Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Little relief seen for state and local layoffs

Little relief seen for state and local layoffs

WASHINGTON — An injection of $26 billion in federal aid won’t be enough to save the jobs of more than a half million people who work for state and local governments or for companies that do business with them.

IdleAire begins rollout in limited return to service

IdleAire begins rollout in limited return to service

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Just in time for the dog days of summer, IdleAire is reopening some of its locations.

AAR reports weekly freight rail traffic sets 2010 record

AAR reports weekly freight rail traffic sets 2010 record

WASHINGTON — The Association of American Railroads has reported that for the week ending July 31, 2010, U.S. railroads reported the highest traffic levels of 2010 for both carload and intermodal traffic. U.S. railroads originated 300,292 carloads for the week, up 9.4 percent compared with the same week in 2009, but down 10.6 percent from the same week in 2008.

A  lot more companies are involved in merger besides Pilot, Flying J

A lot more companies are involved in merger besides Pilot, Flying J

The merger of the truck stop operations of Pilot and Flying J is the industry’s most significant transaction in many, many years, creating a nationwide network of over 550 locations that is twice the size of the next nearest competitor.

Factory orders drop for second straight month

Factory orders drop for second straight month

WASHINGTON — Factory orders fell in June for the second straight month due to lower demand for steel, construction machinery and aircraft.

YRC Worldwide shares slide despite narrowed 2Q loss

YRC Worldwide shares slide despite narrowed 2Q loss

NEW YORK — Shares of trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc. fell Tuesday as investors worried over the challenges ahead, despite its report of a much narrower second-quarter loss.

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