Archive For August 2012

The Republican National Convention 2012: Day 4

on August 31, 2012 by admin in National News, Comments (0)

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Wild Weather A New Normal And Insurance Companies Must Act

on August 30, 2012 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

Severe weather has been clobbering insurance companies, and the headlines just keep coming. “Drought to cost insurers billions in losses,” said the Financial Times a few days ago. “Many […]

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Live Blog: Republican National Convention Day 3; Paul Ryan,

on August 29, 2012 by admin in National News, Comments (0)

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg/Getty Images Republican National Convention 2012 Live Blog – Join us for day 3 of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. Headliners tonight include Mitt Romney’s running […]

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Breslin campaign coffers well-insured

on August 28, 2012 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

Of the nearly $150,000 Sen. Neil Breslin has raised since January, 25 percent comes from the insurance industry.Trying to win an eighth term in office, the Bethlehem Democrat is […]

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Cleveland among safest cities for drivers, Allstate Insurance Co. says

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lynn Ischay, The Plain DealerThe Cleveland area ranks among the safest cities for drivers, according to report from Allstate Insurance Co.CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland area drivers are less likely […]

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Drought to cost insurers billions in losses

on August 27, 2012 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

(Financial Times) — The insurance industry faces its biggest ever loss in agriculture as the worst drought to hit the US in more than half a century devastates the […]

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American League Game Capsules

on August 26, 2012 by admin in Cleveland, Comments (0)

Nick Swisher clubbed three hits, including an RBI single, as the New York Yankees downed the Cleveland Indians, 4-2, in the finale of a three-game set Sunday at Progressive […]

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Republican National Convention reworking schedule because of Tropical Storm …

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Emergency management officials had plans in place to evacuate the city, which is prone to flooding. Heavy rains could bring three to five feet of water.An opening party set for […]

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8 Insurance Industry Impacts of Hurricane Andrew

on August 25, 2012 by admin in Insurance Industry, Comments (0)

1. Out Of Tragedy, A Stronger Market “Hurricane Andrew was quickly elevated into more than a human tragedy — it also altered our state’s history, and became a watershed […]

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Q&A on the Republican National Convention — with a serial killer (sort of) – Chicago Sun

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BY MARK BROWN markbrown@suntimes.com August 24, 2012 8:58PM Reprints Workers continue the construction of the main stage in advance of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., Thursday, August […]

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