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Sep 17, 2014, 08:15 ET
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Award-Winning "myIDP" System Offers Printable Certificate to Help Early-Career Scientists and Engineers Chart Their Careers

As competition for science jobs and funding intensifies, an award-winning online tool called "myIDP" has been further enhanced to help early-career...

Sep 16, 2014, 18:47 ET
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NHTSA Needs Critical Reforms and Increased Resources to Protect Consumers

AAA released the following statement in response to today's Senate Commerce Committee hearing that focused on the vehicle safety recall process and...

Sep 09, 2014, 09:05 ET
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Back to (Driving) School: More Crashes and Convictions for Teens that Skip Driver Ed

Although vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens, fewer new drivers are participating in what used to be considered a rite of...

Sep 09, 2014, 01:00 ET
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Back to (Driving) School: More Crashes and Convictions for Teens that Skip Driver Ed

 Although vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for teens, fewer new drivers are participating in what used to be considered a rite...

Sep 05, 2014, 02:32 ET
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AAA: IL/IN Drivers Falling for Lower Gas Prices in September

Gas price averages across Illinois and Indiana continue to drop heading into the fall season. Illinois and Indiana drivers are currently paying on...

Aug 21, 2014, 00:01 ET
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Nearly 35 Million Traveling for Labor Day Says AAA, Highest Since Recession Driven Decline

 AAA Travel projects 34.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume...

Aug 20, 2014, 10:17 ET
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AAA Applauds Launch of Vehicle Identification Number Recall Database

"AAA applauds the launch of the NHTSA vehicle identification database that enables consumers to identify the status of any vehicle recall by...

Aug 05, 2014, 11:27 ET

AAA Michigan Gives A Nod To Throwback Thursday: Member Appreciation Day Returns

As part of AAA Michigan's community outreach efforts and with a  nod to Throwback Thursday, AAA Michigan is bringing back a time-honored...

Jul 29, 2014, 10:35 ET
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AAA Insurance Named Property & Casualty Insurance Brand of the Year

AAA Insurance has earned "Brand of the Year" status for its property and casualty insurance offerings, according to the 2014 Harris Poll...

Jul 24, 2014, 00:01 ET
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AAA's Tests Reveal Real-World Benefits of Automatic Stop-Start Technology

New research from AAA shows that automatic stop-start automotive technology delivers a significant fuel economy benefit. Test...

Jul 17, 2014, 17:51 ET
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AAA Reaction to GM Senate Commerce Hearing

"Today's Senate Commerce hearing again sheds light on the unacceptable failure of GM executive management to adequately oversee and respond to...

Jul 16, 2014, 16:33 ET
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EPA May Require Real-Life Fuel Economy Stats

 "AAA is encouraged by the recent Wall Street Journal report that the Environmental Protection Agency is considering a requirement that...

Jun 26, 2014, 02:30 ET
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AAA: More than 40 Million Americans to take an Independence Day Getaway

 AAA Travel projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 1.9 percent...

Jun 26, 2014, 00:01 ET
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AAA Projects 41 Million Americans to Celebrate Summer Freedom with an Independence Day Getaway

AAA Travel projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Independence Day holiday weekend, a 1.9 percent...

Jun 25, 2014, 17:25 ET
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AAA supports requiring used car dealers to resolve recalls prior to sale

 "Yesterday's letter to the Federal Trade Commission by 11 consumer groups requesting the agency investigate CarMax's advertising claims...

Jun 20, 2014, 09:33 ET
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AAA Encourages GM to Work with Independent Repair Shops to Improve Timeliness of Recalls

"General Motors' steps to change its corporate culture and take responsibility for failing their customers are essential. However, with more than...

Jun 13, 2014, 03:30 ET
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AAA, Active Transportation Alliance Pedal 'Roll Together' Campaign for Safer Sharing of the Roads

 As the summer bike riding season shifts into high gear with the Bike Commuter Challenge and Chicago Bike Week (June 13-20), Chicago's leading...

Jun 10, 2014, 15:03 ET
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Two Wisconsin Students Outlast 98 Others To Claim Top Prize In National Ford/AAA Auto Skills Competition

Students from across the country gathered in Dearborn today, to match wits and workmanship in a race against the clock – and one another...

Jun 06, 2014, 03:30 ET
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AAA: Gas Prices Rise as Summer Travel off to a Hot Start

 The majority of Illinois residents (75 percent) plan to kick start the summer travel season by taking at least one...

Jun 05, 2014, 17:02 ET
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AAA Statement from CEO Bob Darbelnet

"The complete Valukas report examining General Motors' failures related to its ignition switch recall describes at least 11 instances in which GM...