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Top U.S. Builders Revealed at Quality Built’s 2019 Awards Ceremony

  FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA./ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) On February 19, 2019, over 185 international builders, product manufacturers, and insurance companies gathered at the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower (“The Strat”) in Las Vegas, NV for the unveiling of this year’s QB Builder Awards winners, based on inspection data collected by Quality Built (QB) in … Continue reading Top U.S. Builders Revealed at Quality Built’s 2019 Awards Ceremony

WASHINGTON | Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage

WASHINGTON — Saturday is the last day to sign up for health insurance next year under the Affordable Care Act in most of the country. For 2019, premiums are stable, more plans are available, and millions of uninsured people can still get financial help. But so far sign-ups have been lagging when compared to last … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Sign-up deadline is Saturday for ACA health law coverage

KATOWICE, Poland | Big investors call for carbon price, end to coal power

KATOWICE, Poland — More than 450 asset managers, including major pension funds and insurance companies, are calling on governments to phase out coal-fired power plants and put a meaningful price on carbon to help tackle climate change. The funds, with over $32 trillion in assets, issued their appeal Monday as ministers gathered in Katowice, Poland, … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Big investors call for carbon price, end to coal power

Desperate & duped? GoFundMe means big bucks for dubious care

People seeking dubious, potentially harmful treatment for cancer and other ailments raised nearly $7 million over two years from crowdfunding sites, a study found. Echoing recent research on campaigns for stem cell therapies, the findings raise more questions about an increasingly popular way to help pay for costly, and sometimes unproven, medical care. Soliciting money … Continue reading Desperate & duped? GoFundMe means big bucks for dubious care

WASHINGTON | Senate vote on health care likely fodder for both parties

WASHINGTON — Days after ending a turbulent Supreme Court confirmation fight, the Senate turned back to health care — with a battle squarely aimed at coloring next month’s crucial elections for control of Congress. In a return to its characteristically more unruffled mode of work, the Senate on Wednesday rejected a Democratic attempt to stop … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate vote on health care likely fodder for both parties

SANTA ROSA, Calif. | California wine country fires leave homeowners struggling

SANTA ROSA, Calif.  — Construction crews have already put up the frame on Cheri Sharp’s new house, but she still questions whether rebuilding was the right choice after California’s most destructive wildfire took her old home in wine country nearly a year ago. She’s had to dip into retirement savings to cover a $300,000 shortfall … Continue reading SANTA ROSA, Calif. | California wine country fires leave homeowners struggling

CVS pushes into insurance with $69 billion Aetna bid

December 3, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS)–CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $69 billion deal that will help the drugstore chain reach deeper into customer health care and protect a key client, a person with knowledge of the matter said Sunday. CVS Health Corp. will pay about $207 in cash and stock for each share … Continue reading CVS pushes into insurance with $69 billion Aetna bid