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2010-04-23 08:00:00

PEORIA, Ill., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced Vice President Bob Williams, 61, will retire after more than 43 years with the company. Williams has been a Caterpillar vice president since 2004 and currently has responsibility for the Americas Operations Division, (AOD). AOD includes all manufacturing operations in Aurora, Ill., Decatur, Ill., East Peoria, Ill., North Little Rock, Ark., Caterpillar Brazil Limited and CMSA Mexico. The division...

2008-10-10 06:00:22

By Keith Rogers By KEITH ROGERS REVIEW-JOURNAL Tiny neon-blue pupfish that are struggling to survive in a spring- fed cave in Nye County have rebounded this fall to 126 adult fish, 34 more than last fall's count and the highest number recorded since 2004, a federal biologist said Wednesday. "We're feeling pretty good," said Bob Williams, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service field supervisor for Nevada. "We're feeling like we're at least maintaining the population. There is still lots...

2007-07-24 12:16:39

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A former FedEx driver told a congressional panel today that the company misclassified him as an independent contractor though it controlled most aspects of his daily work as it would an employee. Bob Williams, who worked for FedEx Corp. subsidiary FedEx Home Delivery in Northboro, Mass., testified before two House Education and Labor subcommittees. The hearing was titled "The Misclassification of Workers as Independent Contractors." As an...

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2007-05-02 19:01:58

RENO, Nev. -- A butterfly found only at a popular Nevada off-road vehicle site won't receive federal protection as a threatened or endangered species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service decided Wednesday. After a 12-month review, agency officials said federal listing under the Endangered Species Act is unwarranted because of recently adopted measures to protect the habitat of the Sand Mountain blue butterfly. Also higher-than-expected numbers of the insect were found during a survey last...


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