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Paying For A Superstorm

Superstorm Sandy ravaged much of the Northeastern seaboard, causing some $20 billion in property damage alone. Insurance companies, homeowners and businesses are now in the process of sorting out what's covered and what's not, and many people are finding they're on the hook for more than they expected. Our region may have dodged the worst of this storm, but experts say now's the time to make sure you've got the coverage you need.

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