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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/7302962/thinkstockphotos-466054464*100xx1734-1734-0-0.jpg">Proponents of stricter background checks for on-demand transportation drivers finally have a local incident to cite when highlighting the dangers of unregulated, on-demand transportation. An Uber driver was arrested over Labor Day weekend for “loitering and prowling” at a home in St. Petersburg.

It’s a troubling incident, but it’s not the silver bullet groups pushing for fingerprint-based background checks on transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft are looking for.

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Uber driver’s arrest in St. Pete isn’t a silver bullet for background check argument. Here’s why.

Proponents of stricter background checks for on-demand transportation drivers finally have a local incident to cite when highlighting the dangers of unregulated, on-demand transportation. An Uber driver was arrested over Labor Day weekend for “loitering and prowling” at a home in St. Petersburg. It’s a troubling incident, but it’s not the silver bullet groups pushing […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/10145520/brian-hirshman*100xx198-198-15-0.jpg">Aviation Technical Services of Everett announced Wednesday it has acquired Texas Pneumatics Systems Inc., which provides repair and overhaul services for commercial airlines.

The two private companies declined to disclose the terms of the deal.

ATS said that TPS, located near Fort Worth, Texas, is a repair station with a 20-year track record that employs an experienced team of about 100 workers. They provide repair and overhaul services predominantly for pneumatic and fuel related components and…<div>
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Washington’s second-largest aerospace company snags Texas airline repair firm

Aviation Technical Services of Everett announced Wednesday it has acquired Texas Pneumatics Systems Inc., which provides repair and overhaul services for commercial airlines. The two private companies declined to disclose the terms of the deal. ATS said that TPS, located near Fort Worth, Texas, is a repair station with a 20-year track record that employs […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/1028641/cardboard-boxes*100xx1418-1418-350-0.jpg">Packaging products manufacturer Menasha Corp. has been awarded a $3 million loan from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. to support a headquarters expansion that’s expected to create 300 jobs.

Privately held Menasha built a 100,000-square-foot headquarters in Neenah that’s twice the size of its previous headquarters facility. The building will also house the headquarters for Menasha Packaging Co., the company’s largest subsidiary.

The new building, which will house more than 200 employees,…<div>
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Menasha Corp. receives state loan to help create 300 jobs

Packaging products manufacturer Menasha Corp. has been awarded a $3 million loan from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. to support a headquarters expansion that’s expected to create 300 jobs. Privately held Menasha built a 100,000-square-foot headquarters in Neenah that’s twice the size of its previous headquarters facility. The building will also house the headquarters for […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/10144799/screen-shot-2016-09-07-at-123218-pm*100xx441-442-269-0.png">Procter & Gamble Co. wants a fresh face to replace Mr. Clean, the bald brand ambassador first depicted 58 years ago as a muscular cartoon character. And the job might go to a woman.

Mr. Clean most recently appeared as a computer-generated image in a commercial that began airing in July, which featured a remix of the brand’s old jingle. But the Cincinnati-based maker of the all-purpose cleaner (NYSE: PG) revealed today that Mr. Clean will take an extended vacation.

“Mr. Clean has been flexing…<div>
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P&G holding casting call in L.A. for next Mr. Clean — and women are welcome

Procter & Gamble Co. wants a fresh face to replace Mr. Clean, the bald brand ambassador first depicted 58 years ago as a muscular cartoon character. And the job might go to a woman. Mr. Clean most recently appeared as a computer-generated image in a commercial that began airing in July, which featured a remix […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/4218121/burkethomasmodine*100xx600-600-0-60.jpg">Modine Manufacturing Co. said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Luvata Heat Transfer Solutions for $422 million.

Racine-based Modine (NYSE: MOD), which makes radiators and other thermal management products for the vehicle, equipment and HVAC industries, said the acquisition will be financed through a combination of cash, debt, and $25 million of Modine common stock.

Modine expects the transaction to close within calendar year 2016, subject to customary closing conditions, including…<div>
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Modine to acquire Memphis company Luvata for $422 million

Modine Manufacturing Co. said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Luvata Heat Transfer Solutions for $422 million. Racine-based Modine (NYSE: MOD), which makes radiators and other thermal management products for the vehicle, equipment and HVAC industries, said the acquisition will be financed through a combination of cash, debt, and $25 million of […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/10145181/hanjin-mayhem-04-container-rgb*100xx1352-1352-471-0.jpg">Hanjin Shipping, the container shipping giant that filed for bankruptcy protection in Korea last week, is not booking or selling new shipments from Seattle and its 14 employees here are worried about their future, an employee said Wednesday.

Hanjin's local sales office sits in a small, two-story office building located at the Port of Seattle's Terminal 46, a facility leased and operated by private company, Total Terminals.

A visit to the office and Terminal 46 Wednesday revealed the grim reality…<div>
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EXCLUSIVE: Hanjin’s Seattle employees fret for the future at Terminal 46

Hanjin Shipping, the container shipping giant that filed for bankruptcy protection in Korea last week, is not booking or selling new shipments from Seattle and its 14 employees here are worried about their future, an employee said Wednesday. Hanjin’s local sales office sits in a small, two-story office building located at the Port of Seattle’s […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/10144799/screen-shot-2016-09-07-at-123218-pm*100xx441-442-269-0.png">CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble Co. wants a fresh face to replace Mr. Clean, the bald brand ambassador first depicted 58 years ago as a muscular cartoon character. And the job might go to a woman.

Mr. Clean most recently appeared as a computer-generated image in a commercial that began airing in July, which featured a remix of the brand’s old jingle. But the Cincinnati-based maker of the all-purpose cleaner (NYSE: PG) revealed today that Mr. Clean will take an extended vacation.

“Mr. Clean…<div>
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CINCINNATI: Women are welcome at open casting calls for next Mr. Clean

CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble Co. wants a fresh face to replace Mr. Clean, the bald brand ambassador first depicted 58 years ago as a muscular cartoon character. And the job might go to a woman. Mr. Clean most recently appeared as a computer-generated image in a commercial that began airing in July, which featured […]

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<img src="http://media.bizj.us/view/img/6965932/15aosiris-rex-space-probe*100xx1795-1800-0-0.jpg">NASA’s ambitious mission to retrieve samples from the faraway asteroid Bennu is scheduled to blast off tomorrow, starting a 509-million mile, seven-year journey put together in Colorado.

Jefferson County-based Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. built the OSIRIS-REx probe taking off Thursday. The OSIRIS-REx name is shorthand for the probe’s full title: the Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer.

An Atlas V rocket, made and launched by Centennial-based…<div>
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NASA asteroid probe scheduled to launch Thursday

NASA’s ambitious mission to retrieve samples from the faraway asteroid Bennu is scheduled to blast off tomorrow, starting a 509-million mile, seven-year journey put together in Colorado. Jefferson County-based Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. built the OSIRIS-REx probe taking off Thursday. The OSIRIS-REx name is shorthand for the probe’s full title: the Origins Spectral Interpretation […]

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