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  • FedEx predicts busiest shipping day in its history

    FedEx predicts busiest shipping day in its history
    On a day expected to be the busiest in FedEx's 40-year history, Diane Maleski got to work extra early — at 4:30 a.m. That was long before the first trucks arrived from the airport bearing parcels that would be piled onto conveyor belts, sorted by...
  • Monday expected to be among busiest mailing days

    Monday expected to be among busiest mailing days
    SAN DIEGO -- Monday is expected to be one of the busiest mailing days of the year for the U.S. Postal Service, as people rush to get gifts and holiday cards to their loved ones. The Post Office estimates that  97 million people will mail letters and...
  • Truck driver dies after horse trailer hits semi in Indiana Toll Road crash

    Truck driver dies after horse trailer hits semi in Indiana Toll Road crash
    An empty horse trailer came loose from the SUV pulling it down the Indiana Toll Road early Saturday morning near Chesterton before striking a semitrailer truck and killing the semi’s driver, police said. Julio Zatina, 50 of Bridgeview, Illinois,...
  • 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...
  • Life Skill #85: Loading a moving truck

    Life Skill #85: Loading a moving truck
    Packing a moving truck is like cutting your own hair. The more you do it, the better you'll be at it. (One common pointer: The chance for success increases substantially if you keep the beer on ice until the work is done.) Here are tips to help things...
  • 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...
  • Central Florida's Top Employers 2011: United Parcel Service Inc.

    UPS (ticker symbol UPS) is the world's largest package delivery company, in terms of revenue and volume, and a global leader in supply chain solutions, with annual revenues of $13 billion. It has distribution centers in Orlando and Longwood. 2011 rank:...
  • 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...
  • Karen M. Liss Levin, engineer

    Karen M. Liss Levin, engineer
    Karen M. Liss Levin, a senior engineer for United Parcel Service who enjoyed playing the piano, died of cancer July 3 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The longtime Timonium resident was 54. Born and raised in Norwich, N.Y., Ms. Levin was a 1976...
  • UPS goes European with $6.8 billion purchase of TNT Express

    UPS goes European with $6.8 billion purchase of TNT Express
    The United Parcel Service Inc.’s brown-suited hordes will have even more access to Europe once the delivery giant’s new $6.8 billion deal with Dutch¬†company TNT Express goes through. Hoofddorp, Netherlands-based TNT agreed to be bought by UPS...
  • Bithlo kids get new bikes, helmets

     
    As part of an effort to transform the Bithlo community, Florida Hospital's emergency doctors group, Florida Emergency Physicians, has donated new bicycles to students at Orange County Academy, a private school aimed at low-income students. The students...