Hickenlooper appoints new transportation director Gov. John Hickenlooper has chosen a new driver for the Colorado Department of Transportation, but the agency doesn’t appear it will be changing lanes.
The Democratic governor on Monday picked Michael Lewis, CDOT’s deputy executive director and chief operating officer, to be the next executive director of the department after Shailen Bhatt leaves the organization in December to become president and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America. Lewis was set already to serve as interim…
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:12:35 +0000 Sprint memo details executive shuffle Three Sprint Corp. executives will leave the company, and five will be promoted, according to an internal memo released to Sprint employees Friday. The numerous changes were part of an organizational restructuring by Sprint (NYSE: S) to flatten its structure.
"We’re announcing a new, simpler organizational structure that will reduce management layers and bring leadership closer to the customer," Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure wrote in the memo. "This will also increase (employees’) accountability…
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:10:12 +0000 Kennesaw State football wins Big South Conference championship, advances to FCS Playoffs Kennesaw State has plenty to hoot about in just their third year playing football.
Over the weekend, the Owls won the 2017 Big South Conference championship and earned an automatic berth to the NCAA Division I FCS Playoffs.
The No. 18-ranked Owls (10-1) and No. 14 Samford will play for the opportunity to travel to Jacksonville, Ala. for a second-round game against No. 3 overall seed Jacksonville State (10-1) on Dec. 2. The game between the Owls and Bulldogs is a rematch of this year's season…
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:54:42 +0000 Flooring giant Mohawk Industries expands in Australia Calhoun, Ga.-based flooring giant Mohawk Industries Inc. (NYSe: MHK) on Monday said it has agreed to acquire Godfrey Hirst Group, the leading flooring company in Australia and New Zealand, further extending Mohawk's global position.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Mohawk said Godfrey Hirst's sales were about $334 million for the year ended June 30, 2017.
Mohawk presently operates a warehouse and sales network in Australia and New Zealand to distribute the company's wood, laminate, LVT,…
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 23:42:26 +0000 "Under this Rock" raises $107 million for Diocese schools and parishes The Diocese of Buffalo raised $107 million during its "Under this Rock" fundraiser, a campaign that will support Catholic parishes and schools throughout Western New York.
The diocese announced the achievement during an event Monday evening, during which they also unveiled a new statue by glass artist Victor Trabucco and his son, Jon, which will be on permanent display in the lobby of the Catholic Center in downtown Buffalo.
“Raising $107 million by Western New York for Western New York has never…
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