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21 hrs ago | Transport Topics

Closed for Holiday; Look Back at Summer's Top 10

In the trucking industry, it was a summer of tension in some regards. HOS debate.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007

Yesterday | Transport Topics

Boyd Bros Raises Driver Pay

Boyd Bros. Transportation is increasing average driver pay to 54 cents per mile and increasing seasonal bonus by 2 cents per mile for company drivers, the company said.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation

Yesterday | Trucker

Team Run Smart Pro Henry Albert awarded Gary King Memorial Trophy for work with Trucker Buddy

Freightliner Trucks today announced that Team Run Smart Pro Henry Albert has received the Gary King Memorial Trophy for his three-year work with the Trucker Buddy International program.

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Related Topix: Truckers, Manheim, PA

Yesterday | SouthCoastToday.com

Pro&Con: Tolls less regressive than gas taxes; force truckers to finally pay fair share

Marc Scribner is a fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute , Washington, D.C., who frequently writes about transportation issues.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Bloomberg

Slot Machines in Bars Leave Illinois Casinos Hung Over

The Sweet Pop Fizz Candy Bar in East Dundee, Illinois , offers gelato, hand-painted chocolates -- and slot machines, two of them, ready to play between sips of a craft beer.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, East Dundee, IL, Gaming, Penn National Gaming, Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation

AmericanBankingNews.com

Boyd Gaming Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts

Boyd Gaming has earned an average recommendation of "Hold" from the seventeen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, AnalystRatings.NET reports .

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Related Topix: Transportation, Boyd Bros Transportation

Business Journal

NTSB removes UPS and Independent Pilots Association from BHM crash investigation

Inc. and the Independent Pilots Association would be kicked off the investigation of the UPS cargo planed that crashed in Birmingham last year.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Birmingham, AL

American Legion Magazine

Veterans give a 'competitve edge' to UPS

United Parcel Service, better known to the world as UPS, has 24,000 veterans on its payroll and has a goal of hiring thousands more.

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

Forbes.com

Thursday 8/28 Insider Buying Report: KIN, JBHT

Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned cash to make a purchase, is that they expect to make money.

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Related Topix: Transportation, JB Hunt Transport Services, Financial Markets

Nashoba Publishing Online

The harvest is in

This time of year, Clayton Ayotte is up every morning around 4:30. Sometimes dinner waits until 8:30.

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Related Topix: Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables

WisDOT

Head of WisDOT to ride along with trucker

Wisconsin Department of Transportation Secretary Mark Gottlieb will get a first-hand look at today's trucking industry when he rides along with commercial OTR driver Lisa Buhrow Friday, August 29. This event is coordinated by the Women In Trucking Association.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin, Truckers, Beaver Dam, WI, Transportation

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Californiaexaminer.net

Bearish Option Trades in MGM Resorts International

It seems some traders are expecting bad things in the casino sector, as they double down on puts in two big names this morning.

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

Dark Reading

Backoff, Dairy Queen, UPS & Retail's Growing PoS Security Problem

Retail security is under the microscope this week, thanks to data breaches at United Parcel Service franchises , government warnings about the Backoff point-of-sale malware, and new research that shows persistent vulnerabilities in retail applications.

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

Business Journal

Fatal Landstar accident leads to $15 million verdict

In one of the largest motorcycle-accident judgments in Florida, the family of a motorcyclist killed in a collision with a truck driver operating for a Landstar System Inc. subsidiary has been awarded nearly $15 million.

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Related Topix: Landstar System, Transportation

Thomasville Times

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City and county officials offered an optimistic view of the economic standing of Thomasville and Davidson County, respectively, at the State of the City and County address Thursday at Colonial Country Club.

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Related Topix: Thomasville, NC, Davidson County, NC, Transportation, Old Dominion Freight Line, Bennett, NC

Business Wire

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company and Badger Utility, Inc....

Founded in Mondovi, Wisconsin, by Roger Marten, Marten Transport has been servicing North America since 1946.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Marten Transport, Automakers, Utility Trailer Manufacturing, Mondovi, WI

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

East TN institute hopes to reverse truck driver shortage

East TN institute hopes to reverse truck driver shortage There is a shortage of drivers within the trucking industry; an East Tennessee school hopes to reverse that trend.

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Related Topix: Maryville, TN

The Waterland Blog

New City Manager Kamuron Gurol is bullish on Burien's future

Kamuron Gurol has been on the job as Burien's new city manager for only four months, yet this has afforded him more than enough time to become bullish on the city's future.

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Related Topix: Burien, WA, Transportation, Lynden, SeaTac, WA

Seattle Times

Gov't warns US retailers about hacking software

More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Computers, Transportation, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Retail, Target

Heavy Duty Trucking

YRC's New Penn Names Foust as New President

Former Roadrunner Transportation Systems executive Donald R. Foust has been named president of YRC Worldwide's regional less-than truckload operation New Penn, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Yellow Transportation, Truckers

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