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Anthem Reaches $115M Data Breach Settlement

Anthem Reaches 5M Data Breach Settlement

New Trailer Previews Columbus-Focused Movie[1]

By Dan McGowan Senior Writer/Reporter 2017-06-23T12:39:14Z

A national publication has published a theatrical trailer for a Hollywood movie that was filmed in and features an Indiana city. Entertainment Weekly unveiled an exclusive preview of Columbus, which stars John Cho, Haley Lu Richardson and Parker Posey. The film focuses on a Korean-born man, played by Cho, whose father ends up in a coma and hospitalized in the Bartholomew County city. He forms a relationship women, played by Richardson, who is an expert on the local architecture.

Anthem Reaches 5M Data Breach Settlement

Bloomington Chamber Names ’10 Under 40′ Winners[2]

By Alex Brown Multimedia Journalist 2017-06-22T22:01:09Z

The Greater Bloomington Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2017 10 Under 40 Awards. The honors are given to professionals under the age of 40 based on their professional achievement, leadership and civic involvement efforts.

Anthem Reaches 5M Data Breach Settlement

Gillenwater Named ‘Executive of the Year’[3]

By Tara Twigg TV Producer 2017-06-23T21:34:23Z

The Indiana Chamber Executives Association has named Christy Gillenwater the 2017 Executive of the Year. She is president and chief executive officer of the Southwest Indiana Chamber and received the honor at the association’s annual conference in South Bend. Gillenwater has served as president and CEO of the chamber since 2013.

Anthem Reaches 5M Data Breach Settlement

Anthem Reaches $115M Data Breach Settlement[4]

By Andy Ober Assistant Managing Editor 2017-06-25T16:51:02Z

Indianapolis-based Anthem Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) has reached a $115 million settlement agreement over the 2015 data breach involving nearly 80 million people. Attorneys for the plaintiffs in the class action lawsuit say the agreement, if approved by the court, would be the largest data breach settlement in history. The settlement fund would be used to provide those affected by the breach with at least two years of credit monitoring or reimburse those who are already enrolled.

Anthem Reaches 5M Data Breach Settlement

BorgWarner Center New Chapter in Noblesville[5]

By Andy Ober Assistant Managing Editor 2017-06-23T17:28:02Z

An executive with Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) says employees will be able to “just feel the innovation, the collaboration, the creativity” of its new technical center in Noblesville. Vice President of Product and Manufacturing Strategy Tania Wingfield was on-hand today as the company broke ground on the $28 million facility. She says the location, which will consolidate the company’s existing centers in Anderson and Pendleton, will allow for…

References

  1. ^ New Trailer Previews Columbus-Focused Movie (www.insideindianabusiness.com)
  2. ^ Bloomington Chamber Names ’10 Under 40′ Winners (www.insideindianabusiness.com)
  3. ^ Gillenwater Named ‘Executive of the Year’ (www.insideindianabusiness.com)
  4. ^ Anthem Reaches $115M Data Breach Settlement (www.insideindianabusiness.com)
  5. ^ BorgWarner Center New Chapter in Noblesville (www.insideindianabusiness.com)

‘We’ll Catch You Honey’: Teenage Girl Rescued After 25-Foot Fall Off Amusement Park Ride

Park guests and employees at Six Flags Great Escape[1] park in upstate New York became unlikely heroes when they stepped in to rescue a teenage girl dangling from a gondola ride, working together to catch her as she fell 25 feet into their arms.

The 14-year-old girl, who has not been publicly identified, did not sustain any serious injuries in the Saturday incident, according to local authorities[2]. She was riding the “Sky Ride” at Six Flags Great Escape in Queensbury, New York when she slipped out of the gondola chair.

Video captured at the scene shows her dangling from the two-person gondola as park guests gather below her. The girl’s neck initially appeared to be stuck in the gondola, but she was able to untangle herself before dropping 25 feet.

Loren Lent, a mail handler from Glenville, New York who was in the park during the incident and captured the scene on video, said he was waiting for his children to finish at the Sky Ride when he heard screaming and saw a rider dangling.

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'We'll Catch You Honey': Teenage Girl Rescued After 25-Foot Fall Off Amusement Park Ride

“I just pulled my phone out and turned it into video because I was amazed it’s not something you’ve ever seen or would want to see,” he told TIME.

He videotaped for about 20 seconds, he said, and he and half a dozen men began strategizing how to catch the girl when the ride was completely stopped. One man climbed up a tree to push the branches out of the way.

(For licensing or usage, contact [email protected])Girl falling from ride at 6 Flags Great Escape and they have NO means to rescue them. Thanks to the guys who banded together to catch her and the guy who climbed the tree to move the branches out of the way.

Posted by Loren Lent[3] on Saturday, June 24, 2017

As she began to drop, someone in the crowd that had gathered below her can be heard yelling, “We’ll catch you honey!”

“I think it was an impulsive coordination,” Lent said. “It was a bunch of strangers coming together to help out a person in an emergency situation.”

Lent was frustrated though; he said not one park employee was on the scene initially. When they did arrive, he began yelling at them, because he thought they weren’t moving quickly enough. A security guard asked him to remove himself from the scene, so he ultimately shot video of the girl’s rescue.

The footage shows her hitting a tree as she fell, but cheers erupt as the girl is caught.

(For licensing or usage, contact [email protected])Girl falling from ride at 6 Flags Great Escape and they have NO means to rescue them. Thanks to the guys who banded together to catch her and the guy who climbed the tree to move the branches out of the way.

Posted by Loren Lent[4] on Saturday, June 24, 2017

Six Flags said in a statement that the girl was caught by “guests and security personnel.”

Emergency medical services were sent to the scene, and she was transported to a local hospital, before being transported by helicopter to a hospital in Albany[5]. She remains there, authorities said, in stable condition and with no serious injuries.

Authorities said a 47-year-old man was also hospitalized when he hurt his back trying to catch the girl, but has since been released.

The Sky Ride, listed under “Family Rides” on the park’s website,[6] is described as “a roundtrip ski-lift style gondola ride.”

Lent, who says he is a season pass holder, says this incident won’t infringe on his visits to the park, but he won’t be sending his family on the Sky Ride anytime soon.

The Warren County Sheriff’s office said they inspected the ride with park personnel and found that everything was working correctly.

Six Flags said that the New York State Department of Labor cleared the ride to operate, but it is remaining closed while the park conducts an internal review.

“We are in the process of gathering more information,” Six Flags Queensbury said in a statement. “The safety and security of our guests is our top priority and our thoughts and prayers are with our guest and her family.”

References

  1. ^ Six Flags Great Escape (time.com)
  2. ^ according to local authorities (www.facebook.com)
  3. ^ Loren Lent (www.facebook.com)
  4. ^ Loren Lent (www.facebook.com)
  5. ^ Albany (time.com)
  6. ^ park’s website, (www.sixflags.com)

Drown announces for Arkansas Secretary of State

State Rep. Trevor Drown of Russellville officially announced his campaign for Arkansas Secretary of State during a monthly meeting of the Pope County Republican Committee on Tuesday night. Drown is a two-term State Representative from District 68, which includes parts of Pope and Van Buren counties. As a U.S. Army Green Beret, he has served in special forces operations in Afghanistan and South Sudan. In addition, he retired from the United Parcel Service in 2016 after a 27-year career.

“My entire career has been centered around organization, logistics and budgeting,” said Drown. “I want to use that experience in the Secretary of State position to help save tax dollars, ensure fair elections, and to make it easy to conduct business in Arkansas.”

Drown maintains reserve status with the Army National Guard, where he continues his military service as a Master Sergeant with the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Training Detachment. He has many decorations, including the Bronze Star for Service and the Army Commendation Medal for Valor. The next secretary of ctate will play an important role in redistricting, the process of updating legislative districts every 10 years to meet population shifts. The secretary of state has one of three votes when finalizing the new districts, the other two votes belonging to the governor and attorney general.

When asked about his outlook on redistricting, Drown said he believes the partisan politics of the Democrats in control during the 2011 redistricting resulted in a lot of poorly shaped districts.

“Many voters are losing faith in our political system due in large part because of political gerrymandering. I believe it should be done in a consistent and uniform manner that considers geography and regional input first,” he said. Drown stressed that his experiences as a Green Beret make him best suited to oversee the security of the capitol grounds, another job of the Secretary of State’s office. He plans to work closely with the Capitol Police in working to enhance the current security protocol.

“Every day our capitol has visitors from around the state, nation, and world. With all the unfortunate acts of violence and terrorism happening today, Arkansans need to know they can visit the capitol without fear of attack,” Drown said. Drown said he plans to also use his military experience to expand a veteran’s outreach program within the office that will “ensure veterans have another avenue for obtaining answers to questions about our state’s government and the many programs available to them.”

Drown and his wife Kara have been married for 17 years. They have two children, Ayden, 16, and Ella, 8. Drown is a member of the National Rifle Association, Arkansas Cattleman Association, Special Operations Association, Special Forces Association, and the American Legion.