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2011-08-08 09:00:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Aug. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Marilyn F. Romano, Alaska Airlines' new regional vice president - Alaska, came onboard the carrier today at its Regional Headquarters in Anchorage. The former vice president and publisher of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner will work in transition with Bill MacKay, the airline's outgoing senior vice president - Alaska. MacKay plans to retire Oct. 10, 2011, after serving 35 years with the airline. "We're excited to welcome Marilyn onboard...

2011-05-06 14:00:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines announced today that Marilyn F. Romano has been named regional vice president - Alaska. Romano, vice president and publisher of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, the state's second-largest newspaper, will assume her new role by early August. "We're delighted to welcome someone with such a strong commitment and connection to the state of Alaska," company President Brad Tilden said. "Marilyn cares deeply about the communities in...

2009-09-06 12:52:27

Reports of possible multiple births among Alaska's moose population are likely inaccurate and instead related to the species' parental habits, biologists say. Moose research biologist Rod Boertje said while photographs taken in recent years in Delta Junction, Alaska, showed an adult moose with four calves, the multiple calves are likely the result of natural adoption rather than a birth of twins or triplets, the Fairbanks (Alaska) News-Miner said Saturday. Cows get killed all the time on the...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.