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2013-06-26 12:35:23

MSX, which was Introduced by Microsoft and ASCII, is a Z80-Based Group of Home Computers that Strived to Establish a Common Standard in Home Computing NOORD-HOLLAND, The Netherlands, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Thirty years ago, Microsoft and ASCII announced the MSX computer standard; it was the first attempt to introduce some type of standard into the world of home and microcomputers. On June 27, 2013, MSX will celebrate its 30th anniversary. (Photo:...

2009-07-28 15:35:38

A Washington state woman said a would-be purse snatcher ran off after she rammed him with her electric wheelchair. Luva Rhodes, who suffers from congestive heart failure, said she was sitting in her wheelchair outside her residential care facility in Longview when a man who appeared to be 18 or 19 years old walked around a corner and tried to grab her purse, KPTV, Portland, Ore., reported Tuesday. Rhodes said the man was unable to free the handle of the purse from where it had been wrapped...

2009-06-12 13:07:04

A DuPage County, Ill., purse snatcher who said he was trying to raise money to take his wife out for Valentine's Day was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Authorities said Donald Brown, 30, of Lombard, was arrested Feb. 14 after grabbing a 78-year-old woman's purse in Glen Ellyn and police soon determined he was the same man who snatched an 82-year-old woman's handbag Feb. 9. Investigators said he told officers that he stole the purses to raise money for a Valentine's Day night out with his...