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Kmart closing all of its Alaska stores Alaska. Chief executive James Adamson said the company plans to emerge from bankruptcy by April 30. The Troy, Mich.-based retailer, which filed for Chapter 11 protection nearly a year ago, operates roughly 1,830 stores. The store closings...
Game on

...banging their thundersticks," explains Patty Wilmot, executive vice president of People First for the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company. "It's surreal! It's absolutely phenomenal! We make millions of pizzas every day, but being on that...
Congress looks into BP foul-ups on pipeline

...Energy and Commerce Committee, and the chair of the oversight and investigations subcommittee, Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., based the letter on documents they say BP recently turned over to the subcommittee. "We have no direct comment as to the...
Flying above the forests

...since the mid-1990s. In April, Laurence, Salazar and co-owner Kris Singstad hired STEPS Inc., an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company that has developed ropes and challenge courses since 1991. Michael Smith, a project director for STEPS...
Militia movement resurfaces in Alaska

...storm for violence," Berlet said. "You ignore it at our peril." But Jonathan White, a professor at Allendale, Mich.-based Grand Valley State University who has done extensive research on violent extremism and terrorism, says most militia...
Northwest Digest

...the past 5 1/2 years. Izzo said he'll hand over the reins next Friday to Tom East, an executive of Port Huron, Mich.-based Semco Energy, which is Enstar's parent company. Izzo joined Enstar in 1999 as vice president of engineering and...
Alaska's baiting debate gets hot

...Defenders of Wildlife, Greenpeace, PETA," Broadfoot said. CUBB has criticized the PAC for including the Jackson, Mich.-based Ted Nugent United Sportsmen of America. "Ted Nugent isn't your typical washed up '70s rock and roller. He is...
Zip to it

...from the company's Ketchikan operation. He said the Juneau course will be built by STEPS Inc., an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company specializing in ropes and challenge courses since 1991. The Ketchikan course was the company's first zip...


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