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Outdoor retailer REI blazes a trail

...be built in Bedford, Pa. Still, REI is trying to balance its glitzy success against the values forged in that Seattle basement. They have become the 800-pound gorilla in an industry where hitting the top of a climbing pitch once meant more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/27/bus_73920.shtml
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UPS looks to future while celebrating 100 years

ATLANTA - It started out in 1907 as the brainchild of two teenagers in a Seattle basement, whose fledgling messenger service made deliveries on foot or on bicycle. As UPS Inc. celebrates its 100th anniversary this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/05/bus_138351.shtml
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