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  • Here's how to prevent your holiday packages from being stolen after delivery

    Here's how to prevent your holiday packages from being stolen after delivery
    As online shopping grows, so does the opportunity for thieves to swipe packages left at your doorstep. Here are tips for how to prevent that from happening. The Better Business Bureau warns that package delivery thieves have been known to follow...
  • 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...
  • Cargomatic's mobile technology connects truckers to short-range jobs

    Cargomatic's mobile technology connects truckers to short-range jobs
    Truckers who own their vehicles loathe trips with an empty truck bed. But when Mishael Israel faced the money-sapping bind on a recent morning, he had a solution. An Uber-style solution. Israel's first freight pickup awaited in La Mirada, about 60 miles...
  • Twelve irrepressible technologies now reinventing your life and work

    DEAR JOYCE: What does your experience and research suggest is the future of our jobs and career choices? -- E.W. Technology and more technology! In this digital-everything world, galloping change is invading a wide swath of professions and industries. A...
  • Voting rules, gay marriage, other issues await Supreme Court

    Voting rules, gay marriage, other issues await Supreme Court
    The Supreme Court opens its new term Monday with a fall lineup of cases that includes how to deal with violent threats on the Internet, the role of religious liberty in prisons and whether working women who are pregnant have a right to lighter duties on...
  • Brooks Crossing plan in Newport News moving forward

    The long-awaited Brooks Crossing development in the Southeast Community appears to be moving forward. The city will fund $3.3 million for Phase 1 of street reconstruction and utility replacement, the Economic/Industrial Development Authority Board...
  • Will lower oil prices be passed along?

    Will lower oil prices be passed along?
    Now that oil prices are at a 5-year low, are we going to get some reduction in our utility bills? FPL over the past several years was allowed to charge it's customers fuel surcharges because of the escalating price of fuel. UPS also added fuel...
  • Dec. 18 is Free Shipping Day

    Dec. 18 is Free Shipping Day
    Free Shipping Day, the last shopping holiday of the season, is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 18, seven days before Christmas Day. On Free Shipping Day, nearly 1,000 online merchants will offer free shipping with no minimum purchase requirement and...
  • 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...
  • Online retailers improve delivery times over Christmas, study finds

    Online retailers improve delivery times over Christmas, study finds
    This time last year, the nation’s biggest online retailers were reeling from a wave of delivery shortfalls that left countless consumers empty-handed Christmas morning. But warmer weather allowed many of those retailers to bounce back this holiday...
  • Retailers, carriers improve holiday shipping performance

    Retailers, carriers improve holiday shipping performance
    After last year's holiday delivery debacle, more retailers managed to keep their shipping promises this season as they and their carriers adapt to the rising tide of online shopping. Two companies that tested whether last-minute online purchases would...