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October 7, 2013 12:01 PM

Manatee homeowners to get double whammy as flood insurance rates skyrocket

Pamela Lazaroff and her boyfriend Mike Martell have to grin and bear it when they look at their estimated flood insurance bill for their humble Holmes Beach abode. Because of changes to the National Flood Insurance Program, the couple's insurance bill will jump 614 percent, from $914 a year to $6,500 a year.

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