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Make it easy to plan your next party expect a sense of steady decorum and respectability from POTUS. But that's not always what you get. Take our first President: contrary to what pop culture wants you to believe, George Washington wasn't just some stuffy old guy with bad...
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Stanley F. Thompson

...building supply store known as Kenai Korners. He was a member of the Charter Commission for the City of Kenai and the first President of the Kenai Chamber of Commerce.He was appointed the U.S. Commissioner in 1953, a post he held until statehood...

...over two terms and President Bill Clinton filled 139 posts that way in his eight years in office.But Obama was the first president to try to make recess appointments when Congress explicitly said it was not in recess. The Constitution requires...
Rich Lowry: Rand Paul, situation room or dorm room?

...influenced by his time as CEO at Halliburton. Cheney had opposed going into Iraq during the Persian Gulf War under the first President George Bush; then, after a stint at Halliburton, he supported going into Iraq under the second President Bush...

...toward relative economic prosperity and enjoys widespread support in the Turkish heartland, argues that - as the first president to be directly elected by voters - he would have the mandate to rule with strengthened powers as head of state.Such...
Polar bear takes wild election at Alaska Zoo

...election, Ahpun (ah-POON') the polar bear fended off a spirited campaign by Denali the gray wolf to be elected first "president" of the Alaska Zoo."It was paw to paw," said zoo development director Eileen Floyd. "Denali more often than...
Renovations at Soldotna Library continue

...first library in a room of an old clinic; volunteers operated the small endeavor. Upon Joyce Carver's death, the first president of the library board, a memorial fund was established for a new library. Two local doctors donated land, and the...
What happened to the '3 o'clock phone call'?

My memory may be fading a little, but my first president was FDR. And over the years, I can't think of any one of the Presidents not answering that call. But I think we may have had...
Ninilchik Community News

...celebrate Washington's birthday on the third Monday of February for social and economic reasons, and honoring our first president on his actual birthday was forever lost. In 1971, merchants in Texas renamed the holiday, "President's Day...
Glad to be of service

...In 1997 she was among those who organized the Cooper Landing Senior Citizens Corp. Inc., and she served as its first president. ?She gets things done,? Fleetwood said. In her spare time, Ohnemus is continually working on other ways...


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