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Audio preview: Howard Salmon’s ‘The War Within’ to be unveiled at Mid-America

Independent owner-operator Howard Salmon is back this year ahead of the Mid-America Trucking Show with another recorded song -- a moving account of a soldier's struggle with relationships, memory and more on the return home after combat.

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Love’s opens three locations in Indiana, Colorado and Oklahoma

Love’s Travel Stops has announced the opening of three new locations: One each in Plymouth, Ind., Burlington, Colo., and Nowata, Okla.

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Lisa Kelly joins Chevron’s ‘Reality of Delo’ campaign

Lisa Kelly, star of the History Channel’s Ice Road Truckers series, has joined a new Chevron marketing campaign for the company's Delo diesel engine oil.

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Trucker named Highway Angel of the Year for saving pregnant woman after crash

Grimaldi rescued a pregnant woman from a crushed car following a rollover accident on westbound I-80 near Donner Pass on Dec. 13, 2015.

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Owner-Operator of the Year finalist Glen Horack details what makes a successful owner-operator

For the second year in a row, Horack is a finalist for the Truckload Carriers Association and Overdrive Owner-Operator of the Year award, the winner of which will receive $25,000.

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Voting for Overdrive’s Most Beautiful now open

Readers may vote daily through April 6 to help Overdrive select the top 10 women who exemplify professionalism and inner and outer beauty.

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‘Highway hospitality’ the key to Love’s continued expansion

The Oklahoma City-based company opened more than 20 new locations in 2015 and announced in January it plans to open more than 40 new stores in 2016.

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It’s the little things

The small stuff matters: Wendy offers kudos to the Pilot in Lincoln, Ala., for a small gesture that made the oasis just that, a true place to wash off the weariness of the long road.

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Downtime pursuits: Any other on-the-road golfers out there?

Channel 19 hits the links with Landstar-leased owner-operator Andy Soucy with a few recommendations on courses in Florida, New York and Texas. A long-haul perk: The chance to play a variety of golf courses around the nation.

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‘Country Dan’ Dixon, formerly of XM radio, passed on last month

"Country Dan Dixon," formerly a primary voice of XM's "America" Channel 10 from the satellite radio broadcaster's first days on the air, passed on at age 67 in late January.

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