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Tuesday, 02 January 2018 23:46

Fourth Wichita, KS-Area All Angles Collision Repair Opens to Public

Written by Carrie Rengers, The Wichita Eagle

Ready or not, Wichita’s newest All Angles Collision Repair opened Friday, Dec. 29.

Friday, 22 December 2017 21:00

‘Car Santa’ Keeps Veterans on the Road this Christmas Season in MO

Written by Yutong Yuan, Missourian

When Michael Crotchett received the call from Cars 4 Heroes, he knew he had a chance to win a truck because he was one of many applicants.

The Boyd Group Inc. announced the Dec. 15, 2017 opening of three collision repair centers in the west side suburbs of Cleveland, OH. 

Friday, 22 December 2017 17:49

Drug Ring Involving Body Shop Worker Busted in Cleveland, OH

Written by Chris Mosby, Cleveland Patch

Twenty-six people have been arrested for planning to bring large amounts of heroin, fentanyl and cocaine into Northeast Ohio, law enforcement announced Dec. 7. 

Thursday, 21 December 2017 23:25

Moorhead, MN, Body Shop Changes Owners

Written by Ryan Johnson, The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead

A long-running auto collision shop in Moorhead, MN, recently got new owners.

Thursday, 21 December 2017 22:59

Rolla, MO, Technical Institute Instructor Obtains Rare I-CAR Certification

Written by Corbin Kottmann, The Rolla Daily News

Mike Hofstetter, collision repair instructor at Rolla Technical Institute (RTI), currently teaches 30 students, a mix of first and second years.

Wednesday, 20 December 2017 00:08

CARSTAR Imperial Auto Works Opens in Skokie, IL

CARSTAR Auto Body Repair Experts announced the opening of CARSTAR Imperial Auto Works, located at 3620 Oakton St., Skokie, IL 60076.  It is owned by Jake Grinshpun.

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 20:43

Detroit Cops Charged for Taking Bribes From Auto Repair Shops

Written by Violet Ikonomova, Detroit Metro Times

A half-dozen current or former Detroit, MI, police officers have been charged with extortion for taking bribes from auto repair shop owners in exchange for referring stolen and abandoned vehicles recovered in the city to their shops. 

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 00:24

Hastings, MN, Collision Technician Receives National Award

Written by Staff, Hastings Star Gazette

Bryce Anderson, an ASE-certified collision repair technician from Hastings, MN, was recently honored with a national achievement award as the Snap-on/ASE Master Collision Repair and Refinish Technician of the Year. 

Monday, 18 December 2017 23:37

Auto Body Shops Stay Busy During Winter in WI

Written by Mimi Mitrovic, WAOW ABC 9

As winter moves in Wisconsin, local body shops are tied up with preparing your vehicles for the season.

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