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Ex-husband ruins holiday spirit

Dear Carolyn, Please excuse me for not having any Christmas spirit. My ex-husband and I are facing our first holiday since the divorce this summer. We have two small sons who are confused and upset about everything. They don’t understand why we can’t all be together. We agreed to try to put aside our differences to help them deal with the stress but so far, it’s not working out. For starters, my ex-husband decided to tell ...

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More than an office: Other novel uses for shipping containers

Readers offer different ideas for ways to repurpose intermodal shipping containers in building projects.

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Welcome to teenager hell!

5 ways to take back control from your teenagers.

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Meet the expanded Overdrive

Overdrive now incorporates its sister publication, Truckers News, and Overdrive spinoff Custom Rigs.

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LogBook

Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.

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Corny pick-up line that worked

Dear Carolyn, My husband used a corny pick-up line when we first met. Here’s one for your collection. Hubby to be: Can I have directions? Me: To where? Hubby to be: To your heart. I know, lame as can be but I fell for it! Just so you know, we’ve been married 32 years! Jane Dear Jane, Oh, I’m a sucker for a corny pick-up line! They take courage and also a twinkle in the eye. There’s a big difference between being amused ...

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Mother Nature lets loose on the prairie

Brian Romig took this and other fine shots of distant rain clouds while driving this month in South Dakota.

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Chatting with Aaron Tippin at Uncle Pete’s

I bet you I-40 regulars know Uncle Pete's -- formerly Tennessee 40 -- at 1210 Sparta Pike in Lebanon, Tenn., at I-40. It might well give any stop east of the Mississippi a run for the money for the "most distinctive" honor. Adorning its walls is a collection of more than "4,875 coffee cups," says Uncle Pete Norman himself, owner. "Never bought one, but I've drank out of every one." Pete's special proprietary bean blend ground ...

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Get inside of a twister with Sean Casey

Truckers News is hosting a live chat tonight with storm chaser Sean Casey.

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Lawler wants trucking message to spread

Country music singer Lindsay Lawler took a shine to the trucking industry – and drivers, specifically – after landing a gig at the Great American Trucking Show.

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