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The Federal Fair Labor Standards Act may be applicable in some cases
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Tank’s transport was final move to new VFW building
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Travis Stacey, owner of Stacey's Towing in Chester County, Pennsylvania, is suing the Reading Parking Authority for $2.8 million alleging the authority owes him for cars he towed and stored for two years. Image - Bill Ulrich, Reading Eagle.


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Gray’s Towing of Flint, Michigan, provided a tow truck to help VFW 4087 move to its new building in Davison. Image – Gary Gould.
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Mercedes-Benz has been fitting sensors inside new and used vehicles to pinpoint their exact whereabouts in the event of repossession.

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0 aef08By George L. Nitti

When Jonny May started Jonny's Towing and Recovery in Illinois in 2013, his intention was to establish a business that went above and beyond the call of duty. By building positive relationships and staying committed to his business, he has seen it grow and grow.

Today, with nine locations across the Chicagoland region, Jonny's Towing and Recovery has grown from one tow truck to 39 in only five years.

Part of the credit for the company's success is due to its visually compelling and imaginative graphics, exemplified by one of their standout units: a 2016 Peterbilt 567/Century 1140 RXP rotator.

"It was the best truck I ever bought and the most versatile," May said. "We use it on a daily basis. We wanted to have a visual impact with our trucks. I would describe them as exciting, cool, fun and dominating."

This unit stands out for all of those reasons. The company name takes center stage, in green in a large font on the front and back end.

A palette of explosive colors in yellow, orange, pink and more shades of green in diverse shapes reflect a modern style often seen in the industry. Thick lines, like beams, cascade in several directions. The purple fenders and hood add vibrancy.

According to May, kids love the truck because it includes Mike Wazowski, a favorite character from the animated movie "Monsters Inc."

"Kids love it and mothers take pictures of it all of the time," May said. "Our phone number sits under that graphic."

On top of the passenger side door, the company slogan states, "Get hooked on us."

With graphic design like this, how can one not get hooked?

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