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Now that we’re a few weeks removed from 2020, it’s a good time to reflect on such a momentous year. We can think about developments in the social and political spheres, but we also learned – or perhaps re-learned – some valuable lessons about investing.

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Capitol Police leadership had plenty of intelligence warning that armed extremists were planning to target the Capitol over President Donald Trump’s election loss, according to new testimony Thursday. But their rank-and-file officers were still left exposed against armed rioters who came wit…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers pressed the acting U.S. Capitol Police chief Thursday to explain why the force wasn’t prepared to fend off a violent mob of insurrectionists even though officials had compiled specific, compelling intelligence that extremists were likely to attack Congress and try…

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MISSION, Kan. (AP) — When COVID-19 patients inundated St. Louis hospitals, respiratory therapists arriving for yet another grueling shift with a dwindling supply of ventilators would often glance at their assignments and cry, heading into the locker room to collect themselves.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The increasingly slim odds — and surprisingly thin outreach from the White House — for Neera Tanden’s nomination as head of the Office of Management and Budget are raising growing questions about how long the president will stick with her, in an early test of how he will us…

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s law forcing Google and Facebook to pay for news is ready to take effect, though the laws’ architect said it will take time for the digital giants to strike media deals.

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(The Center Square) – Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is proposing a $36 billion budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 that increases spending by $186 million, with much of the increase going to education.

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(The Center Square) – Retail sales in the U.S. could rise between 6.5% and 8.2% to more than $4.3 trillion this year as more people get the COVID-19 vaccine and the economy reopens, according to the National Retail Federation.

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When a client tells me that they need business to be better, my first question is, “Are you delivering the very best service you can?” I usually get one of two answers. One is, “How did you know?” The other is “We give great service!” Both are negative answers to my question. Most businesses…

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Louisiana confirmed under 550 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday as the number of recoveries surpassed 400,000 statewide, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

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(The Center Square) – Lack of staff and information is keeping Louisiana State Police from investigating most of the fraud claims the Department of Insurance refers, a member of LSP’s insurance fraud and auto theft unit told a legislative task force Tuesday.

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The City of Walker is partnering with LifeShare Blood Center, a community blood bank that operates in multiple states, to host a blood drive on Thursday, Feb. 25, according to an announcement.

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Louisiana confirmed under 750 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday as hospitalizations dropped closer to 700 statewide, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.

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If you have a child or other family member who has special needs due to physical or mental conditions, you face a variety of challenges planning for their care, including financial ones. You may also have some well-meaning relatives who want to help, but who may not realize that their moves …