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Former Soldotna coach Devenney dies at 69

...I players on the floor right now." Devenney replied, "I assume the two referees played Division I. Who is the third?"Clever stories aside, I came to respect Devenney because he passed what I call the Steve Gillespie test, after a favored litmus of...
Reviews of Mr. Peabody and Sherman/ Out of the Furnace

...figures of the distant past. While the five minute cartoon segments focused mainly on the adventure followed by a not-so-clever pun, this current incarnation is all about the family stuff, which is frankly, slightly off-putting. Peabody, upon dropping...
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What others say: Let's be honest about inaction in Syria

...chemical weapons may be neutralized, but the regime is happy to go about the business of slaughter with conventional weapons (clever ones, too, such as barrel bombs filled with shrapnel and hot oil).Blatant rhetorical inconsistency serves as a good warning...
The Bookworm Sez: Learning to 'Tango' worth the effort

...can't stress enough, though, that this novel takes some getting used to. It's wild; lovingly violent; and very, very clever. If that's something you can handle, then "Tiger Shrimp Tango" might sound good to you. The Bookworm is Terri Schlichenmeyer...
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Reeling it in: Legos, monuments and great expectations

...characters - satirizing and parodying all the way, but never at the expense of the central story, which turns out to be both clever, hilarious, and incredibly sweet. When Emmett, who loves the regularity and predictability of his Lego society - one that...
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Voices of the Peninsula: The dangers of school choice takes to let it sink in: "Government funding means government dependency and control."Let us suppose someone fairly clever has figured this out, and has written into state legislation that this will not be permitted to happen.Ya think? After countless...

...intended to be. It was an homage, of sorts, to a style of film that deserves no homages. If this is done as satire, it can be clever, but after a while you have to wonder, if it's not a good movie, why are you watching it? But question becomes even more...
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New aged princess story features empowerment was better than it's been in years. Still a little poppy, but strong nonetheless. Combined with a tight script, clever and willing to subtly skewer Disney's previous princess archetypes, and strong vocal performances from Kristen Bell, Idina...
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'Ender's Game' tries hard to impress Sci-Fi buffs

...So much of the depth of the story comes from the difficult, sometimes terrible decisions Ender is forced to make, and the clever way Graff forces him into scenarios that seem increasingly unwinnable. By the time we get to the climax of the novel, Ender...
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Be clever with your cleaver

...cut almost any food. Author Peter Hertzmann trained in Michelin-rated restaurants in Europe and studied under Martin Yan a clever man with a cleaver. The book's pencil illustrations by Alan Witschinke are more detailed than photographs, if you can imagine...


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