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Cooper Color. Inc. has been providing quality painting services since 1997, when the founder, David Cooper, acquired the former Gravois Auto Paint & Supply Co., which had been in business since 1935. 

Monday, 15 January 2018 21:05

Wisconsin Auto Tech Program Receives Donated Vehicle

Written by Staff, Star Journal

Nicolet College’s Automotive Technician program in Rhinelander, WI, recently added to its fleet of vehicles for students to train on, thanks to the donation of a car and a truck from State Farm Insurance.

Luis Gutierrez moved to Aurora, IL, from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico at the age of 2. When he turned 16, he got his first car---a 1986 Buick Regal---which he dreamed of turning into a Low-Rider.

Missouri Rep. J. Eggleston, R-2, recently introduced House Bill (HB) 1444. If enacted, this legislation would repeal Missouri’s vehicle safety inspection program.

The Doenation charitable promotion from Zara’s Collision Center resulted in $10,350 presented on Wednesday, Jan.10, to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Illinois Capital Region.

Greene County Career Center will hold its annual open house and chili supper for families of prospective students 5--7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 18.

Monday, 08 January 2018 17:18

Auto Repair Industry Stays Busy During MI Winter Months

Written by Alex Kline, WLUC TV6 Upper Michigan’s Source

Winter is one of the busiest times for auto repair shops. 

Friday, 05 January 2018 22:19

Fire Causes $175,000 in Damage to IL Auto Repair Shop

Written by Brittany Keeperman, Northwest Herald

Crystal Lake, IL, Fire Rescue District is investigating a fire that caused more than $175,000 in damages to an auto repair shop off of Route 14.

Friday, 05 January 2018 20:52

MI Auto Body Shops See Spike in Business With Cold Temps

Written by Sarah Hurwitz, Wood 8 TV News

As frigid temperatures continue to plague West Michigan, crews are combating the icy road conditions and other dangers that come with it.

Thursday, 04 January 2018 23:29

Waverly, NE, Students Learn Essential Skills in Car Care Class

Written by Michael Wunder, The News

Some Waverly High School students spent last December gaining valuable skills that should last them a lifetime.

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