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...was named publicity chief for Pine-Thomas, Paramount's B-picture arm. The studio was named for Bill Pine and Bill Thomas, dubbed the "Dollar Bills" for their skill at making movies on the skimpiest of budgets.After Pine-Thomas folded...
Grandpa was a mule skinner and other family factoids

For longtime Sterling resident Bill Thomas, it?s probably good that he knows what a mule skinner...information than the computers.? Uta Thomas no relation to Bill Thomas helps maintain the microfilm library. ?If I don?t have...
Medicare, Social Security proposals already figuring into midterm elections

...Medicare recipients. The bill marks ''the most significant improvement to Medicare since its conception,'' said Rep. Bill Thomas, announcing that in addition to prescription coverage, it would provide seniors with a physical exam when they enroll...
Charities hope dividend gifts exceed costs administer during the program's first three years. The program, the result of legislation sponsored by Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines, in 2008 has already paid for hundreds of groups around the state, including a couple dozen in Juneau...
Borough may benefit from fish tax bill a municipality but sent out of state for processing, Seaton said. Rep. Peggy Wilson, R-Wrangle, and Rep. Bill Thomas Jr., R-Haines, have joined Seaton in sponsoring the bill. If the bill becomes law, it could mean hundreds of...
State, industry talk marketing

...its own money to fund the Alaska Travel Industry Association's marketing efforts. "I was insulted," said Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines, co-chairman of the House Finance Committee, which has been hearing complaints from around the state...
March 29 designated Vietnam Veterans Day

...Vietnam "but because of Vietnam."Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, said he carried the bill at the request of Bill Thomas, a former Republican state representative from Haines who sought unsuccessfully to get a similar bill passed last year...
Gold star plates drive home the importance of honoring veterans

...children of U.S. Armed Forces service members killed in the line of duty. Legislation was sponsored last year by Rep. Bill Thomas (R, Haines) that authorized the production and distribution of this plate and the associated no-cost vehicle registration...
Republican majority claims control of Alaska Senate the coalition, and helped guide Senate efforts to change Alaska's oil tax structure.On the House side, Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines, faced a possible upset against political newcomer Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, who led by 43 votes with...
Bell asks for recount in Senate race

...recount.Wednesday is the deadline to request a recount. The other race in which this might be an issue is between Rep. Bill Thomas, R-Haines, and political newcomer Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins, a Democrat from Sitka. Kreiss-Tomkins was up by...


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