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Cell phone lights aid in rescue of lost hikers

(Jan. 24, 2011) -- "We were able to locate them because they shined their cellphones up at us. We have night vision goggles on board. That kind of stuff stands out like a spotlight," Sgt. Dave Thompson told the Santa Rosa Press Democrat.

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Two men accused of trying to burn, then shooting at RV

(Jan. 21, 2011) -- According to Jones, several people arrived at the RV park around 7:15 p.m. and attempted to light one of the RVs on fire. After a neighbor yelled at them, several shots were fired into the motorhome. The group then drove off in what was described as a dark-colored Nissan sedan. It wasn't immediately clear why the motor home was targeted, The Daily News reported.

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Blown tire leads to RV crash, fuel spill in Florida

(Jan. 21, 2011) -- A later report said the RV had a tire failure on the driver's side, and the driver, Richard Wray of Morehad City, N.C., lost control. The motorhome flipped on its left side and slid down the bridge after striking the center guardrail. The pickup truck attached to the RV became disconnected and went over the bridge, falling about 20 feet below the highway.

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American Dream author to appear at Connecticut RV show

(Jan. 21, 2011) -- Glenn Maynard, author of Strapped into an American Dream, a memoir of his 35,000-mile cross-country trek across America in his RV, will share his exploits at the Northeast Recreational Vehicle & Camping Show Jan. 22-23 at the Connecticut Convention Center.

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Toronto RV show opens today

(Jan. 21, 2011) -- Today marked the opening of Ontario’s largest RV Show, ORVDA’s annual Toronto RV Show & Extravaganza. Attendance is expected to be record breaking due to the increase in annual RV sales figures, demonstrating that sales are up an impressive 21 percent across the country for 2010, the Canadian Automotive Network reported.

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Single complaint changes RV ordinance in Rocklin

(Jan. 21, 2011) -- Two weeks after Rocklin City Council approved a new stricter RV and accessory vehicle parking ordinance, a concerned citizen confronted the council, and the ordinance was changed on the spot, stated The Placer Herald.

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British Columbia city to target RV parking

(Jan. 19, 2011) -- According to RV owner Brad Mason, a single complaint led to 40 other Langley homeowners being targeted in the Walnut Grove neighborhood of Forest Hills where he has lived for 20 years. Of those 40 properties, eight have a trailer or camper. Three owners have been sent warning letters, and two were issued $100 tickets, the Aldergrove Star reported.

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Theft complaint at New Jersey RV park prompts drug charges, too

(Jan. 19, 2011) -- Officers were responded to neighbor complaints of scrap metal wiring being stolen from several trailers in the area of Paradise Lake Campground when an investigator noticed footprints in the snow that led him to the suspect's trailer. Officers then discovered him in possesion of illegal drugs and weapons, WMGM reported.

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Affinity Events postpones Las Vegas RV show

(Jan. 19, 2011) -- Affinity Events announced it has postponed the Las Vegas Sportsmen's, Boat, RV and Travel Show originally scheduled for Feb. 11 to 13. The show is now slated to be held June 25 to 27 at the Cashman Convention Center.

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Florida RV dealer to sponsor free RVing seminars

(Jan. 18, 2011)— Independence RV will host a series of informative seminars and one-on-one sessions for first-time and full-time RV enthusiasts Jan. 27-30 at its RV dealership on West Highway 50. The “Ask The RV Experts” event will feature RV manufacturer representatives for approximately 30 RV-related products and accessories.

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