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Newser
Reporter Who Quit on Air for Pot Legalization Faces Jail Timea state that was run by Sarah Palin you expect laid back attitudes about anythi
Reporter Who Quit on Air for Pot Legalization Faces Jail Time
Newser / Posted an hour ago
a state that was run by Sarah Palin you expect laid back attitudes about anything deemed not morally acceptable? Alaska has more socialphobes and paranoid people than any state. The place to protest this was the media not violating the... Read more
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Guelph Mercury
A thirst for Oregon’s dry countryrecent years my wife and I have cruised the Mediterranean. Seen Rome and Venice
A thirst for Oregon’s dry country
Guelph Mercury / Posted 2 hours ago
recent years my wife and I have cruised the Mediterranean. Seen Rome and Venice, Santorini and Ephesus. Cruised to Alaska and the Caribbean. I'd like to go to Egypt. But family is family and my wife's brother and his partner moved to... Read more
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McCook Daily Gazette
Week 18 General Election Projection21.55) LIKELYOregon - Clinton lead up to 45.33-33.48 (lead was 10.11 up to 11.
Week 18 General Election Projection
McCook Daily Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
21.55) LIKELYOregon - Clinton lead up to 45.33-33.48 (lead was 10.11 up to 11.85) Washington - Clinton lead down to 44.45-31.4 (lead was 13.37 down to 13.05) Alaska - Trump lead up to 39.75-29.75 (lead was 9.5 up to 10) WITH JOHNSON IN THE P... Read more
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The Daily Siftings Herald
Clark County Chroniclesfor the digging of the New York Barge Canal. After that, Gerig worked on a new
Clark County Chronicles
The Daily Siftings Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
for the digging of the New York Barge Canal. After that, Gerig worked on a new rail line than ran from Seward to Fairbanks, Alaska. During his lengthy career with the U.S. Army Engineers, Gerig inspected most of this country’s river and harbor... Read more
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The Hill
Restive GOP freshmen eye entitlement reformoffice – a lot of us for the first time – because we saw what is going on with
Restive GOP freshmen eye entitlement reform
The Hill / Posted 3 hours ago
office – a lot of us for the first time – because we saw what is going on with this budget process,” Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) said on the floor Wednesday. “We have all been working on this for months. Republican pollster Whit Ayres says that... Read more
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Radio Angulo
Alaska Airlines, Only Nonstop Flights from L.A. to CubaAlaska Airlines, which is aiming to become the dominant carrier on the US West
Alaska Airlines, Only Nonstop Flights from L.A. to Cuba
Radio Angulo / Posted 4 hours ago
Alaska Airlines, which is aiming to become the dominant carrier on the US West Coast with its planned acquisition of Virgin America, will start offering the only daily nonstop flights from Los Angeles, California, to Havana – beginning January... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Edmonton band takes the scenic route to VernonEdmonton-based indie rock trio Scenic Route to Alaska is winding its way throug
Edmonton band takes the scenic route to Vernon
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 4 hours ago
Edmonton-based indie rock trio Scenic Route to Alaska is winding its way through B.C. in promotion of its new LP, Long Walk Home. On stage, Scenic Route to Alaska’s energy is palpable and the fun contagious. Always locked in with a syncopation that... Read more
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Daily Mail
They didn’t want to die! Outrage at Kate and Wills' fur scarvesin British Columbia as they come to the end of their tour She said the fur wou
They didn’t want to die! Outrage at Kate and Wills' fur scarves
Daily Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
in British Columbia as they come to the end of their tour She said the fur would most likely have been brought in from Alaska or Bella Bella, with whom the Haida people had a trading agreement: 'A long time ago there were many sea otters here... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Celebrating open access to ideasany age group." The latest Top 10 books that people have tried to have removed
Celebrating open access to ideas
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
any age group." The latest Top 10 books that people have tried to have removed from libraries or schools are: "Looking for Alaska," "Fifty Shades of Grey," "I Am Jazz," "Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out," "The Curious Incident of the Dog... Read more
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Newsmax
Illinois to Suspend Wells Fargo From Bond, Investing Workwith Wells Fargo on a state bond issue planned for next month to help ensure a
Illinois to Suspend Wells Fargo From Bond, Investing Work
Newsmax / Posted 9 hours ago
with Wells Fargo on a state bond issue planned for next month to help ensure a successful sale. Other states such as Alaska and Oregon said they’re maintaining business with Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo wasn’t ranked among the top four... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
New superintendent taking over at Katmai National Parkstudies in the Colorado River. At 5,700 square miles, Katmai is the fourth lar
New superintendent taking over at Katmai National Park
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 13 hours ago
studies in the Colorado River. At 5,700 square miles, Katmai is the fourth largest national park — in both the country and Alaska — behind only Wrangell-St. Elias, Gates of the Arctic and Denali in terms of acreage. It may be best known for the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
17 trips that can change your lifefor the planet or just a chance to join in a giant celebration that lifts the s
17 trips that can change your life
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 13 hours ago
for the planet or just a chance to join in a giant celebration that lifts the spirits. 1. Denali National Park (Alaska) -- The 92-mile road that runs through Denali National Park journeys across a subarctic landscape unparalleled in... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Bunchberry plants ignore calendar; puffballs thrivingEast and even Greenland, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In t
Bunchberry plants ignore calendar; puffballs thriving
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
East and even Greenland, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In the United States it pretty much sticks to Alaska and the northern tiers of states, though it can go as far south as the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and the high... Read more
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Daily Mirror
William and Kate arrive in canoe with 10 warrior paddlers - updatestheir wives or persons of great standing in the community. She said the fur wo
William and Kate arrive in canoe with 10 warrior paddlers - updates
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 hours ago
their wives or persons of great standing in the community. She said the fur would most likely have been brought in from Alaska or Bella Bella, with whom the Haida people had a trading agreement. “A long time ago there were many sea otters here... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Consumer demand for Alaska cruises growing againThe millionth passenger was recently counted as the Alaska cruise industry's se
Consumer demand for Alaska cruises growing again
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 14 hours ago
The millionth passenger was recently counted as the Alaska cruise industry's season was nearing its end. Final passenger totals are expected to be slightly higher. "Alaska's very popular," Holland America Line spokesman Erik Elvejord said Friday.... Read more
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Salem News
Amy F. BarnesWilliam Clark of Homestead, Pa.; siblings Shirley Beth nee Riegler (James) Good
Amy F. Barnes
Salem News / Posted 15 hours ago
William Clark of Homestead, Pa.; siblings Shirley Beth nee Riegler (James) Good, Timothy J. (Joyce) Donovan of Anchorage Alaska, John E (Sheryl) Donovan of Pittsburgh, Pa., Patricia A Donovan-Bell of Fla., Michael P (Jori) Donovan of Elizabeth,... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Fish-meal dust blamed in Dutch Harbor explosionignition of fine fish-meal dust, though the incident remained under investigati
Fish-meal dust blamed in Dutch Harbor explosion
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 15 hours ago
ignition of fine fish-meal dust, though the incident remained under investigation Wednesday. Mike Holman, director of Unalaska's Department of Public Safety, said the blast — first reported by public radio station KUCB — occurred inside the... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Dredging may harm Unalaska's Front Beach, resident warnsAlthough a local resident says the proposed Entrance Channel dredging project m
Dredging may harm Unalaska's Front Beach, resident warns
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 15 hours ago
Although a local resident says the proposed Entrance Channel dredging project may threaten her home on Unalaska's Front Beach, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is moving ahead with the project aimed at allowing larger containerships and fuel tankers... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Dillingham man faces charges in 2015 homicideits investigation over the past 18 months, aided by the cooperation of resident
Dillingham man faces charges in 2015 homicide
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 15 hours ago
its investigation over the past 18 months, aided by the cooperation of residents and businesses. Prosecutors did not explain in the release how Clark was tied to the homicide. The Alaska Dispatch News's Jerzy Shedlock contributed to th... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Bristol Bay candidates prepare for electionsBorough. I also work for Dr. Kelly Lucas when he opens his dental clinic about
Bristol Bay candidates prepare for elections
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 15 hours ago
Borough. I also work for Dr. Kelly Lucas when he opens his dental clinic about every 6 weeks in Naknek and I work for Alaska Sportsman's Bear Trail Lodge in King Salmon, primarily during the summer months. Past School Board Service: I was... Read more
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Daily Herald
Consumer demand for Alaska cruises growing againANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A growing consumer demand for Alaska cruises has put the s
Consumer demand for Alaska cruises growing again
Daily Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A growing consumer demand for Alaska cruises has put the state back in the million-passenger club as it rebounds after a leaner stretch. And next year is expected to be even better with larger capacity ships added to the Far... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
New ships among those arriving in South Florida ports this fallby Regent Seven Seas) Also check out the repositioning cruises for some of the
New ships among those arriving in South Florida ports this fall
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 16 hours ago
by Regent Seven Seas) Also check out the repositioning cruises for some of the other ships returning to Florida ports from Alaska, New England and Europe. There are bargains to be found! MAKE A DIFFERENCE Fathom, Carnival Corp.’s newest cruise... Read more
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The Columbian
Senators: Some voter registration deadlines defy federal lawin nine states to ensure compliance with the National Voting Rights Act. The st
Senators: Some voter registration deadlines defy federal law
The Columbian / Posted 16 hours ago
in nine states to ensure compliance with the National Voting Rights Act. The states cited in their letter Thursday are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Mississippi, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah and Washington. “The right to vote is too... Read more
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The Columbian
Recreational pot shops licensed in Oregon, now set to openis also focusing on keeping names and labels on cannabis products from being at
Recreational pot shops licensed in Oregon, now set to open
The Columbian / Posted 16 hours ago
is also focusing on keeping names and labels on cannabis products from being attractive to children, Marks said. Oregon, Alaska, Washington and Colorado have legalized recreational marijuana, and it is on the ballot in several other states in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Recreational pot shops licensed in Oregon, now set to openis also focusing on keeping names and labels on cannabis products from being at
Recreational pot shops licensed in Oregon, now set to open
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 hours ago
is also focusing on keeping names and labels on cannabis products from being attractive to children, Marks said. Oregon, Alaska, Washington and Colorado have legalized recreational marijuana, and it is on the ballot in several other states in... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Recreational pot shops licensed in Oregon now set to openis also focusing on keeping names and labels on cannabis products from being at
Recreational pot shops licensed in Oregon now set to open
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 17 hours ago
is also focusing on keeping names and labels on cannabis products from being attractive to children, Marks said. Oregon, Alaska, Washington and Colorado have legalized recreational marijuana, and it is on the ballot in several other states in... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Inverness nonprofit helps Alaska vet with PTSD find 'perfect' therapy dogwife allergic to most dog breeds 832 Deputy Dogs in Inverness stepped in to he
Inverness nonprofit helps Alaska vet with PTSD find 'perfect' therapy dog
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 17 hours ago
wife allergic to most dog breeds 832 Deputy Dogs in Inverness stepped in to help Erik Babb traveled to Tampa from Alaska in search of a new best friend. Babb is an army veteran who suffers from PTSD. He's been looking for a therapy dog to... Read more
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The Columbian
Consumer demand for Alaska cruises growing againANCHORAGE, Alaska — A growing consumer demand for Alaska cruises has put the st
Consumer demand for Alaska cruises growing again
The Columbian / Posted 19 hours ago
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A growing consumer demand for Alaska cruises has put the state back in the million-passenger club as it rebounds after a leaner stretch. And next year is expected to be even better with larger capacity ships added to the Far North... Read more
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ABC News
ABC News Race Ratings Show Tight Race for Control of US Senatefive seats are Lean Republican, two seats are Lean Democratic and four are pure
ABC News Race Ratings Show Tight Race for Control of US Senate
ABC News / Posted 21 hours ago
five seats are Lean Republican, two seats are Lean Democratic and four are pure toss-ups. Solid Republican Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kate and Wills court controversy by wearing scarves trimmed with furof great standing in the community. Share this article She said the fur would
Kate and Wills court controversy by wearing scarves trimmed with fur
Daily Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
of great standing in the community. Share this article She said the fur would most likely have been brought in from Alaska or Bella Bella, with whom the Haida people had a trading agreement: 'A long time ago there were many sea otters here... Read more
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News.com.au
Where are the Heartbreak High boys now?hang out and watch movies.” Goldspink has moved away from acting, working in t
Where are the Heartbreak High boys now?
News.com.au / Posted 21 hours ago
hang out and watch movies.” Goldspink has moved away from acting, working in the art world as founder and director of the Alaska Projects gallery in Sydney’s Kings Cross. “It was a choice [I made] about ten years ago,” he said. “I don’t miss the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Richard P. O'Mara, longtime Baltimore Sun reporter and editor, dieswas expelled — then West Philadelphia Public High School. He eventually dropped
Richard P. O'Mara, longtime Baltimore Sun reporter and editor, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
was expelled — then West Philadelphia Public High School. He eventually dropped out and joined the Army in 1956, serving in Alaska until being discharged in 1959. He then went to College Park and applied to enter the University of Maryland despite... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Senators: Hawaii's voter registration deadline violates federal lawsent a letter this week to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission asking for i
Senators: Hawaii's voter registration deadline violates federal law
Hawaii News Now / Posted 21 hours ago
sent a letter this week to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission asking for its intervention. The states they cited are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Mississippi, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah and Washington. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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Bankrate.com
Wyoming has best tax climate; N.J. the worstincome tax, although Nevada does impose gross receipts taxes. There is no sales
Wyoming has best tax climate; N.J. the worst
Bankrate.com / Posted 21 hours ago
income tax, although Nevada does impose gross receipts taxes. There is no sales tax in New Hampshire, Montana or Oregon. Alaska has no individual income or state-level sales tax. Florida has no individual income tax. New Jersey, meanwhile,... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Consumer demand for Alaska cruises growing again AP News | 09/30/16 02:53 PM ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A growing consumer dem
Consumer demand for Alaska cruises growing again
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 22 hours ago
AP News | 09/30/16 02:53 PM ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A growing consumer demand for Alaska cruises has put the state back in the million-passenger club as it rebounds after a leaner stretch. And next... Read more
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Breitbart
Panicked Left Hopes 'SNL,' 'Will and Grace' Can Take Down Trumptimes — is no stranger to the show’s political sketches. He appeared in a 2008
Panicked Left Hopes 'SNL,' 'Will and Grace' Can Take Down Trump
Breitbart / Posted 22 hours ago
times — is no stranger to the show’s political sketches. He appeared in a 2008 skit alongside Tina Fey, who played former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in perhaps the show’s most influential (and damaging) depiction of a politician ever. In fact, it... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Senators: Some mail-in voter registration deadlines defy lawin nine states to ensure compliance with the National Voting Rights Act. The st
Senators: Some mail-in voter registration deadlines defy law
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 22 hours ago
in nine states to ensure compliance with the National Voting Rights Act. The states cited in their letter Thursday are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Mississippi, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah and Washington. "The right to vote is too... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
New Jersey to Raise Gas Tax by 23 Cents: Christieof $16 billion to help pay for road work. The federal government will also matc
New Jersey to Raise Gas Tax by 23 Cents: Christie
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 22 hours ago
of $16 billion to help pay for road work. The federal government will also match funds for a total of $32 billion. Only Alaska has a lower gas tax than the Garden State, but just as the current $1.6 billion transportation trust fund runs out of... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
ForeFlight/SiriusXM, FAA Takes On SMO, MH17 ShootdownAlso: Lynx Grounding, Drone Shooters, N Korean AirShow, Alaska Airlines, King S
ForeFlight/SiriusXM, FAA Takes On SMO, MH17 Shootdown
The Aero-News Network / Posted 22 hours ago
Also: Lynx Grounding, Drone Shooters, N Korean AirShow, Alaska Airlines, King Stallion, Embraer EMB 120, Pilot Arrested ForeFlight and SiriusXM have introduced SiriusXM Aviation weather service on the newest version of ForeFlight Mobile.... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
ForeFlight/SiriusXM, FAA Takes On SMO, MH17 ShootdownAlso: Lynx Grounding, Drone Shooters, N Korean AirShow, Alaska Airlines, King S
ForeFlight/SiriusXM, FAA Takes On SMO, MH17 Shootdown
The Aero-News Network / Posted 22 hours ago
Also: Lynx Grounding, Drone Shooters, N Korean AirShow, Alaska Airlines, King Stallion, Embraer EMB 120, Pilot Arrested ForeFlight and SiriusXM have introduced SiriusXM Aviation weather service on the newest version of ForeFlight Mobile.... Read more
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NBC New York
New Jersey to Raise Gas Tax by 23 Cents: Christieof $16 billion to help pay for road work. The federal government will also matc
New Jersey to Raise Gas Tax by 23 Cents: Christie
NBC New York / Posted 22 hours ago
of $16 billion to help pay for road work. The federal government will also match funds for a total of $32 billion. Only Alaska has a lower gas tax than the Garden State, but just as the current $1.6 billion transportation trust fund runs out of... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Nearly 6 Percent Of Connecticut Residents Have No Bank Accountbank account was $21,037. Mississippi, with 14.5 percent of households with no
Nearly 6 Percent Of Connecticut Residents Have No Bank Account
Hartford Courant / Posted 22 hours ago
bank account was $21,037. Mississippi, with 14.5 percent of households with no bank accounts, was No. 1 among the states. Alaska had the smallest share, at 1.9 percent. The American Bankers Association said several banks reach out to low-income... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Outgoing Dodgers legend Vin Scully bridged generations of fans like no other broadcastercall with Scully, who discussed his final week of a Dodger career that began in
Outgoing Dodgers legend Vin Scully bridged generations of fans like no other broadcaster
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 hours ago
call with Scully, who discussed his final week of a Dodger career that began in 1950, when Harry Truman was president, Alaska and Hawaii weren’t yet states, Connie Mack and Ty Cobb were still alive, and Mickey Mantle was a year from making his... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Senators: Some mail-in voter registration deadlines defy lawin nine states to ensure compliance with the National Voting Rights Act. The st
Senators: Some mail-in voter registration deadlines defy law
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 23 hours ago
in nine states to ensure compliance with the National Voting Rights Act. The states cited in their letter Thursday are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Mississippi, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah and Washington. "The right to vote is too... Read more
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ABC News
Senators: Some Mail-in Voter Registration Deadlines Defy Lawin nine states to ensure compliance with the National Voting Rights Act. The st
Senators: Some Mail-in Voter Registration Deadlines Defy Law
ABC News / Posted 23 hours ago
in nine states to ensure compliance with the National Voting Rights Act. The states cited in their letter Thursday are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Mississippi, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah and Washington. "The right to vote is too... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Sierra Nevadacooling trend is expected into early next week, with periods of gusty winds as
Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Sierra Nevada
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 23 hours ago
cooling trend is expected into early next week, with periods of gusty winds as cold low pressure from the Gulf of Alaska approaches and moves through Northern California. Periods of gusty winds will continue today, which also increases... Read more
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The News & Observer
Are newspapers helping Trump by endorsing anyone but him?helped in the eyes of his base by not having newspaper endorsements,” one wrote
Are newspapers helping Trump by endorsing anyone but him?
The News & Observer / Posted 23 hours ago
helped in the eyes of his base by not having newspaper endorsements,” one wrote. “Remember, he’s part of the (former Alaska Gov. Sarah) Palin wing of American politics, where citing sources and studies is mocked as being soft, they value... Read more
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The Sault Star
Putt-putting Alongsmaller car as it is easier to handle when loading and unloading from a trailer
Putt-putting Along
The Sault Star / Posted 23 hours ago
smaller car as it is easier to handle when loading and unloading from a trailer. “We want to take trips through Mexico and Alaska before we aren’t allowed to use the rails any longer,” she said. “We do have a cooler and cup holders.” Balestreri... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Senators: Some voter registration deadlines defy federal lawsent a letter this week to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission asking for i
Senators: Some voter registration deadlines defy federal law
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
sent a letter this week to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission asking for its intervention. The states they cited are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Mississippi, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah and Washington. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Senators: Some voter registration deadlines defy federal lawsent a letter this week to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission asking for i
Senators: Some voter registration deadlines defy federal law
ABC 6 Providence / Posted yesterday
sent a letter this week to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission asking for its intervention. The states they cited are Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Mississippi, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah and Washington. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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