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The student news site of Southern Illinois University... [Read More]
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Normally, the sounds of a marching band signify groups of high school or college students preparing to take part in a parade or perform on a football field, but at the Inwood Memorial Day parade, they signal to a much more mature group. [Read More]
Tim Worstall recently took issue with the Center for Responsible Lending's position that payday loans should be capped at a 36% annual rate. He seemed troubled by the fact that with such a rate cap in place, payday lenders choose to no longer make their predatory loans. [Read More]
Repeal of the Hyde Amendment — the primary limitation on federal funding of abortion — would cost the lives of 60,000 unborn children every year. [Read More]
It was a big night for "Hadestown," starring Reeve Carney, Amber Gray and André De Shields, who lead the way with 14 nominations and scored 8 wins. [Read More]
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U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles without repaying floorplan loans in a timely manner, a practice known as selling out of trust. [Read More]
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From Long Island to California, here's a sampling of recent out-of-trust cases. [Read More]
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Just when it seemed Fiat Chrysler was on a clear path forward, the automaker pulled the plug on a merger with Renault and was sued by its own U.S. sales boss. [Read More]
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Most Fiat models could desperately use more buyers. One, the 500e, is notable for a time when Fiat Chrysler's then-CEO Sergio Marchionne urged people not to buy it. One buyer wasn't listening. [Read More]
The two companies will work together to develop and deploy autonomous technology on commercial vehicles. [Read More]
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Toyota is ramping up electric vehicle deployment plans, pulling forward its goal of selling 5.5 million electrified vehicles by five years and aiming to develop a solid-state battery by next summer as it races to meet a "sudden surge" of EV popularization. [Read More]
U.S. sales of cars and light trucks fell 0.3 percent in May, but the month still felt like a winner for many industry participants as a big Memorial Day weekend erased fears of a much bigger drop after a slow start to the year. [Read More]
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Dealers' optimistic view of the U.S. market waned last quarter amid softening new-vehicle sales and a mounting threat of tariffs. They remained optimistic about inventory levels, but as lease return volume comes down, their confidence will likely dim, a Cox Automotive survey says. [Read More]
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While I have taken some time off, getting back to fighting trim, I have been fascinated by the chaos that seems to be surrounding the automobile industry these days. Trying to figure out the good guys and the bad guys at Nissan, after the long and painful incarceration of Carlos Ghosn, we still have to look forward to an even longer trial in the most nasty environment. But even before all the confusion about Nissan has been even understood, along comes Fiat Chrysler, proposing a new merger. But a marriage with Nissan's longtime partner Renault would not necessarily be... [Read More]
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As dealers confront pressures they didn't face a few years ago, such as declining new-vehicle sales and shrinking profits, they may struggle to master the balance between compliance objectives and profit goals. [Read More]
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Digital tools in the F&I office have made dealers more efficient and compliant. But they're still only as good the people using them, F&I experts say. [Read More]
For the first time in his young career, right-hander Sandy Alcantara will face the team that traded him when his Miami Marlins play host to the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. Alcantara (3-5, 3.80 ERA) was dealt by the Cardinals to the Marlins on Dec. 14, 2017, as part of the payment for veteran... [Read More]
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Three claims its 5G network will be faster than EE's and Vodafone's, because it has more spectrum... [Read More]
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Bethel Students organize 'Stop the Bleed' program School faculty will learn how to respond to bleeding in an emergency at a program on Thursday. Three students organized this "Stop the Bleed" event as part of their capstone project. Bethel High School EMT program in collaboration with Danbury Hospital Ambulance, Bethel Volunteer Fire Department, Stony Hill Fire Department and EMT's from across the state will hold the event. Danbury Father's Day concert to be held The... [Read More]
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