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Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed at least 1,865 people across the Himalayan region.The death toll continued to climb as more reports came in from far-flung areas, with 1,805 in Nepal alone, said Home Ministry official Laxmi Dhakal.

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Weekend soccer roundup

Homer and Eagle River soccer played to a 1-1 tie in nonconference play Saturday in Homer. "We had such a good time today, we started talking about Eagle River visiting Homer in the spring every year," Homer coach Warren Waldorf wrote in an email.

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Kardinals clean up at home invite

It is hard to duplicate the kind of weekend that the Kenai Central track and field team enjoyed Friday and Saturday.

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State releases over 4,000 email pages in National Guard case

ANCHORAGE - The state of Alaska released more than 4,000 pages of emails covering the National Guard scandal, but they revealed little new information into how former Gov.

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What others say: It's good to give

As governments cut back their grant-giving, who's keeping nonprofits afloat? Businesses and private donors. For that, everyone should give a tip of the hat. "The grants are drying up at a rapid clip, yet the needs keep pouring in.

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Opinion
Student building career before leaving high school

Resting on the counter beside the Country Foods IGA Kenai Alternative High School student Isaiah Metcalf got the news he'd been waiting for for days.

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A sucker by design

When Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks, the world should listen. He has a much keener sense of the direction of negotiations over Iran's nuclear program than the president of the United States, and is evidently much more forthright about it.

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Opinion
Voices of the Peninsula: Equal voice for personal use, sport anglers key on Board of Fisheries

Many of the folks who choose to live in Alaska are here for quality of life opportunities, especially the opportunity to hunt and fish.

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Opinion
More than one right answer on tax questions

Sometimes, there's more than one good answer to a question.

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Opinion
Here's a question: Who cares?

What an incredibly stupid question: Would the candidate who has staked a position opposing gay marriage attend the same-sex wedding of someone with whom he or she is close? I suppose the justification for it is that it can gauge whether the politician is hypocritical about the issue, but score one for Ted Cruz, of all people, who replied that it was a silly "gotcha" question, unworthy of a response.

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