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1HomePageMap small se 0816Local news stories affecting the auto body industry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and West Virginia

On July 15, the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry (DOLI) Safety and Health Codes Board voted 9-2 to approve the nation’s first emergency workplace regulation related to COVID-19.

For researchers in Auburn University’s GPS and Vehicle Dynamics Laboratory, prepping autonomous vehicles outside in Alabama’s elements---from the sweltering summer sun to pop-up thunderstorms---has become a near daily occurrence.

Robert Brandon Malone, 35, of Prattville, AL, was sentenced to 71 months (5.9 years) in prison for wire fraud and the transportation of a stolen vehicle.

Wednesday, 15 July 2020 23:24

AL Gov. Issues Statewide Mask Order

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has issued a statewide mask order.

With south Florida the nation’s COVID-19 hot spot, Miami County mayors told Gov. Ron DeSantis on July 14 they could not issue emergency closures even if they had to.

U.S. District Judge Carlos Mendoza denied Auto Glass America (AGA) and its owner Charles Isaly’s motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction in its assignment of benefits (AOB) fraud lawsuit July 13.

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