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State Farm Insurance - Marie Pham
They do it all...
Yes, there are insurance offices on every corner, but these people really seem to be a step above the rest. They are friendly by DougFV in fountain valley, ca
Wayne Electric
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Sally's Seasigns
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Diesel Services Of America, Inc.
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Diesal services of america was hired to fix a leak on my port 900 man engine approx. 3 months ago. They came to my boat and e by JohnMa02 in fall river, ma

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Grand Banks Yachts reports 4Q resultsIncreased demand for luxury yachts in North America and Asia helped builder Grand Banks Yachts post its first full-year profit in six years. The company said it earned a fourth-quarter profit of $800,000, compared with a loss of $2.3 million in the same period last year, The Straits Times reported. The period marked Grand Banks’ third...more[read more]
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Marina owner found dead on Long IslandCarl Darenberg Jr., owner of Montauk Marine Basin in Montauk on the east end of New York’s Long Island, was found dead Monday in Montauk Harbor, not far from the marina that has been in his family for nearly 60 years. Darenberg, 64, ran the full-service marina and boatyard that his father, Carl Darenberg Sr., a...more[read more]
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