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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.

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) on Sept. 23 to announce Rivian, a manufacturer of all-electric adventure vehicles, is establishing its new Rivian Service Support Operations facility in Plymouth, MI, creating 100 new high-wage jobs and investing $4.6 million into the Plymouth facilities with support from the Michigan Strategic Fund. 

Thursday, 23 September 2021 20:47

Ohio Has Multi-Million-Dollar Car Theft Problem

Written by Steven Symes, Motorious

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A recent investigative report conducted by 19 News out of Cleveland uncovered a shocking fact: over the past five years, cars stolen and recovered in Ohio have totaled $72.6 million in costs.

Wednesday, 22 September 2021 22:48

Your Guide to the 2021 Motor Bella Auto Show in Pontiac, MI

Written by Jordyn Pair, MLive.com

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The North American International Auto Show has reinvented itself into Motor Bella, and moved the event from downtown Detroit to Pontiac in 2021.

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Carvana, the leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, announced Sept. 22 it is now offering as-soon-as next-day touchless home delivery to Springfield and Joplin, MO, area residents.