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Make-A-Wish recipient gets chance to spend more time with family
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Sometimes wishes do come true. Destiny Caruso, a 7-year-old living with a debilitating brain condition, made a wish to spend more time with friends and family. Now, thanks to Macy’s and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, she can. Destiny’s true wish was for a pop-up camper to make those trips easier and more fun. Her wish came true. All of her friends and family are in Maine, Ohio, and Iowa, and Destiny wanted to spend more time visiting them, but travel is difficult for her. More

Wilderness RV Park, Robertsdale, Ala.

Since 1990, Wilderness RV Park has been providing camping accommodations to snowbirds, travelers and year-round residents. You'll enjoy a quiet and peaceful "down South" atmosphere. The campground is just 30 minutes east of Mobile Ala., and 35 minutes west of Pensacola, Fla. They have 71 total full hookups, pull-through RV sites, some 50 amp electrical service available, clubhouse, swimming pool, laundry, bath house, fishing, horseshoes, pavilion, picnic area, ping-pong and free Wi-Fi in clubhouse.

MVP RV builds an all-electric RV
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Brad Williams, president and CEO of MVP RV, hopes that his all-electric RV paves the way for more charging stations down the metaphorical road. The company's first and only all-electric model traveled 65 to 70 miles per hour for 180 miles on one charge, Williams said. The second all-electric RV, currently in development, will likely have a better range, he said. Much like monitoring a fuel gauge during a trip, a driver would have to watch his electricity use before running out. More

60 things your pet should not eat while RVing
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A report issued by Veterinary Pet Insurance lists the 60 most unusual objects ingested by pets in 2010. Many of the 2,000 foreign body ingestion claims revolved around the usual suspects with socks, hand towels, sticks, and rocks proving to be some of the most popular pet "snack" choices. Other ingested items were not quite as common and included; a jellyfish, denture adhesive, a hearing aid, a tent door, 16 steel wool pads, a barbecue brush, jumper cables, a squirrel, a TV remote control, a foot-long submarine sandwich and a fire log! However, the kicker has to be the 25 to 30 soiled diapers ingested in a single sitting by a ravenous pooch with a clearly undeveloped palette. More

Newell adds EasiSteer system to '12 models
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Newell Coach Corp. announced that its new EasiSteer steering system will be standard on all new Newell motorcoach deliveries beginning in July 2011. According to a release from the Miami, Okla.-based luxury coach manufacturer, the new system also will be available as a retrofit option on all 2012 models delivered before July 2011. Developed by Newell Coach in partnership with TRW Automotive, EasiSteer not only improves the steering ease and handling of the Newell but it also offers a level of comfort, stability and safety that was previously unobtainable in motorcoaches of this size. More

Stunning Laptop - iPad - Netbook Cases

“I love my laptop bag! Not only is the design awesome, but the bag itself is wonderful. The bag is made of neoprene that "hugs" my laptop. I can store all my accessories in the bag without any trouble. It has many pockets inside and even a very convenient zipper pocket on the outside.”
Carolyn, Florida


Mexican drug violence no concern to most Texas RV enthusiasts
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Drug related violence in Mexico hasn't stopped John Macduffee from returning to the Rio Grande Valley, where he rendezvous with other "Winter Texans" at the Broke Mill RV Park in Del Rio. "Everything is calm, cool and collected," said MacDuffee, a 70-year Winter Texan from the Syracuse area of New York. "The press has got people scared." "There are absolutely zero worries in my mind about safety," said Scott Wofford, an Abilene-based chiropractor who stays at Broke Mill RV Park while tending patients at his satellite office in Del Rio. More

Prime Time's Fiver features outdoor kitchen
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Two-year-old Prime Time Manufacturing, Wakarusa, Ind., a fast-growing division of Forest River Inc., has introduced the 2011 Crusader, its first fifth-wheel. "For a little fifth-wheel, there is a lot of storage and a very residential feel," said Jeff Rank, Prime Time president and co-founder. More

Revamped RV resort reopens in style
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Emerald Desert RV Resort in Palm Desert, Calif., is celebrating $1 million in renovations as a rebirth. In fact, it never did die, though it came close enough for a tombstone to be created. But the previous owner's plans to tear down the park to make way for houses didn't pan out, and Sunland RV Resorts bought the 251-space property. More

Winnebago reports third-straight quarterly profit
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Rising motor home deliveries and the sale of a factory helped Winnebago Industries Inc. reverse a loss from last year and post its third-straight quarterly profit, the company said. The Forest City, Iowa, company, which struggled during the economic downturn as motorhome sales fell, said it expects continued sales growth even though it remains cautious during the slower winter sales months. More
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