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City transit privatization a bad idea

...not receiving any adjustment in pay in the past three to five years.In addition to no pay raises, we've got higher insurance rates, and furlough days that come out of 24 of our 26 checks this year. How well can you do paying more insurance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-05-20/city-transit-privatizati
Low-carb diets create bulge in food budget at Clemson

...eating." Clemson fiscal affairs director John Newton told his trustees that changing student tastes, along with higher insurance rates, were the reason the school had to increase meal costs nearly 3 percent this year. One meal in the campus dining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/21/liv_435100.shtml
Life & style
Homeowners face skyrocketing insurance costs in hurricane areas

...Andrew in 1992. "But this is one of the factors that is driving people out." Homeowners are paying increasingly higher insurance rates as more people flock to the coasts and insurers try to cut back on the billions of dollars of losses they've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/02/fin_417563.shtml
Finance
How to cut your auto insurance rates

NEW YORK - Car owners could be paying higher insurance rates because of sport utility vehicles and it could be worth your while to shop around if you drive a smaller vehicle. A recent study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/14/fin_397010.shtml
Finance
Bill seeks to limit lawsuits in South Carolina

...director of South Carolina First, which used to be the South Carolina Business and Industry Coalition. Blaming higher insurance rates on trial lawyers and frivolous lawsuits is off-base, Nicholson said. He said the poor economy and corporate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/05/met_367962.shtml
Metro
Councilman faces DUI charge

A North Augusta City Council member, outspoken about high insurance rates for safe drivers, was arrested early Wednesday after an officer said he was speeding, driving drunk and traveling for nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/31/met_316035.shtml
Metro | North Augusta City Council
S.C.: Shop for rates

...during the gubernatorial campaign with those scary commercials about how drivers with safe records would be paying higher insurance rates starting next year than drivers with unsafe records. Now that the campaign is over, insurance and consumer experts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/15/op_244797.shtml
Opinion columns
Hopeful talks on health care

...chance to make cost-cutting reforms. And Ms. Canty says Mr. Oxendine has not tried to help people who pay high insurance rates because they live in black neighborhoods. Mr. Oxendine, 36, maintains prices are high in urban, predominantly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/10/met_241500.shtml
Metro
Codes for buildings to be rated

...ISO claims that a 10 rating will not result in higher insurance rates, Brent Johnson, president of the Builders Association...ISO claims that a 10 rating will not result in higher insurance rates, Brent Johnson, president of the Builders Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/02/17/met_204156.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...a halt, several real estate brokers told a House subcommittee studying ways to bring down the soaring rates. Higher insurance rates also could lead to higher hotel costs, keeping visitors away, brokers said Tuesday. The subcommittee is holding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/02/01/met_114811.shtml
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