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2013-12-22 23:02:13

The new “Tips For Pairing Wine And Food” article created by Mai Hoang on the website Vkool.com gives people basic rules for great wine and food pairings. Seattle,

2008-09-11 09:00:27

By Mai Hoang The manager of the Yakima Air Terminal has resigned. The airport board announced Tuesday evening that it has accepted Buck Taylor's resignation, effective immediately. The board voted 4- 0 to accept the resignation, with chairman Bill Wheeler absent.

2008-09-10 09:00:30

By Mai Hoang Once in a while, Yakima Air Terminal officials receive calls from nearby residents complaining that the airport is too close to the city's residential areas. Such calls make longtime assistant airport manager Jerry Kilpatrick chuckle.

2008-09-02 15:00:18

By Mai Hoang In 1959, singer Dinah Washington recorded her hit version of a song that declares "what a difference a day makes." In the airline industry, just an hour can make the difference between making or missing a connecting flight.

2008-07-16 09:00:55

By Mai Hoang and Jean Guerrero, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 16--It's not the first time Yakima has seen air service cut back, but this time finding a replacement might take longer. To the surprise of almost no one, Delta Air Lines announced Tuesday it will cut all flights in Yakima.

2008-07-15 09:00:59

By Mai Hoang, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 15--Calls to airline representatives Monday confirmed the scheduled cancellations. Buck Taylor, Yakima airport manager, said a news release from Delta is expected this morning, but said he could not comment further.

2008-07-14 09:00:28

By Mai Hoang, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 14--When Lisa Todnem shops for a new pair of Steve Madden shoes, don't expect to reach her via telephone. Her phone line will be busy. Todnem is a dial-up Internet subscriber, and she sees no need to change.

2008-06-26 09:02:48

By Mai Hoang, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jun. 26--Delta officials plan to reinstate the flight July 7, only to pull it back out of operation Aug. 18. The flight was taken out of operation for the second time this year May 1.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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