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    Report: Plaintiff in COPSLIE vanity plate suit now running for state representative
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    Child right's advocate Marian Wright Edelman once said, "If you don't like the way the world is, you change it." We're guessing David Montenegro is a firm believer in that idea. You'll recall that Montenegro, better known by his legal name of Human, is the New Hampshire man who fought and won a ...

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    Video: Watch this lead sled go rallying in Finland
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    Custom cars generally fit into neat little boxes in terms of how they are used. For example, you're unlikely to see a modded Corvette going rock crawling; it's just not what it's made for (though we bet it'd look awesome, at least for a minute). In the same way, chopped, channeled and customized ...

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    ETC: Watergate 'Deep Throat' parking garage to be leveled for real estate project
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    It isn't usually news when a parking structure is torn down. Then again, few parking structures have the significance of 1401 Wilson Boulevard in Rosslyn, VA. That's because the twin, 12-story structures are where Washington Post reporter and legend of journalism Bob Woodward met his contact in ...

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    Report: 'Rich Kid of Instagram' victim of supercar arsonists
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    A 19-year-old in the UK is smarting after the possibility that his prolific social media use may be at the heart of four family-owned supercars going up in flames in barely a week. Aleem Iqbal has thousands of followers on Twitter and Instagram paying attention to his frequent posts about the ...

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    Spy Shots: Ford set to target pre-school market with next F-150 variant
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    How do you build a strong group of loyalists from the next generation of American drivers? You start em' young. Ford has taken that lesson to heart, as we can see in the first batch of images of the company's new entry to the pre-school market, the Power Wheels F-150. This particular example was ...

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    Featured: Small-town Ohio, NASA and the American RV [w/videos]
    This Built America: Airstream 1403023500

    What is it about Jackson Center that has kept Airstream here for more than 60 years? There is no hotel in Jackson Center, OH. Leave your smartphone on for too long, and the battery will die searching for a cell signal. And if you're driving through on State Route 274, make sure to drop your ...

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    Official: Porsche Classic launching branded motor oil for air-cooled boxer engines
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    It's hard not to love the look of a classic Porsche. Whether it's the upside-down bathtub styling of the 356 or the gradual evolution of the 911, there is a little beauty in all of them. However, the older they get, the more that needs repaired to keep them on the road. Porsche Classic is helping ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #385 goes LIVE at 10PM Eastern!
    LeMans, Tesla Opens Patents, Ford Lowers MPG Ratings 1402968900

    We're almost ready to record Episode #385 of the Autoblog Podcast! You can check out the topics below, add your own to the Q&A and join us live via UStream, as well. Keep reading for our embedded UStream player, and thanks for listening! Discussion Topics for Autoblog Podcast Episode ...

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    ETC: 44 Miatas engaged to spell happiness from above
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    We've seen all manner of ways to propose marriage, from the usual candlelit dinner to the Jumbotron at the big game. A friend of ours recently proposed with his a barbershop quartet singing backup. But this has to be a new one – and one that automotive enthusiasts would probably find even ...

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    Podcast: Submit Your Questions for Autoblog Podcast #385 LIVE!
    Le Mans, Tesla Opens Patents, Ford Lowers MPG Ratings 1402953600

    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #385 this evening. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio ...

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    Report: Tesla's Musk could build flying or submersible car
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    You sometimes get the impression that Tesla CEO Elon Musk says wild things just to gauge people's reactions. You have to be crazy to think that the Hyperloop is ever going to happen. Train travel is barely accepted in much of the country. Recently, he boasted in an interview with Britain's The ...

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    ETC: Whill aims to redefine the personal mobility vehicle [w/videos]
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    Meet the Whill Type-A. The product of a small group of engineers who worked at Japanese electronics companies and automakers - they started off with a motorized add-on for conventional wheelchairs three years ago - it's not a wheelchair, but a four-wheel-drive personal mobility device focused on ...

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    Report: European cabbies protest against Uber car service [w/videos] [w/poll]
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    Some 30,000 taxi drivers across Europe got in their cabs on Wednesday and headed out on the streets, but not to pick up fares: they took to the street in protest. What were they protesting, you ask? Uber. For those still unfamiliar, Uber (formerly known as UberCab) is a mobile application that ...

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    ETC: Check out these strapping classic car-upholstery accessories
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    Cars and rock and roll have gone together since the early days. Whether it's Hot Rod Lincoln, G.T.O or a bunch of songs by The Beach Boys, auto enthusiasts were instrumental to the history of the genre. Photography has played a huge role in our hobby as well. Think of the number of cars you know ...

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    Official: Dartz Red Russian is a Putin-spec Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6
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    The creations that come from Dartz Motorz almost defy explanation. The company is known for modifying SUVs with so much over-the-top luxury that they seem unreal. For example, its last project was a Mercedes G63 AMG 6x6 with gold wheels and a portable smoking room. The company's latest foray into ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #384 goes LIVE at 10PM Eastern!
    Subaru WRX Concept Styling, 2015 Lincoln MKC, 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 1402363800

    We're almost ready to record Episode #384 of the Autoblog Podcast! You can check out the topics below, add your own to the Q&A and join us live via UStream, as well. Keep reading for our embedded UStream player, and thanks for listening! Discussion Topics for Autoblog Podcast Episode ...

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    Video: Racing dispute devolves into kart-flipping brawl
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    It's a fairly well known fact that racers are quite a competitive sort, not taking well to losing or things that they view as unfair. That's led to some great confrontations over the years, with one of the most recent being the Ed Carpenter and James Hinchcliffe dispute at this year's Indy 500. ...

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    Podcast: Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #384 LIVE!
    Subaru WRX Concept Styling, 2015 Lincoln MKC, 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 1402344960

    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #384 this evening. Check out the topics below or drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module. And don't forget to subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so. To take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio ...

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    Exclusive: Piloti back on track with new owner Canadian Tire, new shoes
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    A longtime favorite of racing drivers, enthusiasts and automotive journalists alike, Piloti emerged in 1999 to provide a unique line of driving shoes for both on-track use and off. Yet despite their popularity in the automotive marketplace, the brand disappeared a couple of years ago after the ...

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    ETC: USPS releases hot rod stamps to speed up your delivery
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    After one of the worst winters in recent memory for much of the country, summer is finally here. It's time to drop the top, open the sunroof or at least put down the windows and take a long drive. The United States Postal Service is celebrating the season's sun in automotive style with two new ...

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