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Andrew Maykuth Online
February 18, 1996
The heat is on the Gas Works
Mismanagement nearly destroyed it. Its rates are the highest in the region. Competitors loom.
PGW: The price of politics.
September 24, 1995
Power to the users of power!
In New Jersey, a glass company has revo
ted against a utility.
June 22, 1995
John Wanamaker: A retailing innovator
End of a retailing era
August 4, 1995
In the seat of power
On a hot day, this "pool" is crackling with tension.
November 28, 1994
Time is running out for PECO meter readers
April 12, 1994
The power to communicate
Electric utilities are seeking to expand the use of their telecommunications resources.
February 15, 1994
Justice falls victim to Mexican uprising
A girl is dead. Her American husband is accused. Rebels freed him.
January 20, 1994
Mexicans mistake birdwatcher for rebel
Commandante Marcos? A flight of fancy!
January 16, 1994
Before their eyes, a rebellion unfolded
n a Mexican region of disparity, the seeds were sown. Then one day, "the war" began
December 27, 1993
A jolt of competition for electric companies
Some public systems are becoming powerful foes for utilities.
October 25, 1993
In six years, solar-energy project loses luster
Many obstacles remain. "The bottom line is we have not met expectations."
August 3, 1993
No iron ore, but a lot of air
Looking at an old mine, envisioning a power plant.
June 7, 1993
Black flies put bite on tourism
Bloodsucking scourge of the Adirondacks.
April 20, 1993
FBI gave a warning, then began its assault
The Waco siege ends
April 13, 1993
No news is only news in lengthy Waco vigil
The cult siege is a bit like watching paint dry.
March 30, 1993
Two brake pedals - and nerves of steel
He's a street-smart teacher for New York's new drivers.
March 17, 1993
New York Post to owner: Drop Dead
A different kind of tabloid war.
February 28, 1993
High up, trapped in an elevator
Report from: The World Trade Center bombing
November 22, 1992
Ex-Soviets get crash course in careers
Learning why Americans say, "We'll keep your resume on file," and other facts.
Report on America's exotic job-search customs
November 3, 1992
Shoot to thrill
In a blinding flash, they get their pictures of the rich and famous. They're paparazzi - hated by most of their subjects - featured in the new film "Blast 'Em."
August 28, 1992
Back in bayou, the search amid rubble begins
They went back the only way they could - by boat. Some found very bad news. For others, there was a glimmer of hope.
Hurricane Andrew aftermath
August 26, 1992
This battle of New Orleans is fought against the elements
A 131-mile wall stands between the city and inundation. The city is sinking.
May 21, 1992
And to start, a nice pate de foie grasshopper
At an entomological society's banquet, the kitchen was hopping and so was the menu.
April 23, 1992
Grisly symbol of an emotional debate
April 9, 1992
Tennis star Ashe announces he has AIDS
February 26, 1992
A nether world they call home
Under the streets of Manhattan, the homeless huddle in remote crannies of the subway amid crack vials and the reek of human waste. Retreating underground in a search for security.
January 17, 1992
For Gotti, jail has much in common with old club
December 30, 1991
The man who would save Times Square from respectibility
November 21, 1991
Syringe swaps: Defying AIDS and the law
November 16, 1991
The ultimate Regular Guys
Aw, shucks, one of 'em had to finish first
November 10, 1991
Why dictionaries define themselves as Websters
Report on a valued name
November 3, 1991
Their task is a heavy one: Recasting the image of lead
Report on a tarnished element
September 16, 1991
At JFK, all-out war against laughing gulls
The birds endanger planes that are landing or taking off. This summer, 15,000 gulls were shot from the sky.
August 27, 1991
Sort of like, uh, water-skiing behind a taxi
Report on a strange fad
November 18, 1990
A gift as snug as a bug in a rug
The present that keeps on spying, the ultimate choice for a hard-to-please paranoid member of your family.
September 2, 1990
Pickering thrives as U.S. point man at United Nations
He has a disarming manner, a sharp intellect and is fluent in six languages.
August 29, 1990
The final, faded days of Chock
Report on the decline of Chock Full 'o Nuts
August 19, 1990
About-face for corps: Preservation is now key
Report on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
August 2, 1990
A sect grows in Brooklyn
Jehovah's Witnesses have built a burgeoning, self-sufficient kingdom in a New York neighborhood. To them, it's a source of pride. But to many of their neighbors, it's a source of resentment.
June 21, 1990
New York hails arrival of Mandela
May 6, 1990
Marcos trial more sobering than sensational
Report on a former first lady
March 27, 1990
N.Y. fire suspect described as 'down to his last hope'
Report on the Happy Land fire
March 26, 1990
A fearful wait in line for families and friends
Happy Land fire
October 3, 1989
Colombia jungle outpost shaped by outlaws, contraband, cocaine
September 20, 1989
In Cali, political survival means a bulletproof vest
September 16, 1989
Drug abuse invades the Andes
Report from: Medellin
September 13, 1989
Medellin mourns victim of drug war
September 20, 1988
Trash-to-swine disposal is more than just hogwash.
June 20, 1988
A curator of the creepy and grisly
Report on a prison museum
June 19, 1988
A brew master's climb to success
May 30, 1988
Powwow affirms a tribe's culture and its religion
April 18, 1988
A gun-toting judge wages war on drugs
Report from: Honduras
January 12, 1988
Court upholds release of "Hurricane" Carter
December 15, 1987
Contras wage war of symbols
Rebels' jungle trek a mission of fits and starts
February 2, 1987
Battling for hearts in El Salvador
January 19, 1987
On the 'Gringo Trail' in Nicaragua
Foglietta among those opening U.S. fact-finding seaso
December 30, 1986
In Managua, taxis sputter like the economy.
September 15, 1986
Hundreds of leads going nowhere in cyanide deaths
August 17, 1986
Unraveling the mystery of Tamils' flight to Canada
April 9, 1986
A frustrating hunt for 2 lost in Guatemala
February 14, 1986
Vengeance has been varied against 'Macoutes'
Report from: Haiti
January 10, 1986
Genetic wonders to come: Some see boon, others calamity
November 18, 1985
Colombian town is now a graveyard
Report from a volcanic eruption
June 4, 1984
Adding her voice
At 90, she will cast her first vote
Following Jesse Jackson's primary campaign in New Jersey
March 22, 1984
An earful - Cordless phones prove anything but private
December 4, 1983
No happy ending - a story of a mother, her kids
November 11, 1982
Two veterans, their war long over, recall past
Report on: Last Man's Club
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