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A Kentucky car dealership has been accused of engaging in “unfair and deceptive practices that harmed Kentucky consumers,” according to a lawsuit filed in early August by the state’s Attorney General, Andy Beshear

Monday, 16 October 2017 15:50

Theis Testifies On Her Auto Insurance Reform Bill

Written by Jessica Mathews, WHMI 93.5FM

Testimony in support of and against an auto insurance reform bill that would eliminate Michigan’s no-fault requirement was heard Oct. 3.

Friday, 13 October 2017 15:15

Michigan Residents May Soon Have More Auto Insurance Options

Written by Sara E. Teller, Legal Reader

Michigan is currently the only state that requires vehicle owners to buy unlimited medical insurance to cover injuries from automobile accidents, but residents may soon have other options. 

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 22:32

IN Car Restoration Company Wins New Venture Competition

Written by Alex Brown, Inside INdiana Business

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast has announced Kendall Riecken as the winner of its 2017 New Venture Competition. 

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 21:34

Western Iowa Tech Student Who Restored Classic Truck Headed for Las Vegas

Written by Earl Horlyk, Sioux City Journal

Eric Preston, 36, attached brackets to the chassis of a 1966 C10 pickup in one of the auto shops belonging to Western Iowa Tech Community College.

The CARSTAR Chicagoland Business Group recently held the third session of its four-part continuing education program on ethics for Chicago-area insurance professionals.

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.

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.

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