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UNR President Johnson stepping down in June

Oct. 31, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson has announced plans to step down this summer after more than eight years on the job to transition to a faculty position. Johnson said in a statement Thursday serving as the university's 16th chief executive has been the "responsibility of...

UPS adding seasonal workers, holding job fairs in Kentucky

Oct. 30, 2019 4:38 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — UPS is holding one-day job fairs this week around the country, including a few in Kentucky. News outlets have reported the company plans to add 2,600 temporary workers in Louisville at its Worldport hub and expects to add about 100,000 seasonal employees overall for the holiday rush....

Maryland warns of holiday traffic delays from bridge work

Oct. 30, 2019 3:48 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland transportation officials have announced that major construction work on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge will no longer pause during the Thanksgiving holiday, meaning drivers should "expect major delays" during one of the busiest travel times of the year. The Baltimore Sun reports...

Indiana airport to be repaved after planes sank into asphalt

Oct. 26, 2019 9:36 AM EDT

ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana airport's parking ramp for aircraft will undergo a half-million-dollar repaving job after two jets sank into the asphalt over the summer. Elkhart city attorney Lawrence Meteiver says the ramp was installed at the Elkhart Municipal Airport last year by the city at a...

Snow jobs: In tight labor market, ski areas up the ante

Oct. 26, 2019 8:11 AM EDT

WARREN, Vt. (AP) — It used to be that a free ski pass was enough to lure workers to seasonal jobs at mountain resorts. No longer. In the current tight labor market, ski areas across the country are having a tough time filling jobs, so they're upping the ante by boosting wages, providing more housing and...

Ex-Washoe County school boss up for Clark County principal

Oct. 24, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former Washoe County School District superintendent who was fired this summer is up for a principal's job in Las Vegas. Clark County School District Superintendent Jesus Jara says Traci Davis is the "top choice" to fill the vacant principal position at West Prep Academy, which serves...

Districts taking 1st step toward repairing hike-bike bridge

Oct. 22, 2019 10:47 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Neb. (AP) — Work is expected to begin this winter on a pedestrian-bicycle bridge over the Platte River southwest of Omaha that was battered during the flooding earlier this year. The Lied Platte River Bridge near South Bend has been closed since March. Trees flattened a few hundred feet of...

Tension thaws over whale plan between lobstermen, feds

Oct. 20, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A group representing Maine's lobstermen says it's now willing to work with the federal government on a plan to protect right whales after withdrawing its support for the plan this summer. The Maine Lobstermen's Association is one of the key stakeholders in an effort to better protect...

The Providence Journal owners ask for overtime pay exemption

Oct. 18, 2019 1:00 PM EDT

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's labor department is considering a request from the owners of The Providence Journal to exempt the daily newspaper industry from state laws requiring overtime pay for Sunday and holiday work. The Providence Journal reports union leaders urged the department Thursday to...

Virginia schools head says critics created hostile workplace

Sep. 28, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The top administrator of one of Virginia's largest school districts is complaining he faces a hostile work environment from two board members who this summer opposed extending his contract. The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk reports that Virginia Beach Schools Superintendent Aaron...