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Keep rein on city towing vendor


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 19, 2012

~~<p>Returning to a parked car and realizing it has been towed ranks up there among the most dispiriting experiences in driving. It usually means a disruption in the daily schedule, calling a friend to help with transportation &mdash; and a fat bill besides, payable in cash only.</p>
<p>And now it appears those bills could have been inflated, if not for an inquiry by Star-Advertiser writer Rob Perez that nudged unaware city officials into action to stop the practice.</p>
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Returning to a parked car and realizing it has been towed ranks up there among the most dispiriting experiences in driving. It usually means a disruption in the daily schedule, calling a friend to help with transportation — and a fat bill besides, payable in cash only.

And now it appears those bills could have been inflated, if not for an inquiry by Star-Advertiser writer Rob Perez that nudged unaware city officials into action to stop the practice. Login for more...



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