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Friday, 09 February 2018 18:25

Students Repair Police Cruiser Totaled During 2016 Cavs Celebration in OH

Written by Sam Allard, Cleveland Scene

During the joyous, raucous celebration of the 2016 Cavaliers championship on the streets of downtown Cleveland, OH, fans destroyed a police cruiser.

Friday, 09 February 2018 17:47

Clinic Owners Charged in $1 Million Car Insurance Swindle in MI

Written by Ryan Smith, Insurance Business America

The owners of a Michigan physical rehabilitation clinic have been charged in connection with a $1 million insurance swindle that involved staging car accidents and submitting bogus claims for physical therapy services.

Thursday, 08 February 2018 22:59

Proposal To Repeal Michigan's No-Fault Car Insurance System

Written by Staff,

State Rep. Beau LaFave recently joined House colleagues in unveiling an eight-bill package repealing Michigan’s no-fault car insurance system to bring significant relief to drivers paying the nation’s most expensive insurance premiums.

Thursday, 08 February 2018 19:50

Margaret Dunning Foundation Grant Supports Auto Tech Program in MI

Written by Staff, Hometown Life

The Educational Excellence Foundation, serving the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools district, received a grant of $53,000 from the Margaret Dunning Foundation to support equipment upgrades in Canton High School’s CTE automotive technology program.

This year, the MPCC Transportation Division’s 14th raffle car will be a brand-new 1932 Ford Roadster.

Wednesday, 07 February 2018 22:08

Arcanum, OH, Body Shop Manager Retires After 48 Years

Written by Susan Hartley, Early Bird Paper

Not too many people can say they’ve been on the job for the same company since the age of 16.

Tuesday, 06 February 2018 20:46

New Baden Auto Body in IL Becomes 3rd Generation, Family-Owned Shop

Written by Staff, Herald Publications

When Brian Hoerchler was a young boy, he would oftentimes help his dad at the family auto body shop, sweeping floors and doing other odds-and-ends projects.

Monday, 05 February 2018 22:13

Elite Auto Body in Orange City, IA, Sustains Fire Damage

Written by Staff, KIWA Radio

A business building housing an auto body shop was damaged in a fire on Tuesday, Jan. 30 in Orange City, IA.

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts recently announced the opening of two new CARSTAR locations in Missouri, bringing the total for the St. Louis region to a dozen locations.

Friday, 02 February 2018 17:38

Sauers Buick GMC Collision Center Serves La Porte, IN

Written by Curtis Hankins,

Few things in life are more stressful than a car accident. This is true for both minor fender benders and serious crashes---dealing with insurance companies, rental cars, and of course, repairs.

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