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Avoiding Deer-Car Collisions

The explosion in the deer population has lead to a continuing increase in deer-car collisions. This trend will only increase as the deer population grows and urban habitats continue to encroach upon rural environments....

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Essential Safety Tips for Nighttime Boating

If you own a boat (or better yet, as the joke goes, you know someone who does), you've probably thought about spending some evenings on the water - especially in the summertime. It's a great thought, of course. But,...

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Distracted Driving

Driver distractions or inattentive driving play a part in one out of every four motor vehicle crashes. That is more than 1.5 million collisions a year and 4,300 crashes daily, according to the National Highway Traffic...

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Personal Stories: The Radkas Share Their Experience About Fire Preparedness

After a frightening fire in their home, the Radkas share about how having the right insurance coverage allowed them a quick and easy recovery. October 5-11 is Fire prepardness week. Take a moment to check your home and...

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Asteroids, Meteors and Falling Satellites: Are They Covered By Insurance?

Forecasts of debris from satellites falling to earth regularly receive attention in the news media but the prospect of asteroid debris striking the planet, which occurred on February 15, 2013, in Russia, poses an...

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If I file a claim, will my premium go up?

You may be reluctant to file a claim because you fear that your premium will go up or your insurance will be canceled. Practices vary from company to company. In general, an insurer will increase your premium by...

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Will My Insurance Pay for a Loss In My Car's Value if it Is Damaged In a Collision?

Diminished Value Explained What Is Diminished Value? - After a vehicle has been involved in a major accident and has been repaired, depending on its age and condition, the resale value may be less than if it had not...

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Fantazia Circus in La Fayette, Sunday Oct 5 @ 3pm

This Sunday, October 5th at 3:00pm the Fantazia Circus will be at Lafayette Municipal Park Recreation Center. Adult admission $15 per person, for more information seewww.discoverfantazia.com

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2014-Scare on the Square

Scare on the Square is sponsored by the Bank of Lafayette, and the City of Lafayette Main Street/ Downtown Development Authority board. Local business owners come out on Halloween and give out candy to all the children...

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Do I Need Rental Car Insurance?

Properly insuring a rental car can be confusing, frustrating and downright daunting. Unfortunately, many consumers do not even think about car rental insurance until they get to the counter, which can result in costly...

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