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On Nov. 13, Women in Automotive and Collision (WAC) held its monthly membership meeting at Lewis & Clark Career Center in St. Charles, MO.

Monday, 26 November 2018 19:58

Rockford, IL’s 1st Snowfall Keeps Auto Body Shops Busy

Written by Mariana Rodriguez,

The first snowfall of the season made for a slick commute for Rockford, IL-area drivers the morning of Nov. 9, which led to a busy day for auto body repair shops.

Tuesday, 20 November 2018 22:25

Every Day, a Car Hits a Deer in WI; 2nd Week of Nov. Among Most Dangerous on WI Roads

Written by Joe Taschler, Paul Gores and Andrew Mollica, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The week of Nov. 8 was among the most dangerous times of the year for folks traveling Wisconsin's roads and highways as white-tailed deer, consumed with their annual mating season, increasingly ran into traffic.

Monday, 19 November 2018 22:25

Snow, Frigid Temperatures Trigger A.M. Crashes in St. Paul, MN

Written by Dana Thiede, KARE 11

It was a tough morning commute for drivers across both the Twin Cities Metro and greater Minnesota on Nov. 7, as a light coating of snow and frigid temperatures combined to turn freeways and side streets into skating rinks.

Monday, 19 November 2018 19:32

MI Collision Center Owner Receives National Recognition for Restoration

Written by Bill Wehrenberg, News-Review

The village of Walloon Lake, MI, has seen numerous changes and improvements over the past several years.

The keys to a Dodge Journey were given to the Salvation Army during its annual Tree of Lights Kickoff Nov. 8 in Omaha, NE, thanks to the local CARSTAR owners, State Farm, Baxter Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Keystone, among others, in conjunction with the National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides™ program.

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