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Rohrman Automotive group donates to hospital’s Child Life Program

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Rohrman Automotive Group recently presented a check for $19,500 to the Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital Child Life Program as part of the automotive group’s charity pledge.

Back in September, Rohrman Automotive Group pledged to donate $50 to the Child Life program for every car it sold that month. The combined total of cars from the Indianapolis, Lafayette and Fort Wayne dealerships sold 390 vehicles, amounting to nearly $20,000 for the program.

“It’s important to us to support local charities with the funds that we have because of local support from our customers,” Trey Rohrman, director of Indiana Operations at Rohrman Automotive Group, said in a statement.

According to its website, “Certified Child Life Specialists help infants, children, youth and families cope with the stress and uncertainty of acute and chronic illness, injury, trauma, disability, loss and bereavement.”

The Child Life program supports children going through care

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Old cars are brought back to life at this St. Louis garage

Large 8-cylinder cars were built at the old Cole-Standard building from 1919 to 1935

ST. LOUIS — Cars from days gone by are coming back to life at a garage in St. Louis’ Midtown neighborhood, not far from St. Louis University.

They are taking what’s old and making it new again.

“There’s just about every stage a car could be in here,” said Keaton Christensen.

There is an excitement in bringing something new to the old Cole-Standard building.

“It’s a historic building for automotive,” Christensen told 5 On Your Side.

Large 8-cylinder cars were built there from 1919 to 1935. Now, Christensen and his longtime friend Jacob Case are taking their love of cars and rebuilding them.

“I have an electrical degree, he’s going to have his mechanical degree, and they can really work well together to get a project done,” said Case.

The first project was to get the

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Extend the Life of Your Used Car With These Tips | Automotive

(StatePoint) In the market for a car? If you’re planning on purchasing a used vehicle, you’re in good company.

Nearly 70 percent of all car sales are used vehicles, likely due to the the rising costs of new cars and the increasing quality of their used counterparts.

While previously owned vehicles make the best financial sense in a lot of cases, experts encourage motorists to keep a few things in mind.

“For the safety of everyone sharing the road with you and to protect your purchase, it’s important to stay up-to-date on car maintenance,” says Doug Turner, director of service operations at Byrider, the nation’s largest used car and finance network of dealerships.

April is National Car Care Month and to help you extend the life of your used car, the automotive experts at Byrider are offering the following tips:

• Follow the maintenance recommendations of the manufacturer to

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