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For CARSTAR All Line, a Honda ProFirst Certified facility that repairs some 15 to 20 Honda vehicles each month, maintaining strong relationships with local Honda dealers is essential to its business and for the Honda dealers who send their customers to CARSTAR All Line for repairs.

Thursday, 05 October 2017 16:21

Central Ohio Companies Find Ready Workforce in Recent Refugees

Written by Danae King, The Columbus Dispatch

Bob Juniper was close to giving up on finding enough quality employees when he got a call from Community Refugee and Immigration Services a few years ago.

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Thursday, 05 October 2017 15:42

Two Linton, IN, Body Shops Pitch in to Help Humphreys Park

Written by Patti Danner, Greene County Daily World

Janette Evans, president of Linton’s Humphreys Park Board, recently expressed her gratitude for work done at the playground by volunteers from two Linton, IN, auto body shops.

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 17:55

Teenage Boy Killed when Van Slips Off Jack, Crushes Him in NW Indiana

Written by Jeff Mayes, Chicago Sun-Times

Despite the efforts of friends and passers-by, a boy was killed when a van he was working under slipped off a jack and crushed him in the parking lot of a northwest Indiana auto parts shop.

Monday, 02 October 2017 20:00

Precision Collision & Auto Glass in MI Handles Collision Repair, More

Written by Mark Urban, Record-Eagle

It's not easy to accidentally drive by one particular 20-year Frankfort, MI, business.

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Thursday, 28 September 2017 18:18

Auto Body Shop Owner and Wife Aid Hurricane Victims

Written by Lisa Esquivel Long, The News-Sentinel

As U.S. citizens struggle in Puerto Rico after the most recent devastating hurricane, more Fort Wayne and area churches and groups are continuing to help survivors of earlier Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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Monday, 25 September 2017 23:49

Items Reported Stolen from Vehicle at Fenton, MO-Area Auto Body Shop

Written by Kevin Carbery, My Leader Paper

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported theft of dozens of mechanics’ tools from a customer’s vehicle while it was at a Fenton-area auto body shop. 

Friday, 22 September 2017 22:55

Kentucky Attorney General Warns of Issues with 'Rebuilt' Cars

Written by Chad Hedrick, WSAZ News Channel 3

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is warning consumers of the potential for cars flooded by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma to make their way to the Bluegrass State and be resold as "rebuilt" cars.

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