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In 2021, Missouri increased the state gas tax by 2.5 cents per gallon per year for the next five years, to 15 cents per gallon total.

Wednesday, 22 June 2022 11:51

Gas Station Association Prepared to Add ‘Truth’ to Illinois-Mandated Gas Tax Sticker

Written by Greg Bishop, The Center Square

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Part of the Illinois state budget that begins July 1 includes a delay in the annual motor fuel tax increase.

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CARSTAR announced the opening of CARSTAR Apple Valley Collision Center, located at 6904 145th W., Apple Valley, MN 55124.

Tuesday, 21 June 2022 11:02

Masks to Be Optional Again at Detroit Three Auto Plants in Michigan

Written by Eric D. Lawrence, The Detroit Free Press

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Masks will once again be optional at Ford Motor Co., General Motors and Chrysler-parent Stellantis facilities.

Monday, 20 June 2022 15:34

Father and Son Join Forces

Written by Leonard L. Hayhurst, Coshocton Tribune

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Brillhart's Body Shop in Coshocton, OH, didn't start out as a family-owned business and it wasn't Tom Babcock's intentions to make it so when he took over in 2014. 

Monday, 20 June 2022 09:37

Study: Illinois Has 6th-Highest Rate of Distracted Driving Deaths per Licensed Driver

Written by Scot Bertram, The Center Square

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A new report on distracted driving crashes in the U.S. brings bad news for Illinois.