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  • Construction notices

    W-bound lane of Newport >< Awbrey Rd and 9th, closed for paving. Flaggers, detours 7a-4p (9/17)
    Utility work in the alley-ways around Broadway, Congress and Louisiana. 7a-4p (9/15-19)
    Murphy Road closed from 3rd Street to Parrell; Detour to Badger Road (> 9/19)
    Reed Market Road will be reduced to one lane EASTBOUND ONLY for the duration of the Project...West Bound Lane will be detoured from 9th Street to 3rd Street  (8/31/15)

 

 

Business
  • Lots of Earnings News

    US stocks are little changed as we await the Fed’s updated policy statement and Fed Chairman Janet Yellen’s afternoon pres conference. (CNBC)

    Once a tech icon, Sony, warned of a much-deeper-than-expected loss and said it would not pay a dividend this business year for the first time since 1958.  The company is now predicting a $2.15 billion net loss for the year. (Reuters)

    Microsoft increased their dividend by 11% to 31 cents per share, which is in line with the software company's revenue growth last year and half of last year's 22% increase. Microsoft has a bulging shack of cash, which increased 11% over the past 12 months to $86 billion.   (Reuters)

    General Mills the maker of Cheerios, GoGurt and Toaster Strudel, says quarterly profits fell 13% on sales of $4.27 billion. The company says North American manufacturing and distribution streamlining are expected to generate $100 million in cost savings by 2017. Plant shutdowns and worker firings are the most likely actions. (Yahoo Finance)

    FedEx reported a 24% increase in quarterly profit as the world's No. 2 package delivery company benefited from higher volumes in both its express and ground businesses. Revenue increased to $11.7 billion from $11.02 billion a year ago. (CNBC)

Sports
  • Timbers Earn Champions League Win

    (Portland, OR)  --  The Portland Timbers are closer to advancing in the Champions League tournament after defeating CD Olimpia, 4-2, at Providence Park.  Maximiliano Urruti scored two goals in the match, and Will Johnson and Rauwshan McKenzie each tallied one goal.  The victory puts the Timbers in position to win Group Five of the Champions League.  They'll host Alpha United next Tuesday, and will play in Honduras against Olimpia on October 21st.

  • Mariners Shellack Angels, 13-2

    (Anaheim, CA)  --  The Seattle Mariners are only a game back in the AL Wild Card race after a 13-2 pounding of the Los Angeles Angels.  Seattle collected 14 hits in the rout.  Chris Taylor had three RBI and Austin Jackson, Dustin Ackley, and Mike Zunino each drove in two runs.  The two teams will play the third game of their four-game series tonight in Anaheim.

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