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Downtime pursuits — querying Overdrive back-issue rates

Any collectors in the house? Some longtime catalogers have some questions for you about rates....

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Home remedies to get you home

Home and natural remedies have been used for thousands of years with much success, but modern medicine is sometimes more beneficial; here find palliative tips, new ideas.

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Good reason to roll out West

The Truckers for Kids Poker Run gets started Saturday at Los Angeles Freightliner, 13750 Valley Blvd. in Fontana, ending at the Foundation for Kids, 2970 Myers in Riverside.

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Old trucking photos and a tale of ‘envy, pride and greed’

The Fruehauf website contains lots of historical photos and company history, some of it quite dramatic.

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Language of the sleep apnea bill close to becoming law

The text in full of H.R. 3095, a bill to require FMCSA to adopt any sleep apnea/disorder provision in driver's medical certifications procedures through formal rulemaking.

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Star power: 2005 Freightliner Classic XL

Star Traywick of Tucson, Ariz., drives this 2005 Freightliner Classic XL as a power provider pulling a dry van for Rudolph Freight of Murray, Ky. The truck is powered by a 685-hp Detroit and features a graphic package put together over a two-year span.

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Lindsay Lawler’s truck stop concert series a dedication to trucking heroes

Country singer and Highway Angel spokesperson Lindsay Lawler played with her band in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Oct. 4, where she talked trucking heroes, truck stop concerts and more.

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Video: Ruan driver faced with desperate wreck situation

Trucker Adam Phillips came upon a wrecked car burning under an overpass. He and others tried to free a trapped man, screaming inside the car, but their efforts were frustrated. Hear how he freed him in the nick of time.

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More ‘bird business': Share your ‘Most Loved Pet’

Checking in with Sammons-leased owner-operator Larry Leckrone, whose 25-year-old pet macaw Mugsy rides along with him in his 1962 C-model Kenworth.

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Amid government shutdown furor, a tap on the sleep apnea brakes

For now. There are indications that Congressional mandating of FMCSA taking a rulemaking approach to any apnea regulation would slow the process down, though some readers didn't see it that way.

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