Ever Looked At Cars?


According to the audit, the results of which were presented during a SEIL meeting last week, the region does not have recorded liability for compensated absence, meaning the region does not have money to cover an employee if they were to leave and be entitled to a payout of those benefits, but those liabilities are recorded somewhere else: in the county budgets. “Those would be reported in the audit of each county that has employees of Southeast Iowa Regional Link,” said Des Moines County Budget Director Cheryl McVey, who handles some of the fiscal agent work for the SEIL region, which includes the counties of Des Moines, Henry,

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All About Water Consumption


Short-staffed and overwhelmed, Lee Health offers bonuses to staff who work extra shifts COVID-19 patient admitted to Cape Coral Hospital wishes she’d been vaccinated Hospitals are overwhelmed and understaffed in Southwest Florida. Hundreds of patients are hospitalized with COVID-19 in Lee County, adding to the caseload and leaving hospitals trying to find a way to keep up. Lee Health reported Wednesday afternoon they have 492 COVID patients in their hospitals, and they believe it’s only going to keep getting worse. An official said they got by the past few weeks and even last year, but they

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Insurance Perspectives


Lebanese queue for cooking gas amid economic crisis Lebanese wait to fill their gas cylinders after dealers warned it could soon join the list of scarce goods, prompting a country-wide panic Mahmoud ZAYYAT AFP Lebanese lined up in long queues Tuesday to stock up on cooking gas following warnings of imminent shortages, as an economic crisis eats away at supplies of basic imports. Lebanon, grappling with an economic crisis branded by the World Bank as one of the planet's worse since the mid-19th century, has been hit in recent months by a wave of shortages of basic items from medicine to fuel.

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Have You Never Considered Travel?


Microchip shortage hits Jeep Gladiator production A global shortage of microchips is hitting more truck production, with the Jeep Gladiator its latest victim. Stellantis NV's Toledo South Assembly Plant in Ohio will halt production of the midsize pickup next week. It's the first time scarcity of the semiconductors used in consumer electronics, including vehicles' assisted driving functions, infotainment and heated seats, has stopped production of the Gladiator. We're offering a great deal on all-access subscriptions. Check it out here . "Stellantis continues to work closely with our suppliers to mitigate the

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News Analysis


Bloom, opinion contributor — 08/09/21 10:30 AM EDT The views expressed by contributors are their own and not the view of The Hill Over the next several months, elected officials and policymakers will continue to chart our country’s path to national economic recovery. Investing in cutting edge technology and growing the next generation of health and science leaders have already emerged as  critical bipartisan priorities . Spurred by increased commercial and military competition with other global superpowers, legislators have overlooked certain ideological differences to vitalize the American workforce in

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Have You Ever Thought About Usa?


At these Games, there might not be an athlete embodying a story with a greater combination of sacrifice, courage and long-lasting impact for others than the ever-revered Allyson Felix. The 35-year-old queen of American track is one for the ages. On Friday, Felix ran the women's 400-meter final in 49.46 seconds to capture her first Olympic bronze medal and add to a legendary career.  Then, Saturday night at Olympic Stadium, Felix ran the second leg of a loaded women's 4x400 relay team. Everyone on the team had a gold to their name entering the race, including 2021 breakout stars Sydney McLaughlin and Athing Mu,

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A Novel Up-date Concerning Traffic


Black travelers, in particular, are increasingly looking for ways to show their support for Black-owned travel businesses. Even as the family road trip has made a comeback in the wake of the coronavirus, that sort of trip hasn’t been a source of unfettered freedom for generations of Black motorists because of Jim Crow laws enforcing racial segregation in America. And now, after a year in which protests of the police killings of Black people amplified the perils of skin color, Black travelers are seeking out Black travel agents, Black hoteliers and Black-owned short-term rentals in addition

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The Most Recently Released Reports Regarding Travel


my latest blog post HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The first donation came in early May, for $50, and with a message: “GOD BLESS THE USA!!” In just over a month, the crowdfunding page dedicated to bringing an Arizona-style review of the 2020 presidential election to Pennsylvania had collected $15,339 from 332 donors. Today, the effort has morphed into a full-fledged campaign to “Audit the Vote PA.” The website offers a six-week course on the Constitution and encourages supporters to become a “walking billboard for a forensic audit” by purchasing various hats and T-shirts. Still prominent is the “

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