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Spring cleaning for your car



With the recent surprisingly pleasant weather we've been having lately, it seems like everyone is outside manicuring their lawns or detailing their rides.

Now, if this hands-on approach just isn't your style, you could always bring your vehicle in to any Checkered Flag maintenance location for a wash, wax, detailing, or all of the above!  And, no, you didn't…
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Passing of a Great Talent-Mickey Rooney Dies at 93

Checkered Flag and their family of new and used car dealerships are saddened to hear of the loss of a great All-American-Mr. Mickey Rooney.



Mickey Rooney dies; show-business career spanned a lifetime
By Valerie J. Nelson

Mickey Rooney, a celebrated child actor who embodied the All-American boy in the "Andy Hardy" films of the 1930s and '40s and became one of the era's top box-office draws, has died. He was 93.

Rooney, whose roller-coaster show-business career was marked by an often-turbulent personal life, died Sunday…
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Checkered Flag Celebrates Opening Day



The grass is getting green, the flowers are blooming, the warm breeze is blowing, and IT IS BASEBALL'S OPENING DAY!  Spring is here and it is time to get the grill a' going.  Time to celebrate a new beginning.  We all get to like our teams again.  The past year's disappointing games and plays are behind us and just like…
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NHTSA rules rear-view cameras in every car by 2018




Today brought a big win for the future safety of our Checkered Flag families.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will soon require all vehicles sold in the U.S. to be equipped with rear-view cameras.

After years of delays, NHTSA issues backup camera rules
By  Pete Bigelow  (Edited here for length.  See full article at source link below.)

Cars being sold in the United States must come equipped with a backup camera by May 2018.

Federal safety regulators finalized a rule requiring the installation of rear-view cameras Monday morning after years of delays. They believe the law will reduce…
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Bill Murray Stunt Creates Stir

Actors are often good for a snicker here and there, but none more than Mr. Bill Murray.  During a recent Charity Golf Tournament he nearly shut down the internet all together.  He showed up wearing some colorful pants that many believe either makes him a brilliant or certifiable man.



Here's Bill Murray Wearing Awesome PBR-Print Pants at His Charity Golf Tournament…
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