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  HPA starts its 2005 West Nile virus surveillance scheme, UK
The number of cases reported in the US has dropped substantially between 2003 and 2004, down from 9858 case in 2003 to 2470 in 2004.
This was developed in collaboration with the HPA and the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), sets out the actions being taken to enhance surveillance of the virus and to advise clinicians on the symptoms of the fever.
The Agency also advises people visiting the US to be aware of the symptoms of West Nile fever; in the majority of patients, there will be no symptoms at all, but symptoms can include a mild flu-like illness, and some patients may experience headaches, sore eyes, disorientation and muscle weakness.
www.medicalnewstoday.com /medicalnews.php?newsid=25204   (709 words)

 US West - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
U S West Communications became pioneers in the introduction and rapid system-wide implementation of telephone technologies designed by Bellcore in the 1980s and 1990s.
US West was also briefly in the cable business with its purchase of Continental Cablevision in 1996, creating MediaOne (which was later spun off).
U S West's stalled and problematic cooperation with other CLECs was long claimed by telecom experts at the time to be the "reason" that Qwest "merged" with US West.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/US_West_(phone_company)   (1298 words)

 Western United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The west can be divided into the Pacific States; Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington, with the term West Coast usually restricted to just California, Oregon, and Washington, and the Mountain States, always Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
Both the Democratic leaders of the U.S. Congress are from the region: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada.
U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona and California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, arguably the Western Republicans best-known across the country, have reputations as mavericks within their party.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/West_(US)   (3900 words)

 USATODAY.com - US Airways, America West in talks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
US Airways (UAIRQ), which is in bankruptcy protection, and cash-poor America West (AWA) are in merger talks that have hit a critical stage as they search for an investor or investors willing to inject $500 million in equity into the combined enterprise.
US Airways has discussed a merger with several rival carriers, Bronner told The AP, but negotiations with America West have progressed the furthest.
America West CEO Doug Parker has made no secret of his desire for a merger to be able to compete with both big traditional carriers such as American (AMR), United and Delta (DAL), and with low-cost leader Southwest (LUV).
www.usatoday.com /money/biztravel/2005-04-19-usair-americawest_x.htm   (737 words)

 Colorado US 34
US 34 eventually becomes a quasi-expressway "parkway" with trees in the median and a 45mph speed limit along 28th St. Included is an interchange with 23rd Ave.
US 34 expressway from the east BR 34 split to east of Kersey constructed in 1996.
US 34 widened to expressway from the west BR 34 east split to 71st Avenue in 1998.
www.mesalek.com /colo/us34.html   (2616 words)

 USATODAY.com - America West, US Airways merger goes for a tight fit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
America West was founded in 1983, and nearly all of its workers are junior to US Airways' employees.
US Airways is mainly in the East, with major operations at Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia.
He expects America West employees to be angry by labor force integration terms that potentially could put many of them out of their jobs, or leave them in junior positions relative to their US Airways counterparts.
www.usatoday.com /travel/flights/2005-05-19-merger_x.htm?csp=24&RM_Exclude=Juno   (1845 words)

 In Iraq's Wild West, US shifts to containment - The Boston Globe
There, a string of towns along the Euphrates marks an ancient trade and smuggling route that US and Iraqi officials believe is a key pipeline for arms and fighters stretching from the Syrian border, down the river to Ramadi, and then to Baghdad and the rest of the country.
After US troops crushed and occupied the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah in November 2004, military officials say, insurgents fled to the river towns of Husaybah, Karabilah, Ana, Rawa, Haditha, Hit, and Haqlaniyah.
US and Iraqi officials say the area provides a last-resort hiding place and travel route for insurgents who are being pushed out by the Marines' recent operations.
www.boston.com /news/world/middleeast/articles/2005/10/30/in_iraqs_wild_west_us_shifts_to_containment   (1542 words)

 US Airways, AmWest deal?
America West Airlines CEO Doug Parker has repeatedly said the Tempe airline wants to be a player in the expected consolidation of the troubled industry.
This is not the first time America West's name has come up as a possible partner for the struggling East Coast carrier, but Baker's wording and the fact that he included the speculation in his report seem to suggest it's more than just idle chatter.
But she said that at this point any talk of an America West deal with US Airways is "only speculation," and that the company does not comment on speculation.
www.azcentral.com /arizonarepublic/business/articles/0409amwest09.html   (566 words)

 End of U.S. Highway 20
From 1926 to 1940, the west end of US 20 was at the east entrance to Yellowstone National Park.
They would consider the "US highway 20" that was commissioned in 1940 (running from the west entrance of Yellowstone to Oregon) to be a separate (western) segment of that route.
US 20 ended there for a year or two, but then in the early 1940's it was extended through Corvallis and on to its current western terminus at Newport.
www.geocities.com /usend2029/End020/end020.htm   (731 words)

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US Airways is the larger and older company with 30,100 workers and roots dating back to 1939.
Arlington, Va.-based US Airways is heavily focused on the ultra-competitive East Coast markets, with significant numbers of flights out of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Charlotte, N.C. Its mainline operations use a mix of Boeing and Airbus aircraft.
The US Airways and America West pilots unions said that they are going to do their best to keep their jobs.
www.marketwatch.com /News/Story/Story.aspx?guid={CB34F50E-12B9-4A56-9D67-91578656FBED}&siteid=google   (1204 words)

 usairways.com: press release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
US Airways began operations in 1939 as All American Aviation, bringing the first airmail service to many small communities in Western Pennsylvania and the Ohio Valley.
US Airways and America West have joined together to create the fifth largest domestic airline employing nearly 38,000 aviation professionals.
US Airways is a member of the Star Alliance, which was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer customers global reach and a smooth travel experience.
www.usairways.com /about/press/nw_05_0927.htm   (904 words)

 West Bend Equipment : About Us
West Bend, like Bushman, was a manufacturer of custom-designed, heavy-duty material handling equipment and already had a well-respected name within the steel and metal processing industries.
West Bend Equipment's history is similar to Bushman's in that the company dates back many years.
West Bend was incorporated in 1913 as a manufacturer of dairy barn equipment.
www.westbendequipment.com /aboutus.asp   (223 words)

 Press Release - America West / US Airways Merger - Company Profile - America West Airlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
US Airways President and CEO Bruce Lakefield said: “US Airways has a strong franchise and great employees that will be enhanced by America West’s strengths and success in the low-fare, low-cost marketplace.
Subject to approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court overseeing US Airways’ pending Chapter 11 case and transaction closing, which is anticipated to occur this fall, the merged airlines will operate under the US Airways brand under the leadership of CEO Doug Parker.
US Airways projects returning 25 additional aircraft by the end of 2006, in addition to the 46 aircraft that US Airways already has announced it plans to return.
beta.americawest.com /aboutawa/companyprofile/usair/us_pressrelease.htm   (3096 words)

 ABC News: US Airways Looks to Shed America West Name   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The new US Airways Group Inc., formed by Tempe-based America West Airlines' acquisition of the old US Airways last year, is beginning its biggest push yet to operate under a single name.
Former America West reservations agents are beginning to answer the phone "US Airways" and gate agents and flight crews will start referring to all flights as US Airways flights, mentioning that some are operated by America West.
Christ said the entire America West fleet won't be repainted to the new US Airways scheme until the end of the year.
abcnews.go.com /Business/BusinessTravel/wireStory?id=1470202&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312   (442 words)

 America West Holdings Corporation and US Airways Group, Inc. to Merge
Approvals Under the terms of the agreement, the merger is expected to occur subsequent to confirmation of US Airways' plan of reorganization and emergence from Chapter 11.
Additional factors that may affect the future results of America West and US Airways are set forth in their respective filings with the SEC, which are available at http://www.shareholder.com/americawest/edgar.cfm and http://investor.usairways.com/edgar.cfm, respectively.
PARTICIPANTS IN THE SOLICITATION America West, US Airways and their respective executive officers and directors may be deemed, under SEC rules, to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from America West's stockholders with respect to the proposed transaction.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/05-19-2005/0003639768&EDATE=   (3032 words)

 The Seattle Times: Travel Outdoors: Goodbye America West, hello US Airways
US Airways was bankrupt and the industry was bleeding badly.
The new US Airways, billed as the first nationwide low-cost, full service airline, is set to debut Tuesday under cloudy industry skies.
The highly regarded America West executives who crafted the merger and will run the nation's fifth-largest airline have a tall order: they must get control of US Airways' unwieldy East Coast network; keep costs down; and successfully combine two large workforces.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/traveloutdoors/2002526717_webusairways27.html   (541 words)

 America West / US Airways Merger - Company Profile - America West Airlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Such statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of America West and US Airways' management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that could cause the companies' actual results and financial position to differ materially from these statements.
America West, US Airways and their respective executive officers and directors may be deemed, under SEC rules, to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from America West's stockholders with respect to the proposed transaction.
Information regarding the officers and directors of America West is included in its definitive proxy statement for its 2005 Annual Meeting filed with the SEC on April 15, 2005.
beta.americawest.com /aboutawa/companyprofile/usair/us_home.htm   (683 words)

 ABC News: America West, US Airways Finalize Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Arlington, Va.-based US Airways has a strong presence on the East Coast and in the Caribbean.
Even though America West is considered the financially stronger company, the US Airways name will survive.
US Airways received final approval on Sept. 16 to exit bankruptcy protection for the second time in three years, paving the way for it to be purchased by America West.
abcnews.go.com /Business/wireStory?id=1163575&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312   (302 words)

 America West, US Airways to merge, have $1.5B funding
America West Holdings Corp., the eighth-largest U.S. airline, and US Airways Group Inc. agreed to merge to create a national low-fare carrier, with $1.5 billion in funding from investors, vendors and others.
US Airways rose 47 cents, or 61 percent, to $1.24 in over-the-counter trading.
Creditors in the US Airways bankruptcy, unions and America West shareholders also must approve the accord.
www.thejournalnews.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050521/BUSINESS01/505210301/1066   (514 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | US Airways and America West merge
US Airways has had to seek bankruptcy protection twice in two years.
US Airways and America West were the seventh and eighth-largest airlines in the US before the merger.
US Airways begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol LCC.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/business/4288406.stm   (199 words)

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 academy military point us west | Military War Songs
US Military Academy West Point, NY 10996 Phone: (845) 938-4011...
The mission of the USMA is to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character, committed to the...
The United States Military Academy, also known simply as West Point and USMA, is a US military academy and former Army fort.
www.songsofwar.com /military-resources/academy-military-point-us-west.php   (293 words)

 thedesertsun.com | Goodbye America West, say to hello US Airways   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
America West and US Airways jets taxi along a runway at Sky Harbor International Airport on Sept. 4 in Phoenix.
Shareholders of America West Airlines’ parent company approved the carrier’s proposed merger with US Airways on Sept. 13, one of the last milestones in the plan to wed the two geographically distinct airlines.
America West has posted some of the best revenue gains in the industry, and eked out a profit in the first half of the year partly because of reduced competition on the West Coast.
www.thedesertsun.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050927/BUSINESS/509270307/1003/business   (1041 words)

 Brief history of US 24 West
US 24 West has a long history of serving Colorado and local communities.
The corridor provides a vital east/west connection for the Pikes Peak region and is the only major access to the mountains between US 285 and US 50.
In the mid-1990’s, amid increased congestion and demands for improvements, the Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments commissioned a study of the US 24 West Corridor from Colorado Springs to Woodland Park.
www.dot.state.co.us /us24w/history.cfm   (314 words)

 America West and US Air in merger deal - May. 20, 2005
The combination of US Air (Research), the nation's No. 7 carrier, and America West (Research), the No. 8 airline, would create a major low-cost airline and stronger competitor to Southwest Airlines, the leading discount carrier.
US Air's main strength is still up and down the eastern United States; its shuttles between Washington, New York and Boston are among its key assets.
US Airways was the first major to file for bankruptcy court protection in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, but its problems predate the downturn in air travel that began earlier that year.
money.cnn.com /2005/05/19/news/midcaps/airlines   (1188 words)

 US Airways To Merge, Move Base To Arizona
US Airways Group Inc. and America West Holdings Corp. said yesterday that they would merge in a $1.5 billion deal that would create the nation's largest budget airline with service throughout the United States and overseas.
US Airways Group Inc. and America West Holdings Corp. could announce a merger agreement as early as this week, sources familiar with the deal said yesterday.
US Airways, the nation's seventh-largest carrier with nearly 30,000 employees, is twice the size of America West, the nation's eighth-largest airline with 14,000 employees.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/05/19/AR2005051901972.html   (1178 words)

 WJLA - America West, US Airways Set to Combine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Then on Thursday, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stephen Mitchell will hold a hearing in Virginia to consider final court approval of the US Airways reorganization plan, the centerpiece of which is its proposed union with America West.
Even though America West is the acquiring airline, the US Airways name will survive and be used when the nation's seventh- and eighth-largest carriers combine to create the No. 6 airline in terms of passenger miles, an industry measure.
Of the 13 members, six come from America West's board, four are from US Airways' current board and the other three directors represent major investors in the merger.
www.wjla.com /headlines/0905/259269.html   (619 words)

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