Poll appears to have predetermined conclusion

...third possible answer for those of us who do not wish to walk the plank at all. Push polls are used to obtain a predetermined conclusion and therefore the results are not an accurate method for determining public policy. The good Senator should know this. His...

SoHi's Watkins gets pair of 2nds at state swim meet

...breaststroke specialist, who qualified for state both years she competed on the swim team, embraced her teammates in a hug at the conclusion of Saturday's events after completing the girls 100-yard breaststroke final."I didn't final last year, so this was...

State English, math test results show room to improve

...as will performance tasks, which are longer, more detailed problems that require a student to show how they reached their conclusion, according to Hanley. Teachers will also have what he called "testlets" that can be used as quizzes to evaluate how students...

State Government
"Lights Out" spotlights vulnerabilities in America's electrical grid and internet infrastructure

...academic, industrial, and civic authorities who brought" him to his conclusions. Though they might sometimes seem overwrought or even a bit Chicken Little-ish, those conclusions are backed up with sobering facts, as well as pre-answers to...

Arts & Entertainment
Alaska Supreme Court to decide CINGSA versus Kenai case

...concluded that specific deeds conveying a specific type of mineral right do not also convey or reserve storage rights. These conclusions provide little guidance here, particularly given that the outcome here is governed not by simple deed language, but by...

Judge: Hiker liable for springing traps, but trapper did not prove damages

...trial that the hiker caused him any loss of income by springing two of three traps in question unnecessarily."It is the conclusion of this court that defendant Ms. Turley is liable to plaintiff Mr. Forrest for any loss due to her unjustified interference...

Reeling it in: Spielberg, Hanks deliver in 'Bridge of Spies'

...announced that Hanks was going to star in Spielberg's Cold War drama "Bridge of Spies," it just seemed like a foregone conclusion. Like, "Oh, sure. Of course he's going to do a movie with Tom Hanks. Those guys work together all the time." Not...

Arts & Entertainment
What other say: Keeping the processed meat warning in perspective

...about that. The city of Los Angeles has 3.8 million people.The International Agency for Research on Cancer reached the conclusion about processed meat and red meat based on a review of 800 studies of consumption and cancer. The panel included 22 scientists...

What others say: Presidential reality TV

It was Alaska's best reality TV series.With the benefit of a week of hindsight and contemplation, that's our conclusion of the recent visit of the 44th President of the United States to the 49th state.In his three days in Alaska, the president...

Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish

...determined that extremely low levels of crude oil spilled by the Exxon Valdez caused heart problems in embryonic fish, a conclusion that could shape how damage is assessed in other major spills.In a study published Tuesday in the online journal Scientific...



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