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Checkered Flag is open this Labor Day weekend



Yes, Virginia, Checkered Flag IS OPEN this Labor Day weekend!

With most of our customers off through this holiday weekend, we've got to be here to help celebrate with outstanding Labor Day Sales at all of our Checkered Flag Norfolk and Virginia Beach dealerships!

Check back over the next few days for extra special Checkered Flag Labor Day deals.

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50th Anniversary of Historic Speech Celebrated



Today is a huge day in US History.  With today marking the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech, this day marks a point in US history that cannot and will not be forgotten. 

To celebrate the historic speech  bells will ring throughout cities at 3pm EST.  One of the locations is in Hampton at…
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Honda Civic Gifted to 105 Year Young Woman in CA



Seeing stories that involve people helping others renews my faith in human kindness.  There are still those people out there that feel great passion toward helping others.  It is those people that make the world a place where I want to raise my children. 

One such person, Edythe Kirchmaier, has given her whole 105 years of life to helping…
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More teens delay getting driver's license. But why?




Teens are always looking for a new way to be different.  And nowadays, that means not being in the traditional rush to get a driver's license. 

TEENS DELAYING LICENSURE - A CAUSE FOR CONCERN?
AAA Foundation Study Looks at Why Teens Are Delaying Rite of Passage

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. (August 1, 2013) - The majority of American teens today delay getting…
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Fast-food worker strike Thursday: No fries for you!

Are you Checkered Flag fans planning on having fast-food for lunch this Thursday?  Thanks to a nationwide fast-food workers strike, you might want to pack a PB&J, just in case. 

Article edited for length.

NEW YORK (AP) - Fast-food customers in search of burgers and fries on Thursday might run into striking workers instead.

Organizers say thousands of fast-food workers…
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Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Toyota Highlander!



Nickelodeon and Toyota Create SpongeBob SquarePants-Inspired 2014 Toyota Highlander


NEW YORK-July 12, 2013-Nickelodeon and Toyota are making this the best summer ever for SpongeBob fans with the creation of the first SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired vehicle. The SpongeBob 2014 Toyota Highlander will feature a custom SpongeBob-themed exterior and an interior design that captures all of the beloved character's high-octane energy.  The one-of-a-kind concept…
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AAA advises Back-to-school can be dangerous



Checkered Flag dealerships and AAA Tidewater wish our Checkered Flag families a safe school year.

AAA TIDEWATER OFFERS TIPS TO STOP BACK-TO-SCHOOL TRAGEDIES
One-Third of Child Pedestrian Fatalities Occur During After-School Hours

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., (August 12, 2013) - As summer draws to a close and the classroom bell rings in the new school year, 55 million children across the United States…
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