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2012-07-13 23:00:55

Hale Family and A/V Industry Mourn Loss of Modular Switcher Visionary Cheney, WA (PRWEB) July 13, 2012 After a long battle with cancer, it was with sadness the family shared news of the passing of Alan B. Hale at age 76. Hale was the founder, President and CEO of XN Technologies, the original parent company of AutoPatch — now a division of AMX®, a leading global manufacturer of control, automation and A/V technology. Hale was a professor of computer sciences at Eastern Washington...

2011-01-24 08:00:00

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Telect will be honored at a dedication ceremony Tuesday at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Wash., where a student lab in the College of Science Health and Engineering is being named after the company. The lab is the result of a donation of money and materials Telect made to the college last fall. In all, the donation included nearly $100,000 in laboratory equipment and furniture, along with $10,000 in financial assistance....

2008-09-20 21:00:08

A U.S. judge in Washington Saturday ordered Vice President Dick Cheney to preserve records the administration has tried to keep from making public. The Bush administration has been trying to narrow the scope of the Presidential Records Act, which keeps documents preserved for the public and historians. A Washington public advocacy group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics, or CREW, and "a number of individual historians, archivists, and organizations of archivists and historians" are...

2006-02-07 14:59:19

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney on Tuesday resisted bipartisan appeals for changes in a hotly disputed warrantless eavesdropping program, saying he believed "we have all the legal authority we need." Democrats and some Republicans have urged the Bush administration to work with Congress to revise a law already on the books in order to end questions about whether the spy program, initiated after the Sept 11, 2001 attacks, was constitutional. In an...

2005-12-20 09:38:49

ABOARD AIR FORCE TWO (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney cut short his trip to the Middle East and Asia on Tuesday and will return to Washington in case his vote is needed on legislation moving through Congress, a White House official said. "He's needed for close votes," Cheney adviser Steve Schmidt told reporters traveling with the vice president. "The vice president is returning to Washington to be on hand in the Senate ... to cast tie-breaking votes if necessary." Cheney...


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