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September 22, 1991
The Jackson-Hinds Library System of Jackson, Mississippi, opened the Eudora Welty Room June 1. The room will contain published works of people either born in the state or who lived at least one year in Mississippi. Materials are now being received from authors themselves or from others who might donate them. For more information, contact: HARIETT D. KUYKENDALL 4619 Culleywood Road Jackson, MS 39211
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June 7, 1988 | JACK JONES, From staff and wire reports
Singer Michael Jackson "has always seemed like a caring man," Porntip Nakhirunkanok said. She would like to meet him. "He seems very mysterious to me, very peaceful." Porntip Nakhirunkanok, for those who can't quite place the name, is the 20-year-old, newly crowned Miss Universe. Born in Thailand, she grew up in Southern California and went to Pasadena City College.
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July 14, 2007 | Jocelyn Y. Stewart, Times Staff Writer
Charles Tisdale purchased an innocuous, nearly defunct weekly newspaper in 1978, transformed it into a strident voice for African Americans and poor whites in Mississippi, then endured the wrath of those who wanted to silence the paper -- and him. The office of the Jackson Advocate was attacked -- firebombed, riddled with bullets, burglarized, ransacked -- at least 20 times over the years. Tisdale often received death threats. Yet when Tisdale died July 7 at a hospital in Jackson, Miss.
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January 22, 2006
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or (334) 242-4169, fax (334) 242-4554, www.touralabama.org. Alaska: Alaska Travel Industry Assn., Visitor Information Center, 2600 Cordova St., Suite 201, Anchorage, AK 99503; (800) 862-5275 or (907) 929-2200, fax (907) 561-5727, www.
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February 17, 2013
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or (334) 242-4169, http://www.alabama.travel. Alaska: Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, 550 W 7th Ave., Suite 1770, Anchorage, AK 99501-3569; (800) 862-5275, http://www.travelalaska.com. American Samoa: American Samoa Visitors Bureau, P.O. Box 4240, Pago Pago, AS 96799; (684)
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February 1, 2004
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. If requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, Montgomery, AL 36104; (800) 252-2262 or (334) 242-1469, fax (334) 242-4554, www.touralabama.org. Alaska: Alaska Travel Industry Assn., Visitor Information Center, 2600 Cordova St., Anchorage, AK 99503; (800) 862-5275 or (907) 929-2200, fax (907) 561-5727, www.travelalaska.com.
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February 12, 2014
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama:  Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927,  Montgomery , AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or (334) 242-4169, http://www.alabama.travel . Alaska:  Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, 550 W. 7th Ave., Suite 1770, Anchorage, AK 99501-3569; (800) 862-5275, http://www.travelalaska.com . American Samoa:  American Samoa Visitors Bureau, P.O. Box 4240, Pago Pago, AS 96799; (684)
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February 7, 2010
States and many U.S. territories have tourism offices to help visitors. When requesting travel literature, be as specific as possible. Alabama: Alabama Tourism Department, 401 Adams Ave., Suite 126, P.O. Box 4927, Montgomery, AL 36103; (800) 252-2262 or (334) 242-4169, www.alabama.travel. Alaska: Alaska Travel Industry Assn., Visitor Information Center, 2600 Cordova St., Suite 201, Anchorage, AK 99503; (800) 862-5275 or (907) 929-2200, www.travelalaska.com. American Samoa: American Samoa Visitors Bureau, P.O. Box 2506, Pago Pago, AS 96799, (684)
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