First Electric's Don Crabbe on Measuring Energy Conservation by the Meter
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First Electric's Don Crabbe on Measuring Energy Conservation by the Meter

Don Crabbe leads First Electric Cooperative Corp., which was created in 1937 and now serves more than 91,000 members.
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Update: Vadim Perelman Resigns from USA Truck Board of Directors

Vadim Perelman resigned as a member of the board of directors at USA Truck Inc. of Van Buren after his investment group divested itself of the 1.4 million shares it had owned in the trucking company.
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Simulator To Develop Driver Skills at College of the Ouachitas

College of the Ouachitas is planning a high-tech way to address the truck driver shortage in Arkansas.
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Coulson Oil Plots Growth With Change

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