Heavy Rain Responsible for Sinkholes

A sink hole is growing on the North Lawn of the White House. We will resist the temptation for commentary and jokes. “Sinkholes are nothing new to Floridians,” says Ellsworth …

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Protect Your Car from Hail Damage This Storm Season

The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through November 30. “Current research proves hurricanes are growing stronger and occurring more frequently,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of …

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Could Florida Ban Sunscreen?

Hawaiian lawmakers recently passed a bill prohibiting the sale of sunscreen containing chemicals known to harm coral reefs. “Once signed by governor David Ige, it will be the first law …

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Are Americans breaking up with their cars?

“This year’s declining auto sales proves drivers are ditching their cars,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent auto insurance agency. Last year, car sales dropped …

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Trashing the ocean

2018 Earth Day is this Sunday, April 22. The theme for this year’s Earth Day focuses on ending plastic pollution. Single-use plastic is believed to be the biggest source of …

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Preparing your house to sale

Spring is an ideal time to list your home for sale. But before it is listed on the market, be sure it is attractive to buyers. According to survey by …

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Here come the alligators

Recently, an 11-ft. alligator made its way into a homeowner’s swimming pool in Sarasota, FL after busting through the patio screen. A seven-ft. alligator caused a traffic jam on Easter …

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2018 best and worst car brands

Finding your ideal car is a challenge. “Knowledge of reliable or well performing brands, is a great place to start,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest …

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2018 Boating Trends

National Marine Manufacturers Association reports boat sales have increased every year for the past six years. Florida leads in boat sales and this year is expected to be no different, …

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Winners and Losers from the 2018 Florida Legislature

This year’s legislative session was unique. The tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School prompted action from lawmakers, shifting the agenda toward the end. According to the Tampa Bay Times, …

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