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  • UPS plan to become European delivery powerhouse stymied

    UPS plan to become European delivery powerhouse stymied
    It was a promising plan while it lasted: United Parcel Service Inc. would send its brown-suited army scuttling throughout Europe after paying $6.8 billion to acquire Dutch delivery competitor TNT Express. But then the European Commission, the...
  • Post office may need an urgent rate increase, Congress is told

    It's called snail mail because it's slow compared with its electronic competitors – and electrons, unlike humans, work for free. The U.S. Postal Service is in “the midst of a financial disaster” and may need an emergency increase in...
  • Card users spared Blue Line O'Hare fare hike -- for now

    Card users spared Blue Line O'Hare fare hike -- for now
    After rejecting the tearful pleas and angry demands of CTA bus riders to restore routes that were slashed this week, the transit agency’s board on Tuesday approved a big break for commuters who work at O’Hare International Airport. But the...
  • Deputies: Christmas Cookie Monster Grinch busted

    Deputies: Christmas Cookie Monster Grinch busted
    The manager of the Islamorada United Parcel Service warehouse called deputies when he noticed an that Ipad and Iphone were missing that had arrived at the warehouse for delivery, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office....
  • Postal inspectors intercept mailed drugs

    James A. Buck gladly accepted the package at his Parkville office from the deliveryman wearing a UPS uniform. But minutes later, police swooped in to arrest Buck, 54, and seized the parcel, which had contained three pounds of marijuana he sent to himself...
  • Fire-Rescue Log: Carbon monoxide alarm in Arbutus proves false

    Among the 54 calls for medical and fire-rescue service received by the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department during the period Nov. 25 to Dec. 2 were the following: Vero Road, 3900 block, 9:43 a.m. Nov. 30. Crews from the Violetville, Arbutus, English...
  • Police: Tacoma man threatened wife over father's ashes

    Police: Tacoma man threatened wife over father's ashes
    A Tacoma man was arrested Tuesday night after he allegedly held a gun to his wife's head in fight over his father's ashes. Tacoma police said the woman signed for the ashes when the United Parcel Service delivered them to the couple's home in the 6500...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Online shopping: Better for the environment?

     
    Online shopping versus brick and mortar: Studies show that despite the packaging and delivery trucks associated with shopping online, it's usually still a greener way to shop than driving to a local brick and mortar store....