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Detailer stresses car maintenance during interview

NAPA, CA — Detail shop owner Joe Jacobs revealed the importance of proper car maintenance during a 10-question interview.
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Confused carwash customer careens into park

LAKE OSWEGO, OR — A carwash customer here hit the gas instead of the brake, and her car ended up in a nearby park, The Oregonian reported. The Dec.
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Caught on wash camera: Robbery and poor driving

NORTH TONAWANDA, NY — Thousands of dollars were stolen from two dog wash machines at a carwash here, according to BuffaloNews.com. The Dec. 30 story stated that surveillance cameras
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Founder of Broadway Equip. Co. passes away

MINNEAPOLIS ­­— Robert Schleeter, founder of Broadway Equipment Company and Auto Butler, died on December 11, 2011, at the age of 74, according to an email sent to PC&D.
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Shoe shiner plies his trade in carwash lobby

VISALIA, CA — A carwash here offers customers shoe shines in their lobby area, according to the Visalia Times-Delta. The Jan. 2 story profiled Carlos Galvez, 53, who started
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Man charged with drunk carwashing

GREEN, OH — A man has been charged with having an open container of alcohol while driving through a carwash here, the South Side Leader reported. The Dec. 29
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Hand carwash now allowed to use pressure washer

AMESBURY, ENGLAND — A hand carwash here has been granted permission to use a pressure washer despite concerns about noise pollution, the Salisbury Journal reported. The Jan. 3 story
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It’s been an unusually busy season for this carwash

VISALIA, CA — This time of year is usually a slow time for the employees at the Red Carpet Car Wash, but this year, things have been “rockin’ and rollin,’”
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Editor Debra Gorgos featured in <i>New York Magazine</i>

Debra Gorgos was recently asked to review snippets of movie clips in which a female washes a car and give her “expert” opinion on whether or not the car was
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"SpongeBob” carwash gets taken to court

NEWTOWN, AUSTRALIA — The Sydney Carwash Café, which once used a mascot that resembled the Nickelodeon show character, has apparently been ignoring a Land and Environment Court ruling.
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