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Video: Trucker responds to Amber Alert

An ordinary day of driving for Jim Lowe of Johnny Morris Farms of Pelham, Tenn., turned into an extraordinary one on Jan. 9 in Marion County, Tenn.

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Solidarity diaries: It’s a great day for a run

Keep on keeping on in the wake of the Boston bombings, what we do in the face of acts of senseless violence.

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Health tip: Smile and mean it

A smile that’s genuine, the kind where you’re using those muscles on either side of your eyes, grabs on to specific parts of your brain that bring joy.

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Eyes on eye health

Vision care isn't all about reactive procedures -- preventive measures can range from simple protection in the form of sunglasses to diet and exercise modifications.

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Truckin’ hearts: Tips to keep yours healthy and happy

Heed these tips to keep your ticker working like it should.

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Tennessee troopers jump in trucks to catch texters

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has taken to trucks to spot car, pickup and minivan drivers violating day-to-day rules like not wearing a seatbelt and texting while driving.

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New Mexico haven ‘like heaven’

The Crossroads Family Restaurant in Logan, N.M., is worth a stop -- if for nothing more than the outgoing personality of its owner, Jimmy Liles.

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Health tip: Take a health assessment

Take the American Heart Association's health assessment, My Life Check, to figure out exactly what you can do to improve heart health and lose weight.

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Behind the scenes with Lisa Kelly

A couple weeks ago, as the Mid-America Trucking Show was winding down in Louisville, my friends at Volvo Trucks grabbed me in the media room and asked if I’d be interested in doing an exclusive interview with Ice Road Trucker star Lisa Kelly as she test-drove a Volvo VN tractor. Volvo was helping Lisa spread the word on WorldTrucker – a website and app designed as sort of social media/travel resource for truck drivers -- and this ...

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Voting opens for Overdrive’s Most Beautiful contest

An Iraqi war veteran, a cancer survivor and a former police officer are among the nearly 80 smart, tough, independent women who have entered Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest.

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