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Student News "The Midnight Address"
"Photos include FedEx Founder Fred Smith,CEO Jack Sammons,Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam,RNC Chairman Michael Steele,RNC Chairman Reince Preibus,Former Vice Presidential Nominee/Congressman Paul Ryan,Congressman Stephen Fincher and many more International notables." Select one of the options below.
Fri May 24, 2013
Whale of an addition for UGA natural history museum
The Georgia Museum of Natural History was already one of the largest university-based natural history museums in the country, but it got a lot bigger this week.
FedEx: Memphis Hub Supports 208,000 Jobs
May 24--FedEx Corp. and employees combined to donate $46 million in cash and in-kind services worldwide in 2012, and more than 16,500 employees volunteered for community service projects.
State premiers new economic development video
The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development premiered "This is My Kentucky," a 2-minute video that is intended to highlight all that is good about the state, particularly its economic development progress.
Foster's Daily Democrat
K-Ready helps prepare new students
Courtesy photo Noah, 4, accepts a K-Ready Kids backpack from Ed Spuler, of UPS, with the special flamed package car behind them.
Thu May 23, 2013
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS): Insiders Aren't Crazy About It
United Parcel Service, Inc. was in 42 hedge funds' portfolio at the end of the first quarter of 2013.
Why Do Military Veterans Make Such Great Entrepreneurs?
Meet the veterans who bring their unusual discipline, perspective, and problem-solving skill to the world of game-changing start-ups. I first met Joseph Kopser six years ago in Mosul, Iraq.
Flightstar hangar cost estimates come in high, JAA to pare back design
FlightStar Aircraft Services Inc., which maintains and repairs aircraft, will expand into a new 30,000-square- foot hangar at Cecil Airport that is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2014.
Spokane Journal of Business
Conveyor maker here views acquisition as springboard
Opportunity Industries Inc., a Spokane Valley-based company that installs, maintains, and repairs conveyor systems for companies such as United Parcel Service and FedEx Corp., among others, is hoping a recent acquisition will help it broaden its customer base.
The One Map That Explains Louisville's Economy
LOUISVILLE, Ky.-The most important economic sector in Louisville is one you may never have heard of: logistics.
The Afro American Newspaper
Third Career and Counting
One of the signs of the times is that seniors who thought they would be retiring at a certain age are continuing in established careers or even starting second careers because of changes in the economy.
Wed May 22, 2013
UPS Mobilizes Its Disaster Relief Program To Support Oklahoma Recovery Efforts
UPS today announced a coordinated plan with its key disaster relief partners that will provide urgent relief as well as strategic support for the long-term recovery efforts needed in Moore, Oklahoma, as well as Cleburne and Shawnee, following the devastation caused by the tornadoes that struck there earlier this week.
Evergreen Eagle to lay off 44 at TIA
Evergreen International Aviation Inc. will lay off 44 workers at Tampa International Airport on Friday, according to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification filed with Florida regulators.
Tue May 21, 2013
Outsourcing at FedEx could take toll on Memphis footprint
Memphis-based FedEx Corp. is looking to outsource a significant portion of its information technology work in an effort to boost profits.
Mon May 20, 2013
Heavy Duty Trucking
Thomas Lansing Named TCA's 2013 Safety Professional of the Year
Each year, the Truckload Carriers Association presents its prestigious Clare C. Casey Award to a safety professional whose actions and achievements have had a profound and positive impact on safety on our highways.
The Miami Herald
FedEx offers faster same-day service in Miami
The Memphis-based delivery giant has provided same-day delivery in Miami and 27 other U.S. cities since 2008, but now provides pickup and delivery in as short as three hours in the Miami area, the company said.
Live Q&A with Green Party's Howie Hawkins
Discuss the pros and cons with him in a live chat at 11:30 a.m. He will also take questions on issues, including campaign finance reform, in the wake of ongoing Albany corruption scandals.
Sun May 19, 2013
Citizen soldiers lose jobs; U.S. government biggest offender
Yet every year, thousands of National Guard and Reserve troops coming home from Afghanistan and elsewhere find they have been replaced, demoted, or denied benefits or seniority.
Christian Science Monitor
Will Amazon raise its prices?
An Amazon.com package is prepared for shipment by a United Parcel Service driver in Palo Alto, Calif.
Sat May 18, 2013
Should the Green Party's Howie Hawkins run for Syracuse mayor? Help him decide in live chat
Discuss the pros and cons with him in a live chat at 11:30 a.m. Monday on Syracuse.com. He will also take questions on issues, including campaign finance reform, in the wake of ongoing Albany corruption scandals.