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  1. Wechat and Alipay just the Tip of the China Iceberg.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | 4 Hoteliers

    Many will be surprised to know that US airline, Delta Air Lines' relationship with China goes back all the way to 1947; At that time, Delta's predecessor, Northwest Airlines flew a great circle route from the US to Tokyo, Shanghai and Manila. Delta Air lines' unassuming office in Beijing's Central Business District does nothing to boast of this decades-long history between the company and China, but according to Delta's Director - China, Mandy Zhou, the Chinese market is "very important" for the airline.

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  2. Mississippi River to get tree plantingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The News-Star

    Mississippi River to get tree plantings Work started in Franklin, Catahoula, Richland, Ouachita and West Feliciana parishes Check out this story on thenewsstar.com: http://tnsne.ws/1bZclhJ Employees of The Nature Conservancy and Northwest Airlines plant trees in September 2011 on the Stephens tract near the Tensas River in Franklin Parish. In an effort to reach a voluntary greenhouse gas reduction goal, Disney is helping pay for a reforestation project in the lower Mississippi River that will help plant trees on 2,000 acres in the next two years.

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  3. Mad Men finale: How will it end for Don Draper?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... is that Draper may turn out to be turn out to be the infamous hijacker DB Cooper. The hijacking of Northwest Airlines flight 305 in 1971 by the notorious DB Cooper (a fake name) has baffled authorities for over 40 years. Cooper not only parachuted ...

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  4. How Was Avon's Phony $8.2 Billion Takeover Offer Overlooked by the SEC?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | TheStreet.com

    ... takeover bids from an offer to buy retailer Dayton Hudson in 1987 to a purported purchase of Pan Am and Northwest Airlines in 1989 and a buyout of technology company Pairgain 10 years later have offered a chance for unscrupulous traders to profit ...

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  5. Fuel savings boost Delta's buybacks and dividendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... and dividend plan, after about a 10-year stretch during which it went through bankruptcy after it bought Northwest Airlines. Last year, Atlanta-based Delta boosted its program by announcing a $2.75-billion mix of share repurchases and dividends ...

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  6. Delta Sets $6 Billion in Buybacks, Dividends on Fuel SavingsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | The Washington Post

    ... and dividend plan, after about a 10- year stretch during which it went through bankruptcy and bought Northwest Airlines. Last year, Atlanta-based Delta boosted the program by announcing a $2.75 billion mix of share repurchases and dividends through ...

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  7. We know how 'Mad Men' will endRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | SFGate

    ... theory is based on two things: first, that no one knows the real identity of "Cooper," who hijacked a Northwest Airlines flight from Portland to Seattle in 1971, demanded and received a $200,000 ransom, and exited the aircraft in midair on the way ...

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  8. Mad Men season 7 finale: We know how it will endRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... theory is based on two things. First, that no one knows the real identity of "Cooper," who hijacked a Northwest Airlines flight from Portland to Seattle in 1971, demanded and received a $US200,000 ransom, and exited the aircraft in midair on the way ...

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  9. Insurers seek $47M from 2 men convicted in airline billing-fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | ABA Journal

    Two men stole tens of millions of dollars from Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines over a 20-year period through a relatively simple billing fraud, authorities say. Now two insurance companies that covered the loss to the airline companies, less a $1 million deductible, are suing the imprisoned pair in an effort to recover $47 million in claimed damages, Courthouse News reports.

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  10. Wild Time for a Good Cause Deuces Wild to perform for Theatre FundraiserRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Northland Press

    ... copies sold). He was also featured in an issue of WorldTraveler Magazine, the inflight publication of Northwest Airlines. Ted Manderfeld got his start in Deuces Wild by walking out of his day-job and demanding an audition. Although he hadn't ...

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  11. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Advocate

    Photo provided by Richard Martin/The Nature Conservancy -- Chris Rice and Ronnie Ulmer measure seedlings planted on marginal cropland on the Stephens tract near the Tensas River. Photo provided by Richard Martin/The Nature Conservancy -- Employees of Northwest Airlines planted trees on the Stephens tract near the Tensas River.

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  12. Don Draper may turn out to be hijacker DB Cooper on Mad Men's final episodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Daily Mail

    Is this how Mad Men ends? Don Draper may turn out to be infamous hijacker DB Cooper on final episode of AMC drama The hijacking of Northwest Airlines flight 305 in 1975 by the notorious DB Cooper has baffled authorities for over 40 years. Cooper not only parachuted from the plane he skyjacked, he escaped with $200,000 cash from the plane never to be seen or heard from again.

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  13. 130 Delta Air Lines employees to get pink slipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... Delta Air Lines has cut jobs in the Bluff City. In February, the airline laid off 84 non-union employees. Northwest Airlines originally ran 240 flights per day out of the Memphis airport. As of December 2014, Delta was down to 25 flights per day. ...

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  14. State Rep. Phyllis Kahn proposes new MLS team be community ownedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Star Tribune

    ... Minnesota Twins community owned, and once proposed - again, without success - having the state own Northwest Airlines. Kahn said she has not spoken to Bill McGuire, the former UnitedHealth Group chief executive who is leading a group to bring a MLS ...

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  15. Yemen Fast FactsRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | WICU12 Erie

    ... of al Qaeda, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), claims responsibility for a failed bombing on a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit on Christmas. January 2, 2010 - U.S. President Barack Obama announces a new counter-terrorism ...

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  16. Top spy agency and union share terror fears over airport securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... they had seized an IED similar to the underwear concealed device used in the 2009 attack against Northwest Airlines 253. a On 29 October 2010, an intelligence tip-off led to the discovery of two IEDs concealed within two separate air cargo ...

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  17. Opinion: Minnesotans' refugee stories, 40 years after the Fall of SaigonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Star Tribune

    ... amounts of paper document the family's journey: resettlement forms, fingerprints, medical exams and the Northwest Airlines ticket that took them from Manila to Seattle, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Atlanta. Saengmany and his family now live in the Twin ...

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  18. Minnesotans' refugee stories, 40 years after the Fall of SaigonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Star Tribune

    ... amounts of paper document the family's journey: resettlement forms, fingerprints, medical exams and the Northwest Airlines ticket that took them from Manila to Seattle, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Atlanta. Saengmany and his family now live in the Twin ...

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  19. Eagan police department celebrates 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... 1983. Landis included the city's first city hall-police station in the painting, as well as a low-flying Northwest Airlines propeller-driven plane and a badge marking the 50th anniversary. Eagan's 70 officers have been wearing commemorative badges ...

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  20. Delta's pullback abroad seen spurring U.S. rivals to followRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Daily Herald

    ... $372 million, or 45 cents a share. That's a record for the first quarter since Delta's 2008 merger with Northwest Airlines and beat the average analyst estimate of 44 cents. Net income almost tripled to $746 million. The first of the major U.S. ...

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