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See's Candies Must Face Worker's COVID Lawsuit After Cali High Court Denies Appeal
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SACRAMENTO — The California Supreme Court will not review a novel ruling that said a candymaker can be sued by an employee who claims she contracted COVID-19 at work and spread it to her husband, who died. Trade groups have warned the lawsuit could spur limitless liability for businesses, but

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Social Security Administration Releases Equity Action Plan
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The Social Security Administration released its first Equity Action Plan on Thursday, supporting President Biden’s whole-of-government equity agenda to advance equity, civil rights, racial justice, and equal opportunity for all. On January 20, 2021, The President signed an Executive Order, Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the

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How To Change Your Name On Your Social Security Card
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A Social Security number is important because you need it to work, collect Social Security benefits, and receive certain government services. The information on your Social Security card must always be up-to-date and correct. If you legally change your name or surname(s) because of marriage, divorce, court order, or any

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Green Groups Call Limetree Bay An 'Environmental Monster,' Ask Biden's EPA To Shut 'Dirty Refinery' Down
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement about the potential for the St. Croix refinery to assist the United States in its national gas price relief efforts: “The United States faces unprecedented challenges on the energy front. Supply chain issues associated with the pandemic, the Russian invasion

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CUSTOMERS SAY: Liberty Mobile Is The Worst Long Distance Phone Service In The USVI!
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — “It stinks!” That’s what customers of Liberty Mobile in St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John and Water Island think about the San Juan, Puerto Rico-based long distance telephone service. Liberty Mobile customers have complained about “drop zones” in St. Thomas and St. Croix where in process phone

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Governor Bryan Presents $90 Million As First Installment From Bond Sale For GERS
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Almost $600 million to be given to GERS through 2024 with $3.8 billion to be paid into the pension system over the next three decades CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan today presented a check for almost $90 million to the Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) as the first installment

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EPA To Begin Inspecting Underground Storage Tanks At Gas Stations On St. Croix Today
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FREDERIKSTED — Commissioner Jean-Pierre Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) advises all Gas Station owners and/or operators of underground storage tanks that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Region 2, will be conducting underground storage tank (UST) Inspections in the St. Croix District on or about

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Cuba Struggles To Buy Fuel As Imports From Venezuela Dwindle -Data Indicates
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From The Thomson Reuters Trust HAVANA — Cuba is struggling to cover a fuel deficit as imports from Venezuela and other countries remain below historical levels and global prices boosted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine make purchases almost unaffordable, according to analysts and data. The Caribbean country, which is dependent

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Accounts Deceivable: Email Scam Costliest Type of Cybercrime
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“The scammers are extremely well organized and law enforcement is not,” Sherry Williams told The Associated Press. RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — A shopping spree in Beverly Hills, a luxury vacation in Mexico, a bank account that jumped from $299.77 to $1.4 million overnight. From the outside, it looked like Moe

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A Third of Puerto Rico Remains in the Dark for the Second Day
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SAN JUAN — More than a third of all homes and businesses in Puerto Rico remained without power on Friday, the second day of a massive outage on the island that may have been caused by a fire at a power plant. Some 500,000 of the 1.4 million homes and

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