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    Before you pick your car insurance coverage, you may want to consider what your choice could mean for future insurance prices.

    (Published Tuesday, May 23, 2017)

    A report from the Consumer Federation of America says car insurance companies may charge you more money for a quote if you used a small insurance company to cover your vehicle in the past.

    The report says Allstate, Farmers and American Family all charged higher rates if your last insurance was with a smaller company like Titan or Safeco.

    The Consumer Federation of America also found that the companies charged more to people who lived in one city versus another.

    Former Texas Insurance Commissioner J. Robert Hunter says the practice penalizes drivers in low income communities.

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    The federal government is closer to implementing a ban on laptops and large electronics on even more flights. The ban is already in place on some routes between the U.S. and parts of the Middle East and Africa, but now some cities in Europe are being added to the list.

    (Published Monday, May 22, 2017)

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