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Sun-Sentinel
Cold air courtesy of Alaska, Siberia, Canadato our resident weather expert, Jim Lushine. Yet another front, which rolled a
Cold air courtesy of Alaska, Siberia, Canada
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 minutes ago
to our resident weather expert, Jim Lushine. Yet another front, which rolled across this region on Tuesday, hailed from Alaska, "where temperatures have been as low as 60 degrees below zero recently,” he said. The good news: All the super-cold... Read more
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BBC News
US elections: Trump details plans to track illegal immigrantsbefore, he said only criminals would go. He was immediately criticised by the
US elections: Trump details plans to track illegal immigrants
BBC News / Posted 21 minutes ago
before, he said only criminals would go. He was immediately criticised by the right of the Republican party, with Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin warning him of "massive disappointment" if he backed down on his plan to deport undocumented... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Kielbasa tradition kept alive at Oprisko'swhich should make it easier for the 150 people out-of-state that have Oprisko’s
Kielbasa tradition kept alive at Oprisko's
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 26 minutes ago
which should make it easier for the 150 people out-of-state that have Oprisko’s kielbasa shipped, including a guy in Alaska who orders 100 pounds at a time. Right now, orders are in-person or by phone at 570-241-8193. Mr. Oprisko is happy to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansans Across the Minorspitch for the independent Sioux City Explorers of the American Association. Fre
Arkansans Across the Minors
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
pitch for the independent Sioux City Explorers of the American Association. Freeman pitched for the Peninsula Oilers in the Alaska Baseball League, a developmental league, and one of his coaches had ties with a coach on the Explorers' staff. A... Read more
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Scotsman
Insight: Why does the Trump trail go cold in the Hebrides?Times obituary clarified the story: “His father was a barber who arrived from K
Insight: Why does the Trump trail go cold in the Hebrides?
Scotsman / Posted an hour ago
Times obituary clarified the story: “His father was a barber who arrived from Kallstadt, Germany, in 1885, and joined the Alaska Gold Rush… From World War II until the 1980s, Mr Trump would tell friends and acquaintances that he was of Swedish... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Pioneer SquarePark The Seattle unit of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park tells
Pioneer Square
The Seattle Times / Posted an hour ago
Park The Seattle unit of the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park tells the story of the 1897 discovery of gold in Alaska and the Yukon Territory that made Seattle a boom town. Unlike most expansive, outdoor National Park Service venues,... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Two new ticket opportunities for Ferris State hockeydates, is also good for three games for $32. Games are against Northern Michiga
Two new ticket opportunities for Ferris State hockey
Detroit Free Press / Posted an hour ago
dates, is also good for three games for $32. Games are against Northern Michigan (Oct. 22), Michigan State (Nov. 12) and Alaska-Anchorage (Feb. 18). Packages must be purchased at the Ferris State ticket office in the Ewigleben Sports Complex or... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Trump promises to track immigrantsbefore, he said only criminals would go. He was immediately criticised by the
Trump promises to track immigrants
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 hours ago
before, he said only criminals would go. He was immediately criticised by the right of the Republican party, with Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin warning him of "massive disappointment" if he backed down on his plan to deport undocumented... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Virginia Fawcett, 93; longtime sewing school operator - Top Obituariesgrateful letters from soldiers, which went right up on the school’s wall. "I wa
Virginia Fawcett, 93; longtime sewing school operator - Top Obituaries
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 2 hours ago
grateful letters from soldiers, which went right up on the school’s wall. "I want to thank you for the pillow," wrote an Alaska National Guardsman deployed to Iraq. "I use it on my bunk and when I need to support my back when I fly. … It makes it... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Headlines indicate climate change realSets 14th Consecutive Monthly Temperature." "Unusual Warmth May Be Expected to
Headlines indicate climate change real
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
Sets 14th Consecutive Monthly Temperature." "Unusual Warmth May Be Expected to Lead Into Hot Summer Ahead." "Dead Horse, Alaska Sets State Record High For Any Arctic Ocean Location." "In Alaska's Remote Towns, Climate Change is Already Leaving... Read more
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Arkansas Times
The truth about Arkansas's tax burdenrepealed in 2005. It assigns to Arkansas taxpayers a share of the mineral sever
The truth about Arkansas's tax burden
Arkansas Times / Posted 3 hours ago
repealed in 2005. It assigns to Arkansas taxpayers a share of the mineral severance taxes collected in other states like Alaska, Texas, Oklahoma and Wyoming. See, since Alaska's 22.5 percent production tax on oil and gas (thanks, Gov. Sarah... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Thrasher makes West Virginia proudscore. West Virginia, with 55.4 percent of residents owning guns, is fifth in g
Thrasher makes West Virginia proud
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 4 hours ago
score. West Virginia, with 55.4 percent of residents owning guns, is fifth in gun ownership behind only Wyoming (59.7), Alaska (57.8), Montana (57.7) and South Dakota (56.6). West Virginians and guns have gone together since our founding. Can't... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Another Tough Weekend For Airshows... Two Pilots LostHe is an FAA Safety Counselor, and a regular speaker on Stall/Spin Awareness at
Another Tough Weekend For Airshows... Two Pilots Lost
The Aero-News Network / Posted 4 hours ago
He is an FAA Safety Counselor, and a regular speaker on Stall/Spin Awareness at FAA Safety Seminars held throughout Alaska, and nationally at aviation events including Oshkosh and Sun n’ Fun." ANN extends its condolences to the families and... Read more
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WestportNow
Letter: Unhappy With Sound Levels at Levittthis beautiful town I’ve been proud to call home for 60 years. There are commu
Letter: Unhappy With Sound Levels at Levitt
WestportNow / Posted 4 hours ago
this beautiful town I’ve been proud to call home for 60 years. There are communities all over the world from Australia to Alaska that work reasonably with all who live there (and pay millions In taxes) together with acousticians and theater... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Niagara Falls latest natural wonder to add zip lineRiver Gorge in West Virginia, over California's Catalina Island, above lush Haw
Niagara Falls latest natural wonder to add zip line
Detroit Free Press / Posted 4 hours ago
River Gorge in West Virginia, over California's Catalina Island, above lush Hawaiian landscapes and in view of Denali in Alaska. A zip line ride in Mexico's Copper Canyon runs more than 1 ½ miles, one in Nepal has a drop of 2,000 feet, and... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes - Aug. 28pilot and certified flight instructor, and worked as a deckhand on the commerci
Business Notes - Aug. 28
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
pilot and certified flight instructor, and worked as a deckhand on the commercial halibut fishing boat "Snookie" in Alaska. United Way announces 3 new board members United Way of Crow Wing and Southern Cass Counties recently announced the... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
New Lothrop’s Tressa Graves receives master’s degree, resident position | August 28, 2016as a graduate student at UIUC, Graves has been an intern/student worker assisti
New Lothrop’s Tressa Graves receives master’s degree, resident position | August 28, 2016
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 4 hours ago
as a graduate student at UIUC, Graves has been an intern/student worker assisting with archival audiovisual materials at Alaska Film Archive at University of Alaska-Fairbanks, Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections, Gerald... Read more
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Canberra Times
World of PhotosPark, Wyoming, USA. Photo: AP Colors of the aurora surround the eye of a life-
World of Photos
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Park, Wyoming, USA. Photo: AP Colors of the aurora surround the eye of a life-size, fiberglass bear statue in Anchorage, Alaska. The painted statues, part of "Bears on Parade," were installed to increase awareness of grizzly and black bears.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Wavering on immigration, Donald Trump talks tough in Iowanearly 11 million people in the country illegally. In response to his latest c
Wavering on immigration, Donald Trump talks tough in Iowa
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 hours ago
nearly 11 million people in the country illegally. In response to his latest comments, some Republicans, such as former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, have said Trump's wavering could hurt his standing with his base supporters. For Trump, Saturday... Read more
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Zero Hedge
UNLOCKING GOLD'S TRUE VALUE: The Economic Code - Finally Revealedclose to $500,000 to remove the overburden and move their wash plant on one of
UNLOCKING GOLD'S TRUE VALUE: The Economic Code - Finally Revealed
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 hours ago
close to $500,000 to remove the overburden and move their wash plant on one of their biggest gold cuts last year in Alaska. The majority of that cost was the diesel to power the huge earth moving machines to remove that... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Hockey takes local massage therapist around the country — againlined one mile of highway with (luminarias).” The teams collected soil from al
Hockey takes local massage therapist around the country — again
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 hours ago
lined one mile of highway with (luminarias).” The teams collected soil from all 50 states (sending Sam Mills of Norwalk to Alaska, where he ran 10 miles and climbed Mount McKinley, and another runner to Hawaii) and planted it under a spruce tree... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Hockey takes local massage therapist around the country — againlined one mile of highway with (luminarias).” The teams collected soil from al
Hockey takes local massage therapist around the country — again
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 hours ago
lined one mile of highway with (luminarias).” The teams collected soil from all 50 states (sending Sam Mills of Norwalk to Alaska, where he ran 10 miles and climbed Mount McKinley, and another runner to Hawaii) and planted it under a spruce tree... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Wamego couple reflect on courtship, 70 years of marriageGene suggested, “Talk it out when you get in an argument.” And the couple did
Wamego couple reflect on courtship, 70 years of marriage
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
Gene suggested, “Talk it out when you get in an argument.” And the couple did finally have their honeymoon: a cruise to Alaska for their anniversary eight years ago. “We still danced on that cruise,” Jean said. “Just a one-step. Nothing... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Hockey takes local massage therapist around the country — againlined one mile of highway with (luminarias).” The teams collected soil from al
Hockey takes local massage therapist around the country — again
Darien News-Review / Posted 11 hours ago
lined one mile of highway with (luminarias).” The teams collected soil from all 50 states (sending Sam Mills of Norwalk to Alaska, where he ran 10 miles and climbed Mount McKinley, and another runner to Hawaii) and planted it under a spruce tree... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Fracking and healthseismologists and public officials have long wanted to know when earthquakes wi
Fracking and health
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 11 hours ago
seismologists and public officials have long wanted to know when earthquakes will happen, and after the powerful 1964 Alaska earthquake, U.S. scientists proposed a worldwide research program on earthquake prediction. In covering the... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Keep the motor runningAt 4.1 percent, traffic in the West – a 13-state region stretching from Califor
Keep the motor running
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
At 4.1 percent, traffic in the West – a 13-state region stretching from California to Montana, and including Hawaii and Alaska – led the nation with largest percentage increase in unadjusted VMT, and continued a streak of consecutive monthly... Read more
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CBC.ca
Dancers, bannock and tea rolled out, as Crystal Serenity cruise ship sails into N.W.T.passengers and 600 crew. It's the largest cruise ship ever to sail through the
Dancers, bannock and tea rolled out, as Crystal Serenity cruise ship sails into N.W.T.
CBC.ca / Posted 14 hours ago
passengers and 600 crew. It's the largest cruise ship ever to sail through the Northwest Passage, having left Anchorage, Alaska, on Aug. 16 on its way to New York. The town's mayor, Laverna Klengenberg, says the community has been busy... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Nellie BereskinNina , 85, of Unalaska, died Aug. 13, 2016. Her two daughters and son-in-law we
Nellie Bereskin
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Nina , 85, of Unalaska, died Aug. 13, 2016. Her two daughters and son-in-law were at her side at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Nellie, as everyone called her, was born in 1931 to Theodore and Jennie (Bohueloff)... Read more
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The Manila Times
No one is safe: More big quakes expectedis not will they be activated. The question is when,” Fatahi said. In the Unit
No one is safe: More big quakes expected
The Manila Times / Posted 15 hours ago
is not will they be activated. The question is when,” Fatahi said. In the United States, scientists warn that California, Alaska, and Hawaii are at greatest risk. In 2008, the US Geological Survey warned that an earthquake of 7.8 magnitude or... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Firefighters continue to make progress on Santa Barbara County’s Rey FireCONTRIBUTED PHOTO/LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST A hot shot crew from Alaska works
Firefighters continue to make progress on Santa Barbara County’s Rey Fire
Ventura County Star / Posted 15 hours ago
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/LOS PADRES NATIONAL FOREST A hot shot crew from Alaska works Tuesday in the remote Los Padres National Forest afternoon near Mono Campground. With almost 1,800 firefighters and other fire personnel on the lines, crews from various... Read more
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Pilipino Star
GlobalPort holds off RoSBoth teams come and leave it all on the floor and we’re not expecting anything
GlobalPort holds off RoS
Pilipino Star / Posted 15 hours ago
Both teams come and leave it all on the floor and we’re not expecting anything less,” said Ginebra coach Tim Cone. Alaska Milk (2-5) and Blackwater (1-6) are also trying to avoid elimination as they square off in today’s other game at 4:30... Read more
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The China Post
Colorful bear statues spring up in Alaska AAlaskalargest city ANCHORAGE, Alaska--Alaska's largest city is home to more than 300 grizzly and
Colorful bear statues spring up in Alaska AAlaskalargest city
The China Post / Posted 16 hours ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska--Alaska's largest city is home to more than 300 grizzly and black bears and now more than a dozen multicolored ones. Life-size bear statues painted by city artists,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Ginebra aims for playoff slot Games Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum)4:30 p.m. – Alaska vs Blackwater6:45 p.m.
Ginebra aims for playoff slot
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 hours ago
Games Today (Smart Araneta Coliseum)4:30 p.m. – Alaska vs Blackwater6:45 p.m. – Star vs Ginebra Barangay Ginebra San Miguel shoots for a playoff berth as it tackles a desperate opponent in Star, a squad hoping to keep... Read more
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Brandon Sun
How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270Carolina, Ohio. LEANS REPUBLICAN: Arizona, Georgia, Missouri, Nebraska 2nd Dis
How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270
Brandon Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
Carolina, Ohio. LEANS REPUBLICAN: Arizona, Georgia, Missouri, Nebraska 2nd District, Utah. SOLID REPUBLICAN: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South... Read more
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The Maui News
President creates the world’s largest marine protected areaof the Hawaii Longline Association, said that his organization was disappointed
President creates the world’s largest marine protected area
The Maui News / Posted 18 hours ago
of the Hawaii Longline Association, said that his organization was disappointed Obama closed an area nearly the size of Alaska without a public process. "This action will forever prohibit American fishermen from accessing those American waters.... Read more
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The Maui News
Whale in distress spotted off Mauiground, such as Mexico, Costa Rica, Japan or the Marianas, and went west instea
Whale in distress spotted off Maui
The Maui News / Posted 18 hours ago
ground, such as Mexico, Costa Rica, Japan or the Marianas, and went west instead of northeast toward the West Coast, Alaska or Pacific Northwest feeding grounds, he said. "A remote possibility" is that this whale is from the southern... Read more
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The Atlantic
More Americans Are Selecting "Some Other Race" on U.S. Census Forms2000 census form. The racial categories available were: “White,” “Black, Africa
More Americans Are Selecting "Some Other Race" on U.S. Census Forms
The Atlantic / Posted 18 hours ago
2000 census form. The racial categories available were: “White,” “Black, African-American or Negro,” “American Indian or Alaska Native,” “Asian,” and “Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.” The “Latino” classification was also introduced as... Read more
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The Manila Times
Batang Pier blasts Rain or Shine in Albayspot occupied by the Mahindra Enforcers when they battle the Star Hotshots toda
Batang Pier blasts Rain or Shine in Albay
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
spot occupied by the Mahindra Enforcers when they battle the Star Hotshots today in the 6:45 p.m. second game while the Alaska Aces will face the Blackwater Elite in the first game at 4:30 p.m. at the Araneta Coliseum. The scores: GlobalPort... Read more
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Salon.com
Inaction on Zika is a public health crisis: As the virus spreads, Congress pinches penniesthere are now close to 2,500 travel-related cases of the Zika virus distributed
Inaction on Zika is a public health crisis: As the virus spreads, Congress pinches pennies
Salon.com / Posted 19 hours ago
there are now close to 2,500 travel-related cases of the Zika virus distributed across every state except Wyoming and Alaska. New York reported 600, Florida 471 and California 152. According to this data only Florida has locally-contracted... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Colorful bear statues spring up in Alaska's largest city AP News | 08/26/16 11:55 AM ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska's largest city
Colorful bear statues spring up in Alaska's largest city
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 hours ago
AP News | 08/26/16 11:55 AM ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Alaska's largest city is nearing completion of a public art installation aimed at raising awareness of the grizzly and black bears that... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California Ranks As Least Tax Friendly Stateproducts are taxed at 28% of the wholesale price. On the opposite spectrum, th
California Ranks As Least Tax Friendly State
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 hours ago
products are taxed at 28% of the wholesale price. On the opposite spectrum, the most “tax friendly states” are Wyoming, Alaska, Florida and Nevada. By comparison, next door Nevada has no income tax, a statewide sales tax of 5.5% ($7.98% when... Read more
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BBC News
World's largest marine reserve created off Hawaiiare disappointed that the president has made a decision to close an area nearly
World's largest marine reserve created off Hawaii
BBC News / Posted 20 hours ago
are disappointed that the president has made a decision to close an area nearly the size of the entire state of Alaska without public process," Sean Martin, the president of the Hawaii Longline Association told the Associated Press news... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Southold Historical Society selling Pettit Center for $385Kof the real Annie Lewis and once hung in a home in Southold. The present owner,
Southold Historical Society selling Pettit Center for $385K
The Suffolk Times / Posted 22 hours ago
of the real Annie Lewis and once hung in a home in Southold. The present owner, who inherited the painting, lives in Alaska, so it was put up for auction rather than transported across the country. The auction features artists and paintings... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘No one in the world is safe’: More major quakes expected any day nowThe question is not will they be activated. The question is when.” In the Unit
‘No one in the world is safe’: More major quakes expected any day now
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 hours ago
The question is not will they be activated. The question is when.” In the United States, scientists warn that California, Alaska, and Hawaii are at the greatest risk. In 2008, the US Geological Survey warned that an earthquake of a 7.8 magnitude... Read more
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The Signal
Our View: No on Prop 64next closest state - would undoubtedly be hit much harder by any catastrophic i
Our View: No on Prop 64
The Signal / Posted 23 hours ago
next closest state - would undoubtedly be hit much harder by any catastrophic impaired-driving trends than were Washington, Alaska, Oregon, Colorado or Washington, D.C., which have “legalized” recreational cannabis use. California had 892... Read more
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PhysOrg
Sickly humpback whale spotted in Hawaii watersanimal's poor condition is a mystery. Hawaii's humpback whales normally spend
Sickly humpback whale spotted in Hawaii waters
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
animal's poor condition is a mystery. Hawaii's humpback whales normally spend their summers feeding in cold places like Alaska and return to the islands in September or October. Chow says it's not clear whether this whale is one of the first... Read more
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Eureka Times-Standard
St. Bernard’s falls late to Holy Trinity in Floridanow 0-1 overall. Arcata is 1-0 with the victory and will take on Trinity next
St. Bernard’s falls late to Holy Trinity in Florida
Eureka Times-Standard / Posted yesterday
now 0-1 overall. Arcata is 1-0 with the victory and will take on Trinity next week while Hoopa Valley makes the trek to Alaska to face Juneau-Douglas. McKinleyville 7, Ukiah 37 McKinleyville dropped to 0-1 overall with the loss to Ukiah Friday... Read more
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Orange County Register
Six 'Buffalo Soldiers' honored at Disneyland ceremonythe Korean conflict. “I was lucky,” he recalls. “Instead of sending me to Kore
Six 'Buffalo Soldiers' honored at Disneyland ceremony
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
the Korean conflict. “I was lucky,” he recalls. “Instead of sending me to Korea in 1952, the Army decided to send me to Alaska.” Henderson was part of NORAD, there to be the first line of defense in case the Soviet Union decided to invade from... Read more
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The Columbian
Alaskans live among bears — both real and brightly coloredANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska’s largest city is home to more than 300 grizzly and
Alaskans live among bears — both real and brightly colored
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaska’s largest city is home to more than 300 grizzly and black bears — and now more than a dozen multicolored ones. Life-size statues painted by city artists for a public art installation called “Bears on Parade” are popping up... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Rand Williamsin the activities of the Disciples Class. Among Rand's many interests were a pa
Rand Williams
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted yesterday
in the activities of the Disciples Class. Among Rand's many interests were a passion for fishing, having caught fish from Alaska to Florida. He also had interests in gardening and traveling, especially enjoying various bus excursions in his later... Read more
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