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US Labor Department proposes new rule to foster accurate, prompt benefit payments in longshore claims Rule will also apply to Defense Base Act, NAFIA and OCSLA claims WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs has proposed a new rule to provide clarity regarding maximum and minimum compensation rates for claims…

U.S. President Barack Obama proposed a $ 4.1 trillion spending plan for fiscal year 2017 on Tuesday in a final White House budget that met immediate Republican resistance for its cost and reliance on tax hikes to fund domestic priorities. Obama, a Democrat who leaves office next January, sought to outline his fiscal and political…

Sports-equipment giant Russell Brands LLC made a bid to purchase the world’s first smart basketball, whose sensors transmit ball-handling data to smartphones. The Kentucky manufacturer, a subsidiary of billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Co., made a $ 1.5 million offer for the bankrupt startup behind the 94Fifty Smart Sensor Basketball, according to court papers. The deal still…

Board proposes 33 job cuts The Altus Public Schools Board of Education held a meeting in the board conference room at the Administrative Center on Monday. In attendance were Superintendent Roger Hill, members Kelley Duncan, James Patterson, Debora Phillips, Dr. John Thomas, Clerk of … Read more on Altus Times