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Water taxi funding part of upcoming county budget

Water taxi riders know there is strong ridership and continued demand for service on both the Vashon and West Seattle routes. Paul Brodeur, director of King County’s Marine Division which operates the service, spoke with Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber Editor Anneli Fogt about the upcoming funding decision needed by the County Council. 51 more words

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Does Southwest's "Bags Fly Free" Policy Hurt On-Time Performance?

Southwest Airlines uses its “Bags Fly Free” policy of not charging passengers for their first two checked bags to set itself apart from all its competitors who have begun charging these fees in recent years. 507 more words

Maine DOE launches new school transportation website

As Maine school districts prepare to open for the school year, staff will have access to a new school transportation website at www.maine.gov/doe/transportation. 57 more words

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Update of Maine Schools form now overdue

The Update of Maine Schools form is now overdue. This electronic version replaced a paper form previously sent to school administrative units and private schools last year. 128 more words

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Maine DOE to distribute funds to support proficiency-based diploma transition

In September, the Maine DOE will distribute grants to support the transition to proficiency-based diplomas to school administrative units operating schools. 147 more words

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19 August 1916 - Missed opportunities at sea

The German Admiral Scheer has been confined to port for most of the time since the Battle of Jutland, but neverhtless he has been developing plans for a sweep across the North Sea for a bombardment of Sunderland. 872 more words

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Considering the Importance of Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) System Optimization

Uninterruptible power supplies must be maintained at peak efficiency because of the role they play in preventing outages. On the whole, UPS solutions are built to perform consistently, but those gains also come with a cost. 278 more words

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