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2014-10-28 16:27:23

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heffernan Insurance Brokers, one of the largest full-service, independent insurance brokerage firms in the United States, has been recognized as one of Oregon's Healthiest Employers, an awards program presented by the Portland Business Journal. Heffernan's Portland branch ranked #2 in 2014 in the midsize company category. Select employers from the area were named winners of the awards program, held October 23, 2014 at the Sentinel Hotel...

2014-10-28 16:27:04

Davis Vision's providers gain access to new group of direct-pay patients PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SpendWell Health(TM), an online marketplace for health care services, has signed an agreement with Davis Vision, one of the nation's largest eye care provider networks with more than 44,000 providers and over 19 million members. Through the partnership, optometrists, ophthalmologists and opticians within the Davis Vision network can now expand their business' reach...

2014-10-28 16:25:52

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spanish language newspaper La Opinion endorsed Prop 45 over the weekend joining more than a dozen other newspapers supporting Yes on 45 on behalf of six million individuals and small businesses that health insurance companies are price gouging on premiums. "Proposition 45 seeks to expand the power of the California Insurance Commissioner to accept or reject rate hikes from health insurance companies, the same way it does...

2014-10-28 12:37:36

New technology enables Accenture Duck Creek Policy clients to add collaborative underwriting capabilities at lower TCO BEDFORD, Mass., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstBest® Systems, Inc., provider of insurance software solutions for American and global insurance carriers, today announced FirstBest Dynamic Synchronization(TM), a new technology that enables carriers to access Accenture Duck Creek's product definitions within the FirstBest UMS(TM) underwriting workstation. The...

2014-10-28 12:30:35

A provider of technology utilized in many of the nation's leading private exchanges is offering an interactive webinar on the value and return on investment of private exchanges for various stakeholders BROOKFIELD, Wis., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecture, Inc., a leading provider of web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, invites individuals in the health insurance industry to join them on Tuesday, November 4, in an interactive webinar, titled, "Are...

2014-10-28 12:28:47

The fastest -growing segment of the commercial insurance market WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The financial performance of commercial property casualty insurance program administrators continues to outpace the performance of the overall property casualty insurance markets. Program business premium revenues increased by 9.8 percent reaching $30.1 billion in 2013 up from $27.4 billion in 2013. The Target Markets Program Administrators Association (TMPAA) released the results...

2014-10-28 12:28:04

WARREN, N.J., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophisticated art collectors know that managing their collections is an important part of protecting them. To aid in this process, the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies is offering state-of-the-art collections management services at a discounted rate. Chubb Signature personal insurance customers can choose either a system from ArtBanc International or Collectrium to help catalogue and manage their collections in a secure online...

2014-10-28 08:35:38

Amalgamated Life's goal is to further enhance its best in class practices and risk management through the comprehensive automation of its life waiver claims and adjudication process BEDMINSTER, N.J., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FastTrack RTW Services & Solutions, a division of Kamine Technology Group, LLC, announced that Amalgamated Life Insurance Company of White Plains, New York, a leading provider of insurance solutions including group life, disability and medical stop loss,...

2014-10-28 08:30:50

The inaugural TechInsurance Market Index (TIMI) provides a snapshot of small IT business needs and risks. CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechInsurance, the nation's leading provider of business insurance for IT freelancers, contractors, and entrepreneurs, today published its inaugural TechInsurance Market Index (TIMI) report, which illuminates the primary risk exposures facing small technology business owners and offers strategies for reducing these risks and minimizing...

2014-10-28 08:28:20

Thefts Increase 5 percent Over 2012 DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a report on heavy equipment thefts in 2013. This report, co-produced with the National Equipment Register (NER), examines heavy equipment theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and profiles that data according to theft state, theft city, theft month, equipment manufacturer, equipment style...


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Yakutian Horse
2014-07-04 08:40:25

The Yakutian is a rare breed of horse that is native to the Yakutia region of Siberia. It is sometimes referred to as the Yakut horse, Yakut pony or just Yakut. There are several types of Yakutian horse. The purist of the breed is the Northern type, which is bred in Yakut. It is usually bay, gray or a light dun  with zebra markings on its legs. This one is considered the most valuable of the Yakutian varieties. A second type of Yakutian is a little bit smaller, the southern type. It is...

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