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2015 Greater Tacoma Peace Prize winner is local mainstay, bound for Norway

2015 Greater Tacoma Peace Prize winner is local mainstay, bound for Norway
That's when he began a career that included 34 years as executive director of the Tacoma Urban League. In that role, he worked for economic development, job training, fair housing and social services for the black community. Dixon also helped form the …
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Norway Fund Could Suffer Heavy Loss From Stock-Market Rout
OSLO—With stocks forming nearly two-thirds of its $ 836 billion portfolio, Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's biggest, could stand among the day's biggest losers by the closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. If the stock-market …
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Weak Prices Cloud Norway's Oil Sector
OSLO—Norway's oil and gas companies expect investment spending to drop in coming years from an all-time high last year, an official survey confirmed Tuesday, as the outlook for next year remains clouded by weak oil prices. Oil companies operating in …
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Kaplan Higher Education
Kaplan Higher Education provides full-time and part-time diplomas, bachelor's and master's degrees to students looking to pursue careers in various fields. The degrees are offered through partnerships with reputable universities such as University …
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Celtic playmaker Stefan Johansen is all fired up to mark his big Norwegian return
As the reigning PFA Scotland Player of the Year, much is expected from Stefan Johansen. That he hasn't quite delivered this season is, he admits, down in part to his own foolishness. The midfielder was dogged by a back problem in recent months, but …
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Telenor Norway to shut down 3G network in 2020; five years before 2G
Telenor Norway's CTO, Magnus Zetterberg, said the company plans to completely shut down its 3G network in 2020, five years before it closes 2G in 2025. Speaking at the company's analyst and investor day, Zetterberg talked up the company's evolution of …
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Norway's Pettersen sole woman in the 60s at Blue Bay LPGA
Pettersen, the world number 10 who is looking for a 16th career win, shared second with Taiwan's Candie Kung (72) and American duo Ryann O'Toole (73) and Austin Ernst (75). The quintet were the only players under-par at the halfway stage of the $ 2 …
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Norway's Shift From Oil Stirs Trouble in Fiords
VEVRING, Norway—When the government this spring approved a project to mine a pricey pigment from a nearby hill, saying it would create jobs and help diversify the economy, Ingvar Osland immediately saw a darker flip side. After sifting out the …
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