The history of oil wealth

...Alaska Legislature enacted the Petroleum Profit Tax in 2006, a proposal pushed by Gov. Frank Murkowski and tax consultant Pedro Van Meurs.PPT was a progressive tax regime as initially enacted and was based on production tax value rather than gross wellhead...
Today in Sports History

...straight home runs and in an unlikely fashion. Number eight hitter Woody Held hits a two-out homer off Paul Foytack, pitcher Pedro Ramos follows with his second homer of the game, Tito Francona and Larry Brown's first major league homer finish the string...
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...Miguel Indurain, Spain1991 - Miguel Indurain, Spain1990 - Greg LeMond, United States1989 - Greg LeMond, United States1988 - Pedro Delgado, Spain1987 - Stephen Roche, Ireland1986 - Greg LeMond, United States1985 - Bernard Hinault, France1984 - Laurent...
Today In Sports History

...million-dollar golfer in LPGA history.1987 - Stephen Roche of Ireland wins the Tour de France by 40 seconds over Spain's Pedro Delgado. Jeannie Longo of France wins the women's race, finishing 2:52 ahead of Italy's Maria Canins.1992 - Miguel...
Welling repeats as 3-event winner on state track

...Keaton Evans, ACS, 10:11.72; 5) Pedro Ochoa, Homer, 10:24.67; 6) Ethan...Marshall, Seward, 4:50.311; 7) Pedro Ocho, Homer, 4:54.009; 8) John Warren...Kaleb Kort, Galena, 2:04.143; 3) Pedro Ocho, Homer, 2:04.159; 4) Michael...
Spain playing for World Cup survival vs. Chile

...least a draw against Chile to remain in contention.There's speculation that Cesc Fabregas could replace Diego Costa and Pedro Rodriguez could come in for David Silva. Captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas' spot is also under close scrutiny."In life...
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Prince of Wales Marathon results

...Birkes, 51, 4:36:49, Lodi WI 6. Becky McIntyre, 46, 4:48:41, Wrangell AK 7. Rene Ditton, 40 5:07:30, San Pedro CA 8. Kennedy Stumpf, 11, 6:50:23, Craig AK 9. Stephanie Jurries, 34, 7:39:53, Craig AK 10. Lisa Kness, 49...
Brazil Beat

...grandfather has died, but that the player will remain with the Brazil team at its World Cup training camp.The confederation said Pedro Vieira da Silva died early Saturday in a hospital in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 78. The death came a few hours after Brazil...
Today in sports history

...Finals. Jordan finishes with 39 points and Chicago is only two points shy of the largest victory margin in the finals.1995 - Pedro Martinez of Montreal pitches nine perfect innings against San Diego before giving up a leadoff double to Bip Roberts in the...
Photo: Hang time

Pedro Franco performs a trick on his skateboard as he waits for class to start with his friends, Richard Jim, second from left, Isaiah Marks and Seth Elisoff, right, at Juneau-Douglas High School on Wednesday.


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