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  • 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......
  • The true meaning of Labor Day

     
    Reprinted from early September, 1997 The correspondents are usually different but their general message is always the same:Zorn, you poor fool: Don't you know that the problem with this country is that we let too much get in the way......
  • UPS Driver Shot On South Side While Making Delivery

    UPS Driver Shot On South Side While Making Delivery
    (WGN-AM)- A United Parcel Service delivery driver was shot this morning during an apparent robbery involving two men in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, officials said. The man initially was in critical condition at Advocate Christ...
  • 1997 Citizen of the Year: Troy Collier

    Along with the rewards of being Daily Press Citizen of the Year in 1997, Troy Collier says, the recognition also carried a burden. "You feel an awesome responsibility to maybe not do more, but do better," he says. Collier has met that burden with many...
  • Companies fund projects to preserve Amazon rain forest

    Companies fund projects to preserve Amazon rain forest
    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...
  • Presto, I'm a package! Magician: I was freight

    A magician who claimed he transported himself in a crate aboard a cargo plane from upstate New York to Las Vegas and posted videos detailing the "trip" online now admits it was an elaborate hoax. "It was a publicity stunt right from the start," Wade...