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  2. Indianapolis 500 traditions - Wikipedia

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    In 1974, due to the energy crisis, the schedule was reduced, and the track opened instead three weeks before race day. The change was well-received, and the new schedule was made permanent, with various tweaks over the years. In 2014, a second race at Indianapolis was introduced to the IndyCar Series schedule, conducted on the track's road ...

  3. Timeline of disability rights in the United States - Wikipedia

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    1970 – In 1970, while living in a nursing home, Max Starkloff founded Paraquad. The goal of the company was to help people with disabilities live independently. 1970 – The Urban Mass Transportation Act became law, and it required all new American mass transit vehicles be equipped with wheelchair lifts. APTA delayed implementation for 20 years.

  4. Walmart - Wikipedia

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    An independent study by Steven Horwitz of St. Lawrence University found that Walmart, The Home Depot, and Lowe's made use of their local knowledge about supply chains, infrastructure, decision makers and other resources to provide emergency supplies and reopen stores well before the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) began its response.

  5. Colorado Labor Wars - Wikipedia

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    Under the new schedule, the lowest-paid position, which had recently increased from $1.80 to $2.25 per day, would be cut back to $2.00 per day. On 25 August 1903, Walter Keene, the head precipitator at the Telluride mill was attacked by a crowd of union members inside the mill, hit on the head with a dinner pail, and his life threatened if he ...

  6. Apple Inc. - Wikipedia

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    Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, United States.Apple is the largest technology company by revenue (totaling US$365.8 billion in 2021) and, as of June 2022, is the world's biggest company by market capitalization, the fourth-largest personal computer vendor by unit sales and second-largest mobile phone manufacturer.

  7. Microsoft - Wikipedia

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    In addition, we only ever comply with orders for requests about specific accounts or identifiers. If the government has a broader voluntary national security program to gather customer data, we don't participate in it." During the first six months of 2013, Microsoft received requests that affected between 15,000 and 15,999 accounts.

  8. 44th Medical Brigade - Wikipedia

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    The 44th Medical Brigade is a US Army unit located at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, providing health care and medical services to the Fort Bragg community, and continuing training in its combat support mission.

  9. Goldman Sachs - Wikipedia

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    Goldman Sachs was founded in New York City in 1869 by Marcus Goldman. In 1882, Goldman's son-in-law Samuel Sachs joined the firm. In 1885, Goldman took his son Henry and his son-in-law Ludwig Dreyfuss into the business and the firm adopted its present name, Goldman Sachs & Co. The company pioneered the use of commercial paper for entrepreneurs and joined the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in 1896.