RVs becoming ticket to home ownership in Vancouver

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Carlos Hoffmann crouches next to the solar generator that powers his motorhome, tinkering until it sputters to a steady roar. Even on Vancouver’s typically overcast days, he can retain power for about a week if he keeps energy use limited to small overhead lights and the laptop he uses … Continue reading

Stocks Climb, But 2 Key Industry Groups Come Under Fire

Stocks climbed and traded at session highs Friday afternoon, but two of the markets’ best industry groups took some heavy hits.

X The Nasdaq composite and S&P 500 climbed 0.7% and the S&P reached a record high. The Dow Jones industrial average also got to an all-time high. It added 0.5% thanks mainly to Intel (INTC), … Continue reading

Christian rock band members hurt in I-80 RV crash

Five members of a Christian rock band on their way to perform at a concert in Council Bluffs were injured in a rollover accident on Thursday morning on westbound Interstate 80 between Walnut and Avoca in Pottawattamie County.

The crash happened around 8:45 a.m. according to the Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Office.

Four of the five … Continue reading

2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder

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2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder

Excellent condition;. 6 Spd manual, Carbon Fiber Sport Bucket Seats. Never tracked. Maitained at Porsche North Houston. Option List: 490 – ASK Sound Package; 573 – Electronic AC (high); 619 – Mobile Phone Prep Bluetooth w/ console; 635 – Paskassist (rear); 639 – Sportt Chrono Package; 695 – “Porsche … Continue reading

PHOTO: Crews pull more than a dozen RV's from flooding at Ionia Co. Fairgrounds

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PHOTO: Crews pull more than a dozen RV’s from flooding at Ionia Co. Fairgrounds

IONIA COUNTY, Mich. – The Ionia Department of Public Safety is praising workers at the Ionia County Fairgrounds for helping people pull their … Continue reading

Orfanides wins Daytona package

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The Orfanides family will not get a chance to watch the DAYTONA 500 together as a family this year – but that’s not a completely bad thing.

Janalee Orfanides was selected as the grand prize winner of the GateHouse Media DAYTONA 500 Sweepstakes, so she’ll be at the famed speedway when … Continue reading

'Airstream Ranch,' the RV Stonehenge of Tampa Bay, is being torn down

DOVER — For some, it was art. For others, a public nuisance. Very soon, however, the well-known fixture off Interstate 4 will cease to exist.

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“Airstream Ranch,” the popular and controversial display of RVs lodged in the ground is being torn down.

The display was built in January 2007, when Frank Bates built … Continue reading

Buellton poised to limit RV parking

Buellton residents who park recreational vehicles — which includes travel trailers and boats — on their property may have to find a new place to store them or make sure they meet the standards set forth in an amended ordinance the City Council is expected to adopt at the regular meeting Thursday, Feb. 9.

If … Continue reading

Council chiefs hail “productive” talks on business rates

Scottish Government Finance Secretary Derek Mackay

Scottish Government Finance Secretary Derek Mackay

Aberdeen City Council chiefs have said they are “working towards a solution” with the Scottish Government to try to avert a potentially crippling rise in business rates.

Controversial changes to the rateable value (RV) of … Continue reading

Business briefs: Fort Myers RV Show starts Thursday

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Philbin promoted at Edison Bank

The Edison National Bank board of directors recently promoted Patrick Philbin to executive vice president and chief financial officer.

Philbin completed his undergraduate education at Queens College in New York, majoring in accounting and economics, and obtained his … Continue reading

Staten Island Residents Complain Unattended RVs Are Stealing Parking Spaces

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some people on Staten Island say they want the city to put a stop to big recreational vehicles taking up spaces for days, weeks, even months.

Residents in New Brighton alerted CBS2 to an RV they said is one of two parked day after day on Richmond Terrace in front of PS59. They claimed people … Continue reading

10 Freeway closes in both directions due to police activity east of Los Angeles

A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Photo by John Schreiber. A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Photo by John Schreiber.

Traffic flow resumed on the freeway between Blythe and Indio , following a police chase of an errant recreational vehicle that ended under musterious circumstances.

The California Highway patrol was … Continue reading