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  • Junk-hauling firm plans move into franchising

    Junk-hauling firm plans move into franchising
    One nice thing about the junk-hauling business: You don't have to spend much furnishing the office. Ryan Sentz and Tim Prestianni, partners in a three-year-old company called BumbleJunk, are in for about a half-million dollars, but very little of that...
  • RECRUITER Q&A: With hard work, seasonal job could turn permanent

    By Erinn Hutkin The fact that Thanksgiving is almost here shouldn't deter those seeking holiday jobs. The turnover rate in industries that often hire for the holidays -- retail, food service and hospitality -- is higher-than-average, said John...
  • Don't buy bad goods for Christmas

    Don't buy bad goods for Christmas
    Some people are disappointed when they don't get what they wanted for Christmas. An even bigger letdown might be thinking you got what you wanted, then realizing after a close look that your gift is a knock-off. The holiday shopping madness has begun,...
  • 30 Years Later, Connecticut's Longest Surviving Heart Recipient Still Thankful

    30 Years Later, Connecticut's Longest Surviving Heart Recipient Still Thankful
    HARTFORD — The story of Connecticut's first successful heart transplant is one of tragedy, persistence, luck, and, ultimately, triumph. Thirty years later, the recipient, 64-year old Andy Buczek, says he still has a great deal to be thankful for...
  • Amazon rolls out Kiva robots for holiday season onslaught

    Amazon rolls out Kiva robots for holiday season onslaught
    Amazon.com has installed more than 15,000 robots across 10 U.S. warehouses, a move that promises to cut operating costs by one-fifth and get packages out the door more quickly in the run-up to Christmas. The orange 320-pound (145 kg) robots, which...
  • Newport News plans to rename Middle Ground Boulevard

    The city plans to rename Middle Ground Boulevard to City Center Boulevard in an effort to help expand the "City Center" brand. The existing Middle Ground Boulevard, from Jefferson Avenue to Rock Landing Drive, as well as the extension of the road from...
  • Notes and notables

    The sky's the limit Astronauts on a mission to Mars. Asteroids hurtling through space. A robot designed to snatch the asteroid out of its orbit. It sounds like the broad outline of a sci-fi potboiler — one of those special effects extravaganzas...
  • Family, patrons and employees say goodbye to longtime Newport News mini-golf facility

    Family, patrons and employees say goodbye to longtime Newport News mini-golf facility
    NEWPORT NEWS — Giraffes, an elephant and a hippopotamus will soon depart Hilton Village for a long winter's nap. And so will the mini-golfers who usually are duffing around them. Play A Round Golf and Games will close later this month in...
  • FedEx expects record volume of 22.6M packages on Dec. 15

    FedEx expects record volume of 22.6M packages on Dec. 15
    Package delivery company FedEx on Wednesday forecast a record holiday season this year, with 22.6 million shipments expected for its anticipated peak day on Dec. 15. The Memphis-based company said it looks to move more than 290 million packages between...
  • UPS, FedEx hiring total of 775 seasonal workers in Hampton Roads

    UPS, FedEx hiring total of 775 seasonal workers in Hampton Roads
    Many retailers and package delivery companies plan to hire more seasonal workers this holiday season than last year. And if you're looking for a job, the time to apply is now. UPS is nearly doubling its holiday staffing from last year by adding up to...
  • TV Picks: Foo Fighters, twins, Simpsons, 'Web Therapy,' more

    TV Picks: Foo Fighters, twins, Simpsons, 'Web Therapy,' more
    "Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" (HBO, Fridays). It's often the case nowadays that a big-time recording artist or act will accompany a new release with a making-of documentary, and is sometimes the case that that documentary, which is, after all, a kind...