Monthly Archives: October 2013

Fatal Tractor Trailer Collision on I-85 over the Weekend

Over the weekend, officials reported that it took them several hours to successfully clear the remnants of a tragic accident that happened on Interstate 85 near Peachtree Road in Suwanee, Gwinnett County. A county officer confirmed that there was one fatality,

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Shutdown Has Michigan Seniors Hungry and Worried

By Chis Berry  The USDA’s Commodity Supplemental Food Program has been put on hold due to the partial government shutdown. Seniors are extremely scared where their next meal will come from. Consider Michigan’s Kent County for example, where more than

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a big celebration for my family.  The kids get dressed up, the cousins and aunts and uncles come over, and we all head out to go trick-or-treating.  But the fun of Halloween also brings increased risks. This year,

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Protect Your Elderly Relatives from Financial Scams

Scammers and con artists often target older people, and elders may be more likely to fall victim to fraud, either because they are unfamiliar with some common scams or because the effects of early Alzheimer’s or other dementia allow them

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Can a Third-Party Texter Be Held Liable for the Recipient’s Distracted Driving?

A Florida law forbidding text messaging and some other uses of electronic devices while driving went into effect on October 1, 2013. Responsible drivers know they should not send text messages while behind the wheel. But what about sending text

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Texas Leads Nation in Construction of Senior Housing

There are more senior housing units under construction in Texas than anywhere else in the country, according to a research report from Marcus & Millichap, a real estate investment services firm. There are currently more than 2,000 units of senior

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For a new insurance website, demand full ownership of the contents

Don’t look now, but your website content does not belong to you. Did that get your attention? Did you know that even if you spend lots of dollars on getting the perfect insurance website, paying for great blogs and tons

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Immigration Reform Loses Out To Bugging Phones Revelation

First it was August for the immigration reform bill and then September. And now? If it weren’t for major embarrassing political distractions, immigration reform may have seen the light of day. As it is, it took yet another number to

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NTSB Calls Attention to Transportation Fire Prevention and Control

Transportation safety efforts focus most often on preventing vehicles from crashing – or sinking, in the case of boats and ships – and minimizing injuries and fatalities in the event the worst happens. One aspect of transit safety that receives

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H-1B Visas and the Scapegoating of India

Some critics are arguing that Indian-Americans overseeing IT services firms are being unfairly held accountable for the others who misuse the H-1B visa system. Those company owners are being scapegoated, they say, for the widespread abuse of the program in

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