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Biden bill to help millions avoid higher health care bills

Biden bill to help millions avoid higher health care bills

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people in the United States will be spared sharp increases in healthcare costs next year after President Joe Biden signs law into law Extending generous subsidies to those who buy plans through federal and state marketplaces. The comprehensive climate, tax and health bill is providing $70 billion over the next …

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Omaha Mayor Stothert addresses travel review before trip to Sicily |  Politics & Government

Omaha Mayor Stothert addresses travel review before trip to Sicily | Politics & Government

As she prepared for a three-week trip to Sicily, Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert defended her trip outside of the city, which has come under increased scrutiny in recent weeks amid media attention and a controversial proposal to change the city charter . The trip, postponed to 2021, is one of the final steps needed to …

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Sunbury River Festival celebrates many forms of art |  applause

Sunbury River Festival celebrates many forms of art | applause

SUNBURY – This weekend, the popular Sunbury River Festival celebrates Sunbury once again with fun, food, entertainment and even some culture. The festival has been held annually for more than thirty years and regularly attracts between 5,000 and 10,000 people over the course of the weekend. This year there will be a range of offerings …

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Money services companies penalized for not implementing robust anti-money laundering practices

Money services companies penalized for not implementing robust anti-money laundering practices

Two recent federal enforcement actions announced on the same day have underscored the need for crypto companies to carefully review their anti-money laundering (AML) obligations or risk significant penalties. First, on August 8, 2022, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) placed Tornado Cash (Tornado) on the list of Specially Designated Nationals …

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American farmers kill their own crops and sell cows because of extreme drought

American farmers kill their own crops and sell cows because of extreme drought

new York CNN business — Nearly three-quarters of US farmers say this year’s drought is hurting their crops — with significant crop and income losses, according to a new survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation, a lobby group representing agricultural interests. This year’s drought conditions are taking a heavier toll than last year, as …

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Confluent Health opens new headquarters and creates 350 new full-time positions

Confluent Health opens new headquarters and creates 350 new full-time positions

Executives and local officials celebrated the grand opening of Confluent Health LLC’s new corporate headquarters, a $10 million project that will create 350 full-time jobs in Kentucky. “We are committed to building an economy that works for every single resident of Kentucky, and investing in the fast-growing healthcare industry is one of the many ways …

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Tips to take the sting out of 50% higher rental car prices

Tips to take the sting out of 50% higher rental car prices

When creating your travel budget, don’t assume that your biggest expenses will be accommodation and airfare. More than ever, rental cars are becoming one of the biggest — and stubbornly high — aspects of people’s vacation budgets. While airfare and accommodation prices are certainly near all-time highs, car rentals are among the biggest price hikes …

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