From: John Klassa (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Feb 22 2000 - 11:22:32 PST
>>>>> On Tue, 22 Feb 2000, "Grlygrl201" == Grlygrl201@aol.com wrote:
+> NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates, the
+> world's richest man, has bought an 8% stake in Newport News
+> Shipbuilding, which supplies aircraft carriers and submarines to
+> the U.S. Navy.
+> The purchase, disclosed Friday in forms filed with the Securities
+> and Exchange Commission, is worth $68.9 million at current stock
+> prices and makes Gates one of the shipyard's two top stockholders.
+> The shipyard, based in Newport News, Va., employs about 17,300
+> people. It is the nation's only builder of nuclear-powered
+> aircraft carriers, which year the shipyard earned $97 million.
More small-world syndrome. That's more or less my home town, and I have
friends that work there... Interesting. :-)
-- John Klassa / firstname.lastname@example.org
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