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Flour partner in $4.9 billion LAX automated people mover

Fluor Corporation announced Thursday ground was broken on the Los Angeles International Airport’s $4.9 billion Automated People Mover project for Los Angeles World Airports.
 
 

Fluor Corporation announced that its LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) joint venture team broke ground Thursday on the Los Angeles International Airport’s (LAX) Automated People Mover project for Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). Fluor and its partners are set to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the $4.9 billion project over the next 30 years. The project is scheduled to be completed in 2023.

“We are eager to officially begin the construction and advancement of LAX’s world-class facilities,” said Terence Easton, president of Fluor’s infrastructure business. “This project is a signature piece of mega infrastructure that will be ready to welcome the 2028 Summer Olympics, will improve mobility for travelers from around the world and empower progress for the Los Angeles region for generations to come.”

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Baseball player from Upstate collapses at practice, dies

A baseball player with ties to North Greenville University and former standout at Travelers Rest High School collapsed and died Friday.

Parker Neff, 21 died after collapsing on the field during practice at USC Salkehatchie on March 29, confirmed the Allendale County Coroner.

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Bennetts make new home in Nashville, carving new musical career

Arvie Bennett and his wife, Bunny, cashed in their retirements, gave away most of their earthly possessions and moved to Nashville, Tenn., in search of that “Neon Rainbow”.
 

Two and half years ago, Arvie Bennett and his wife, Bunny, cashed in their retirements, gave away most of their earthly possessions and moved to Nashville, Tenn., in search of that “Neon Rainbow”.

"I guess we looked at the situation like this,” Bennett said. “The band had just broken up, our children were older, and we sure weren’t getting any younger. There was no better time than the present to give Nashville a shot.”

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