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The Jonesboro, LA, fire chief and a Jackson Parish sheriff's deputy were arrested following an investigation into an incident involving two Jonesboro Fire Department trucks.

Wednesday, 05 January 2022 09:05

Houston Maaco Owner Awarded 2021 Maaco Cup

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Maaco recognizes franchise owners who exemplify operational excellence each year with the coveted Maaco Cup award.

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Classic Collision, LLC, a leading national multi-site collision repair operator based in Atlanta, is kicking off the new year by entering its 13th state and opening its 174th store.

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In an industry dominated by men, Kelly Huard is blazing a trail for other women who might aspire to be leaders in the automotive field. 


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The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) will host an open board meeting from 2-5 p.m. Jan. 19 in the Sunrise Room at the Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak, in Phoenix, AZ.

Wednesday, 29 December 2021 14:47

As Gas Costs Soared in 2021, Average Prices Remained Among Lowest in Oklahoma, Texas

Written by Bethany Blankley, The Center Square

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While gas prices have soared nationwide this year, average prices at the pump have remained among the lowest in Oklahoma and Texas, in part because they are significant oil and gas hubs for the nation.