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Which State Tops the List for Insurance Cost? One Guess!

If you've moved around the country at all, you may have noticed the difference in car insurance rates. The cost of new cars doesn’t vary much from state-to-state, but the cost of insuring one absolutely does. The statistics show that auto insurance can cost up to three times more, depending on where you live.

Wouldn't you know that here in Michigan we pay "top dollar"?

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Sloan Museum Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Sit-Down Strike

This week marks the 75th anniversary of the Sit-Down Strike in Flint. In late December of 1936, workers at Fisher Body #1 became part of what has been called the most significant strike in American labor history. These workers were fighting for recognition of their union, the United Auto Workers, and to keep their jobs from going to non-union workers. The strike lasted 44 days and the workers won the right to be represented by the UAW.

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Cars With Flint Connections Make Top Safety List For 2012

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) just released their ratings for safest vehicles and several that have Flint connections were among the top picks. Top selections are vehicles that earned the highest crash-test ratings in four categories; a frontal 40-mph offset crash, a side-impact crash that mimics a crash with an SUV or pickup truck, a rollover roof-strength test and a rear-impact crash test.

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Gas Prices Jump, Just in Time For Christmas

Yesterday, gas prices in the Flint area were right around $3 a gallon. Many stations were selling for less than that. Just 4 days before Christmas, right on time for holiday travelers, the price magically jumped to $3.39 at just about every station.

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Sloan Museum Offers Free Admission Tomorrow

Saturday, December 17th the Sloan Museum and Buick Automotive Gallery will offer free admission from 12-5 pm. This great Saturday freebie is a result of a generous gift from GM Flint Manufacturing Operations and UAW Local 598. Visitors to the Sloan will have access to all the displays, including "Robots: The Interactive Exhibition." Also Carman Ainsworth's Robotics team will provide some added entertainment.

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Driver Makes the Car Fit the Parking Space [VIDEO]

There is always a way! That must have been the theme for this driver. Street parking in a big city can be a challenge, and it demands creative planning. The fact that a space is too small doesn't deter him one bit.

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White and Silver Are the Most Popular Car Colors in the World — Survey of the Day

According to the DuPont Automotive Color Popularity Report, which has been tracking worldwide trends in car colors for 59 years, white and silver tied for the most popular car colors on the planet in 2011, each grabbing 22 percent of the market share.

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GM Set To Reclaim Top Spot Again!

General Motors fumbled away the title as the world's largest car-maker in 2008 to Toyota, but is poised to reclaim it this year. It has been a dramatic turnaround for the automaker. A combination of events have helped propel GM back to number one. Toyota's recalls, Japan's earthquake, and a historic shift in car buying have pulled GM out of bankruptcy. This year GM has 6.79 million sales, leading Toyota by over a million.

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Gasoline Price Spikes Higher Again

Just in time for the holiday season, deer hunting season, warming up your car season the price of gasoline has taken another sudden leap upward. Most Flint-area stations were selling regular unleaded gas for around 3

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Better Late Than Never – 1954 Parking Ticket Paid

A man walked into the police station in York, Nebraska and wanted to pay a parking ticket that he found in his mother's things after she passed. The ticket was issued 57 years ago. Her son walked into the station with the the ticket and payment, mounted and framed. The ticket has finally been wiped off the record books. The fine? Ten cents.

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Al Serra Hosts Open House For 100 Years of Chevrolet

To coincide with 100 years of Chevrolet, Al Serra Chevrolet at the Al Serra Auto Plaza is having a centennial open house tomorrow from 11am until 7pm and everyone is welcome to attend. You'll have a chance to win $100 gif

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For Sale A 33-Year-Old Corvette With 13 Miles On It [VIDEO]

If you're an old car fan, or a fan of old Corvettes you're gonna love this story. In 1978, a man in Ohio bought a 25th anniversary Limited edition Corvette, stuck it in his barn and then walked away. It's not just another dusty 1978 Corvette, if you look closely, you’ll see it has 13 miles on the odometer.

Get a closer look at this unusual find after the jump.

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