All posts tagged "Jan-2009"

  • RoadKing Mag
    A Real Car Toon

    For more than 30 years, Tom and Ray Magliotti have provided listeners with information on car repair and car care on their National Public Radio series Car Talk. In 2008, the Magliottis, under their radio nicknames “Click...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Running Strong

    Have you ever seen a carpenter try to cut a board with a dull saw? Have you ever seen a farmer try to plow a field with only half of his tractor’s cylinders firing? Like many tasks,...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    She's the Boss

    With the breakout success of her rowdy 2004 hit “Redneck Woman” and quintuple-platinum debut album, Here for the Party, small-town girl Gretchen Wilson had to learn how to be a country star. She didn’t realize at the...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Riding for Change

    When Cynthia Morgan moved from the back of the bike to handling her own hog in the summer of 2007, she was embracing a dream and immediately knew she had found a true passion. But when she...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Sunny Disposition

    We can say it now. The Marianna, Fla. TA looked a little out of date. “It just needed a facelift,” says Country Pride Manager Randy Mooney. “The fixtures were about 20 years old. And there were a...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    A Shot at Being a Hero

    When disaster strikes, the effects from the aftermath can be just as devastating — if not more so — as the initial event itself. Just think of the thousands of people who needed help for weeks after...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    The Future is Now

    Does anyone else remember when the year 2009 seemed like a ridiculously long way into the future? By then, according to the movies, we’d be traveling on hoverboards, vacationing on space stations throughout the galaxy and commuting...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Chill Out

    The cold, dark winter months can really affect you. Mood changes, depression and weight gain are very common because people dole out the comfort foods and cut back on activities to cope with dreary, shorter days. But...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    Walk This Way

    Talk about herd mentality. When it comes to doing everything together, cows have just about everyone beat. From sleeping and eating to huddling together when it rains, cattle cope through their day-to-day activities as, well, a herd....

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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  • RoadKing Mag
    How Low Can I Go?

    There are three fundamental factors that affect a vehicle’s fuel consumption: the vehicle, driving conditions — which are outside the control of driver and vehicle — and driver operation. Believing myself to be a fuel-conscious driver, I...

    • Posted January 1, 2009
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