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Reality trucking shows: Truckers ask, "Where's the reality?"

Reality trucking shows: Truckers ask, "Where's the reality?"

While television audiences might be entertained by the extreme antics of the men on “Big Rig Bounty Hunters” or by the hair-raising, treacherous situations the drivers on “Ice Road Truckers” face, most average truck drivers agree that that is all the trucking shows on television truly are – entertainment.

Giving thanks helps your psychological outlook

Giving thanks helps your psychological outlook

WASHINGTON — Count your blessings this Thanksgiving. It’s good for you. While it seems pretty obvious that gratitude is a positive emotion, psychologists for decades rarely delved into the science of giving thanks. But in the last several years they have, learning in many experiments that it is one of humanity’s most powerful emotions. It makes you happier and can change your attitude about life, like an emotional reset button.

‘Navigator of the Year’ Edward Crumer enjoys trips that touch his heart

‘Navigator of the Year’ Edward Crumer enjoys trips that touch his heart

DALLAS — Twenty-year veteran trucker Edward Crumer is hard-pressed to say what has impressed him most about the myriad household moves he's helped people make, most of them during the most trying times of their lives.

Trucker’s dying wish to adopt child granted

Trucker’s dying wish to adopt child granted

The adoption that Marshall and Tracey McClain, already with grown kids, had started for this baby was not complete. Marshall told family, friends, all, that all he wanted in his life before it ended was for the adoption of Alyssa to go through. For her to have a family forever.

Trucking all in the family: It’s the only thing Joe Cushman ever wanted to do

Trucking all in the family: It’s the only thing Joe Cushman ever wanted to do

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Hazard, Ky., native Joe Cushman didn’t put a lot of thought into what he was going to do for the rest of his life.

Mike Dunne got into trucking through the military and still loves the travel involved

Mike Dunne got into trucking through the military and still loves the travel involved

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Mike Dunne wasn’t really into his father’s career because it was a little too restrictive for him. He wanted to spread his wings, so he became an infantryman in the Army for 14 years and later drove a truck hauling battle tanks.

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