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Uber's Self-Driving Car Ambitions Live Another Day

Mark Beach/Fresco News via Bloomberg News

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber and Waymo's industry-critical battle over self-driving car technology now includes allegations of cover-ups, clandestine meetings and big stock payouts. But a court hearing May 3 didn't result in one possible outcome: A halt to Uber's self-driving car plans.

May 4, 2017
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FedEx Freight to Expand Facilities at Colorado Springs Airport

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FedEx Freight plans to move its Colorado Springs, Colo., terminal to a site it will lease that a Kentucky developer is buying from the Colorado Springs Airport, the airport's director said May 2.

Wayne Heilman | The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
May 4, 2017
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Memphis IT Outage Could Slow FedEx Shipments

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More than 120 FedEx Express flights out of Memphis International Airport in Tennessee were delayed early May 2 after an information technology system outage hit the company’s world hub.

Wayne Risher | The Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.)
May 3, 2017
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Striking N.Y. Drivers Get Support from Teamsters President Jim Hoffa

Teamsters Local 812

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which represents 1.4 million members, issued its support April 27 for Teamsters Local 812 in its strike against East Yaphank, N.Y., beer distributor Clare Rose.

April 28, 2017
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Push for Louisiana Gas-Tax Hike Faces Hurdles as Leaders Ramp Up Campaign

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Leaders of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' task force that recommended a $700 million increase in state aid for roads and bridges stepped up efforts April 27 to win legislative support for improvements.

Will Sentell | The Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)
April 28, 2017
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Did Daimler Test an 'Automated' Truck in Oregon? Not Exactly

Freightliner

Did Daimler take a self-driving truck for a spin in Oregon late last year? Not really.

Elliot Njus | The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.)
April 27, 2017
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Bill Raising Tennessee's Gas Tax Passed Into Law

Gov. Bill Haslam

Gov. Bill Haslam on April 26 signed his IMPROVE Act into law as soon as the bill reached his desk. The bill raises gas and diesel taxes by six cents and 10 cents, respectively, over a three-year period, as well as several fees, including a $5 increase on annual car registrations.

Andy Sher | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times/Free Press
April 27, 2017
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Massachusetts UPS Driver Receives Citation for Putting Out Fire

He heroically put out a fire on the front porch of a Haverhill, Mass., home earlier this month as he finished up his UPS delivery route.

Peter Francis | The Eagle-Tribune (North Andover, Mass.)
April 26, 2017
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More Layoffs at CSX Brings Total Dismissals to 1,000, as Originally Projected

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Jacksonville, Fla.-based CSX Corp. finalized the company’s layoffs April 25 with the termination of 200 workers, bringing the complete tally of layoffs to 1,000, which the company originally projected in February.    

Drew Dixon | The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville, Fla.)
April 26, 2017
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Mack's First-Quarter Deliveries Decline but Orders Surge

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Mack Trucks delivered a mixed load of numbers in its first quarter, dragged down by lower output totals but propelled forward by a surge in orders logged during the first three months of 2017.

Jon Harris | The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.)
April 25, 2017

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