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Health law employer mandate delayed until 2015
Bloomberg
The Obama administration will delay a crucial provision of its signature health care law, giving businesses an extra year to comply with a requirement that they provide their workers with insurance. The law requires companies with the equivalent of 50 or more full-time workers to offer health benefits starting on Jan. 1 — or pay a penalty of at least $2,000 per employee. The delay means that penalty won't take effect until 2015.
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Running a profitable RV storage operation
Inside Self-Storage
Customer service is crucial at RV storage facilities. Many RVs are high-end toys owned by high-end tenants with high expectations. Many facilities offer now offer special services that apply specifically to this niche, including vehicle wash bays, showers, electricity hook-ups in units, dump stations, water-filling stations and enhanced security.
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Congressional RV caucus formed
U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross (press release)
U.S. Representatives Dennis Ross, R-FL, and Jackie Walorski, R-IN, have formed the Congressional RV Caucus to help educate members of Congress on issues that affect the RV industry and to highlight the industry's importance to tourism and the economy. As a young boy, Ross spent his summers RVing across the country with his grandparents in their 1960 Airstream, which he now owns. "The RV industry pumps billions of dollars into our economy and encourages families to take advantage of everything our great states have to offer," he says.
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'Breaking Bad' star offers fans an RV ride to the show's swan song
The Hollywood Reporter
"Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston is inviting fans to donate to the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children for a chance to ride with him in an RV to the show's season five premiere. Each person who donates will be entered into a contest to attend the premiere as his guest. "We will be the first people in Hollywood history to arrive at a star-studded premiere in a recreational vehicle," Cranston says. He's promising to convince his "Breaking Bad" cast members to join him in the RV.
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RV Dealers International Convention/Expo information is just a click away
RVDA
All the information you need about the 2013 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo is regularly updated at www.rvda.org. Also watch your email and RV Executive Today for regular program updates as the event approaches.
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Elkhart County ranks 1st in nation in job growth
South Bend Tribune
Elkhart County ranked first in the nation in job growth in 2012 by increasing employment 7.4 percent from December 2011 to December 2012, according to recently released numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The national job growth rate for that time period was 1.9 percent, according to the government. Manufacturing in Elkhart County grew by 5,479 jobs during 2012 for an 11.6 percent growth rate.
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Rand McNally's 2013 Best of the Road program begins
PRNewswire
Rand McNally is searching for the best small towns in the country that everyone should visit. Last year, more than 700 towns participated and more than 1 billion media impressions were generated. Travelers can vote online through Sept. 3.
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Retro travelers
PRWeb
A restored 1962 Shasta Airflyte travel trailer named Candy and its companion, a 1961 Ford Galaxie Sunliner convertible named Sundance — both painted candy apple red and white — steal the show whenever their owners take them on the road. AAA Colorado EnCompass magazine recently invited owners Vicky and Richard Nash to take them on a week-long retro road trip on the West Elk Loop Scenic Byway in western Colorado. Candy and Sundance even melted the hearts of 500 burly motorcyclists at one campground.
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Benefits of RV-specific insurance explained
Bankrate.com via Fox Business
Some RV owners opt to cover their unit with an endorsement on their auto insurance policy, but insurance industry experts warn that RVs may require more specialized coverage. For instance, some owners think the belongings in their RVs are covered by their home insurance, but with all of the expensive items typically carried — digital cameras, binoculars and electronics — owners can easily exceed their coverage.
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9 best US campsites
The Huffington Post
Grandparents.com is celebrating National Camping Week by listing the best U.S. campsites to spend time with the family. Included is Malibu Beach RV Park, which offers RV sites right on the beach front.

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Free webinar to feature actual OSHA case against dealership
The RV Learning Center
Last month, OSHA slapped a $221,000 penalty on an auto dealership for "serious, willful and repeat violations." Find out what you need to do to be compliant and avoid a similar penalty in "From the Citation Files: OSHA's Latest Big Hit."

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Alaskan trip of a lifetime: The Alaska Highway
By Laura Weaver
Our dream trip to Alaska became a reality after careful planning and elaborate preparation, following the advice of fellow RVers who shared a wealth of information with us. After determining our route options, heeding the recommendations of sights to see and not-to-miss attractions, we began our journey with uncontained excitement and unwavering confidence.

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How to create a Google Plus page for your small business
Small Business Trends
Like Facebook and Twitter, Google+ offers you the opportunity to create a business page to promote your business, organization or specific product. If you have a Google Plus personal profile, follow these steps to create a new Google Plus business page.
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