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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day: April 27

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Do you have expired or unused prescription medicines sitting around in your kitchen or bathroom cabinets? Now you have a safe and anonymous way to dispose of them: National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 27. According to the US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), unused or expired prescription drug medications are a public safety…


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Car thieves are just driving away with our cars for the darndest reason!

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We’ve all misplaced our car keys at one point or another, but are people getting more forgetful? That would appear to be the case if we review the recent report that the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) issued on car thefts. Thieves are driving away with our cars because we are making it too easy…


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Thinking of a side hustle? Check with your insurance agent

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Today, it seems like everybody’s got a side hustle, which is essentially just a fancy rebranding of what used to be called moonlighting. But today’s moonlighting often comes with a twist …. these gigs often involve using your personal car or home to generate extra income. Whether it’s driving for Lyft, dropping off packages for…


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Your annual reminder: Any dog can bite

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This week is Dog Bite Prevention Week and the US Postal Service would like to remind you that although there are about 78 million good doggies here in the U.S., “any dog can bite.” They should know. Their carriers suffer about 6,000 dog attacks a year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,…


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It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week

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Highway road construction zones are a dangerous place, an area where accidents are more likely to happen. Workers perform their jobs in a high-risk environment as multi-ton metallic vehicles speed by them all throughout their shift. But despite the vulnerability of the road workers, drivers are the most frequent fatality in work zone crashes. Between…


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