Top most stolen cars

Does yours make the list? “A vehicle is stolen in the U.S. every 45 seconds,” reports Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent car insurance agency. The …

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The biggest danger at the beach

Over the weekend, strangers formed an 80-person human chain in the waters of Panama City Beach. Their heroic efforts were to rescue 10 swimmers caught in rip currents and pulled …

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Credit card skimmers are on the rise at gas stations

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services report they have found and removed 276 credit card skimmers from gas pumps so far, this year. “Credit card skimmers are a …

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Shark Watch

Florida has the highest shark activity of any other region in the world. In 2016, 53 unprovoked shark attacks occurred in the U.S., according to the Florida Museum of Natural …

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Is your car storm ready?

An unusually active hurricane season has gotten off to an early start this year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) has made their predictions for the Atlantic hurricane season. …

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Florida Special Legislative Session Outcome

Gov. Rick Scott was not satisfied with the $82.4 billion budget passed during the year’s legislative session. In hopes of overhauling part of the state’s budget, he called a special …

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Are sunscreens worth it?

Living in the Sunshine State, most Floridians depend on sunscreens to remedy our over exposure to the sun. “You cannot spend the day at the beach or on a boat …

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Keep Boating Fun

“Florida is one of the rare places you can enjoy boating the entire year,” says Ellsworth Buck, Vice President of GreatFlorida Insurance, Florida’s largest independent boat insurance agency. In conjunction …

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Winners and losers from the 2017 Legislative Session

It was a busy legislative session in Florida this year. State legislators filed about 1,900 bills. Only 12.6 percent, or 234 bills, were passed by both the House and Senate …

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Water Shortage Warning

Worsening drought conditions have triggered a water shortage warning throughout Florida. “Volunteering to reduce water use and conserve as much water as possible will help ease the strain placed on …

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