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  • Extortion at funerals? That's low, even for low-life scammers

     
    With this being National Consumer Protection Week, I'm receiving all sorts of tips about the latest scams and how to avoid them. This list from the Bucks County Crimes Against Older Adults Task Force includes one that's new to me......
  • Cars Damaged by Hurricane Sandy Pass 250,000 Mark

     
    Hurricane Sandy damaged or destroyed more than 250,000 cars, the National Insurance Crime Bureau said Thursday. The Des Plaines, Ill., agency noted that these preliminary figures only include insured cars whose owners filed claims after the October 2012...
  • Senate budget chief wants to eliminate insurance industry tax break and roll back vehicle tag fees

     
    A top senator said Thursday that he will introduce legislation to eliminate a nearly 30-year-old tax break for insurance companies and use the estimated $220 million in savings to roll back the annual car registration fees paid by the state's drivers. &#...
  • Tuesday Morning Reads: Prescription drugs, health insurers and Negron-care

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Tuesday. Here's what we're reading this morning. * Prescription drug deaths are continuing to decline, the Orlando Sentinel reports. * WFSU looks at how the health care exchanges will impact the role of the...
  • Study: Fort Collins, Colo., Has Safest Drivers; D.C. Remains Worst

     
    A new report finds America's safest drivers are in Fort Collins, Colo., while the least-safe are in the nation's capital. In Allstate Insurance Co.'s annual Allstate America's Best Drivers Report, the Colorado city (pictured) ??? about 65 miles north of.....
  • Nelson named one of the 10 ‘toughest’ politicians

     
    WASHINGTON — The title “badass” isn't the first word to come to mind when talking about politicians — let alone anyone who used to be an insurance commissioner*. But U.S. News & World Report is calling U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: A well-regulated militia, part 3

     
    An ongoing email discussion with David Lombardo, founder and president of the Second Amendment Foundation for Education & Research, Shorewood, Ill. Part One, Part Two. To David: I think we've both laid our cases as well as we're going to.......
  • Looking for insurance through Obamacare? Remember there are scammers lurking

     
    Tuesday's opening of enrollment in Obamacare generated a lot of interest, with nearly three million people hitting the government website and 140,000 calling or requesting live online chats. With so much interest, officials fear scammers will have...
  • Support for healthcare overhaul reaches all-time high in new poll

     
    Support for President Obama's healthcare overhaul is at an all-time high in California, according to a new poll from the Public Policy Institute of California. The survey, released Wednesday, found that 55% of Californians back the changes to the nation'...
  • Glendale Memorial Hospital employees protest planned layoffs

     
    Nurses, technicians and other employees gathered outside Glendale Memorial Hospital Thursday morning to protest planned layoffs....
  • Crashes Don't Have Monopoly on Car Damage

     
    If you think managing to avoid hitting or being hit by another moving vehicle is a foolproof way to maintain a spotless claims record with your insurance provider, beware of obstacles in the road ahead. According to a study by......
  • Thursday Morning Reads: Property insurance, Medicaid and school dollars

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Thursday. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * Gov. Rick Scott is proposing $1.2 billion in new education spending, the Sentinel/Sun Sentinel reports. * Does the Seminole Casino in Hollywood...