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Friday, 15 February 2019 18:43

3 Boys, Mom Get Free Car Through NABC Recycled Rides in Janesville, WI

Written by Frank Schultz, Janesville Gazette

Katherine McClure has three of the most active boys you’re likely to ever see. She has been relying on the Janesville, WI, bus system to get around since 2015.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 21:51

WI Collision Repair Program Director Discusses Lack of Industry Workers, Students

Written by Josh Spreiter, Channel 3000


The next time you need to get some work done on the family minivan, you might notice more of a wait to get it into the shop. That's because we're seeing a growing shortage of technicians entering the field.

Monday, 11 February 2019 23:59

Inclement Weather Keeps Auto Body Shops Busy in Northland, MN

Written by Katharine Huntley, FOX 21

Auto body shops around the Northland, MN, area were slammed with work as icy roads caused numerous crashes throughout the region on Feb. 4.

Friday, 08 February 2019 19:30

Progress, But No Auto Insurance Reform Ideas Committed to MI Senate Bill

Written by Mike Brennan,

A Michigan senator who introduced a vehicle bill in January for comprehensive no-fault auto insurance reform said his fact-finding conversations with other lawmakers and an array of stakeholders are ongoing and making progress, but he has not yet put pen to paper with any concrete proposals ahead of initial committee hearings.

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 20:46

At 80 Years Old, John Plowman Is Still in the Collision Game in Alpena, MI

Written by Crystal Nelson, The Alpena News

It’s no accident that John Plowman continues to work at Plowman’s Collision, the family-owned-and-operated business he founded in 1970.

Friday, 01 February 2019 23:32

CARSTAR Expands Into Piqua, OH

Written by Sam Wildow, Piqua Daily Call

A new CARSTAR location opened up in Piqua, OH, this year, bringing its expertise and customer-first mindset closer to Piqua customers.

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