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Jacob Clabes: ‘Unexpected friends’ can happen; embracing them can become unexpectedly wonderful

On Thursday morning, after finishing my hurried morning routine of rousing my three sleepy kids, preparing the day’s lunches and spiriting them off to their respective schools, I returned home and stood before my desk to begin the day. Like any other morning, the chatter of the news was on in the background as I went about my usual business. On this particular morning, an unusual solemnity interrupted...

Pew Trusts: Real ID causing real problems as states cope with changing rules and late rollouts

By Elaine S. Povich Pew Charitable Trusts In half a dozen states, including the most populous state of California, the Real ID rollout is a real mess. Technical glitches, delays and miscommunication are roiling the Real ID implementation in those states, calling into question whether residents will have the secure driver’s license needed to travel by air or enter government restricted areas after...

Wiedemann appointed Chief Executive Officer for AAA Club Alliance

AAA Club Alliance has announced the appointment of Thomas C. Wiedemann as Chief Executive Officer. Wiedemann replaces Bernhard “Berni” Koch, who had been with the organization since 2002 and had served as CEO since 2012. AAA Club Alliance, Inc. is the third-largest AAA club in the national AAA federation and serves more than six million members in Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky,...