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Buick GMC of Rochester and Nissan of Rochester, in Rochester, MN, hosted their grand opening under the Penz Automotive Group on Sept. 25.

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Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is partnering with famed custom car builder Ringbrothers and the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) for a sky-high fundraising event to support high school and college collision repair programs. 

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 21:39

Freer Auto Body in Godfrey, IL, Marks 30th Anniversary with Legacy of Community Service

Written by Dan Brannan, RiverBender.com

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It has officially been 30 years since Freer Auto Body began operation in Godfrey, IL.

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 16:31

GEICO to Significantly Hike Auto Insurance Rates in Illinois

Written by Lyle Adriano, Insurance Business

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GEICO is set to raise auto insurance rates in Illinois by more than 6% on average---one of its highest rate increases in the state in the last six years.

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Painters Supply & Equipment Co. announced the acquisition of Westside Paint & Supply.

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The Larry and Dawn Menard collection of rare and classic cars, gas station signs and other petroliana, fine pickup trucks, vintage motorcycles, antique tractors, more than 300 pieces of memorabilia and more will be auctioned Oct. 2 in the Expo Building of the Northern Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, at 225 Edwards St. in Chippewa Falls, WI.