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Battle over blackwater's docks.The wastewater is a mixture of greywater - water that comes from the floating cities' showers, sinks, dishwashers and laundry machines, and blackwater - water containing human waste. By the state's definition, blackwater mixed with...
Sexy ads promote water saving with a wink

...and his three housemates debated when and under what conditions to flush in a drought. There was also a group email over dishwashers versus washing by hand.Sarni didn't mind being asked to cut water use even though San Francisco's supplies are in decent...
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Tobacco is target of new antismoking push in Legislature

...about the workers who might end up in the same position he's in. "I suspect it's probably the poorest among us, the dishwashers in some mom-and-pop restaurant somewhere, the waitresses, and they're in a smoky environment," he said. "It's...
State | AK legislature
Alaska minimum wage rises to $8.75

...raises to employees who make "good money" through tips.His group supports the concept of tip pooling that would include dishwashers, cooks or other back-of-the-house employees, workers that don't normally benefit from gratuities. That issue has...
State | AK legislature
Kodiak couple prepare to say goodbye to Quonset hut home

...rather than sheetrock."The Quonset has in-floor heating and a small kitchen tucked against the side complete with a tiny dishwasher. Artwork and photographs are displayed on the circular sides. To make the small hut larger, an addition containing the...
Slack Tide: Construction, de-constructed

...masculine yet emasculated at the same time. Example: I still needed a "doula" to guide my recent installation of a new dishwasher. In a way, my life is one long crash course in things many other people around here already seem to know, like how to replace...
The cost of travel by sea

...bumps are in the 5 percent range, Thayer said.The entry wage for any Alaska resident working on the ferries - such as dishwashers or bus boys - is $23 an hour. Non-Alaska residents start in the $18 per hour range.The total cost of the added wages...
State | Local | AK legislature
State and local briefly

...3.1 million GE and Hotpoint brand dishwashers, some of which may still be in danger. Certain GE and Hotpoint dishwashers manufactured between April 1983 and...125 toward the purchase of a new GE dishwasher, or $25 and a one-year service agreement...
So you want to go back to the `good old days?'

...Drive? We certainly enjoyed more time in the kitchen without dishwashers, frozen pizzas or microwave ovens. In those ``good olds...McDonald's and Taco Bell did not exist. There were no icemakers, dishwashers, washing machines, clothes dryers, electric blankets or...
Princess plugs into electric boiler to rid skies of smoke from its ships used primarily for heating and ventilation. It also heats the ships' thick fuel and helps power laundry machines and dishwashers. The electric boiler went into operation about two weeks ago. It's the final piece of a changeover, which began last...


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