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Brockway show brings the faithful back to Huskie Town (with photo gallery)

One hundred and eighteen vintage Brockway trucks with their sturdy Husky hood ornaments made the annual trek back to the company’s hometown for the four-day National Brockway Truck Show. Here's a photo gallery and stories from the show.

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Kansas car show to add semi-trucks to Feb. event

The 5th Annual Park City Chill, Kansas' largest indoor motorcycle/car/custom semi-truck show, will take place Feb. 28-March 2, 2014. The event will be located at the Kansas Pavilions in Park City. The 2014 show will be the first time Park City Chill incorporates custom semi-trucks. In addition to motorcycle, car and custom semi-truck shows, the event will have fashion and/or bikini shows, concerts, cheerleader performances and gun slinging reenactments by the Cowtown Cowboys. For more information, visit bartel-productions.com.

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A working truck at the show booth

Oscar Robledo's 2005 Western Star at the Load One show booth at the Expedite Expo -- Robledo was surprised when he was asked to show the truck there, but ultimately he shouldn't have been, says company president.

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One serious Series 60 in action at truck pull in N.Y.

A look under the hood of owner-operator Erich Owens' 2001 Western Star powered by a 12.7-L Detroit capable of pushing 2,000 horsepower at a truck pull, then moving back to freight hauling serving the mushroom industry.

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GATS health walk next Friday

Join me at the 61+ Health Awareness Walk at the Great American Trucking Show Friday, August 24, at 8 a.m.

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Awesome trucks and the fruits of debate: Two events upcoming

Round-up of two events upcoming: the big 2nd Annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention meeting Oct. 27-28 and the ATHS Cookeville, Tenn., truck show Sept. 27-28.

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Tony Justice among performers Saturday at driver convention

I'm excited about seeing East Tennessee-based B&B Transport driver and songwriter Tony Justice make his driver-event debut Saturday at the Truck Driver Social Media Convention in Tunica, Miss., on Saturday. I've heard him play before, as the vids below are evidence of, but at the show he'll be with a full band of seasoned Nashville players, and it's all leading up to the Nov. 1 release of his "On the Road" album (pictured), long in ...

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