Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? Fun facts about the origin with the dancing leprechaun

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I was curious about the origin of Saint Patrick’s Day. So, I googled it. Who knew this dates back to 432 BC. Saint Patrick’s Day, feast day (March 17) of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland. Born in Roman Britain in the late 4th century, he was kidnapped at the age of 16 and taken to Ireland as a slave. He escaped but returned about 432 to convert the Irish to Christianity. By the time of his death on March 17, 461, he had established monasteries, churches, and schools. Many legends grew up around him—for example, that he drove the snakes out of Ireland and used the shamrock to explain the Trinity. Ireland came…

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Buying a new vehicle? How much extra will those safety features cost you?

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Today’s vehicles, even base models, are equipped with increasingly sophisticated technology. This includes Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), which use information from various sensors to “see” the world outside the vehicle. These sensors can be damaged in collisions, fail in normal operation or require recalibration to work effectively. AAA conducted a study of three vehicles to better understand the costs of replacing and/or calibrating ADAS sensors in tupical collision and repair scenarios. READ MORE

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RENTING OUT YOUR HOUSE?

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Renting out your property, whether it’s part of the home you live in or a separate space altogether, can be a great way to generate income. That is, as long as it’s properly insured. If you’re acting as a landlord for a short- or long-term rental, you’re most likely going to require more coverage than a regular homeowners policy provides. See which policy type is right for your situation and find out how to adequately protect against risk: Read more

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The passing of Benjamin T. Sutton 1933-2019

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It saddens us to announce the passing of Benjamin T. Sutton, 2nd generation owner of the Edward H. Sutton Insurance Agency. Ben, also known as “T”, “Bone Crusher”, “The Prince” and “Tupp”, will be greatly missed. His devotion and passion for the insurance business is the legacy that will live on. Benjamin T. Sutton obituary

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