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Racing Beat: Corporate bailout

NASCAR truck series gets new title sponsor for 2009. An anemic economy has affected all sports organizations but poss...

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All over but the accounting

The end of the year is an important time for organizing your financial affairs, examining your business and determining what your tax bi...

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The Real John Bean

From 1987 to 1993, Knoxville musician Todd Steed worked at the now-defunct Raven Records store on Cumberland Avenue, "the main strip near the...

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Customizing for a new year

Brad Holthaus Publisher The economy might be in the dumps, but there's still more than a few well-appointed owner...

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Second time around

Gerald Rigby enjoys spending time with his customized motorcycle and Harley-Davidsons when he's at home. Gerald Ri...

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How To: Repair fabric upholstery

A 2-in. curved needle or a 33-gauge straight needle is essential for cab seats. Most experts rely on heavy duty upholstery thread or nyl...

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Industry news

Recorder rule to be broader The chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hinted the final electronic onboard re...

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California scheming

Linda Longton Editor A "death blow." That's what Patti Born, president of three-truck fleet Pharris Trucking, ca...

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Speak Out

Letters to the Editor The weak aren't only ones leaving trucking I am a faithful reader of Overdrive for many years. I have h...

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Plan B

Commercial development projects with longer lead times are still keeping some truck operators busy. Even that sector is slowing down and...

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