick Coleman is the GRCC’s Veteran Success Coordinator and knows firsthand what it’s like to go from “combat to college.” He served in the military and then went to […]

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The Last Confederate | Street talk | Weekly style

In May 1861, John Baytop Cary was among the first Confederate soldiers to wave a white flag. He arrived at Union-held Fort Monroe under a flag of truce to demand the return of what he and his new nation considered property. The day after Virginia’s secession from the Union, three slaves named Frank Baker, Shepard […]

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Mission Healthcare Achieves Highest Level of NHPCO Veterans Program

SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Mission Healthcare, one of the West Coast’s largest home healthcare, hospice and palliative care providers, is proud to announce that it is now a Level 5 Partner with We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Progression to this new level demonstrates a […]

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How veterans can join the CIA

In the Tom Clancy universe, Jack Ryan is a mild-mannered history professor and former Marine whose military skills combined with history and economics degrees led him to a career as a CIA analyst. . Jack Ryan may be fictional – especially considering he will eventually become president – ​​but an economics expert or veteran with […]

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DAR Local to Sponsor Wreaths Across America Exhibit | News

Service to veterans is a primary focus of Cadron Post Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Chapter members are currently working toward this goal as they prepare to sponsor the Wreaths Across America Mobile Education Expo. The exhibit, free and open to the public, will be set up from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on […]

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Service Coordinator II DS :: exploreClarion.com

Venango County is currently accepting applications for full-time (40 hours/week) Service Coordinator II positions for its Developmental Services Unit. Are you looking for a change? Are you a compassionate person interested in making a difference in people’s lives? Are you looking for a professional workplace with talented, caring and professional colleagues? Then Venango County Social […]

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Montana senator on veteran health and suicide issues

Montana Senior Senator Jon Tester participated in a live videoconference on Thursday about the American Rescue Plan Act and its support for veterans. “When the pandemic hit, we were able to pass the American Rescue Plan Act to provide all Americans with targeted relief,” Sen. Tester began. “They had to be able to get through […]

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Electronic Health Record Modernization | VA Dayton Health Care

The Dayton VA and its community outpatient clinics are transitioning to the new Electronic Health Record (EHR) in early 2023. This is a veteran-centric approach that will better support service members as they transition from military service to military status. veteran. VA Dayton Healthcare System is expected to launch the new VA Electronic Health Record […]

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Michael Bay puts a Navy veteran in the crosshairs in heart-pounding action flick ‘Ambulance’

“Ambulance” is perhaps the first big cinematic giveaway resulting from the COVID pandemic. Director Michael Bay, best known for the Benghazi movie ‘1 Pm’ and the ‘Transformers’ series, was set to embark on ‘Black Five’, his latest big-budget sci-fi extravaganza when the world collapsed and the film was cancelled. After almost a year of sitting […]

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Government urges businesses to take advantage of National Insurance relief when hiring veterans

Companies that hire military veterans can now save their business thousands of pounds in employee national insurance contributions, thanks to a scheme launched by the government’s Veterans Affairs Office. From today (April 6, 2022), employers will no longer have to pay National Insurance contributions for veterans in their first year of civilian employment after leaving […]

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Four UC students selected as Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare Scholars

For the first time, the Jonas Scholars Program has recruited a group of nurse leaders to serve as subject matter experts in each area of ​​research. These individuals will provide ongoing guidance and mentorship to all Fellows. UC Jonas Scholars will additionally receive leadership development and research support from faculty and community partners. “The overwhelming […]

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Webcast: Balancing Return and Risk with Preferred Securities

Important Disclosures John Hancock Investment Management is not affiliated with Lara Crigger or ETF Trends and ETF Database. Investing involves risk, including the potential loss of principal. There can be no assurance that a fund’s investment strategy will be successful. Fixed income investments are subject to interest rate and credit risk; their value will normally […]

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American Veterans Group co-founder William Frazier honored for his defense of veterans after 9/11 |

receives Mary Lanning Civil Service Prize of the Insurance Federation of new York MELVILLE, NY, April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — William H. Frazierco-founder of the American Veterans Group, was recognized for outstanding public service for his advocacy on behalf of American military veterans after 9/11. Frazier, who co-founded the American Veterans Group (AVG) in 2018, […]

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Find Help Navigating COBRA Insurance Plans | News, Sports, Jobs

Question: I am currently working, but will be retiring. I will need COBRA insurance until I turn 65. My wife has Medicare Part A with Social Security Disability. How does COBRA impact my wife’s insurance coverage? Answer: The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) is insurance that allows individuals to keep the insurance […]

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Trial of Nancy Crampton Brophy, who wrote an essay titled ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ to begin in Oregon

Daniel Brophy’s family members have been waiting for justice for more than three years since he was shot while filling buckets of water and ice in the kitchen of the former Oregon Culinary Institute in June 2018. The he wife of Brophy, 71, a romance novelist who wrote an essay titled ‘How to Murder Your […]

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As session winds down, lawmakers scramble to keep military veterans in state | Columns

We returned to our legislative work on Monday, March 21 and held committee meetings throughout the day. On Tuesday, we wrapped up Crossover Day: moving nearly 60 bills from the House to the Senate. House committees worked all week to review and refine bills sent from the Senate. As a result, the House Rules Committee […]

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Kelly signs bill to build Kansas Gold Star family memorial

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly signed today Senate Bill 330 authorizing the construction of a permanent memorial honoring the Kansas Gold Star families on the Statehouse Grounds. This legislation comes after Governor Kelly asked LTG Perry Wiggins, Executive Director of the Governor’s Military Council, to explore the process of installing a permanent monument and lead […]