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RVers pen ebook on running a business from an RV

(Oct. 20, 2009) -- Freedom: Earning A Full-Time Income While RVing is an electronic book that covers everything you need to know about earning a full-time income on the road by turning trash into cash. You will learn about how to start an eBay auction business or how to tap into the Jackson's complete turnkey service to do all of the internet marketing work for you. "Your job is to find the items, we sell them, collect the money, transfer the money to your account, and then notify you that the item should be shipped," said Lisa.

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California city contemplates RV parking restrictions

(Oct. 30, 2009) -- Calimesa has been considering the ordinance’s purpose and intent, vehicle definitions, parking requirements (residential and public streets), limitations of usage, maintenance, temporary permits for guests and other minor modifications.

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National Park Service video teaches people to be good park visitors

(Oct. 22, 2009) -- The 9.5-minute video, on-line for the first time, addresses the importance of taking a personal role in preserving the outdoor experience for future generations. It provides a vivid and adventurous display of outdoor scenery, showcasing wild animals, breathtaking scenery, and presents how people can incorporate Leave No Trace principles when they are outdoors.

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Residents of Pennyslvania community oppose RV restrictions

(Oct. 19, 2009) -- The owner of a local flea market claims the proposed ordinance, which allows only two RVs per property, with the exception of an RV park, would affect his business because there have been up to five campers on the site, including the converted bus which is used as a security office. Boehm said he has 500 signatures on petitions opposing the ban.

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Oregon charity opens RV storage center

(Oct. 30, 2009) -- Idle property at the Redmond Humane Society's Shelter is being put to use. Starting Nov. 3, people can park their recreation vehicles and help provide some sustainable income for the shelter.

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For sale: Swindler’s swanky motorhome

(Oct. 22, 2009) -- The US Marshals Service is auctioning off a luxury station wagon once owned by swindler Bernard Madoff and the RV that hedge-fund crook Samuel Israel III lived in while on the lam last year.

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Is interest in conservation dying? New study shows it may be

(Oct. 19, 2009) -- Two researchers and the chief scientist at the Nature Conservancy, have found that only people who engage in vigorous outdoor sports, like hiking and backpacking, tend later to become supporters of mainline conservation groups. Surprisingly, the more time one spent fishing or sightseeing in natural areas, the less likely that person was to support these particular conservation causes. "Apparently not all outdoor recreation is equal in terms of who is going to be an investor in conservation," Zaradic said.

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Scottish couple to embark upon 10-year worldwide RV tour

(Oct. 21, 2009) -- Jim Rogerson and his wife, Marion, bade farewell to their home village on Monday after 25 years as they headed off on their odyssey. The couple had considered backpacking, but wanted to enjoy some home comforts on their epic trip, so instead they bought a 12-metre-long RV. Rogerson reckons the couple will only average 10,000 miles a year on their travels – less than they would at home with a car.

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RVs to stalk each other at California demolition derby

(Oct. 19, 2009) -- The event starts slowly, with six motor homes bumping into each other in reverse like malfunctioning bumper cars. Things start to pick up as the drivers circle the dirt track to get more speed, careening into each other's rides at up to 20 mph. "The biggest difference (between cars and RVs) is probably the fact that the car at least stays intact" Basile said. "These things pretty much striptease; I mean they completely come apart."

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Work campers enjoy traveling the country on a budget

(Oct. 28, 2009) -- The work camper lifestyle may not be for everyone, but many people enjoy the freedom that this lifestyle provides. Doing odd jobs while on the road allows the traveler to enjoy a full time RV lifestyle without having to first retire. This allows them to see the world while they are still young and in good health.

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Newsday shows RV travel remains cheapest way to have turkey dinner

(Oct. 21, 2009) -- Jon Tancredi, a spokesman for the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association, says the homes on wheels mean no lost luggage, missed connections or less-than-helpful gate agents. "There's no charge for baggage, movies or boxed lunches," he says. "Heck, there are no boxed lunches, as RVers have a gourmet kitchen in tow."

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RV used for medical research in Pennsylvania community

(Oct. 19, 2009) -- Jeff Trull is behind the wheel of a massive camper with green curtains and beige carpeting and $140,000 worth of scientific equipment inside. It’s a laboratory on wheels. Each week, he and another Tufts University graduate student, whom he calls his “co-pilot,” drive this RV up and down the streets of Somerville collecting pollution data. They are measuring air quality at all hours of the day so that they can track how pollution levels change with different traffic volumes and wind speeds.

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New York congressional candidate hits campaign trail in RV

(Oct. 21, 2009) -- Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava, Republican and Independence Party candidate for the 23rd Congressional District, announced today that she is kicking off a two week, district-wide RV tour to rally supporters and discuss the issues that matter most to residents of the sprawling district.

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