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CUTTING REPAIR TIME - New focus on efficiency
On 07-08-2007.
King, who owns the auto repair shops bearing his name in Plymouth and Pembroke, and Lamborghini, the centers' general manager, have engaged in about &036;45,000 worth of renovations at their Plymouth location based on an efficient manufacturing model espoused by Toyota Motor Corp. The result, they hope, will be an end to one struggle that they say hurts consumers. ...
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Insurers, medical professionals line up in debate over no-fault&39;s ...
On 05-08-2007.
TALLAHASSEE -- If nothing changes, Florida motorists beginning Oct. 1 will be dealing with one whole new set of rules as the states 36-year-old no-fault automobile insurance system runs out of gas.
After years of intense debate among insurance companies, medical providers and attorneys, lawmakers earlier this year chose not to extend the required personal injury protection coverage, PIP for short, that provides ...
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Repair bills high for luxury cars in minor crashes, institute says
On 03-08-2007.
Costs in thousands, but automakers say tests neglect safety THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Buying an expensive car can bring an owner style, prestige and repair bills in the thousands of dollars to fix damage caused by minor fender-benders.
Repairing damage to luxury vehicles involved in low-speed crashes of 3 to 6 mph, which typically happen in commuter traffic or in parking lots, can cost much more than for other ...
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Young pawns in health care debate
On 01-08-2007.
Congress and the Bush administration are on one collision course over children’s health care.
Congress wants to increase the number of children covered by the State Children’s Health Insurance Program. President Bush has vowed to veto any expansion of the state-federal partnership – even if it means allowing coverage to lapse for 6.6 million children already enrolled. ...
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UGA student hit by suspected drunk driver
On 29-07-2007.
One step at one time uga student Story Photos - Click to Enlarge As part of his rehab routine, Sam Lane walks with the assistance of one weight-supporting treadmill, while physical therapists Ryan Williams, left, and Amanda Runnels position his feet. one suspected drunken driver struck Lane's bicycle at the intersection of Hill Street and Prince Avenue on April 27, leaving the University of Georgia student severely ...
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NDP to feds: Toughen law
On 27-07-2007.
Manitoba repeated its call yesterday for Ottawa to change the Criminal Code and Youth Criminal Justice Act therefore youth convicted of auto theft and other serious crimes can be handed harsher penalties.
Justice Minister Dave Chomiak made the demand following one collision where one stolen truck allegedly carrying two boys, aged 15 and 16, hit and killed 58-year-old cyclist James (Jim) Duane. ...
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Health-Care Plans Set
On 25-07-2007.
WASHINGTON -- Private health insurers and the tobacco industry would take the biggest hit under one House plan to spend about $90 billion over five years to fund health coverage for low-income children and boost Medicare payments to physicians.
The Democratic proposal, which provides $50 billion in part through one tobacco-tax increase to help states fund coverage under the Children's Health Insurance Program, ...
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Be sure to insure before you renovate
On 22-07-2007.
Damage during construction is rising. You may need extra coverage. Wall Street Journal

You've probably already checked to make sure your contractor is carrying general liability, worker's compensation and auto insurance.
But one contractor's policies generally cover injuries to his workers, and damage caused by the contractor's work itself -- but not necessarily other risks. ...
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Collision for Vision slated
On 20-07-2007.
The Baraboo Lion&39;s Club is announcing its upcoming second annual Collision for Vision-Demolition Derby at the Sauk County Fairgrounds on Oct. 13. Watch for upcoming posters on cash prizes for the winning drivers as well as raffle prizes.
We also want to thank everyone who helped make last year&39;s fundraiser one success. ...
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Penske Automotive Announces Quarterly Dividend
On 18-07-2007.
Penske Automotive Group, Inc., headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, operates 311 retail automotive franchises, representing 40 different brands, and 26 collision repair centers. Penske Automotive, which sells new and previously owned vehicles, finance and insurance products and replacement parts, and offers maintenance and repair services on all brands it represents, has 164 franchises in 19 states and ...
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