CenturyLink managers confirmed that the promoter's focus had shifted from Council Bluffs to Omaha as the site for Terence "Bud" Crawford's title defense, and that serious talks were underway with MECA officials.
Aiming to streamline employment resources for people leaving the military, the government is creating an integrated website that can help job-seekers create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database of veterans and their spouses for companies to mine for skills and talents.
The world's biggest hamburger chain said sales at established U.S. locations fell 1.7 percent in the first three months of the year as guest counts declined. After a decade of consistent growth, sales also declined last year as McDonald's struggled to roll out an array of new menu items and fend off competitors.
AT&T plans a major expansion of 1 gigabit per second Internet services to cover as many as 100 municipalities in 25 metropolitan areas. AT&T currently has such speeds in Austin, Texas, and has committed to offer the service in Dallas.