State Farm Insurance allegedly destroying papers

Tuesday, April 11, 2006 Zach Scruggs, a lawyer for United States Senator Trent Lott, says that State Farm Insurance Company is destroying records related to claims for damage from Hurricane Katrina. The records allegedly contain information saying that State Farm fraudulently denied insurance claims made by its policy holders, including…

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U.S. February budget deficit is largest on record

Saturday, March 12, 2011 The U.S. Treasury Department reported the government posted a monthly budget deficit of US$222.5 billion in February, the largest monthly deficit ever recorded. The February deficit, announced on Thursday, outstripped the February revenue gain of $110 billion. The report comes at a time when the White…

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U.K. doctors successfully transplant a beating heart

Monday, June 5, 2006 British doctors have successfully transplanted a beating heart into the chest of a 58-year old man, the first operation of its kind in the United Kingdom. The “trial” surgery was performed at Papworth Hospital just outside of London, England in Cambridge. The operation could be “equivalent…

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NHL: Penguins to remain in Pittsburgh

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell announced Tuesday morning that a deal had been struck between state and local officials and the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey franchise. The Penguins organization will formally announce the deal tonight, prior to the Penguins game against the Buffalo Sabres at the Mellon Arena….

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