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Lowry: The UAW's worker problem

...the United Auto Workers, employees of Volkswagen's Chattanooga, Tenn., plant answered...were excluded. The media was praising Volkswagen's enlightened European attitude toward...Secretary-Treasurer Dennis Williams attested, "Volkswagen's a class act."This is hardly the...
Bob Franken: Minimum aspirations

...their power, leaving the labor force at the mercy of the corporate mercenaries. What was fascinating in the UAW loss at that Volkswagen plant in Tennessee is how, when it looked like UAW just might succeed, the Republican politicians from the state joined...

...derecha excepto al pasar. That meant not only, "Watch out for potholes that will, yes, destroy another ball joint on your Volkswagen Beetle and the road department will disavow all blame," but also, and more to the point today: "Keep right except when...
Art show takes viewer to far places

...the pieces of fabric from a junior high dress she and her mother made together, as well as the curtains they made for the Volkswagen Van she drove to Alaska in the late 1960s. "Mom and I made everything I owned until I was married," she said. "(We...
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Homer nurse writes memoir

...Tracing Shadows," National Library of Poetry Anthology, 1997. Sorensen first came to Alaska in 1970, driving up in a Volkswagen camper with her late husband, Albert Sorensen, and their three sons, Chip, Kent and Russell. They returned to Alaska...
Too much TV?

...30-second Super Bowl commercial this year was about $2.5 million. I love kids in commercials. My favorite right now is the Volkswagen commercial highlighting the underfloor storage area where the young boy strips and stashes his clothes after getting soaked...
'America: Land of the Free' parade draws hundreds to Kenai (+ Video)

...Edelman, 7, and Riley Stimmel, 7, the parade is a familiar experience. Greg sat in a parking lot in his glossy black 1969 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia while Daniel and Riley bounced around in the seats, both full of candy. "We come every year," Edelmann said...
Weddings applied to the Groom, not the Bride! Phil recalls that it didn't matter, because he was making payments on a used Volkswagen "Bug" and the re-capped tires, while Peggy was rich - she had a little over $200 in the bank and no debts. Their first...
Taxes and handcuffs I figure to make that deduction worthwhile the beast must have had the appetite of Garfield or was the size of a Volkswagen bus. Yet, I could definitely see this as a significant write off for mutant Dobermans at a junkyard. It would keep the...
Alaska's ferries offer essential transportation

...answers. Originally from San Francisco, McMahon was 21 years old when he and his brother came to Alaska on the ferry in a Volkswagen van. Their first job was processing crab for storage. Four hours later they decided to look for something else. McMahon...


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