Joseph Washington Betit

...Health, Education and Welfare as Director of Finance and Administration, and Assistant Commissioner prior to his retiring in 1988. Joseph loved his family and his country. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hunting, hiking, and boating. Joseph...
Veterans' bond strengthened by kidney donation

...citizens are becoming more frequent. Eighteen percent of U.S. recipients last year were over 64, compared with 2 percent in 1988, according to federal statistics. Only 3 percent of all living donors last year were 65 or older, but their ranks and...
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Elder Bush unloads: Unsparing critique of Cheney, Rumsfeld

...field who has long had an interest in the White House. The elder Bush writes that when he was a presidential candidate in 1988, Donald Trump made an overture to be his vice presidential candidate, an idea that Bush found "strange and unbelievable...
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My Turn: How did climate change affect Shell's Arctic decision?

...of industry in this awareness," Bernstein wrote. "Other companies, such as Mobil, only became aware of the issue in 1988, when it first became a political issue." Shell isn't just one of those other companies. Like Exxon, they must have...
Departures from Alaska at highest point in 25 years

...500 more people moved out of the state than arrived in fiscal year 2014. The last time net departures were higher was in 1988, when 15,710 people left during an in-state recession, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The departures...
My Turn: Rep. Chenault's leadership proves need for term limits

...reality. One way to avoid it is to try to live like the common people.Before being the Democratic nominee for President in 1988, Michael Dukakis served three terms as governor of Massachusetts, during which he rode mass transit to the state capitol...
Co-founder of Alaska extreme ski race dies in ATV accident to opening up the backcountry.Stewart was born on Dec. 29, 1952 in Le Grange, Illinois, and she moved to Valdez in 1988. She worked at Alyeska Pipeline Services Co. at the Valdez terminal. She was also involved in many civic organizations...
Today In Sports History for August 26

...breaking the 400-meter mark with a time of 43.18. He cuts .11 seconds off the record of 43.29 set by Butch Reynolds in 1988 and ties Carl Lewis for the most gold medals at the championships with eight.2011 - The Tulsa Shock snap the longest...
Today in Sport's History for Oct. 30

...Frankel's earnings for the year to $17,854,877. The previous record of $17,842,358 was set by D. Wayne Lukas in 1988.2004 - The New England Patriots lose for the first time in more than a year, falling to the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-20...
Scottish prosecutors: 2 Libyans are Lockerbie bomb suspects

...for Christmas.The complex and unfinished Lockerbie investigation is tied up with Libya's relationship with the West. In 1988, dictator Moammar Gadhafi's Libya was a pariah state accused by Western governments of sponsoring terrorism.In 1999...
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