March 27, 2021

Day: March 27, 2021

State officials are investigating senator, wife for potential campaign finance violations

The exact allegations Sullivan is pursuing remain unclear. Sullivan has not referred any case against the Fattmans to Attorney General Maura Healey’s office, which in turn could pursue a criminal or civil probe of its own, and Sullivan’s office has not detailed what it’s investigating. The Fattmans’ lawsuit also accuses Sullivan of not providing a full explanation of the evidence he’s compiled.

But the Fattmans — in both their complaint and a lengthy statement released Friday by the senator — said that Sullivan launched a probe in December, including into contributions Ryan Fattman’s campaign made to state and local Republican

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Rockets guard Victor Oladipo out for personal reasons

Less than 24 hours before the trade deadline, veteran guard Victor Oladipo did not play in Wednesday’s home game for the Houston Rockets due to what the team referred to as personal reasons.

“Victor’s not available,” head coach Stephen Silas said in pregame comments leading up to tipoff versus Charlotte. “He has a personal thing going on, and unfortunately, he won’t be playing tonight.”

The timing of the move was curious, since Oladipo’s name has swirled in various rumors ahead of Thursday’s NBA trade deadline. The two-time All-Star is widely expected to be traded, since he’s in the final year

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National business association releases pandemic survey | News

The NFIB Research Center has released its latest COVID-19 survey on the impact the pandemic has had on small businesses.

The National Federation of Independent Businesses reported 13% of small business owners report that they will have to close their doors if current economic conditions do not improve over the next six months, down from 25% in December.

“After a year of the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges that came with it, small business owners are working hard to see a brighter future for their businesses,” said Holly Wade, executive director of NFIB’s Research Center. “Economic conditions seem to be

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Senate overwhelmingly votes to extend small business rescue

Democrats and Republicans reached agreement relatively quickly over the last several days to keep the popular program open, after banks warned that loan applications were at risk of being stuck in a processing backlog created by new SBA fraud checks. The extension, backed by a wide array of trade groups, would also allow more employers to take advantage of new Biden administration rules designed to expand access to tiny businesses and others who struggled to obtain the loans previously.

“There’s no reason to let this program expire while there are scores of small businesses still in line and billions of

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KSL Investigates: What water damage is not covered by homeowners insurance?

SALT LAKE CITY – When it comes to homeowners’ insurance, there are certain things you can just count on being covered.

Damage from fire and wind is going to be covered, but damage from water is … a bit more complicated.

Michelle Megna with Insurance.com said thousands of homeowners every year are shocked when the inside of their home ends up wet — and insurance leaves them high and dry.

“Water damage claims are among the most common claims that homeowners make,” she said.

One rule of thumb, she said, is to try and answer the question: Where did the

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Randy Carver Overcame Cancer and a Heart Attack to Prevail in Finance

  • Randy Carver has gone through multiple setbacks in life to prevail in the financial industry.
  • Carver started trading silver futures part-time in college before landing a job at Edward Jones.
  • He founded his firm, Carver Financial Services, in 1990 and manages over $2 billion in assets.
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Randy Carver always says to question the experts. It’s an understandable philosophy for somebody who had a cancer misdiagnosed at age 12, which ended up involving multiple treatments and surgeries before having his left lung removed. 

That alone would’ve been plenty to overcome, but it has been

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