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Rob Corddry’s 1975 Ford Pinto

June 01, 2017. AAA Staff

Massachusetts-born Rob Corddry is an actor, comedian and writer who has appeared in hit films such as “Hot Tub Time Machine,” “Warm Bodies” and “Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay.” A longtime correspondent on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” Corddry also created and starred in the Emmy Award-winning comedy series “Childrens Hospital” on…

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Don’t Break the Bank on Unexpected Car Repairs

June 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Unless you’re rich Uncle Pennybags, spending $600 on car repairs is a tough pill to swallow. Unfortunately, that’s the going rate for the average car repair bill today, according to new AAA research. What’s more, an estimated 30 percent of Americans are unable to pay the average car repair bill without going into debt, the…

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Boost Your Breakfast

June 01, 2017. Christina Elston

It might not be the most important meal, but breakfast can be the most predictable if you’re traveling, making it one of the easiest times to eat healthy. “It starts your metabolism and it really helps refuel you,” said Jessica Crandall, a registered dietitian nutritionist with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Breakfast basics such…

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Pet Allergies: When an Itch Means Something More

June 01, 2017. Nick Tavares

Ever think your pet might be allergic to you? While that may be a rare scenario, it’s increasingly clear that cats and dogs, like their human companions, can have allergies. Cornell University’s Baker Institute for Animal Health classifies potential pet allergies into three categories: atopic dermatitis caused by pollen, dust, mold and other natural irritants;…

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Tips on How to Use a Roundabout

June 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Some drivers hate roundabouts. But a circular intersection benefits drivers in many ways. It reduces traffic congestion and lessens the types of crashes that kill or injure people by about 80 percent, according to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. Of course, all that goes out the window if you don’t know…

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Test Drive: 2017 Mazda6 Grand Touring

May 01, 2017. AAA Staff

With a starting price of just $21,945, the 2017 Mazda6 is one of the least expensive midsize sedans on the market, yet is hands-down one of the most fun to drive. For 2017, the Mazda6 now has its vehicle dynamics control system, G-Vectoring Control, as standard equipment, as well as numerous sound-absorbing materials for a…

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Howie Mandel’s 1969 Chevy Bel Air

May 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Canadian-born Howie Mandel is an actor, comedian and television personality known for hosting the popular game show “Deal or No Deal.” After beginning his career in stand up, Mandel starred in the Emmy Award-winning medical drama “St. Elsewhere” before creating the hit animated series “Bobby’s World.” Watch him on the new season of “America’s Got…

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Keep an Eye on These 3 Car Parts As Your Car Ages

May 01, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Even the most reliable cars depreciate over time. Here are three parts to keep an eye on as your car ages. Water Pump This part circulates coolant throughout the engine to prevent overheating. It’s a moving part, so it’s prone to wear and tear; in this case, leaky seals, bad bearings and issues with the…

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Curb Appeal Tips to Help You Sell Your Home

May 01, 2017. AAA Staff

Summer is a hot season for home sales. In fact, after a slight dip in May, home sales tend to climb well above the annual average in June and July, according to Trulia real estate listings. Curb appeal is always important, perhaps more so in summer when snow can’t hide patchy lawns and untrimmed hedges….

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Walk This Way to a Healthier You

May 01, 2017. Nick Tavares

A daily walk is a simple, healthy habit. According to the Mayo Clinic, regular brisk walking helps prevent heart disease and high blood pressure, maintains a healthy weight and strengthens bones and muscles. Here are some ways to boost the benefits of your stroll. Warm up and cool down While walking is a low-impact exercise,…

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