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Friday, 29 October 2021 17:24

Robertsdale, AL, Auto Body Shop Hit by Catalytic Converter Thieves

Written by Debbie Williams, WKRG News

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Yellow tape marks the cars, trucks and SUVs targeted for their catalytic converters Oct. 18 at Cockrell’s Body Shop in Robertsdale, AL.

Wednesday, 27 October 2021 22:11

TN Gov. Signs on to Letter Opposing Extra Incentives for Union Labor to Build EVs

Written by Jon Styf, The Center Square

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee was one of 11 governors who signed a letter sent to U.S. Congressional leaders opposing legislation that would incentivize electric vehicle manufacturers using union labor.

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Crash Champions, LLC, one of the nation’s fastest growing independent collision repair companies, announced Oct. 26 it has acquired Annie's Collision Center, a premier family-owned auto body shop located at 2293 Bruner Lane, Fort Myers, FL.

Monday, 25 October 2021 23:08

Allstate v. Auto Glass America Dismissed in Florida

Written by Rebecca Barnabi, glassBYTEs.com

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The case of Allstate v. Auto Glass America was dismissed Oct. 22 in Florida.

Monday, 25 October 2021 20:17

Atlanta Cop Has Recovered $1.7 Million in Stolen Cars

Written by Steven Symes, Motorious

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Car thieves suck, but thankfully there’s a police officer in Atlanta who’s taking a huge bite out of crime.

Friday, 22 October 2021 19:34

Family of Murdered Tennessee Auto Body Shop Owner Offers $1M Reward for Information Leading to Arrest

Written by Mike Christen, The Daily Herald

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The family of Jim Grimes is offering a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for his death.