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  • UPS boosts seasonal hiring in Chicago area

    UPS boosts seasonal hiring in Chicago area
    UPS plans to hire 4,000 seasonal workers in the Chicago area this holiday season,  almost 20 percent more than last year, to help with a big increase in deliveries from a rise in online shopping. UPS, which last year hired 3,400 workers, is working with...
  • UPS service addresses failed deliveries

    UPS service addresses failed deliveries
    To accommodate rising online orders, UPS has launched a service that lets customers pick up packages at nearby businesses such as hardware stores and dry cleaners if they aren't home when the driver arrives, the carrier announced Wednesday. It also is...
  • Brooks Crossing plan in Newport News moving forward

    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...
  • The Supreme Court's supremely flawed record

    As a constitutional law professor, I have mixed feelings about the first Monday in October. On the one hand, I look forward to the start of the new Supreme Court term in the same way a baseball fan looks forward to opening day. But I also dread what the...
  • 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

    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...
  • E-cigarettes create quandry for health insurers, policymakers

    Are e-cigarettes, the popular battery-powered devices marketed as a smoking alternative, tobacco products? How government regulators, insurance companies and customers each answer that question is key to deciding whether e-cigarette users will face...
  • 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...
  • FedEx to build large distribution center in Hampton

    FedEx to build large distribution center in Hampton
    FedEx Ground plans to finish construction of a new 200,000-square-foot distribution center near Langley Speedway next September, the company confirmed. The 22-acre site at 61 Floyd Thompson Drive in Langley Research and Development Park is close to...
  • Fired UPS employee kills 2 former co-workers and himself in Birmingham

    Fired UPS employee kills 2 former co-workers and himself in Birmingham
    A gunman who recently lost his job at UPS opened fire at a UPS facility in Alabama on Tuesday morning, killing two former co-workers and himself, Birmingham police said. UPS gave the man his final notice Monday, Police Lt. Sean Edwards told the Los...
  • UPS shooting: Victims in Alabama facility identified

    UPS shooting: Victims in Alabama facility identified
    Authorities on Wednesday released the names of the victims killed a day earlier in a murder-suicide at a UPS facility in Alabama, where police said an employee who had been fired shot dead two supervisors before turning the gun on himself. The victims in...