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  1. Husband dies day before wife delivers third newborn babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    A Zearing woman lost her husband in a car accident on Highway 20 near Iowa Falls a day before she delivered the couple's third child. "I know Luke is shining down on his new baby," Kimberlee Lodermeier said.

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  2. Chelsea and Layla MunhollandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KFVS12

    An alert officer on a routine patrol spotted a car matching the description of the suspects' vehicle and did a traffic stop. Police arrested the two suspects, identified as Chelsea Munholland, and her boyfriend, Herbert Allen Thomas.

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  3. Police: Sibling detained in north Birmingham shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WTVM

    Are you looking for a weekend getaway to a historic hotel, maybe to learn about a new place, or take in a show? News Leader Nine hit the road with a look at how you and your family could enjoy a one tank trip to Americus. Are you looking for a weekend getaway to a historic hotel, maybe to learn about a new place, or take in a show? News Leader Nine hit the road with a look at how you and your family could enjoy a one tank trip to Americus.

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  4. 15,000 Jehovah's Witnesses descend on Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The protests and national attention have not kept tourists away from the Capital City. A regional convention of Jehovah's Witnesses is in Baton Rouge for the first time since the early 80s.

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  5. Members of the Baton Rouge community pay respect to Sterling, call for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Amid the torrential rainfall, thousands came to the Southern University Mini-Dome Friday to pay respect to the life of Alton Sterling. "It's just hurting in my heart today, because of the fact that all lives are important," said Florence Brister, a member of the Baton Rouge community member.

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  6. Nicholls tuition lowest in UL system; fees increase slightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    Since news of the state-wide budget cuts first surfaced in January, students, parents, and educators have fretted about the cost of higher education in Louisiana. Fortunately for current and perspective Colonels, Nicholls State University has the lowest tuition in the University of Louisiana System.

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  7. 2 stabbed, 1 arrested after Westport attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | KCTV5

    Did a truck driver capture proof that there is life after death? Did he capture a motorcycle miracle on camera? Those questions and more have thousands talking about a photo taken by Kentucky trucker Saul Vazquez. Did a truck driver capture proof that there is life after death? Did he capture a motorcycle miracle on camera? Those questions and more have thousands talking about a photo taken by Kentucky trucker Saul Vazquez.

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  8. Truck Ramming Again Recognized as Terrorist ThreatRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    The massacre by truck that killed at least 84 persons, including two Americans, and wounded over 200 others in Nice, France on July 14 raises anew the question of what can be done to prevent low-tech but devastating truck-ramming assaults of people gathered along or near a roadway. The attack came out of nowhere as revelers were gathered along the seaside Promenade des Anglais in the famed resort city to view Bastille Day fireworks.

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  9. Port Drivers Reach $5 Million Settlement in Misclassification SuitRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    A class-action lawsuit representing nearly 400 Southern California port truck drivers has resulted in a $5 million settlement agreement with port trucking company group QTS, ending the three-year-long suit. The lawsuit was brought by the Wage Justice Center and Asian Americans Advancing JusticeLos Angeles on behalf of Latino and Korean-American port truck drivers who claimed that they had been misclassified as contract workers in order to cheat them out of the wages and benefits granted to full employees.

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  10. Carrier Pledges 1,200 Veteran Hires by 2020Read the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Averitt Express has pledged to add 1,200 veterans to its driving workforce by 2020 as part of its ongoing commitment to hiring military veterans. Hundreds of current Averitt associates have served or are currently serving in the military, including members of its executive leadership team.

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  11. Petro-Canada Grows Partnership with Freightliner ManitobaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Petro-Canada Lubricants, a Suncor business, has announced the latest growth phase of its partnership with Freightliner Manitoba, a North American medium- and heavy-duty diesel and specialized trucks dealership and NationaLease member, to now include six Freightliner maintenance facilities across the province of Manitoba. To date, Petro-Canada Lubricants said it has had responsibility for Freightliner Manitoba's heavy-duty engine oil supply in Winnipeg, specifically for its innovative Transolutions Preventative Maintenance solution.

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  12. Geotab Hires Former McDonald's Fleet Manager MillerRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Geotab USA has hired Susan Miller as senior fleet account manager. Miller will be responsible for further developing their growing portfolio of regional and national accounts.

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  13. Stoops Offers Climate Controlled Straight TruckRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer has developed a climate controlled straight truck called the Stoops Specialty Trucks Lite truck in response to customer demand. Stoops says it reached out to key customers for input in building the SST Lite and collaborated with vendors to develop a design for the truck.

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  14. Economic Watch: Retail Sales, Industrial Production ImproveRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    A jump in retail sales and industrial output are just two of several economic indicators released Friday showing the economy is performing at least somewhat better, but there are still some lingering concerns. The U.S. Commerce department reports a 0.6% jump in retail sales in June from the previous month, but that follows a downwardly revised 0.2% improvement in May that was first reported as 0.5% gain.

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  15. Clean Diesel Trucks Make Up 42% of Class 3-8Read the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    More than 40% of all medium- and heavy-duty diesel commercial trucks in operation in the United States 4 million of 9.5 million diesel trucks are now equipped with newer technology clean diesel engines, according to new Diesel Technology Forum analysis of IHS Automotive vehicles in operation statistics. The new analysis includes IHS Automotive vehicles in operation representing Class 3-8 diesel trucks from model-year 2007 through 2015 in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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  16. NOLA author brings a galaxy from far, far away to the capital cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    In the not too distant future, at a library right here in Baton Rouge, one author will discuss her latest novel, which follows a young rebel as she ventures through a galaxy far, far away. On Monday, July 18, Claudia Gray will bring her galaxy full of paranormal romance to the main branch of the Baton Rouge Library on Goodwood.

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  17. New Hamburg, MO annual picnic kicks offRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | KFVS12

    Law enforcement officers have a new weapon when fighting crime these days. Their latest go to tool? Drones.

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  18. 9-1-1 Center working to quickly get children out of hot carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    The New Hanover County 9-1-1 Center has a system in place to quickly get a child out of a hot car The New Hanover County 9-1-1 Center received 33 calls in one year for children and pets left inside hot cars From July 2015 to July 2016, there have been 33 calls into the New Hanover County 9-1-1 center regarding children and animals left in hot cars. "If you accidentally lock a child or animal in a car, make sure you don't waste time, go ahead and call us so we can get things rolling," said Debora Cottle with the 9-1-1 center.

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  19. Nominations Are Open for FTX Sustainability and Efficiency AwardsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Nominations are open until Friday, Aug 12 for the all-new Fleet Technology Expo awards, which will recognize fleets for their sustainability and efficiency practices. The awards will be presented at the Fleet Technology Expo at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill., prior to the closing reception on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The Fleet Technology Expo is looking for nominees who have made significant contributions to environmental sustainability and fleet efficiencies in the light- to medium-duty and heavy-duty industries.

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  20. Innova Acquires Telematics ProviderRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Heavy Duty Trucking

    Innova Electronics Corporation has acquired Aftermarket Telematics Technologies, LLC. Aftermarket Telematics Technologies is a provider of Web-based automotive telematics software and services for the automotive aftermarket, making it easy to manage connected vehicles from anywhere. "By completing this strategic acquisition, we are able to offer a full suite of telematics solutions for automotive aftermarket parts and service providers so they can build stronger customer relationships through connected car technologies," said Ieon Chen, CEO of Innova Electronics Corporation.

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