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31 min ago | Business Journal

ABF quietly assembles Memphis properties for $20.5M expansion

ABF Freight is planning to move its Little Rock hub to the Mid-South, an investment of $20.5 million that would create at least 283 jobs.

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Related Topix: Memphis, TN, Transportation, ABF Freight System

1 hr ago | Trucker

Boy Scouts learn trucking safety at Walcott Truckers Jamboree

Even the Boy Scouts came to Walcott as Trucker Buddy and the Iowa Council and the Hawkeye Council of the Boy Scouts of America partnered to bring almost 40 Boy Scouts, scout leaders and parents to the recent Walcott Truckers Jamboree here.

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5 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

UPS Driver Charged With Stealing Guns

A United Parcel Service truck driver was arrested Friday on federal gun-trafficking charges, accused of stealing dozens of guns going through a UPS hub and selling them on the black market through a crony.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

New York Post

Lack of truck drivers jackknifes Swift profits

Swift Transportation, the largest trucker in North America, saw its shares crater 16 percent on Friday after it said it could not find enough truck drivers and that it would hurt future earnings.

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Related Topix: Truckers, Transportation, Swift Transportation Co

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Firefighter's license suspended over misconduct

The state Department of Health on Friday said 53-year-old Michael James Sulak's license would be suspended for five years after he admitted to "sexual misconduct" with a 15-year-old Lynden girl.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Lynden, WA, Lynden

The Motley Fool

Las Vegas Sands and Wynn Resorts Ltd. Take on Online Gambling

Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson has been outspoken on many topics, and online gaming is one of them.

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

The Motley Fool

An Interesting Bet on Twenty-First Century Fox in Las Vegas

While investors have mostly put Las Vegas on the back-burner in favor of the more profitable Macau, things are starting to pick up again in Las Vegas, to the benefit of gaming companies that have a lot to gain from the Vegas rebound.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation, Universal Studios, World News, Indonesia

Seeking Alpha

Swift's (SWFT) CEO Jerry Moyes on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good morning. My name is Lisa, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Swift Transportation Second Quarter 2014 Question-and-Answer Session.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Swift Transportation Co

BroadwayWorld.com

The Texas Tenors Perform This Weekend at the Suncoast Showroom

The Texas Tenors will bring their country roots and classical sound to the Suncoast Showroom this weekend, July 26 and 27. The classical crossover trio vocal group was formed in 2009 and showcased their talents on NBC's "America's Got Talent," winning over the hearts and votes of millions of viewers.

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Related Topix: Branson, MO, Transportation, DICE, Boyd Bros Transportation, IP Street

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Swift Falls Most Since IPO as Trucker Shortage Crimps Forecast

Swift Transportation Co. tumbled the most since its 2010 initial public offering, after the trucking company forecast third-quarter profit that trailed analysts' estimates as a shortage of drivers hurts margins.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Swift Transportation Co, Business News

CBS Local

UPS Driver Accused of Stealing, Trafficking Guns For Illegal Street Sales

A Southland United Parcel Service driver was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing dozens of guns going through an Ontario shipping hub and providing them to an associate who sold the weapons in underground transactions, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, US News, ATF

Forbes.com

Friday Sector Laggards: Trucking, Semiconductors

In trading on Friday, trucking shares were relative laggards, down on the day by about 2.4%.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Swift Transportation Co, Financial Markets

Forbes.com

Earnings for United Parcel Service Projected to Rise

Wall Street is expecting higher profit for United Parcel Service when the company reports its second quarter results on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Expedited Group, Financial Markets

Truck News

TransForce to take over Contrans in mega-merger

Canada's largest trucking firm, TransForce, has made a friendly, board-approved takeover bid for Contrans, another of Canada's largest, publicly traded trucking firms.

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DVDCreation Reviews

Boyd Gaming Announces Senior Executive Appointments

Boyd Gaming Corporation today announced several senior executive appointments aimed at refining the Company's operations and driving future growth.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation, Marketing, Gaming

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Heavy Duty Trucking

Covenant Profit Doubles During Second Quarter

Tennessee-based Covenant Transportation Group said net income totaled $3.8 million, or 25 cents per share, compared with net income of $1.9 million, or 13 cents per share in the second quarter of 2013 while total revenue was $173.7 million, an increase of 0.7% during the same time.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Covenant Transport, Truckers

The City Wire

ArcBest announces 3-cent quarterly dividend

The Board of Directors of Fort Smith-based ArcBest Corp. announced Thursday of 3 cents per share payable Aug. 21 to shareholders of record Aug. 7. ArcBest shares closed Thursday at $43.21, up 47 cents.

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Related Topix: Fort Smith, AR, Transportation, ABF Freight System, Arkansas Best

Voodoo Five

Stampeding the 2014 USF Football Roster - #31 RB Darius Tice

Darius is the leading returning rusher on the roster, with 141 yards on 35 carries.

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Related Topix: Transportation, USF, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of South Florida NCAA

Transport Topics

Swift Transportation Net Dips 19%

Swift Transportation Co. said net income slipped 19% to $40.2 million, hurt by weaker profit margins at its dedicated and refrigerated units.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Swift Transportation Co

AmericanBankingNews.com

Landstar System Given Neutral Rating at Credit Suisse

's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by stock analysts at Credit Suisse in a report issued on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Landstar System, Transportation

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