Grab your ear muffs, the New Year’s arriving with a frigid bang

A deep freeze is about to descend on , and thanks to record high temperatures across the Arctic.

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A New Year’s Eve app to fight drowsy driving

Drunk drivers won’t be the only revelers posing a hazard on the roads on ’s Eve. People who’ve stayed up past their bedtime can also be dangerous behind the wheel.

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New Year’s Day is deadliest for alcohol-related crashes, reminds IIHS

New study from confirms what many suspect: More people die from alcohol-related vehicle crashes on ’s Day.

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Top 10 states most vulnerable to identity theft and fraud in 2016

Just how vulnerable consumers are to identity theft and fraud depends on the person’s state of residence.

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Top 10 states most vulnerable to identity theft and fraud in 2016

Just how vulnerable consumers are to identity theft and fraud depends on the person’s state of residence.

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No insurance limits for NY employers who hire ex-convicts, says new regulation

Employers in that hire ex-cons should have an easier time of getting commercial crime insurance policies, thanks to a new state regulation.

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Happy New Year? For some insurance agents — yes. Others — no

2017 is going to mark a pivotal year for agents and brokers as InsurTech distributors really hit the marketplace with new ways of fulfilling customer sales and service expectations.

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Increased Drunken Driving Penalties Begin on Jan. 1 in Wisconsin

Repeat drunken drivers will face more time behind bars in Wisconsin starting ’s Day under a law the state Legislature passed overwhelmingly nearly a year ago. The new law doesn’t make the first offense a criminal violation, leaving Wisconsin …

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Wildfires, School Bus Crash Top Tennessee News Stories of 2016

The devastation from wildfires that roared out of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, torching hundreds of buildings and leaving 14 people dead, has been voted the top Tennessee news story of 2016, according to an annual survey …

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Wildfires, School Bus Crash Top Tennessee News Stories of 2016

The devastation from wildfires that roared out of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, torching hundreds of buildings and leaving 14 people dead, has been voted the top Tennessee news story of 2016, according to an annual survey …

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Focus on Opioids May be Curbing Prescriptions

Pennsylvania’s avalanche of opioids that rolled from factories through pharmacies to medicine cabinets, and then tumbled into the streets with tragic results, may finally be slowing thanks to pressure on the prescribing practices of its doctors. This year, the long-lagging …

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Ohio High Court Rules 5 Officers Sued Over Chase Injuries Not Liable

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that five police officers sued by a woman injured during a high-speed chase are immune from legal liability. There was disagreement among the justices on immunity standards. The majority ruled that officers chasing suspects …

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Illinois Conceal and Carry Classes Aim at Increasing Gun Safety

, a former Decatur, Ill., police officer, teaches his students a lot more than how to shoot straight and load their weapons. The motto of his concealed carry instruction school is “win the fight,” which translates to surviving an …

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Illinois Conceal and Carry Classes Aim at Increasing Gun Safety

, a former Decatur, Ill., police officer, teaches his students a lot more than how to shoot straight and load their weapons. The motto of his concealed carry instruction school is “win the fight,” which translates to surviving an …

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Premium green shoots on the horizon

One expert has said that he expects upward movements in premium as the soft market cycle could come to an end over the coming year

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Who is the best cyber underwriter in Australia?

It is the most talked about insurance market of the moment, but who leads the way?

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Hot topics of discussion for 2016

Which Insurance Business stories set your keyboards alight this year?

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Montana Courts Finds That Falling Boulders Constitute ‘Earth Movement’ for Purposes of Policy’s ‘Earth Movement’ Exclusion

The Montana Supreme Court in Parker v. . Co. of America, 384 Mont. 125, 2016 173, 376 P.3d 114 (2016), held that an earth movement exclusion was not limited solely to damages caused by soil movement. The Court …

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Does traditional coverage apply when cyber attacks cause physical damage?

As hackers look for new targets, cyber attacks are now impacting cities’ infrastructure.

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New Year’s Eve risks by the numbers [infographic]

’s Eve is the number one night of the year for celebratory gunfire in the U.S. WalletHub outlines other risks and fun facts about the upcoming holiday.

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