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San Francisco considers health warning on soda advertising.

...SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco officials are deciding whether to impose a warning on ads for a favorite drink of children and a bane of public health advocates: Sugary soda pop.The "Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Warning Ordinance" would require health warnings...

It's the bane of the home mixologist - complicated cocktail recipes that call for multiple (and often pricey) esoteric liquors doomed to be...
Learning for Life: Root maggots, the gardener's bane

Root maggots, even the name makes vegetable gardeners scowl! But how to combat these garden pests? Cooperative Extension's free publication Root Maggots in Alaska Home Gardens is a great way to start learning how to control these pests.
Kodiak body shops busy from accident damage

...I completely lost control,'' said college librarian Janet Banes. ''The car was like a ghost. It had its own mind. I was...of the car, stood up and fell. She fell again later,'' Banes said, expressing concern for the officer' comfort.

...strange dog unless you are meaner than he is. And don't step on a nail because you'll get lockjaw.Ahh, lockjaw, the bane of summer-loving children. It was much scarier to be warned of lockjaw than of its real name, tetanus, and for good reason...
Snowstorm buries some trails, is boon for others

Depending on what form of outdoor recreation you choose, the storm that surged through the area Thursday could be a boon or bane. Many groomers are hopeful ski trail conditions will be good this weekend as a result. ?It should be a good weekend for...
'Dark Knight' certainly does not live up to its hype

...learns of a new threat to his fair city. Bane, a muscle-bound madman with a creepy...Will Batman end up saving the day? Will Bane achieve his nefarious goals? Well, inconsistent and unbelievable plot. Bane, who had the potential to be this year's...
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Winter hasn't loosened grip for moose

...temperatures this spring, it's only now starting to warm up in Alaska. Still unmelted are large snow piles, which have been the bane for moose this year. "Winters are normally hard for ungulates but this year with how deep the snow is and how cold it's been...
Arness: District must provide most inclusive plan possible

...position to suffer from the vagaries of individuals who have a complaint with the District, or school in general, and to bring the bane of vandalism to bear against the District and its various buildings. Those incidents seem, sometimes, to come in groups and...
The best and worst of 2012 at the movies

...Christopher Nolan decided to bunt instead. No one was going to match the genius of Heath Ledger's Joker, but as a villain, Bane is almost laughable with his dumb-looking mask and odd, Sean-Connery-through-a-snorkle voice. The plot is full of...
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