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Tobolar cuts copra price

Tobolar cuts copra price

Journal 11/8/1982 P4 US sets up military space command After a quarter century of mostly peaceful exploration of spec, the United States has begun a vast expansion of its military operations there. In the next five years, the Reagan administration plans to increase spending on military operations in space even faster than the rest of […]

Marshallese be like in ’05

Marshallese be like in ’05

Journal 10/26/1982 P1 KAC says good news from Washington “We are very pleased to be home,” said Kwajalein Atoll Corporation  Chairman Ataji Balos and KAC President Imada Kabua in a statement. “The news we bring with us, we believe, is good. For the past three weeks we have been in Washington, DC in meetings with […]

Chess: Pedro beats Reiher

Chess: Pedro beats Reiher

Journal 10/21/1982 P1 Kwajalein agreements reached in Washington President Kabua successfully concluded negotiations with the United States regarding use of Kwajalein Missile Range for an interim period of up to three years prior to the effective date of the Compact. President Kabua was also successful in reducing the term of the US use rights under […]

Fishing goals to be realized

Fishing goals to be realized

Journal 10/14/1982 P1 Weather station technicians get computer Majuro weather service meteorological technicians have a new helper, an Apple computer, which relieves them of an hour of tedious calculation and checking of data from weather balloon flights. Future improvements will include a hard disk for increased storage and speed. P2 Fishing fees only 3% “The […]

MIDB writes off bad debts

MIDB writes off bad debts

Journal 10/1/1982 P1 Kwajalein talks underway in Washington No substantive word has been received here concerning the talks in Washington, DC on Kwajalein and other issues related to a compact of free association between the United States and the Marshall Islands. Kwajalein Atoll Corporation lawyer George Allen told JAC publicist Nancy Von earlier today that […]