February 19, 2021


Pigeon Guys Face Tough Times: ‘Who Has the Money? Who Has the Roof?’

On a cold, rainy evening in December, a terrified pigeon crash-landed onto a table in the outdoor seating area of a retro-themed bar in Ocean Hill, Brooklyn.

Circling overhead was a Cooper’s hawk that had accidentally dropped the bird and certainly wanted its dinner back. The bar owners kept the scene from turning gruesome by quickly covering the bloodied pigeon with napkins until the predator flew away.

The cocktail drinkers may have been startled, but the pigeon, which had spent most of its life in a coop on a rooftop across the street, would require care before it was able

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Florida SB 76 could change how insurance companies cover old roof replacements

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – If the roof on your home in Florida is more than 10 years old, the cost to replace it could change dramatically if proposed legislation becomes law.

Senate Bill 76 would allow insurance companies to change the way they cover older roofs. Under the proposal, if your roof is over 10 years old and it gets destroyed during a hurricane, your insurance company could pay you what your old roof is worth at the time as opposed to paying 100% of the replacement cost.

Matt Carlucci Jr., who owns Brightway Insurance, said home insurance rates across Florida

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