Aug 27

Harveys Lake police arrest man on allegations he stole items from vehicles

Harveys Lake police arrest man on allegations he stole items from vehicles
HARVEYS LAKE — A Scranton man who spent time in state prison for stealing items from vehicles in the Pittston area was arraigned Monday on similar charges. Police said Douglas Sickler, 34, was arrested a residence in Lake Township was searched and …
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JLTV Award Could Reorder Vehicle Industry
WASHINGTON — The US Army is poised to award a contract for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), its Humvee replacement, in the coming days — a much anticipated milestone with the power to reshape the ground vehicles industry. One of three …

5 Vehicle Types Americans Hate
Your vehicle says something about you. And if you drive a lifted 4×4 or ride a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, some people may not like what it's saying. That's according to a new survey that asked 1,000 respondents which specialty vehicle …
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Aug 25

Latest State Farm Insurance News

Reader's Watchdog: Why credit use affects insurance
Koepsel, 89, a former auditor for the Internal Revenue Service, says she moved her auto insurance business about two years ago from State Farm to Farm Bureau because it was less expensive. The widow has had one collision claim since the 1950s, …

Katrina whistleblower suit sent back to lower court to broaden search
The whistleblower suit filed in 2006 against State Farm Fire and Casualty Insurance Co. over wind and flood damage linked to Hurricane Katrina is a long way from being over. The 5th U.S. District Court of Appeals in New Orleans on July 13 reversed the …
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Aug 24

BBDO New York Wins Insurance Giant Humana

BBDO New York Wins Insurance Giant Humana
America's fourth largest health insurance company Humana picked BBDO New York as its lead creative agency after a four-month review. The client was acquired by the third largest U.S. insurer, Aetna, for $ 34.1 billion in July amid what The Wall Street …
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5 Tips for Selecting Travel Insurance
Selecting the right travel insurance policy can be an involved and overwhelming task. It is not always wise to assume that one visit to a price-comparison website and quick scan of the options will square travelers away. The search requires a thorough …
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Aug 22

Insurance acquisition: Centene buying Health Net

Insurance acquisition: Centene buying Health Net
The consolidation steamboat that's charging its way through the health care insurance industry added another target as St. Louis-based Centene Corp. agreed to acquire Los Angeles-based Health Net in a deal valued at $ 6.8 billion. The companies said …
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Should I buy travel insurance?
"Would you like to add travel insurance to protect your trip?" A number of folks jump at this offer, out of fear or simply out of impulse, and the U.S. Travel Insurance Association estimates that about $ 1.9 billion in policies are sold annually …
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US Olympic Committee Announces Road To Rio Tour Presented By Liberty Mutual
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The United States Olympic Committee announced today details of the Road to Rio Tour presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance. The nine-stop tour will circle the country from July 4, 2015, to Sept. 10, 2016, bringing the spirit of …

Aug 18

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Aug 17

Car Insurance Provides The Best Financial Protection for Drivers – New

Car Insurance Provides The Best Financial Protection for Drivers – New
Auto insurance provides important financial security for car owners. A plan can pay for car repairs, bodily injuries suffered by passengers and it can pay benefits in case the vehicle gets stolen. The newly released blog post explains the importance of …
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InsureMyTrip reports high demand for comprehensive travel insurance plans in 2015
WARWICK, R.I., July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — A new consumer report from travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip finds nearly 75 percent of all their customers choose a comprehensive travel insurance plan for both domestic and international travel.
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Aug 15

Latest Usa Auto Insurance News

GEICO Passes Allstate to Become 2d Largest US Auto Insurer: SNL
Allstate spokeswoman Maryellen Thielen told SNL in a statement that the insurer's focus extends beyond the auto insurance business. “Allstate's strategy is to provide a broad set of competitively differentiated products to the four consumer segments of …
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Survey: Louisiana car insurance costs most, Maine least
Insurance shopping website is out with its annual annual of average new-car insurance costs, and once again Louisiana tops the list, a dubious distinction for a state not typically No. 1 in 50-state lists. No. 2 is the home of the domestic …
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Car accident? Here's how much your rates could rise
In general, the study found, drivers who make a single claim of $ 2,000 or more can expect their premiums to increase by 41 percent. That translates to a $ 335 increase for the average U.S. auto insurance premium of $ 815 a year. For the unfortunate souls …
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Duggan: Low-cost auto insurance on the way for Detroit
More than a year after Duggan first proposed creating low-cost car insurance for Detroiters, he suddenly announced before an audience of nearly 800 at Cobo Center that he'd "roll it out next week." Duggan spoke at … Duggan said at today's meeting …
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Aug 14

Overseas car insurance a minefield for travelers

Overseas car insurance a minefield for travelers
The clerk insisted that we purchase insurance even though my Capital One Visa Signature credit card provided it, saying that I needed to buy coverage through Sixt because there are frequently problems with insurance through U.S. credit card companies.
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Walmart enters the auto insurance business
Walmart is entering the auto insurance business in its latest move to offer affordable financial services to customers, the company announced Wednesday. The world's largest retailer is partnering with, a price-comparison and shopping …
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Can Apple CarPlay help lower your insurance payments?
Primarily, Apple CarPlay offers multiple advantages to drivers and it might directly affect insurance premiums. By combining a driver's mobile device and car … CarPlay can become much “easier” to manage. It might be the best time to do some auto …
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Aug 12

State Farm renews long-time partnership with Habitat for Humanity

State Farm renews long-time partnership with Habitat for Humanity
The mission of State Farm is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected and realize their dreams. State Farm and its affiliates are the largest providers of auto, home and individual life insurance in the United States.
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BCBS of WNY, State Farm team to sell health plans
BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York is set to partner with State Farm this fall to market and sell individual BlueCross BlueShield health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act. Beginning Nov. 1, local State Farm sales representatives will …
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