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  • Muscle Cars Top Most Stolen Sporty-Car List

     
    A trio of nameplates synonymous with American muscle ??? the Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger ??? are also the strongest candidates to be swiped by auto thieves. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau's new list of most......
  • Senate Dems ask Scott for multi-state property insurance compact

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Senate Democrats are asking Gov. Rick Scott to call on governors in other states to form a multi-state property insurance effort that they say would spread risk and therefore reduce rates. “Florida cannot do this alone,”...
  • Timely reminder: standard homeowners insurance doesn't cover sinkholes

     
    Sinkholes are in the news due to the unfortunate tragedy in Florida, where a man died when a sinkhole opened in the room where he was sleeping. News today that a second sinkhole had opened not far away has some......
  • 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...
  • In fob we trust

     
    The blessing and curse of modern car keys Wednesday's print column Earlier this week, we traded my wife's old sedan for the key to a brand new car Literally. In the course of final negotiations with the salesman, I said......
  • 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...