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  • Donna Bethea, health care analyst

    Donna Bethea, health care analyst
    Donna Bethea, a health care analyst and longtime Northwest Baltimore resident, died of leukemia Tuesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 44. Ms. Bethea was born in Baltimore and raised on Brighton Avenue. She was a 1985 graduate of...
  • Postal chief's $384,000 pay sparks call for cut

    Postal chief's $384,000 pay sparks call for cut
    The chief of the struggling U.S. Postal Service received $384,229 in compensation last year -- and at least one lawmaker thinks he should take a paycut. Sen. Jon Tester, a Montana Democrat, decried top U.S. Postal Service salaries in a letter this week...
  • Powerball winner belatedly claims $200,000

    A Waldorf man almost waited too long but has finally claimed his $200,000 Powerball winnings more than five months after buying the lucky ticket, the Maryland lottery reported Monday. Michael Halmon, a 49-year-old father of six who drives a United Parcel...
  • Randy Collins Benefit Set for Sept. 29 in Tolland

    Tolland guitarist Randy Collins is lucky to be alive. On July 16, a vehicle drove through the intersection of Old Post and Mountain Spring Roads in his hometown. The car struck Collins’ UPS truck as he was making deliveries, flipping it in on its...
  • Airlines' fees for surfboards are dinging surfers

    Swelling airline fees are wiping out traveling surfers' hopes of catching the next big wave. Some airlines are now charging surfers as much as $300 to take along a surfboard. That's significantly higher than the $15 fee that big carriers began charging...
  • Ron Carey dies at 72; Teamsters president ousted amid financial scandal

    Ron Carey, a former president of the Teamsters who pledged to rid the union of mob corruption but was later forced from leadership in a financial scandal, has died. He was 72. Carey died Thursday at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens of...
  • The reality of rationing

    The reality of rationing
    Opponents of the main Democratic proposals for healthcare reform warn that consumers would be stopped from getting the care they need when they need it. President Obama's plan is "rationing," one political strategist blogged. It's an unrealistic...
  • UPS has found ways to work in traffic

    Los Angeles has some of the most congested streets and highways in the nation, but Gil Cordova, a veteran driver for United Parcel Service, is rarely stuck in traffic. The country's largest delivery company plans it that way. The shortest, most...
  • Federal officials reject restrictions on night flights at Bob Hope Airport

     
    Federal officials today dealt a blow to a decades-long fight to restrict nighttime flights at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank. The Federal Aviation Administration rejected a request by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority for a curfew. The FAA...
  • Tending the future in rain forests

     
    Deep in the Amazon, in a village accessible only by boat, river dwellers for generations have survived off fish, sparse crops and nuts from the forest.Now they have a new resource: debit cards. "If money increases, then life gets better," said Deodato...
  • A 'Brown Bailout' for UPS is more like a FedEx shackling

     
    What can brown do for you? Some think it should be: What can your government do for brown? Opposition to an otherwise innocuous reauthorization bill from the Federal Aviation Administration is showing up around the web. The United Parcel Service......