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  • Google Glass eyed for new assembly facility

    Google Glass eyed for new assembly facility
    A new eyeglass assembly lab in Halethorpe is poised to make prescription lenses for Google Glass after the wearable-computer product launches later this year. The VSPOne facility, which opened last month, expects substantial growth from more...
  • 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...
  • Rotten apples among Baltimore's finest [Letter]

    Rotten apples among Baltimore's finest [Letter]
    The majority of police officers in Baltimore City are brave men and women who work hard to keep us safe and are underpaid for their efforts. However, in every basket there are a few bad apples. The two officers that killed someone's pet dog last week...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Survey Shows Which Cars Drive Men, Women Wild

     
    Here's the long and short of it: When it comes to vehicles driven by potential suitors, ladies are most attracted to the rugged masculinity of a man in a big black pickup truck, while gentlemen prefer BMWs where their romantic......
  • Tips for tipping during the holidays

    Tips for tipping during the holidays
    Editor's note: We pulled this out of the Life & Style archives now that tipping season is here again. The day after Halloween, I saw a person setting up his Christmas decorations. As I tried not to drive off the road, it dawned on me that the holidays...