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March 24, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
The nominations of Richard L. Armitage as deputy secretary of State and Marc Grossman as undersecretary of State for political affairs were confirmed by the Senate by voice vote. Armitage, who during the campaign advised President Bush on foreign affairs and defense, has long been a close friend of Secretary of State Colin L. Powell.
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March 24, 2001 | From Times Wire Reports
The nominations of Richard L. Armitage as deputy secretary of State and Marc Grossman as undersecretary of State for political affairs were confirmed by the Senate by voice vote. Armitage, who during the campaign advised President Bush on foreign affairs and defense, has long been a close friend of Secretary of State Colin L. Powell.
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NEWS
May 26, 1988
A bomb exploded outside the campaign headquarters of Sen. Daniel E. Boatwright (D-Concord) after two telephone threats against the lawmaker. Concord police said eight people were in the office at the time, but there were no injuries. Marc Grossman, a campaign aide, said the phone threats were made at Boatwright's legislative office in Concord and the building was evacuated. Grossman said the bomb was described as 6 inches wide, 2 to 3 inches high and glued to a board.
NEWS
May 26, 1988
A bomb exploded outside the campaign headquarters of Sen. Daniel E. Boatwright (D-Concord) after two telephone threats against the lawmaker. Concord police said eight people were in the office at the time, but there were no injuries. Marc Grossman, a campaign aide, said the phone threats were made at Boatwright's legislative office in Concord and the building was evacuated. Grossman said the bomb was described as 6 inches wide, 2 to 3 inches high and glued to a board.
BUSINESS
January 21, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Hilton, Viacom Unit Plan Las Vegas Attraction: Hilton Hotels Corp. and the Viacom Inc. unit Paramount Parks will unveil plans Tuesday to build an entertainment attraction in Las Vegas. The joint project will be a permanent multimillion-dollar installation, adjacent to the Las Vegas Hilton, said Marc Grossman, Hilton's senior vice president. He declined further comment.
NEWS
May 13, 1998 | From Associated Press
The Las Vegas Hilton has been fined a record $350,000 for allowing minors in a casino next to the Star Trek attraction. In agreeing to the fine, the company waived the right to a public hearing. "When we opened the Star Trek attraction, the fact is it was so popular that we did have a problem with underage people in and around the casino," Hilton spokesman Marc Grossman said. "When that situation was brought to our attention by the gaming authorities . . . we did rectify the situation."
BUSINESS
May 24, 1997 | (Jesus Sanchez)
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement said it will look at the ties between Hilton Hotels Corp. Chairman Barron Hilton and a self-described arms dealer and smuggler from Costa Mesa. Businessman Felix Vivas, who had spoken and corresponded numerous times with Hilton over an eight-year period, contacted the hotel executive in 1994 about a proposal to sell military helicopters to Mexico, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Hilton declined to participate in the venture.
BUSINESS
December 31, 2002 | From Bloomberg News
Hilton Hotels Corp., the third-largest U.S. hotel company, formed a $400-million venture with CNL Hospitality Corp. to buy and refurbish hotel properties, as it seeks to boost its management fee income. The venture has already bought the 500-room Doubletree hotel in Dallas and the 428-room Sheraton El Conquistador Resort in Tucson from MetLife Inc. for $121 million, and has agreed to buy five more hotels, said Hilton spokesman Marc Grossman.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 2001
The United Farm Workers on Thursday condemned calls by Pictsweet Mushroom Farms of Oxnard to hold an election to determine how many workers want UFW representation. "It is patently illegal what they are doing by peddling this," said Marc Grossman, UFW spokesman. But Pictsweet isn't taking sides, merely supporting the workers' right to hold an election, said Don Dresser, vice president for United Foods of Bells, Tenn., the owner of Pictsweet.
BUSINESS
February 9, 1999 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Ladbroke Group, the owner of Hilton hotels outside the United States, said it agreed to buy British hotel company Stakis for about $1.89 billion. Ladbroke plans to give the Hilton name to Stakis' 54 hotels after the acquisition to strengthen the brand in Britain. London-based Ladbroke has hotels in more than 50 countries and a marketing alliance with Beverly Hills-based Hilton Hotels Corp.
WORLD
March 8, 2003 | From Associated Press
This country strengthened its forces on the Iraqi border Friday, sending hundreds of trucks and dozens of tanks and artillery guns to the frontier ahead of a possible Iraq war. About 300 trucks and 200 other vehicles left military barracks and rumbled toward the border, carrying M-47 tanks, ambulances, jeeps, self-propelled howitzers and other artillery, military sources said. More than 1,000 Turkish soldiers also went.
BUSINESS
May 28, 2004 | From Reuters
Hilton Hotels Corp. shareholders Thursday backed a nonbinding proposal urging the board to require that two-thirds of directors be independent. More than 54% of shares were voted in favor of the proposal by the Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO. The Hilton board opposes the measure. Hilton promised to review the issue.
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