‘Dirt for sale’ — and more from Uncle Pete’s in Lebanon, Tenn.

| March 08, 2014

Quick stop-over at Uncle Pete's in Lebanon, Tenn., on a recent weekend trip, yielded some news: Pete's got a redesign in the works for the Guinness-worthy coffee-cup collection housed in the restaurant.

This just in: Alarming news about anything

| March 07, 2014

The joy of local television news: "Every day someone is shot, someone dies in a car wreck or two, and a couple of places burn to the ground -- the usual stuff."

Sorting through highway funding plans: Several irons in the fire

| March 06, 2014

With Highway Trust Fund bankruptcy and the expiration of the MAP-21 act looming, here's a look at some of the key proposals so far to stabilize highway money and fund the next bill.

New Tony Justice interview, showcase vid from Christopher FiffieImage GalleryPodcast

| March 06, 2014

Fiffie's work combines rolling shots and other footage with interviews and music as well, a perfect fit for singer-songwriter Justice as a subject. Take a look at it here.

The nuances of winning

| March 05, 2014

"There are distinct trade-offs in self dispatch. The security of a regular thing is awesome, but it's not the adventure of pinging yourself around the country" -- then there's the new boots...

Toll talk re-emerging in advance of highway bill

| March 04, 2014

Today, it feels like we're on more solid footing with not only a wider swathe of industry opinion but also among the general public, where tolls sentiment has generally trended dead-set against pricing existing interstates.

Changing Gear: Updates from Exxon Mobil, Daimler, Kenworth, Volvo, Navistar

| March 04, 2014

This union sounds like the beginning of a beautiful friendship. ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants announced that Daimler Trucks has chosen Mobil Delvac-branded heavy-duty diesel engine oils for factory-fill in its Freightliner- and Western Star-branded vehicles. ...

Young singer preaches an offbeat ‘Truck Stop Gospel’

| March 03, 2014

“In ‘Truck Stop Gospel,’ his narration is so astute it's impossible to tell what side he's on — not that it matters,” writes reviewer Kim Ruehl.

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