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When the Sky Touches Earth

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Tornadoes occur in the United States more than anywhere else. This year they're on a roll.

What Greg Cline remembers about the night of Feb. 5 is how hot and humid it was.
He and a friend were out in his garage behind the house in Lafayette, Tenn. That night, he was working on a ‘98 Ford Explorer. And he was sweating in shirt sleeves in February. Read More>



  • Conversations
    Readers suggest ways to save energy, talk about distracted driving and advocate for smoke alarms for the hearing impaired.
  • Tip Sheet
    Keep objects in tow safe on the road and save on your homeowners insurance.
  • Close to Home
    A bit about what’s happening where.
  • Sense & Sensibility
    An answer to life’s headaches.
  • I'm with ERIE
    Erie Policyholder and Maryland jockey takes 2nd in 2007 Kentucky Derby.


  • Summer '08 issue:
    What story was the most interesting or helpful? What do you want to see more of? Let us know.
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    “Hazards of the Highway”

    From tire remnants to flying mattresses, highways can be filled with both expected and unexpected dangers.

    What close encounters have you had with highway hazards? Share your story.
  • Insurance consumer survey