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On Writing: When typewriters roamed the Earth

...There's no substitute for thinking when we're writing.A few years back, in a moment of acute nostalgia, I bought an old IBM Selectric typewriter from my friend Dave Funaro, but there was no going back. The Computer Age had taken me. But still, I...
Parnell wants school choices expanded

...percent being Alaska Native. Over 90 percent of graduates go on to college. Its science program has such a strong reputation that IBM now offers an internship through the school.Anchorage-based Chugach School District operates a boarding house in the city...
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Neighbors Digest

...Council named Fran Compton as the council's chief executive officer, beginning Nov. 1. After a career in management with IBM Corp., Compton made a career transition and worked for the youth leadership program Anytown. She volunteered for the Girl...
Lair and Gerhard to marry

...daughter of Jim and Betsy Lair of Riverton, Ill. She graduated from Iowa State University and is an electrical engineer with IBM in Rochester. He is the son of Loren Gerhard and Cathy Cuenin of Juneau. He is a graduate of the University of Fairbanks and...

...Her vehicle was impounded. Thefts, lost & found property: Shortly after 7 a.m. Tuesday, a man, 40, reported a black IBM ThinkPad laptop computer (valued at $4,000) in a Hamilton aluminum carrying case ($300) was stolen from his vehicle on...
Police & Fire

...the 100 block of South Seward Street. He was lodged at Lemon Creek Correctional Center. Theft: A leather computer bag and a IBM R50 laptop were reported stolen from an unlocked Subaru at 3:59 p.m. Saturday on Thane Road. Estimated value was $1...
Best of the best

...Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis 3. General Mills Inc., Minneapolis 4. Hewlett-Packard Co., Palo Alto, Calif. 5. IBM Corp., White Plains, N.Y. 6. JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, Fla. 7. PricewaterhouseCoopers, New York 8. Prudential...
PlayStation 3 in trouble, Nintendo on schedule

...where the PS3s launch has been delayed until March. -BROADWAY BOUND: The news is sunnier on Nintendo's side of the street. IBM announced that it has begun delivering the microprocessors - code-named "Broadway" - that will power Nintendo's new Wii...
My Turn: Making Outside investments in Alaska's permanent fund work

...benefit to the fund's bottom line. The Permanent Fund owns a small but not insignificant portion of companies such as Disney, IBM, Ingersoll Rand and Intel. Alaskans, through the fund, own a percentage of J.P. Morgan Chase Bank and dozens of other...
Gay couples fight to win equal medical, job benefits

...Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; and Springfield, Mass. Companies offering equal benefits include Levi Strauss, Disney, IBM and Boeing. More than 40 cities, states or counties have domestic partnership registries. A registry gives a form of official...


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