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Fajita Pete’s Debuts Lighter, Brighter and Fresh New Branding

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Houston-based fajita delivery chain launches new logo and website Houston, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Fajita Pete’s has launched new, refreshed and modern branding that reflects the authenticity of its delicious menu and its focus on “fresh fajitas catered and delivered.” In collaboration with Houston-based agency Norton Creative, Fajita Pete’s debuted the new logo and website this week to highlight the success and evolution of the 10-year-old brand. “The new brand identity marks a very exciting time for Fajita Pete’s,” said Founder and CEO Pedro “Pete” Mora. “Over the past decade we’ve pioneered fajita catering and delivery, and the new branding does a […]

Study: Keeping roads smooth reduces greenhouse gas emissions

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Maintaining road surfaces not only makes for smoother riding but a new study says it also helps the environment, reports Rutgers Today. The study led by Rutgers University’s School of Engineering determined that extending the life of pavement when it reaches early stages of failure can reduce greenhouse gases, particularly carbon-dioxide, which are blamed for contributing to climate change. “Pavement preservation leads to significant environmental benefits due to the improved surface condition, which results in smooth pavement, saves energy and reduces user costs,” says study lead author Hao Wang, associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rutgers […]

Girlfriend of man shot at downtown Orlando apartments arrested; cops say shooter acted in self-defense – Orlando Sentinel

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Girlfriend of man shot at downtown Orlando apartments arrested; cops say shooter acted in self-defense  Orlando Sentinel Authorities say Darian Elwin, 23, was shot three times with an AR-15 at the Central Station on Orange complex on May 25. Elwin’s girlfriend, Kayla Davis, 24, … Read more: orlandosentinel.com

Ram reveals 2019 Heavy Duty Sport pickups

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Ram Trucks is contining the roll-out of its new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty trucks with the debut of the Sport package. The new Sport package features a monochromatic design theme with body color bumpers, door handles and grille surround. Sport is available in 12 colors, including Billet Silver, Patriot Blue and Diamond Black Crystal. Related Ram unveils 2019 2500, 3500 Laramie Longhorn trucks After revealing the refreshed design and huge power of its latest heavy duty pickups two weeks ago, Ram has announced details surrounding its top of … The 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 Sport include an all-black interior […]

Get trained in underground utility mapping skills at the at the Utility Investigation School

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Ground penetrating radar is a great tool for investigating the location of utilities underground and will be taught at the Utility Investigation School. Everybody knows to call 811 before you dig, but safety conscious contractors can take it a lot further by educating somebody in their company on underground utility locating and mapping skills. With the right skill set you can not only prevent underground utility strikes but also plan and execute construction projects in ways that reduce delays and expenses caused by inattention to underground utility issues. The Trenchless Technology Center at Louisiana Tech University is hosting its fourth Utility […]

YouTuber Chris Sails banned from using social media after assault charge

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YouTuber Chris Sails is out on bond after being accused of hitting an ex-girlfriend. A Texas judge ordered him to stay off social media, including his YouTube channel of nearly 3 million subscribers. According to documents obtained by the Blast, the judge said Sails can’t post on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram while he remains free on his $40,000 bond. Sails was arrested in October and charged with third-degree felony assault. Police said Sails hit ex-girlfriend Parker McKenna Posey in the face with a closed fist, giving her a black eye, and that he put his hands around her neck, […]

Volvo Construction Equipment sales up 27% in 2018, 21% in 4Q

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Calling 2018 its “strongest year ever,” Volvo Construction Equipment saw an overall sales increase of 27 percent in the last year, compared to the previous year. Fourth quarter results were also strong, with sales up 21 percent compared to the same period in 2017. The company cites growth in both machine and service businesses as the underlying reason for the increases, along with increased demand from construction, infrastructure and mining in all major markets. Volvo CE also says it helped parent company Volvo Group achieve record results in 2018. During the fourth quarter, net sales increased to SEK 20,238 million […]

TDs Mark 100th Birthday Of Dáil By Getting Nothing Done

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CEREMONIES planned to mark the 100th anniversary of the first ever sitting of the Dáil in 1919 have been cancelled by TDs who have decided against such celebrations in favour of doing ‘sweet fuck all’. Fearing that drawing attention to the aspirations of the first Dáil might reflect poorly on their own lack of effort,… Read more » Read more: waterfordwhispersnews.com

Talking Point: What Does The Bungie Divorce From Activision Blizzard Mean For Nintendo?

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The big break-up could be good news for Switch fans… Breaking news everyone: sci-fi shooter titans Bungie, creator of the Halo and Destiny franchises, has officially divorced from its eight-year partnership with Activision-Blizzard. In a public statement released Thursday, Bungie stated: Looking ahead, we’re excited to announce plans for Activision to transfer publishing rights for Destiny to Bungie. With our remarkable Destiny community, we are ready to publish on our own, while Activision will increase their focus on owned IP projects. Read the full article on nintendolife.com Read more: nintendolife.com

Cat sales jump 20% in 2018: Record profit per share, but stock dives

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Cat 336 There seemed to be a disconnect Monday, January 28: Caterpillar announced record profits per share for the fourth quarter 2018 and the full year, but its stock plummeted about 9 percent during the day. The company announced that sales and revenues were up 11 percent for the fourth quarter and up 20 percent for the full year. It also saw its highest adjusted profit per share in company history at $11.22 – a 63 percent increase over 2017. “It was a great year for Caterpillar,” said Chief Financial Officer Andrew Bonfield in a company video. “…Fantastic performance across the […]