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Insurance Company Ordered to Pay $34 Million For Kicking 90-Year-Old Off Plan

An Omaha-based insurance provider has been ordered to pay more than $34 million after a jury in a Montana district court found the company in violation of Montana's unfair trade practices law and in breach of contract.
"This is an important case that will hopefully change how other long-term care cases are handled for other policy holders."
- Daniel B. Bidegaray, lead attorney for Hull

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Insurance Company Ordered to Pay $34 Million For Kicking 90-Year-Old Off Plan

Source: Omaha.com, Tue April 10, 2012
An Omaha-based insurance provider has been ordered to pay more than $34 million after a jury in a Montana district court found the company in violation of Montana's unfair trade practices law and in breach of contract.

EcoATM Arrives in Stores - Accepts Used Cell Phones, Spits Out Store Credit

Source: TreeHugger, Sat October 10, 2009
Could gadget recycling get easier than this?

“We Didn’t Know He Was Clarence Thomas”

Source: NBC News, Tue June 16, 2009
High school seniors Terrence Stephens and Jason Ankrah, star football players at Quince Orchard High School in Gaithersburg, Md., were sitting on a plane returning from a recruitment session at the University of Nebraska when they struck up a conversation with the man sitting next to them.

Wind Is Energy ‘Gift’ For Native Americans

Source: DomesticFuel.com, Sat October 25, 2008
The Great Plains, USA - Native Americans on the Great Plains are harvesting a new gift these days ... wind power.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Top ten cities announced as part of “Be a Better Planet” campaign

Source: GlobalGreen, Sat September 01, 2007
Hastings, Nebraska, USA - Yahoo! Inc. today announced that Hastings, Nebraska, has won its "Be a Better Planet" Greenest City in America challenge.

Buffett shares stock fortune

Source: Toronto Star, Tue July 10, 2007
Omaha, Nebraska, USA - The five foundations that billionaire Warren Buffett has pledged most of his $49 billion (U.S.) fortune to received their second annual gift of Class B shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. yesterday.

Fashion Made From Feathers? UNL Gives It A Try

Source: KETV, Wed September 20, 2006
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - From the farmyard to the fashion house, some University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers are taking unusable agricultural byproducts and spinning them into cloth.

Warren Buffett donates $37 billion to charity

Source: Rediff, Sun June 25, 2006
Omaha, NE - In what is believed to be the largest charitable gift made in the United States, the world's second richest man Warren Buffet plans to donate the bulk of his $44-billion (Rs 202,840 crore) fortune to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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