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TheBest Claims Solutions

Introducing the new look, new name, and future of TheBestIRS Phoenix, AZ, January 14, 2021 – TheBest Claims Solutions, formerly known as TheBestIRS, Insurance Recruiting Specialists, announced the company’s complete rebranding including a name change. This milestone is a major …

Mobile Home Parks in Oregon Burned. Now Rent is Due.

TALENT, Ore. — In mid-October, 78-year-old Joseph Powell moved back into his mobile home in Talent Mobile Estates. His view had changed since Sept. 8. He used to open his door to towering trees and a community of modest homes. …

Waymo Opens Driverless Robo-Taxi Service to the Public in Phoenix

DETROIT — Waymo on Thursday will relaunch and expand its fully automated, robo-taxi ride hailing service in Phoenix, rebooting its effort to transform years of autonomous vehicle research into a revenue-producing business. Waymo, the self-driving vehicle technology unit of Google …

Fires Without Precedent Rage in Usually Cool, Wet Northwest

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Numerous wildfires burned in Oregon’s forested valleys and along the coast, destroying hundreds of homes and causing mass evacuations. Farther north, flames devoured buildings and huge tracts of land in Washington state. Officials said the number …

GEICO Hiring Auto Damage Adjusters in Phoenix

GEICO, a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, is looking to hire auto damage adjusters in Phoenix with excellent customer service and time management skills as well as a desire to help customers after an accident. Interested candidates …

Flooded Phoenix Jail Forces Relocation of Inmates

Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials say a probationary detention officer caused the leak of a high pressure fire sprinkler water main at the downtown Phoenix jail. The broken pipe flooded the downtown Fourth Avenue Jail on Friday. It forced the relocation …

FMCSA Orders Phoenix-Based Bus Company Shut Down

Safety investigators for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have ordered Phoenix-based Autobuses Rayon, Inc., USDOT No. 2011920, to immediately cease all passenger transportation operations after finding that the company was endangering the traveling public …

Thunderstorm’s Strong Winds Rake Phoenix Area

A brief thunderstorm’s strong winds damaged several homes under construction and toppled trees in neighborhoods in southeastern parts of the Phoenix, Ariz., area. The storm late Monday also downed power poles, and the Salt River Project reported that 4,500 customers …

USAA Adding Close to 3,500 New Positions Through 2015

USAA, a leading financial services provider for the military community and their families, today unveiled plans to add as many as 3,500 net new jobs over the next three years to keep pace with its current and projected membership growth. …

State Farm Plans Expansion in Phoenix Metro Area

State Farm is planning to grow its operations in the Phoenix metropolitan area. A State Farm spokesman confirmed Tuesday that the company will boost its established operations in metro Phoenix as well as in Dallas and Atlanta. Those areas are …