Tricounty News

Disaster Victims Should Document Losses Before Cleanup Begins

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Floods, fire, tornados or earthquakes can be devastating to families and businesses. Did you know that damage, destruction or loss of your property resulting from these or other sudden, unexpected events may be deductible on your tax return? The required document process does not need to be difficult, according to the National...

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Red States See Uptick in Entertainment Spending, Home Improvement Steady

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - While consumer spending has been slow over the past year, at least two consumer markets have held their own in republican-voting states -- home improvement has stayed steady, and entertainment has risen. The news comes in the wake of another election season as Porch.com (http://porch.com) announced the results of a data study on home...

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Love Gets Good Vibrations From Chiropractic Care

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - "I Get Around." That iconic '60s song resonates deeply with the Beach Boys' Mike Love -- and not just because he co-wrote it. These days, it's also something of an ode to how his life has improved, thanks to chiropractic care. "In more than 50 years of performing over 100 shows a year, I've traveled by car, van, bus, train, plane...

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Hurricanes! Tornados! It's Open Season for Home Contractor Scams

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - It happens after almost every natural disaster: Scam artists come out of the woodwork to prey on homeowners trying desperately to rebuild. If anything, the scams have gotten even bolder -- one of the 61 "contractors" just netted in a New York sting operation allegedly took a Hurricane Sandy victim for $80,000 -- since rampant fraud...

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Protecting Your Home From Burglars During the Holidays

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Ah, yes, the holidays. A time for celebrating with family, ripping into presents ... and getting burglarized? Apparently so. According to the FBI, nearly 400,000 burglaries occur in the U.S. during November and December each year. And the reason for that should be as obvious as the beards on "Duck Dynasty's" male stars' faces:...

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