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Thursday Apr 10 | STN Online

One-stop Verification Point Will Make Roads Safer, Protect Riders

FirstGroup America , North America's largest transportation company, hailed a proposal from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to create a drug and alcohol clearinghouse for all commercial driver's license holders in the United States.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Drugs, Drug Testing

Thursday Apr 10 | School Bus Fleet

Contractors see safety as an investment

Executives for some of North America's largest school bus companies discuss how allocating resources toward such efforts as driver training and preventive maintenance can benefit the operation by improving safety and employee morale, which, in turn, enhances profitability.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Education Etc., West Chester, PA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

MLive.com

Bids to take over Muskegon school transportation submitted by three private firms and the union

The district last month issued a request for proposals from vendors interested in taking over employment of drivers, mechanics and clerks, and possibly buying the buses.

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Related Topix: Muskegon, MI, Transportation

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The York Daily Record

Spring Grove narrows its upcoming bus service contract to two

Spring Grove School District will not renew its contract with the company it currently uses for school bus services, according to George Ioannidis, business manager for the district.

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Related Topix: Spring Grove, PA, York County, PA, Hanover, PA, Red Lion, PA, Transportation

Wed Apr 02, 2014

This Is London

FirstGroup warns revenues hit by bad weather in the US

Tube passengers criticised transport bosses today after being trapped in a lift in "stifling heat" for more than an hour while alarms blared.

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Related Topix: Transportation

Ipswich Evening Star

East Anglia: FirstGroup on track to meet expectations despite weather woes in North America

Bus and train operator FirstGroup said today that operating profit for its financial year to March 31 would be in line with expectations, despite the impact of severe weather on its North America operations during the final quarter.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Weather

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Insider Monkey

Two Oil-Related Services Stocks With Multiple Insider Purchases

Tracking insider purchases is very important to our investment strategy, just as keeping an eye on hedge fund moves.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Ferrellgas Partners LP, Retail, Energy, Oil & Gas, Transportation, FirstGroup

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. Issues Statement Regarding Federal Trade Commission Press Release

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. is pleased to announce that, after a lengthy and thorough investigation, the Federal Trade Commission has concluded that the company's decision in 2008 to reduce the fill level in its Blue Rhino propane tanks from 17 pounds to 15 pounds was not the result of collusion.

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Related Topix: Ferrellgas Partners LP, Retail, Energy, Oil & Gas, Transportation, FirstGroup

Tue Mar 25, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Ferrellgas Partners CEO Buys $21,890 in Stock

Ferrellgas Partners CEO Stephen L. Wambold bought 1,000 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 21st.

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Related Topix: Ferrellgas Partners LP, Energy, Oil & Gas, Retail, FirstGroup, Transportation

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Business Journal

Ferrellgas says it's not part of multistate price-gouging investigation

Ferrellgas Partners LP is not part of a multistate investigation of pricing practices in the propane industry, according to a company spokesman.

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Related Topix: Ferrellgas Partners LP, Energy, Oil & Gas, Retail, FirstGroup, Transportation

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Live Charts

Investec upbeat about FirstGroup turnaround

Investec highlighted 'speed bumps to look for' in FirstGroup's trading update next month, but has reiterated a 'buy' recommendation for transport firm.

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Related Topix: Transportation

Thu Mar 20, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

FirstGroup plc's "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

's stock had its "hold" rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Liberum Capital in a report released on Thursday, American Banking News.com reports.

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Related Topix: Transportation, FirstGroup

Business Journal

Michigan AG subpoenas Ferrellgas in price-gouging inquiry

Evidence collected by the attorney general suggested that Ferrellgas and its affiliates charged Michigan customers as much as $8 a gallon for propane in February, when the average statewide price was about $3.76 a gallon.

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Related Topix: Ferrellgas Partners LP, Retail, Energy, Oil & Gas, Transportation, FirstGroup, Saginaw County, MI

STN Online

First Student Signs New Contract with Shawnee Mission Unified School District 512 in Kansas

First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, has retained its student transportation contract with the Shawnee Mission Unified School District 512 in Shawnee Mission, Kansas.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Education Etc., Shawnee Mission, KS, Mission, KS

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