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  1. 'Breaker, Breaker': Truckers to honor Burt Reynolds with 'Bandit' run, other eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    ... for late actor Burt Reynolds Sept. 29-30 at the Texarkana, Texas, Convention Center. Reynolds was popular with truckers, said James Lamb, Truckers.com president and spokesman, in a press release. Reynolds was best known for his role as the Bandit in ...

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  2. CHP hosts trucker appreciation eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... driver appreciation and we just host it," Alexander said. "This is an opportunity to pause and say thank you to the truckers who are the heart and soul of moving goods across the nation. They're doing the best they can to move the goods safely. ...

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  3. Truckers Organize September 29th Weekend Memorial Event & Trucker...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Truckers.com announces free weekend event for CDL holders and their families, including a Saturday evening concert by "the Road Hammers," Canada's all-time, best-selling country group, as a tribute to Burt "the Bandit" Reynolds. Truckers.com President & Spokesman James Lamb announced today that his trucking industry trade group, formally known as the Small Business in Transportation Coalition , will be holding a special memorial tribute and procession for the late actor Burt Reynolds during the September 29-30 weekend at the Texarkana Convention Center in Texarkana, Texas.

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  4. Trucker put toys beside boy (7) lying dead in the road after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    A truck driver involved in a horror crash has told how he said a prayer for a young boy who was killed alongside his mother and grandmother. A truck driver involved in a horror crash has told how he said a prayer for a young boy who was killed alongside his mother and grandmother.

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  5. 'A few seconds' - Pain, anguish in wake of tragic Hwy 401 deaths of Amherstburg mom, sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The London Free Press

    The scene of a crash between a transport truck and a pickup truck in the westbound lanes of Highway 401 in the area of Chatham-Kent on July 30, 2017. Lacie Brundritt, 42, and her son Kyle, 14, were passengers in the pickup truck.

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  6. Convoy keeps on truckin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hastings Tribune

    ... traveled U.S. Highway 281 Saturday. The annual convoy partners Special Olympics Nebraska, law enforcement and truckers to raise money for the Special Olympics and have fun at the same time. "There are convoys done in other states through Special ...

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  7. Hurricane Florence: Trucker driving school bus rescues 64 dogs, cats from South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WSOCTV

    GREENBACK, Tenn. - A Tennessee truck driver is being hailed as a hero after he rescued 64 shelter dogs and cats ahead of Hurricane Florence.

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  8. Empty NestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Evening Journal

    I'm going to recommend two books for fall-fest reading. One is "Vinegar Girl" by Anne Tyler, and the other is "Long Haul, A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road" by Finn Murphy.

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  9. A modern Noah's Ark? Truck driver decides to save 60 animals during ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    A bus driver's rescue efforts during Hurricane Florence has drawn comparisons to the biblical figure Noah and his ever-famous ark. What happened: Tony Alsup, a trucker from Tennessee, decided to rescue as many animals as possible ahead of Hurricane Florence, which hit the Carolinas this past week, according to The Washington Post.

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  10. a oeNoaha s Arka truck driver rescues 64 dogs and cats from FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    There is nothing like a meal at the Waffle House after driving more than 60 animals from the South Carolina coast to southern Alabama inside of a school bus. Tony Alsup can attest.

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  11. Paws and read this: truck driver rescues shelter dogs, cats after FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | SouthCoastToday.com

    There is nothing like a meal at the Waffle House after driving more than 60 animals from the South Carolina coast to southern Alabama inside a school bus. Tony Alsup can attest.

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  12. Tennessee Trucker and His School Bus Save 64 Shelter Animals from Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Southern Accents

    Tony Alsup is no stranger to long hours on the road. The 51-year-old from Greenback, Tennessee makes his living as a truck driver.

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  13. Trucker, 51, creates modern day Noah's Ark using a School Bus to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Daily Mail

    The 51-year-old ditched his semi-truck for a $3,200 school bus a year ago when he misunderstood a request to take in a dozen animals for just a few A Tennessee truck driver is taking tips from the biblical story of Noah's Ark by coming to the rescue of animals caught up in the Hurricane Florence flooding. Tony Alsup, 51, didn't build a boat but instead bought an old school bus in order to pick up as many animals as possible that have been left behind as water levels rise in South Carolina.

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  14. How Mistrial in Trooper's Death Could Impact Attorney General RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Denver Westword

    Last week, a mistrial was declared in the case of Noe Gamez-Ruiz, a commercial truck driver charged with criminally negligent homicide for a November 2016 accident that killed Colorado State Patrol Trooper Cody Donahue. Now, political insiders are speculating that the way the proceedings were short-circuited - the judge took action after defense complaints that prosecutors withheld relevant evidence - could impact one of the biggest races on the November 2018 ballot.

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  15. Giti Supports Women in Trucking Awareness CampaignRead the original story

    Monday Sep 17 | Modern Tire Dealer

    ... Truckload Carriers Association, US Department of Transportation, Lisa Kelly of the History Channel's Ice Road Truckers, and Johnelle Hunt, co-founder of J.B Hunt. In addition to Giti Tire, other corporate and celebrity sponsors include: Daimler ...

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  16. Trucker dies in rear-end accident on I-70Monday, September 17Indiana...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

    Indiana State Police say it ciould be a while before they are able to determine the identity of a truck driver who rear ended another truck on I-70 this weekend. Sixty-seven year old Oscar Martinez of Cypress, Texas was uninjured during the wreck.

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  17. As Florence loomed, a pet lover escaped South Carolina with 64 dogs and cats on a school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Over the past year, Tony Alsup, a trucker from Tennessee, has rescued shelter pets from hurricane zones in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and now South Carolina. Tony Alsup closed the door of his old yellow school bus then hit the gas, fleeing from the dark skies and strong winds that loomed offshore.

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  18. Noah's Ark except it's a school bus: Truck driver rescues 64 dogs and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    There is nothing like a meal at the Waffle House after driving more than 60 animals from the South Carolina coast to southern Alabama inside of a school bus. Tony Alsup can attest.

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  19. Hurricane Florence spurs truck driver to rescue dozens of dogs, cats from floods on school busRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Fox News

    When Hurricane Florence set its sights on the Carolina coast last week, Tony Alsup decided it was time for him to head into the storm zone to help clear out animal shelters in its path. The 51-year-old trucker from Tennessee has transformed an old school bus into an animal transport on wheels, with the words "EMERGENCY ANIMAL RESCUE SHELTER" on the side.

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  20. Paris convoy hauls in $75,000 for Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Today's Trucking

    Even the sweltering late-summer heat couldn't mute the enthusiasm of the crowd gathered in Paris, Ont., for the 14th running of the World's Largest Truck Convoy for Special Olympics. A total of 72 trucks made the trip from the Paris Fairgrounds out to Putnam, Ont., and back again Saturday morning.

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