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Saturday | Sydney Morning Herald

Final photo family's tragic reminder

Donald and Patricia Logan look on proudly as they meet their great-granddaughter Olivia for the first time, just six weeks after the little girl was born prematurely. However, the touching image is now the last photo ever taken of Donald and Patricia Logan, who were killed just hours later on January 24, 2012, when drug-addicted truckie Vincent George veered onto the wrong side of the Hume Highway at Menangle, killing them and their son, Calvyn.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Fri Sep 12, 2014

KDWN

Doctors: Finding source unlikely in E. coli deaths

Investigators say they don't expect to find the specific sources of fatal strains of E. coli that killed two children in the Pacific Northwest and left a Washington boy fighting for his life. Dr. Paul Cieslak, medical director of the communicable disease section of the Oregon Health Authority, said Thursday they need at least twice as many cases to pin down a source, which might be tainted food, lake water, or contact with livestock.

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Related Topix: Washington, Oregon Government, Oregon, Brooklyn (Portland, OR), Whatcom County, WA, Transportation, Lynden

AmericanBankingNews.com

Con-way Hits New 1-Year High at $53.51

Con-way hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday , Analyst Ratings.Net reports. The stock traded as high as $53.51 and last traded at $53.27, with a volume of 273,262 shares traded.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Con-Way

Transport Topics

Covenant Forecasts Higher 3Q Earnings

Covenant Transportation Group Inc. said its third-quarter earnings per share will be triple what they were a year ago, excluding charges. Covenant said it will earn 35 to 40 cents per share for the quarter that ends Sept.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Covenant Transport

BroadwayWorld.com

Hotel California a Salute to the Eagles Returns to the Suncoast Showroom 10/25-26

Hotel California will present 'A Salute to the Eagles,' reproducing the Grammy Award-winning sounds of the legendary band, at the Suncoast Showroom, October 25 and 26. For more than two decades, Hotel California has traveled the world and thrilled fans by replicating a showcase of Eagles megahits, including "Take It Easy," "Heartache Tonight" and "Hotel California." The band also pays tribute to the Eagles' later studio recordings, including "Get Over It" and "Love Will Keep Us Alive."

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Pop/Rock, The Eagles, Huey Lewis & the News, Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation

Business Journal

WSJ: E-commerce is big problem for UPS

Free shipping on online orders, fierce competition from other delivery services, and Amazon's power to drive down shipping costs are creating problems for Atlanta-based United Parcel Service . UPS's average revenue on each Internet-related package it handles is dropping, the Wall Street Journal reports in a story published Thursday that includes an interview with the Atlanta-based company's new chief executive officer David Abney .

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Expedited Group

Inside Bay Area

Family of Highway 17 crash victim files wrongful death lawsuit

Calling for stricter safety regulations in the trucking industry, the family of a Santa Cruz man killed in a big-rig crash on Highway 17 filed a lawsuit this week against three trucking companies, a construction firm and a truck owner involved in the crash. In a tearful news conference at the family's home on Dufour Street in Santa Cruz on Wednesday morning, the parents of 25-year-old Daniel McGuire said they hoped something positive would come out of their son's death.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Monterey County, CA

Lifestyles

Flooding has caused challenges for business

The flooding that struck southeast Saskatchewan in June has caused problems for the trucking industry, says Ken Boettcher, the vice-president of operations at Three Star Trucking in Alida. Alida was one of the communities that suffered the most damage during the heavy rains.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Weather

Investor's Business Daily

Truckers Travel The Highway To Profits

Dow theory adherents see a bullish signal when the Dow Jones industrial average hits a new high and is confirmed by a new high in the Dow Jones transportation average. It means that industry was producing and that transporters - railroads in the original Dow theory - were shipping.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Old Dominion Freight Line, Thomasville, NC

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Truckers Travel The Highway To Profits

Dow theory adherents see a bullish signal when the Dow Jones industrial average hits a new high and is confirmed by a new high in the Dow Jones transportation average. It means that industry was producing and that transporters - railroads in the original Dow theory - were shipping.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Old Dominion Freight Line, Thomasville, NC

Lifestyles

Flooding has caused challenges for business

The flooding that struck southeast Saskatchewan in June has caused problems for the trucking industry, says Ken Boettcher, the vice-president of operations at Three Star Trucking in Alida. Alida was one of the communities that suffered the most damage during the heavy rains.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Weather

Hispanic Business

Boyd Gaming Corp Files (8-K) Disclosing Other Events

UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549 ____________________________________________________________________ FORM 8-K ____________________________________________________________________ CURRENT REPORT Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Date of Report : ____________________________________________________________________ [[Image Removed]] Boyd Gaming Corporation ____________________________________________________________________ Nevada 001-12882 88-0242733 Incorporation) 3883 Howard Hughes Parkway, Ninth Floor Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 792-7200 Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions: Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act Soliciting material pursuant to Rule ... (more)

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Las Vegas, NV

Seeking Alpha

Why Is United Parcel Service Upping The Ante In China?

America's largest parcel delivery company United Parcel Service earns the lion's share of its total revenue from domestic operations. Now, the company's keen on widening its international reach, particularly in the emerging markets.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, FedEx Trade Networks, FedEx, Beijing, China Travel

Albany Times Union

Old Dominion to cut ribbon on $8M Glenville service center

Old Dominion Freight Line will cut the ribbon on its new $8 million Albany Service Center at 11 a.m. Sept. 18 in Glenville.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Old Dominion Freight Line

Wed Sep 10, 2014

RGT Online

Boyd Gaming issues statement on MGM Resorts International's relicensing in New Jersey

Boyd Gaming Corporation today issued the following statement in response to the New Jersey Casino Control Commission's ruling that found MGM Resorts International qualified to resume as a 50% owner of Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. Keith Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Boyd Gaming, said: "Boyd Gaming is pleased with today's decision by the New Jersey Casino Control Commission.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation, DICE, IP Street, Media, Hotels, House Party, MGM Mirage

Global Logistics/Supply Chain

Central Freight Lines Expands Operations in Georgia

Central Freight Lines Inc., a privately held provider of less-than-truckload transportation based in Waco, Tex., has purchased the LTL assets of DTI of Atlanta, Ga. DTI was previously known as Drug Transport, Inc. It was founded in 1959 to provide critical shipments to hospitals, nursing homes and clinics throughout the South.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Central Freight Lines, Waco, TX

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz family of Highway 17 crash victim files wrongful death lawsuit

Doug and Gail-Jean McGuire speak to the media about the tragic wreck that killed their son, Daniel, on Highway 17 in July. Daniel and his girlfriend, Jessica, are in a photo at left.

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Related Topix: Santa Cruz, CA, Monterey County, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA

USA Today

Personal Finance: How do you put loan debt in a will?

Personal Finance: How do you put loan debt in a will? Veteran personal finance journalist Robert Powell answers your questions for USA WEEKEND Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1rWQNcG My mother is 83 and has two grandchildren who owe her money. One owes $7,400 and pays $25 a month, and the other owes $7,000 and pays her $40 a month.

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Related Topix: USA Truck, Transportation, Estate Planning, Personal Finance, Lynnfield, MA

Investor's Business Daily

Goldman Sees Luck Turning For Sands, Wynn Resorts

Although one report was negative and the other positive, shares of all three casino companies continued to drift down in mid-Wednesday trading amid a sector slump. Sands and Wynn operate casinos in Las Vegas but their growth is primarily driven by multibillion dollar casinos in hotspot Macau, on China's southern coast.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation, Destination Hotels and Resorts, Gaming, Hotels, Wynn Resorts

Business Journal

"eBay for shipping" Atlanta startup raises $2.5M

The Atlanta-based transportation management software startup has developed technology that matches small and midsized businesses with shipping carriers, and automates shipment tracking and processing. Unlike the majors, United Parcel Service Inc. and FedEx Corp., mom-and-pop shipping carriers typically struggle to get access to large numbers of potential customers.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

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