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June 24, 1988
The former ticket manager of the Calgary Winter Olympics, 39-year-old Jim McGregor, was sentenced to five years in prison for fraud and theft in connection with ticket sales to the United States.
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June 24, 1988
The former ticket manager of the Calgary Winter Olympics, 39-year-old Jim McGregor, was sentenced to five years in prison for fraud and theft in connection with ticket sales to the United States.
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NEWS
July 1, 1985
The union representing 4,500 shipbuilders at Bath Iron Works in Maine voted overwhelmingly to reject the company's latest contract proposal for a three-year wage freeze. Union leaders said picket lines would go up at the company's shipyards in Bath, Brunswick and Portland at midnight. Bath has a $322-million Navy contract to build the first of a class of guided-missile destroyers that may be the Navy's last major shipbuilding project of the century.
BUSINESS
November 4, 1987 | Associated Press
Federal safety inspectors today proposed fines totaling $4.2 million against Bath Iron Works for conditions they said endangered the shipyard's thousands of workers, including exposure to asbestos and raw sewage. The proposed fines were announced by John A. Pendergrass, assistant secretary of labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, who said a six-month investigation by OSHA revealed "a complete breakdown in the shipbuilder's safety and health program."
SPORTS
October 9, 1986
For signing quarterback Jim Kelly and paying him a record $8 million, Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson has been named recipient of the first Golden Toad Award, sponsored by International Dull Folks, Unlimited, of Rochester, N.Y. The award pays homage to "acts of supreme denseness perpetrated by public figures," said J.D. (Dull) Stewart, chairman of the bored.
SPORTS
November 5, 1986 | Julie Cart
The controversy over tickets for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary may eventually affect the Calgary Flames, if plans to add seats to the Olympic Saddledome are approved. A recent ticket scandal brought the ouster of Jim McGregor, former Calgary Olympic Organizing Committee ticket manager, and he was arrested last week on charges of theft and fraud. The scandal involved a scheme in which unauthorized ticket order forms were made available to U.S. customers before Canadians and in which the U.
BUSINESS
August 31, 2010 | By Steve Johnson
In its second major deal in just over a week, Intel Corp. has agreed to buy Germany-based Infineon Technologies' wireless communications unit for $1.4 billion in cash. Santa Clara-based Intel, the world's largest chip maker, hopes the move will help it gain a foothold in the fast-growing market for smart phones and other mobile gadgets. The Infineon unit makes chips for smart phones including Apple Inc.'s iPhone. Intel, which has had trouble getting its chips into products other than personal computers, also agreed Aug. 19 to buy McAfee Inc., the Santa Clara maker of security software, for $7.7 billion — the biggest deal in Intel's history.
WORLD
April 2, 2011 | By Barbara Demick, Los Angeles Times
At first, it seemed to be just another fleeting moment of paranoia, one of those seasonal episodes in which the censors work overtime and the usual suspects are rounded up. This time, however, the crackdown by the Chinese government appears to have staying power — and some observers say it may have more to do with a power struggle within the Communist Party than any threat from without. Since mid-February, authorities have rounded up dozens of activists, bloggers and intellectuals, the Hong Kong-based advocacy group China Human Rights Defenders said Thursday as it released a list of 26 detainees.
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