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Steve Burns, Chief Executive Officer, Workhorse Group, Inc.

The Postal Service is planning to buy 180,000 new vehicles over the next three years. It wants those new trucks to have better safety equipment and fuel mileage than the current fleet. Mail-carriers driving the new trucks will need more room, with parcel business up 20 percent over the past five years. Steve Burns is chief executive officer at Workhorse Group, Inc. That's one of several companies bidding on the new Postal truck. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to elaborate on his company's design, which includes a drone to lighten the load.

Tags: Steve Burns , Workhorse Group , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , USPS , workforce

Thursday - 04/23/2015, 09:06am EDT

Parking regs could get stricter in Fairfax Co.

The Board of Supervisors is considering increasing fines from $40 to $50 for parking commercial or 3-or-more axle vehicles on residential streets. Vehicles longer than 21 feet fall would be affected.

Tags: parking regulations , fairfax county , John Cook

Tuesday - 03/23/2010, 10:25am EDT

Artist finds career in hand-painted signs

A college instructor saw how skillful Jerry Ebner was and told him to think about lettering as a career. He's been hand-painting signs for 40 years.

Tags: signs , making signs , Jerry Ebner , Frederick , Owings Mills , retail , Shopping , Los Angeles City College , About Signs , golf , boats , Carroll County

Tuesday - 03/16/2010, 12:18pm EDT