This article is available to Members of The Local. Read more Membership Exclusives here.Bills and finances Often when people are looking to save, they first think about cutting down on luxuries such as meals out or clothes and accessories, but there are often savings to be made when it comes to household bills. Go through all your regular costs, and look for any payments you're making for services you don't use, or any that you don't understand, then contact the company to clarify or cancel. For example, if your home insurance includes good travel insurance, you don't need a separate travel insurance policy. If you get your bills sent to your home, you might be charged an administrative fee (administrativ avgift) which you could cut out completely by going paperless and checking your bills online. The next step is to see if you can make any smarter choices with regular bills, such as upgrading your home insurance to include travel insurance if that is cheaper than paying … [Read more...] about Members’ guide: How to save money despite living in Sweden
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By Larry Lage Published 6:56 pm PST, Tuesday, December 25, 2018 Kelly Panneck (12) plans to put an off-ice-career on hold thanks to a landmark deal with USA Hockey that provides her and other U.S. players with about $70,000 in a training stipend. Kelly Panneck (12) plans to put an off-ice-career on hold thanks to a landmark deal with USA Hockey that provides her and other U.S. players with about $70,000 in a training stipend. Photo: Carlos Osorio / Associated Press Photo: Carlos Osorio / Associated Press Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Kelly Panneck (12) plans to put an off-ice-career on hold thanks to a landmark deal with USA Hockey that provides her and other U.S. players with about $70,000 in a training stipend. Kelly Panneck (12) plans to put an off-ice-career on … [Read more...] about USA Hockey stipend boost keeping more women in the sport
Many supporters of gambling expected that a case that went before the U.S. Supreme Court a year ago would finally open the door to sports betting nationwide — even if the court’s ruling on the case came too late for most states, Minnesota included, to do much about it in 2018. Legislation is already being drafted for the Minnesota Senate to take up the issue in 2019, and negotiations have already begun that could add Minnesota to a growing list of those that have legalized betting on professional and college sports. But will the new DFL majority in the Minnesota House be as enamored of adding to the state’s menu of gambling options? GOP Sen. Roger Chamberlain, who chairs the state Senate Taxes Committee, said he expects to have bipartisan sponsorship on a bill he believes could pass by the end of the 2019 session, which opens Jan. 8. “We have a rough draft. We’ll get it in and then we’ll make the tweaks as we go,” he said. He expected several … [Read more...] about Could legalized sports betting be coming to Minnesota sooner rather than later?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Climate Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Supported by ByHiroko Tabuchi and Tryggvi Adalbjornsson July 28, 2018 The lawyer nominated to run the Superfund toxic cleanup program is steeped in the complexities of restoring polluted rivers and chemical dumps. He spent more than a decade on one of the nation’s most extensive cleanups, one involving Dow Chemical’s But while he led Dow’s legal strategy there, the chemical giant was accused by regulators, and in one case a Dow engineer, of submitting disputed data The lawyer, Peter nominated in March by President Trump E.P.A. officials pointed to Mr. Wright’s expertise in environmental law and his tenure at Dow as valuable qualifications. The White House on Saturday referred questions to the E.P.A. He spent 19 years at Dow, one of the world’s largest chemical makers, in a court … [Read more...] about He Was Dow’s ‘Dioxin Lawyer.’ Now He’s Trump’s Choice to Run the Superfund Program.
.......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........UNM soccer coach Jeremy Fishbein talks with the media after a meeting with the UNM Athletic Director on Wednesday(Greg Sorber/Journal)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — After hours of often-emotional public comment and objections from athletes, coaches, parents, alumni and other community members, the University of New Mexico Board of Regents on Thursday unanimously approved the elimination of four Lobo sports.Athletic Director Eddie Nunez and President Garnett Stokes had advanced the proposal to cut men’s soccer, men’s and women’s skiing, and women’s beach volleyball to help solve longstanding financial problems and Title IX compliance concerns raised just months ago through a consultant’s review.ADVERTISEMENTThe board voted 6-0 to approve the recommendation, earning … [Read more...] about Breaking: UNM Regents approve cutting four sports