WASHINGTON | Trump administration unveils health options for small firms

WASHINGTON — Officials say the Trump administration is rolling out new options for small employers to use tax-free accounts for providing health coverage to workers. The idea is to expand so-called “health reimbursement arrangements” to allow employees to buy their own individual coverage. Employers can also pair the accounts with workplace health insurance, allowing workers … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump administration unveils health options for small firms

BOSTON | The Latest: Barrett picked as umpire crew chief for Series

BOSTON  — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Ted Barrett has been picked as the umpire crew chief for the World Series. This will be the fourth Series assignment for Barret. Tim Timmons will call balls and strikes for Game 1 Tuesday night between the Red Sox and Dodgers. The … Continue reading BOSTON | The Latest: Barrett picked as umpire crew chief for Series

Wyoming News: Casper, Sentencings for October 11 – 17, 2018

Casper, Wyoming – Federal District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal sentenced JOHN PRESTON JACKSON, 65, of Casper, Wyoming on October 11, 2018 for possession with intent to distribute oxycodone and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Jackson was arrested in Casper, Wyoming. He received one hundred twenty months of imprisonment, … Continue reading Wyoming News: Casper, Sentencings for October 11 – 17, 2018

Iowa News: Des Moines Man, Eric Humphrey Sentenced to Prison for Drugs and Guns

Led police on a high speed chase near elementary school, and caused traffic accident Des Moines, Iowa – A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine while possessing firearms was sentenced October 22, 2018, to 15 years in federal prison. Eric Humphrey, 33, from Des Moines, Iowa, received the prison term after a February 21, 2018, … Continue reading Iowa News: Des Moines Man, Eric Humphrey Sentenced to Prison for Drugs and Guns

TAPACHULA, Mexico | The Latest: 1st migrants arrive in Huixtla after 8-hour walk

TAPACHULA, Mexico— The latest on the caravan of Central Americans trying to reach the United States (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The first waves of Central Americans in a huge migrant caravan have begun arriving in the southern Mexico town of Huixtla after an exhausting eight-hour walk. The first to arrive are quickly staking out … Continue reading TAPACHULA, Mexico | The Latest: 1st migrants arrive in Huixtla after 8-hour walk

BOSTON | Gutting it out: Game 1 starter Sale pitching for Series ring

BOSTON — Chris Sale would rather talk about the ring he can win as a World Series champion instead of the almost certainly nonexistent navel ring that — he maintains with a straight face — scratched him from a start in the last round. The Red Sox left-hander will belly up to the mound to … Continue reading BOSTON | Gutting it out: Game 1 starter Sale pitching for Series ring

BOSTON | Manny the Masher, Manny the Miscreant & Macho Manny

BOSTON — Most players are questioned ahead of their World Series debuts. Manny Machado was cross-examined. October’s villain is especially despised at Fenway Park for planting his spikes into Dustin Pedroia in April 2017 . The Boston second baseman hasn’t been the same. “That’s old history,” Machado said Monday, deflector shields raised. He’s Manny the … Continue reading BOSTON | Manny the Masher, Manny the Miscreant & Macho Manny