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Monday, 24 September 2018 21:24

Trying to Spur Electric Vehicles in NJ With Wave of Fast-Charging Stations, Rebates

Written by Tom Johnson, NJ Spotlight

Months of negotiations have led to a new effort to electrify New Jersey’s transportation sector with a measure that tries to allay “range anxiety” for consumers.

 

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Boehm Family Enterprises LLC---doing business as McElwain Brothers Paint and Collision in Ellwood City, PA---has paid $33,731 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 12 mechanics and painters to resolve violations of the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Friday, 21 September 2018 21:54

PA Tech Center Students To Rebuild, Operate Food Truck

Written by Amy Marchiano, Republican-Herald

 

Students at both Schuylkill Technology Centers are working to outfit a former Tastykake delivery truck into a food truck to take to local venues.

Thursday, 20 September 2018 19:00

Driverless Cars Have Balky Start in CT

Written by Bill Cummings, Hearst Connecticut Media

Self-driving cars could be on the road in large numbers sooner than anyone expected---possibly by 2021---even if public support for autonomous vehicles appears to be dropping.

Thursday, 20 September 2018 17:18

State’s Visit to PA County Career & Technical Center Highlights Training for In-Demand Jobs

Written by Mike Crowley, The Meadville Tribune

The Crawford County Career & Technical Center in Meadville, PA, took center stage Sept. 11 as a group of state and local officials toured the facility, stopping to see nearly all of the school’s 17 programs and to talk with teachers and students along the way.

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 16:14

Brockton, MA, Auto Body Shop Employee Tied Up, Business Robbed

Written by Cody Shepard, The Enterprise

An employee of a Brockton, MA, auto body shop arrived to work Sept. 12 and received an unwelcome surprise---he was tied up and the shop was robbed, police said.

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