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2014-06-24 12:30:12

WARREN, N.J., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People living in areas prone to wildfires are likely aware that their homes are at risk when the temperatures rise and the humidity drops. But advances in construction materials over the years have added an extra layer of security for those who are building or renovating homes in high-risk wildfire areas. "There are a lot of things that homeowners can do to reduce the likelihood that their homes will be destroyed by wildfire, but almost...

2014-06-09 16:23:45

WARREN, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the heat index rises, art collectors need to take extra measures to help protect their valuables from the effects of high temperatures and humidity. "Paintings and other works of art on paper expand and contract in response to changes in temperature and humidity, and canvasses can become looser or tighter, often changing shape," says Laura Murphy, a fine arts specialist with the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies. "Particularly during the summer...

2014-05-19 16:21:21

DENVER, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colorado Cleantech Industries Association has endorsed the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies as a preferred provider of global property and casualty insurance solutions for its members. "Chubb has demonstrated that it can help our members protect their property and employees anywhere around the world," said Chris Shapard, executive director of the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association. "Chubb's underwriting and loss control professionals...

2014-05-15 12:30:33

WARREN, N.J., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has created the Fine Art Practice, bringing together the expertise of its fine art resources worldwide in underwriting, loss prevention, appraisal and claims to respond to the evolving needs of its personal insurance clients with large and valuable collections. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140515/88043 Melissa Lalka, vice president and worldwide fine art manager for Chubb Personal Insurance,...

2014-05-12 12:31:36

WARREN, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies is now an insurer of choice for member companies of the Korean Biotechnology Industry Organization (Korea BIO), the country's leading biotechnology trade association. As part of this endorsement, Chubb will work with Korea BIO to create educational seminars for association members on converging technology, regulations, claim and litigation trends, and best risk management practices. Chubb specialists...

2014-03-31 16:27:57

WARREN, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As warmer weather approaches, the Chubb Group of Insurance Companies is encouraging homeowners to take steps now to help protect their homes from wildfires. A prolonged drought in the West has some fire officials worried that 2014 could bring an increase in wildfires after a drop in such activity last year. In 2013, 47,579 reported wildfires burned 4.3 million acres, compared to 67,774 wildfires affecting 9.3 million acres in the prior year,...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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