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September 2, 1988
David Miles, a former Orange Coast College basketball player who was ruled academically ineligible at Arizona State last week, will attend the University of Alaska at Anchorage, Tandy Gillis, OCC basketball coach, said Thursday. Miles, a 6-foot 6-inch forward, played at OCC last season and averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds a game. He had accepted a scholarship at Arizona State, but passed only two of three classes this summer at OCC and was ruled ineligible.
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September 2, 1988
David Miles, a former Orange Coast College basketball player who was ruled academically ineligible at Arizona State last week, will attend the University of Alaska at Anchorage, Tandy Gillis, OCC basketball coach, said Thursday. Miles, a 6-foot 6-inch forward, played at OCC last season and averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds a game. He had accepted a scholarship at Arizona State, but passed only two of three classes this summer at OCC and was ruled ineligible.
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NATIONAL
September 28, 2008 | Stephen Braun, Times Staff Writer
Soon after Sarah Palin was elected mayor of the foothill town of Wasilla, Alaska, she startled a local music teacher by insisting in casual conversation that men and dinosaurs coexisted on an Earth created 6,000 years ago -- about 65 million years after scientists say most dinosaurs became extinct -- the teacher said.
NATIONAL
September 21, 2008 | Kim Murphy, Times Staff Writer
Jerry McCutcheon went to Sarah Palin's office here last week to request information about the firing of former Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan, the scandal that for weeks has threatened to overshadow the governor's role as Republican presidential candidate John McCain's running mate. McCutcheon was given a phone number in Virginia to call: the national headquarters of the McCain-Palin campaign.
NEWS
August 8, 1987 | Associated Press
President Reagan plans to nominate Francis H. Fay, a professor of marine science at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks, as a member of the Marine Mammal Commission, the White House has announced.
SPORTS
April 13, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Ron Abegglen, 53, a Utah native who led the University of Alaska Anchorage to four NCAA Division II postseason appearances, became coach at Weber State in Ogden, Utah.
SPORTS
December 12, 1985
The Chapman College women's basketball team concluded its four-game trip to Alaska Tuesday night with a 77-43 victory over the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. Senior Leone Patterson led the Panthers with 25 points, and Tami Brewster had 12 rebounds. Chapman (6-2) won three of four games on the trip.
SPORTS
March 3, 1986
Lisa Ingram scored 23 points and had 17 rebounds and Joel Tillis sank two free throws with 27 seconds to play to lead the Northeast Louisiana women's basketball team to a 70-68 victory over USC in the championship of the Northern Lights Tournament at the University of Alaska Anchorage.
MAGAZINE
July 10, 2005 | Nancy Rommelmann, Nancy Rommelmann last wrote for the magazine on home funerals and green burials.
Jay Southard waits just south of mile marker 1313 on the Alaska Highway. It's early June, and the temperature at 8 p.m. is in the 40s, with a raw wind running off the Alaska Range, which rises, iron-colored and veined with snow, in the near distance. Southard is not looking at the mountains, but at the highway running through the center of the town of Tok, keeping an eye out for a red Ford van carrying eight Mexican mushroom pickers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 24, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Richard A. Pierce, 86, one of the foremost authorities on Russian Alaska, died Sept. 14 at his home in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, said his daughter, Catherine. The cause of death was not disclosed. Pierce was a professor of history at Queen's University in Kingston and at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 2001
A dean at the University of Alaska has been selected as the founding academic vice president at the Cal State Channel Islands campus near Camarillo. Alexander W. McNeill will lead faculty in planning courses for the new university, which is expected to open next fall. His immediate tasks include recruiting another tier of faculty to supplement the 13 already chosen and completing a catalog of classes by December, university officials said.
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