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    Report: Mississippi man under fire for fixing potholes using city's supplies [w/video]
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    Potholes, also known as the bane of every motorist's existence, are a huge problem in many cities. One resident in Jackson, Mississippi got fed up with the constant bumps and craters in his city's roads, and took matters into his own hands. The self-proclaimed Pothole Patchman, the secret ...

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    Video: Students find a way to fix potholes with fluids
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    Potholes. Crews are out now tamping new asphalt into the pockmarks that winter leaves on our roads, but what if there were a cheaper, easier way to quickly mitigate these wheel-eating voids? Students at Cleveland's Case Western Reserve University may have the answer. In April, the team took first ...

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    Study: UK survey says Honda models most "pothole-proof"
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    A new study by Warranty Direct in the UK claims Honda makes vehicles that are the least-susceptible to damage from potholes. According to the company, only 1.4 percent of Honda owners submit a warranty claim for repair due to pothole damage. Compare that figure with the 12.2 percent of Chrysler ...

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    If they can't be fixed, more visible potholes are better than nothing
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    Here's the theory: make potholes easier to see, and they'll be easier to avoid. How would it work? Employ a base layer underneath the road in some garish color, and when tarmac divots appear, voila, the things stick out like wounds. Both theories have been suggested by Domenico Diego and Cristina ...

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    Lamest Excuse of the Week: Potholes as a "natural traffic calming measure"
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    Here in Michigan, we're used to hearing plenty of worthless excuses about the crap condition of our roads. However, this one takes the cake. A local council in Essex, England has deemed broken roads a "natural traffic calming measure." If you didn't catch that, "traffic calming" is a euphemism used ...

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    Ukraine lays claim to the mother of all potholes
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    Click above for a gallery of the VW Golf that was swallowed by a pothole in Ukraine
    Think the roads are bad in your neck of the woods? Growing up just a bit south of Detroit before moving to the sunnier climes of Arizona, this particular blogger has always assumed that Michigan's harsh winters and ...

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    Ask Autoblog: How are Michigan roads made?
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/How_are_roads_built_in_Michigan'; The process of constructing roadways in a Michigan is a long and arduous one that takes many millions of dollars, countless workers standing around and at least five seasons to finish. Roadways here on the home turf of the ...

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    California sweeps 'worst roads' list
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    The argument for SUVs may be a little stronger in California after a report released by TRIP, a national transportation research group, shows that five cities in the Golden state rank among the top ten urban areas with the roughest roads. The Cali towns with the roughest rides include San Jose, Los ...

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