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Five Apps for That: Customizing audio content for the road

Podcasts may be the perfect entertainment option for truckers: They’re mobile, they’re free, and they’re offered in as many genres as you find in periodicals, books and movies.

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Arrow Truck Sales donates Volvo VNL 670 to Women in Trucking giveaway

Arrow Truck Sales donated the tractor to WIT for a truck giveaway during its annual "Salute to Women Behind the Wheel," to be held March 24 at MATS.

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Pilot Flying J to offer Bass Pro Shop merchandise in Tennessee truck stop

Pilot Flying J has partnered with Bass Pro Shops to create a “store within a store” that includes a selection of items from the Springfield, Missouri-based sporting goods company. The initial project display is located in the Pilot Flying J on Murfreesboro Road off Interstate 40 in Lebanon, Tennessee east of Nashville.

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Voting open to name Trucking Moves America Forward mascot

The final five names are Axle, Bob Tail, Safety Sammy, Seymour S. Miles and Wheels.

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First-ever Expediter of the Year award delivered at industry expo

Donating the $500 prize that came with the award to the St. Christopher Fund, Robert Burton, who hauls leased to V3 Transportation, embodied one of the giving quality his wife lauded him for in her nomination of him for the award.

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From film-noir to long haul trucking: The roots and branches of Paul Marhoefer

With a grandfather who was a pioneer in filmmaking and a bevy of masterful folk tunes to his credit, long-haul Paul Marhoefer is a unique creature of American trucking.

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No. 4 Jupiter Motorsports racer Scott Treadway’s 1979 Western Star

Take a quick video run through owner-operator Scott Treadway's involvement in the Jupiter Motorsports team, with four trucks running in the Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Racing series this year. Treadway drives the No. 4 1979 Western Star in the series, his own '07 379 on the road at work.

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Truckers divided on Republicans’ go-it-alone Obamacare overhaul

A slight minority (47 percent) of readers noted general support for current efforts, while an exact half of poll respondents either urged Republicans to go back to the drawing board or leave the current system in place.

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Where trucking musicians gather – and truckers get a treat

GATS will showcase trucking's musical talent next month. See a preview here.

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Walcott Truckers Jamboree takes place next week, features live music, show trucks and more

Former "The Voice" contestant Mary Sarah and country artist Collin Raye will headline concerts at the show on Thursday and Friday night, respectively. Local band Dani Lynn Howe & Band will open for Sarah, while Tony Justice will open for Raye.

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