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Thursday, 09 April 2020 18:55

Idled Rental Cars Fill Landscape in Maui

The sudden drop in visitors to Maui due to the global COVID-19 pandemic has sent rental car companies scrambling to find places to park their idled fleets.

Normally, the people donning protective gear would be fixing wrecked cars---but at Central Auto Body in Portland, OR, these are not normal times.

Jon Ramirez went to work at his parents’ auto repair shop in Suisun City, CA, in 1980, and purchased the shop in 2013.

When Robert Benning returns to teach auto body repair classes at Laramie County Community College, the 13 students he’s taught since fall semester won’t be joining him in the lab.

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced a formal "stay at home" directive to Nevadans, extending the closure of schools and non-essential businesses until Apr. 30.

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk donated more than 1,200 ventilators March 23, staying true to his word he will do what he can to support medical facilities currently struggling against the coronavirus outbreak.

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