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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawsuit in Kansas challenging sweeps of fee-funded agencies draws to closeround of fee assessments in the same year to replenish the accounts. Seizures
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 hours ago
round of fee assessments in the same year to replenish the accounts. Seizures included funds collected by the Kansas Department of Insurance from groups paying into the workers’ compensation fund. Numerous group-funded worker compensation... Read more
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Business Insider
Trump's Obamacare changes are already causing chaos in the healthcare systemof the increase caused by the lost CSRs. The announcement comes just a few day
Business Insider / Posted 10 hours ago
of the increase caused by the lost CSRs. The announcement comes just a few days after a similar announcement from the Department of Insurance in Pennsylvania. According to the department, the average Obamacare premiums in the state would... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Claims Expediting Notice Issued By Commissionareas to survey the damage, meet with residents, make sure insurers are on-site
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 12 hours ago
areas to survey the damage, meet with residents, make sure insurers are on-site taking claims, and to meet with California Department of Insurance staff who were deployed on-site to assist residents. CDI staff is participating in Local Assistance... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Blue Cross Blue Shield Rates: Going Up in 2018Wednesday that Blue Cross Blue Shield can raise its rates for Affordable Care A
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 13 hours ago
Wednesday that Blue Cross Blue Shield can raise its rates for Affordable Care Act plans next year. The North Carolina Department of Insurance just signed off on a 14.1 percent increase. The insurer was asking for a 22.9 percent hike, but then... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Troopers: Drivers without liability insurance will face penalties after Nov. 1mandatory liability insurance and you are not issued a citation for no insuranc
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted 13 hours ago
mandatory liability insurance and you are not issued a citation for no insurance at the time of the incident.” Alabama Department of Insurance Commissioner Jim Ridling said the law is intended to keep insurance rates down for all Alabama... Read more
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Alabaster Reporter
Troopers: Drivers without liability insurance will face penalties after Nov. 1mandatory liability insurance and you are not issued a citation for no insuranc
Alabaster Reporter / Posted 13 hours ago
mandatory liability insurance and you are not issued a citation for no insurance at the time of the incident.” Alabama Department of Insurance Commissioner Jim Ridling said the law is intended to keep insurance rates down for all Alabama... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Officials deem national symposium successto help guide them if a disaster of such magnitude were to strike their home co
Wise County Messenger / Posted 13 hours ago
to help guide them if a disaster of such magnitude were to strike their home counties. D.C. Campbell, with the Texas Department of Insurance, addressed the opioid crisis and detailed steps taken by the organization to reduce the number of... Read more
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The News & Observer
Blue Cross rates: State approves 14.1% average increase. Some see steeper increases.rate increase of 14.1 percent starting in January, the company said Tuesday. T
The News & Observer / Posted 13 hours ago
rate increase of 14.1 percent starting in January, the company said Tuesday. The new rates were approved by the N.C. Department of Insurance last month for Blue Cross individual health insurance purchased under the Affordable Care Act. Blue... Read more
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The Selma Times-Journal
Editorial: State investigators asking for help to solve rash of arsons Sunday morning on Selma AvenueInvestigators with the Alabama Department of Insurance State Fire Marshal’s off
The Selma Times-Journal / Posted yesterday
Investigators with the Alabama Department of Insurance State Fire Marshal’s office believe four fires were intentionally set early Sunday morning, including one that damaged the historic Dall as Academy building, which houses the Selma City Ceramics... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Trump's Obamacare moves sidestepped by Rauner actionEven before President Donald Trump announced plans last week to nix Obamacare s
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
Even before President Donald Trump announced plans last week to nix Obamacare subsidies, the Illinois Department of Insurance raced over the summer to get insurers on board with a strategy to minimize the financial pain of such a move. The action in... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Health: States scramble for solutions for insurers that were counting on Obamacare paymentsthe exchange filed their rates for next year with different assumptions about w
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted yesterday
the exchange filed their rates for next year with different assumptions about whether CSRs would be in place. But Arizona Department of Insurance spokesman Stephen Briggs said that BlueCross BlueShield of Arizona, the company that had filed... Read more
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The Selma Times-Journal
Person of interest sought in firesThe Alabama Department of Insurance State Fire Marshal’s Office is seeking a pe
The Selma Times-Journal / Posted yesterday
The Alabama Department of Insurance State Fire Marshal’s Office is seeking a person of interest after a series of fires in Selma. The four fires were set in the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 15 at buildings located along Selma Avenue. The... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Health: States scramble for solutions for insurers that were counting on Obamacare paymentsthe exchange filed their rates for next year with different assumptions about w
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted yesterday
the exchange filed their rates for next year with different assumptions about whether CSRs would be in place. But Arizona Department of Insurance spokesman Stephen Briggs said that BlueCross BlueShield of Arizona, the company that had filed... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Health: States scramble for solutions for insurers that were counting on Obamacare paymentsthe exchange filed their rates for next year with different assumptions about w
Kinston Free Press / Posted yesterday
the exchange filed their rates for next year with different assumptions about whether CSRs would be in place. But Arizona Department of Insurance spokesman Stephen Briggs said that BlueCross BlueShield of Arizona, the company that had filed... Read more
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Philly.com
Trump, McCain, Veterans | Morning NewsletterAffordable Care Act blew up what would have been a year of relatively low rate
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Affordable Care Act blew up what would have been a year of relatively low rate increases in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Department of Insurance on Monday announced that it had approved average rate increases of 30.6 percent for individual plans... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
FEMA aids fire victims in Butte Countymaterials. Several state and community-based agencies will be there, too, incl
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 2 days ago
materials. Several state and community-based agencies will be there, too, including the Office of Emergency Services, Department of Motor Vehicles, Department of Insurance, the Contractor's State License Board, the Salvation Army and R... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Montana insurance providers allowed to file rate increasessaid Monday. That's a reversal from Friday, when the Center for Medicare and M
KECI Missoula / Posted 2 days ago
said Monday. That's a reversal from Friday, when the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services notified the state Department of Insurance it would not allow companies to further raise rates in 2018. Insurance Commissioner Matt Rosendale... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Cost of Living: $33,000 hospital bill shocks new momexample, the average cost of a vaginal delivery in Central Indiana is $10,912.1
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
example, the average cost of a vaginal delivery in Central Indiana is $10,912.18, before insurance kicks in. The Indiana Department of Insurance offers the following tips for dealing with medical bills. • Know your policy - Understand what your... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois joins lawsuit as insurers brace for end of Obamacare subsidiesof in uncharted territory here,” he said. But that may not happen in Illinois.
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
of in uncharted territory here,” he said. But that may not happen in Illinois. Jennifer Hammer, director of the Illinois Department of Insurance, said in a statement that Illinois consumers should feel confident the rates and plan options... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Illinois joins lawsuit as insurers brace for end of Obamacare subsidiesof in uncharted territory here,” he said. But that may not happen in Illinois.
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
of in uncharted territory here,” he said. But that may not happen in Illinois. Jennifer Hammer, director of the Illinois Department of Insurance, said in a statement that Illinois consumers should feel confident the rates and plan options... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois joins lawsuit as insurers brace for end of Obamacare subsidiesof in uncharted territory here,” he said. But that may not happen in Illinois.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
of in uncharted territory here,” he said. But that may not happen in Illinois. Jennifer Hammer, director of the Illinois Department of Insurance, said in a statement that Illinois consumers should feel confident the rates and plan options... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
Medicare's Open Enrollment period begins SundayMedicare premiums, coverages and prescriptions across plans can be hard which i
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Medicare premiums, coverages and prescriptions across plans can be hard which is why we have a dedicated staff here at the Department of Insurance to help,” says Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon. “The Louisiana Senior Health Insurance Information... Read more
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MLive.com
Ending Obamacare cost-sharing reductions a 'lose-lose,' some experts saycompanies will have to absorb the costs on their own driving up premiums on the
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
companies will have to absorb the costs on their own driving up premiums on the individual market. Last month, the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services announced that if CSR payments were eliminated, the average premium increase... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Yanking Obamacare subsidies is latest bitter pill for insurance shoppersnews for 2017; however, we anticipated such a change in 2018 and considered tha
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 5 days ago
news for 2017; however, we anticipated such a change in 2018 and considered that in our rate submissions to the Illinois Department of Insurance. For now, we will work with our state and federal regulators to determine next steps. As always, we... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump's plan to end Obamacare subsidies stirs uncertainty in Illinoisor government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. But this year, more than
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
or government programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. But this year, more than 350,000 Illinois residents are enrolled in exchange plans. The Illinois Department of Insurance did not immediately respond to requests for comment Friday. More to c... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC’s Blue Cross predicted Trump’s ACA subsidy cut. How will customers fare?what was already requested.” Blue Cross is seeking a 14.1 percent statewide av
The News & Observer / Posted 5 days ago
what was already requested.” Blue Cross is seeking a 14.1 percent statewide average ACA rate increase in 2018. The N.C. Department of Insurance is expected to issue its decision on the request in late October. The public can enroll for... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Anthem Eases Up On Premium Hikes After State Scrutiny - Anthem Eases Up On Premium Hikes After State Scrutiny Chad Terhune Kaiser Health News Insurance giant Anthem Blue Cross agreed to reduce two planned premium increases for 2018 after Californi...of federal cost-sharing subsidies it receives. Health Net, whose rates for som
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
of federal cost-sharing subsidies it receives. Health Net, whose rates for some plans were reviewed by the California Department of Insurance rather than the managed care agency, cut a proposed premium increase of 23 percent for individual... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Officials Warn Canyon Fire 2 Victims of Potential ScammersThe Contractors State License Board, California Department of Insurance and the
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
The Contractors State License Board, California Department of Insurance and the Orange County District Attorney's Office have teamed up to protect the victims of Southern California's most recent fire by offering their guidance. The CSLB's Statewide... Read more
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New America Media
California Slaps Surcharge On ACA Plans As Trump Remains Coy On SubsidiesTrump administration committed to funding the cost-sharing subsidies, according
New America Media / Posted 6 days ago
Trump administration committed to funding the cost-sharing subsidies, according to Dean Cameron, director of the state’s Department of Insurance. If the cost-sharing subsidies are continued into next year, the added surcharges could mean... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Anthem eases up on 2018 health insurance premium hikes after pressure from Californiaof federal cost-sharing subsidies it receives. Health Net, whose rates for som
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
of federal cost-sharing subsidies it receives. Health Net, whose rates for some plans were reviewed by the California Department of Insurance rather than the managed care agency, cut a proposed premium increase of 23% for individual policies... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Will wildfires spike everyone’s insurance rates?law, insurance companies can’t hike rates of their own volition. They must requ
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
law, insurance companies can’t hike rates of their own volition. They must request higher rates from the California Department of Insurance, and must present several years’ worth of data to justify any increases. They’re also prohibited from... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Will wildfires spike everyone’s insurance rates?law, insurance companies can’t hike rates of their own volition. They must requ
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
law, insurance companies can’t hike rates of their own volition. They must request higher rates from the California Department of Insurance, and must present several years’ worth of data to justify any increases. They’re also prohibited from... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Covered California slaps a surcharge on health plans as Trump remains coy on subsidiesTrump administration committed to funding the cost-sharing subsidies, according
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
Trump administration committed to funding the cost-sharing subsidies, according to Dean Cameron, director of the state’s Department of Insurance. If the cost-sharing subsidies are continued into next year, the added surcharges could mean... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
As California burns, here's what you need to know about fire insuranceinclude so-called ALE coverage, as in “additional living expenses,” which will
Los Angeles Times / Posted 7 days ago
include so-called ALE coverage, as in “additional living expenses,” which will include costs such as hotel rooms, food and rentals. For more info, you can reach out to the state Department of Insurance via their consumer hotline: (800) 9... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Wife of slain Pearland police officer sued over death benefitsPolice Officer Davis Vo and another was signed by Ekpanya's mother, according t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
Police Officer Davis Vo and another was signed by Ekpanya's mother, according to the March 31 ruling issued by the Texas Department of Insurance Division of Workers' Compensation. However, risk pool officials are now seeking a judicial appeal... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Health Net 2018 Arizona Health Premiums Rise 2 PercentCorp's Ambetter by Health Net. The company in June anticipated a 5 percent boos
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 8 days ago
Corp's Ambetter by Health Net. The company in June anticipated a 5 percent boost in 2018. The rates posted by the Arizona Department of Insurance show premiums dropping by 9 percent on some plans and the biggest increase at 3.6 percent. The... Read more
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New Kerala
North Carolina Regulator Approves Proposed Oceanwide Acquisition of Genworth's NC-Domiciled Insurance Companies - newkerala news #279068Inc. (NYSE: GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co., Ltd. (Oceanwide) today
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Inc. (NYSE: GNW) and China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co., Ltd. (Oceanwide) today announced that the North Carolina Department of Insurance has approved the proposed acquisition of control by Oceanwide of Genworth's North Carolina-domiciled... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fatal Dade County, Ga., fire ruled accidentalthe life of an elderly woman in Wildwood, Ga., Saturday afternoon has been rule
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
the life of an elderly woman in Wildwood, Ga., Saturday afternoon has been ruled accidental, according to the Georgia Department of Insurance. Virginia Webb, 89, was killed in a mobile home on the 1900 block of Highway 299, according to the... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 4 - | October 6 2017 | Commission To Rebuild Texas Update: Issue 4 AUSTIN - Day in and day out as our fellow Texans work to rebuild after Hurricane Harvey’s devastation we are reminded that our live...for current locations and mobile units visit fema.gov/DRC or download the FEMA
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
for current locations and mobile units visit fema.gov/DRC or download the FEMA app fema.gov/mobile-app. The Texas Department of Insurance Help Line can answer Texans’ insurance questions: 1-800-252-3439. FEMA is directing National Flood... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Before Ed Hernandez fought drug companies he took a lot of their moneyby the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, required that the
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, required that the state Department of Managed Health Care and Department of Insurance develop a uniform “prior-authorization” form that health plans and insurers would accept when... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
I-Team: Who Inspects Amusement Rides?over amusement park rides. In some states, it’s the Department of Agriculture o
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 14 days ago
over amusement park rides. In some states, it’s the Department of Agriculture or the Fire Marshal. In Texas, it’s the department of insurance. Martin says there is no system tracking carnival rides from state to state, and he says there is no... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Are trampoline parks safe? In Texas, jump at your own risksoccer, or football. Because Texas is unregulated, trampoline parks are not re
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 14 days ago
soccer, or football. Because Texas is unregulated, trampoline parks are not required to report injury numbers to the Texas Department of Insurance. As a result, it's difficult to determine the number and severity of injuries at trampoline parks in... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Are trampoline parks safe? In Texas, jump at your own risksoccer, or football. Because Texas is unregulated, trampoline parks are not re
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 14 days ago
soccer, or football. Because Texas is unregulated, trampoline parks are not required to report injury numbers to the Texas Department of Insurance. As a result, it's difficult to determine the number and severity of injuries at trampoline parks in... Read more
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11 News Houston
Are trampoline parks safe? In Texas, jump at your own risksoccer, or football. Because Texas is unregulated, trampoline parks are not re
11 News Houston / Posted 14 days ago
soccer, or football. Because Texas is unregulated, trampoline parks are not required to report injury numbers to the Texas Department of Insurance. As a result, it's difficult to determine the number and severity of injuries at trampoline parks in... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Are trampoline parks safe? In Texas, jump at your own risksoccer, or football. Because Texas is unregulated, trampoline parks are not re
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 15 days ago
soccer, or football. Because Texas is unregulated, trampoline parks are not required to report injury numbers to the Texas Department of Insurance. As a result, it's difficult to determine the number and severity of injuries at trampoline parks in... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Man concerned about handicap accessibility at local restaurantgot to be some way to enforce them locally without jumping through a lot of hoo
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
got to be some way to enforce them locally without jumping through a lot of hoops.” He contacted the North Carolina Department of Insurance as well as the US Department of Justice. Chris Kennedy, the building owner's daughter, said the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Analysis: Michigan auto reform plan would shift $150 million in costs to Medicaid systemhospitals could charge 125 percent of the Medicare for emergency medical care.
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 15 days ago
hospitals could charge 125 percent of the Medicare for emergency medical care. Patrick McPharlin, director of the state Department of Insurance and Financial Services, said his agency supports the legislation, but wants additional powers to go... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Few Californians have earthquake insurance, but interest has jumped since the Mexico quakeswith nearly 33% when the Northridge quake struck in the early morning of Jan. 1
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
with nearly 33% when the Northridge quake struck in the early morning of Jan. 17, 1994, according to the California Department of Insurance. The figure has stayed below 11% for the last five years. Renters as a group are even less inclined... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
Arson suspect jailed in blaze that gutted Alabama churchin Talladega County, Ala. Warren, of Talladega, faces a charge of second-degree
The Times and Democrat / Posted 18 days ago
in Talladega County, Ala. Warren, of Talladega, faces a charge of second-degree arson in the blaze, which was deliberately set, according to the Alabama Department of Insurance State Fire Marshal’s Office. (Talladega County Sheriff's Office v... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
Arson suspect jailed in blaze that gutted Alabama churchin Talladega County, Ala. Warren, of Talladega, faces a charge of second-degree
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 18 days ago
in Talladega County, Ala. Warren, of Talladega, faces a charge of second-degree arson in the blaze, which was deliberately set, according to the Alabama Department of Insurance State Fire Marshal’s Office. (Talladega County Sheriff's Office v... Read more
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