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This tax break survived – and can benefit you

An HSA pays off by cutting your taxes. It allows you to save pretax income into the account, just as many owner-operators do with Individual Retirement Accounts.

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Preparing for a healthier year

Start the year right by making sure you are current on your health checkups. To make it easier to keep those resolutions of staying healthy, we made a list of the most important health screenings and when to get them. (Some may be covered in your regular DOT physicals.) Men: Individuals over the age of 34 should be checked for high cholesterol and heart disease every five years. Remember to get health checkups often to watch for ...

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Former truck driver honored as country singer

Former truck driver and trucking company owner Bobby Dean's sophomore album Country Country has earned several honors for specific songs.

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Fold-up bicycle

The MIAMI Citizen Bike is a 6-speed bicycle with a 20-inch steel folding frame that can support riders up to 220 pounds.

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Health tip: Don’t skip meals

Keeping your blood sugar level balanced throughout the day is an important factor in weight loss.

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The healthiest frozen pizzas

While a fresh-made, hot pizza is often a more appealing pie, frozen pizzas are often healthier choices. Here are some to look for.

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‘The Innocent’ by David Baldacci

A hitman who refuses to assassinate a Washington, D.C., mother meets a girl running for her life after her parents' murders, creating an almost cinematic action thriller to listen to.

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‘Shipping Wars’ season 3 features refused load, Evel Knievel truck

"Either it's legal, safe and compliant or I'm not going to do it." --owner-operator Marc Springer, who refused a load he'd won the bid on during filming of Shipping Wars' third season.

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Portable induction cooktop

The Max Burton Induction Cooktop is a portable cooktop that uses magnetic waves instead of microwaves to heat food.

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Video: Driver rescues fellow trucker from diesel, fire

Bryan Blair of Pegasus Transportation discusses how he came to the aid of a driver after his flatbed rig — pulling a steel coil — overturned in a tight curve. He was named a Highway Angel by the Truckload Carriers Association for his action, and Overdrive  followed suit in October, naming Blair an Overdrive Knight of the Road. Here's the full comic illustration of Blair's actions:  

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