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Wal-Mart adds car insurance to Illinois shoppers' lists

Sure, Walmart.com is the place to go to buy everything from sporting goods to beauty supplies. Now it aims to be a resource for quotes for car insurance. The discount retailer and Fort Lee, N.J.-based AutoInsurance.com last week brought their car-coverage comparison website to 11 additional states, including Illinois. AutoInsurance.com lets consumers compare and buy auto insurance policies. When consumers log on to the site, they provide their name, address, date of birth and contact information. Customers can opt to have AutoInsurance.com automatically retrieve their current coverage information, from publicly available information as well as proprietary databases, to get an...