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  • UPS to charge by size for U.S. ground packages

    United Parcel Service Inc, the world's biggest package delivery company, said it would start charging by size of packages for all ground services in the United States as it looks to offset rising fuel costs. Rival FedEx Corp made a similar move in May,...
  • Sex-tape shenanigans earn former race-car driver harsher prison sentence

    Sex-tape shenanigans earn former race-car driver harsher prison sentence
    Rogerio Scotton was already facing a long time in prison for committing fraud but the shenanigans he pulled during his trial — even pretending that he had sex tapes to show the jury — earned him a couple of extra years behind bars on Friday....
  • Amazon container a San Francisco mystery

    A big container with the Amazon logo has appeared in San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza, in the city's Embarcadero district, not far from the San Francisco Bay. What's in it? No one besides Amazon really knows, though the online retailer was planning a...
  • Notre Dame selling off grass from Notre Dame Stadium field

    Notre Dame selling off grass from Notre Dame Stadium field
      Notre Dame is offering fans willing to pay up a chance to purchase a piece of the grass field at Notre Dame Stadium according to the South Bend Tribune. The iconic football stadium is switching from natural grass to synthetic FieldTurf this season and...
  • 5,500 And Counting: Orders Soar For Pratt's Geared Turbofan Engine

    5,500 And Counting: Orders Soar For Pratt's Geared Turbofan Engine
    EAST HARTFORD — Pratt & Whitney announced Tuesday that it has 5,500 orders for its new engine for commercial aircraft, and the company's president said that the engine program has the long-term potential to sell far more than 10,000 engines. "We...
  • Investors content to be bystanders

    Investors content to be bystanders
    Love it or leave it ... or play the wallflower. The wallflower role has been the preferred stance in the stock market this year. Investors have been willing to hang around after the thrill of 30 percent gains last year and modest growth in corporate...
  • UPS elevates former part-time package loader to CEO role

    UPS elevates former part-time package loader to CEO role
    United Parcel Service Inc. on Friday announced the appointment of chief operating officer David Abney to the role of chief executive.  Abney, 58, becomes the company's 11th CEO and will replace Scott Davis, 62, who will retire from the company. Davis...
  • Risky jobs that pay big bucks

    Here's the thing about the dangerous jobs made famous by reality television shows such as "Deadliest Catch" and "Ax Men" -- the pay is generally lousy relative to the considerable (and literal) risk to life and limb. Fishermen and loggers can expect...
  • UPS to buy 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks

    UPS to buy 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks
    United Parcel Service Inc. said Wednesday it would invest $70 million to add 1,000 propane-powered delivery trucks to its fleet. The trucks, which can travel up to 200 miles on a tank of propane, will replace gasoline- and diesel-powered trucks used...
  • How I Made It: Noel Massie

    How I Made It: Noel Massie
    The gig: Noel Massie is president of United Parcel Service's Southern California District, which has 20,000 employees and serves 144,000 customers in the area that includes the Southland, Hawaii and the southern tip of Nevada. On top of being...
  • All eyes on first New York-area Super Bowl

    All eyes on first New York-area Super Bowl
    Some 80,000 football fans from around the world are set to pack into New Jersey's Met Life Stadium on Sunday for the first NFL Super Bowl championship played in the New York area, an event that has shone a fresh spotlight on the region. The weather...