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Chief: 1 Dead, 2 Missing After Flint Home Explosion, Fire

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — At least one person died and two remained missing following a fire and explosion at a home in Michigan that damaged several adjacent homes and sent debris falling onto a neighborhood, authorities said. Fire Department Battalion …

SUV Driver in Parade Crash May Have Been Fleeing a Crime

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether the SUV driver who plowed through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing at least five people and injuring more than 40, was fleeing a crime, a law enforcement official told …

Pipeline Would Store Carbon Dioxide Emissions From Ethanol

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) _ A pipeline aiming to pick up carbon dioxide produced by ethanol plants across the Midwest is slated to inject the gas underground in Oliver and Mercer counties, and discussion surrounding the project is heating up. The …

Company’s Aerial Photos, Data Helps Farmers Manage Fields

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis-based IntelinAir Inc. sees a big business opportunity in the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning to help farmers keep tabs on their fields. The company, which was founded in 2015 in the Los Angeles area, …

Jury Awards $42 Million to Rapid City Woman Injured at Work

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Pennington County jury has awarded $42 million to a Rapid City woman after she was denied medical benefits from her previous employer and the employer’s insurance company. United Parcel Service and Liberty Mutual were …

6th Circuit Issues Third Opinion Rejecting COVID-19 Business-Interruption Claim

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday affirmed the dismissal of another lawsuit seeking coverage for COVID-19 business-interruption losses, this one filed jointly by 16 private pre-schools in Ohio. It was the third ruling by the 6th Circuit in …

Some in Wisconsin Seek State Standards For Forever Chemicals

MADISON, Wis. (AP) _ Wisconsin residents affected by PFAS contamination say the Biden administration’s recently announced strategy to address harmful forever chemicals doesn’t go far enough and highlights the need for state standards. But industry officials argue state regulators should …

Suspected Tornadoes Cause Damage in Missouri, Illinois

ST. MARY, Mo. (AP) — A suspected tornado damaged buildings and knocked out power in communities along the state line between Missouri and Illinois, and damage was reported in other parts of the states from severe weather. One suspected tornado …

8th Circuit Finds No Ambiguity in Motorcycle Exclusion

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeal ruled Monday that there is no ambiguity in the term “owned motorcycle” and affirmed a decision to deny a $3 million uninsured motorist claim. Lauren Palazzolo was killed in 2017 while driving as a …

Attorney Files Another Lawsuit Against Officer Who Killed 3

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An attorney representing the families of three people who died at the hands of a former Wisconsin police officer filed another federal lawsuit against him Wednesday, saying his department taught him to view Black people as …

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