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Bounce Back From Pothole Damage

March 08, 2017. Roberto Cruz

AAA estimates pothole damage costs U.S. drivers $3 billion in vehicle repairs each year. Minimize their effect on your car and learn how to bounce back after you hit one with this advice from AAA’s Car Doctor John Paul. Slow your Roll The best way to avoid a pothole is to swerve around it, but…

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Coming in 2022: Automatic Braking

March 08, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Last year, 20 automakers pledged that automatic emergency braking systems would become a standard feature on 99 percent of vehicles in the U.S. car market by 2022. Here’s a closer look at how these systems work and what it means for drivers. What is it? Also known as forward collision mitigation, automatic braking systems are…

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Small Home Projects, Big Value

March 08, 2017. Nick Tavares

Minor projects create major value inside your home. A coat of paint, a weekend DIY project or a quick visit from a professional can make a difference in your dojo. To up your home’s value and appeal, check out these easy home projects. Consider seeking professional services and advice for the best possible results. Update…

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Score a Great Deal on Your Next Car

March 08, 2017. AAA Staff

Buying a car can be exciting, but stressful. Getting a good price will lessen the latter. John Paul, AAA’s Car Doctor, has the following advice to help you get a fair deal on your next purchase. Research the market. The internet is loaded with resources for researching vehicle prices. Websites such as www.nadaguides.com provide price…

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Dr. Travis Stork’s Nissan Pathfinder

February 08, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Host of the Emmy Award-winning talk show “The Doctors,” Dr. Travis Stork is a board-certified emergency medicine physician passionate about helping others achieve healthier lifestyles. In addition to appearing on season eight of “The Bachelor,” he’s also the New York Times best-selling author of “The Doctor’s Diet” and “The Doctor Is In: A 7-Step Prescription…

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Winter Book Recommendations to Warm up Your Bookshelf

February 08, 2017. Dana Laverty

Winter has its drawbacks. Snow, for one. Cold, too. The wind isn’t a whole lot of fun, either. Come to think of it, the only things I really like about winter are 1) Christmas, 2) the availability of blood oranges and 3) curling up on the couch with a good book and a cat on…

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5 Heart Healthy Recipes You’ll Love

February 08, 2017. AAA Staff

Celebrate your heart – and your health – with these heart healthy recipes from the American Heart Association.

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Choosing the Right Car Seat

February 08, 2017. Roberto Cruz

Keeping your little loved ones safe when you drive is a year-round responsibility. Having a high-quality car seat will help ensure that happens. Here’s some advice from AAA Northeast car seat expert Karen Blackburn. Choose the right seat You should get a seat that fits your child and your car. Check the manufacturer’s height and…

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Generator Safety to Keep in Mind This Winter

February 08, 2017. AAA Staff

It’s the middle of a nor’easter. The wind is howling. You peek out the window and see nothing but a white sheet of blowing snow. You’re happy to be inside, cozy and warm, three hours into a television binge with the thermostat set to whatever you think a thermostat should be set to. Then, in…

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Go Upscale With Upcycled Pet Beds

February 08, 2017. Nick Tavares

Let sleeping dogs lie − but let them lie in comfort and style. By upcycling some unwanted items, you can create classy new sleeping quarters for Fido and Fluffy for next to nothing. Here are a few ideas to build a better bed for your furry friend. The luxurious luggage apartment Turn a vintage hardcover…

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