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Jay Amestoy, retired head of PR for Mazda, dies after lengthy illness

Jay Amestoy, who spent more than two decades at the public relations helm at Mazda North America and previously worked in public relations for Volkswagen Group of America, died late Thursday. He was 69.

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U.S. Senate approves Trump transportation nominee

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Don't ignore the will of the people

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