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State Farm Move Provokes Insurance Debate

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State Farm Move Provokes Insurance Debate

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State Farm Move Provokes Insurance Debate

State Farm Move Provokes Insurance Debate

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As of Friday, you can no longer get homeowners insurance from State Farm if you live in Mississippi. State Farm is the state's biggest home insurer.

The company's decision has renewed calls for a national fund to back-up insurers for major catastrophes, like Hurricane Katrina.

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