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Bookworm Sez: You wish you'd never done it

...found buried in quicklime and infected with a virus that was hand-engineered to bypass vaccines. It had potential for mass devastation that would make the Black Plague look like a children's game. And it was obvious that its creator ? a man he nicknamed...
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...those coffees in the United States."We are concerned because we know coffee rust is already causing massive amounts of devastation," said Raj Shah, head of the U.S. Agency for International Development.On Monday, he was expected to announce a...
Alaska Unhinged: The three true signs of spring

...plants because they couldn't get their hooves wrapped around a half gallon of Haagen-Dazs and quart of dill pickles. The devastation was awesome and swift as the moody ungulates moved from yard to yard during the pre-dawn hours shearing exposed and tasty...
Remembering the 1964 earthquake, preparing for tomorrow

...27 from 5-7 p.m. The event will bring community leaders and survivors of the 1964 earthquake together to recall the devastation of the quake and the resiliency that Alaskans displayed. At exactly 5:36 p.m. participants will observe four minutes...
Denise Lake plan could be devastating

...recent meeting sponsored by Alaska Fish and Game on the "Restoration of Denise Lake" should have been titled, the Devastation of Denise Lake. Advertised partially to share information and concerns regarding northern pike and to "hear from...
Beetle battle gets new federal funds

Ongoing efforts to mitigate the devastation caused by the spruce bark beetle outbreak that has killed much of the Kenai Peninsula spruce forest over the past two decades got...
Seldovia boys nab 3rd at state

...junior Seth O'Leary, who scored 27 points and nearly had a double-double with nine rebounds. "Last night was a big devastation," O'Leary said, referring to Tuesday's semifinal loss to Toksook Bay. "It killed me to not be able to go to the...
Alaska pilot helps healing in Japan

...emotional attachment there," he said. "It was just a great moment." The trip was Hillyer's first chance to see the devastation wrought on coastal areas of Japan firsthand. Seeing the effects the epic waves had was sobering. "Whole towns were completely...
Cost too high when it comes to children, guns

...Police Department for his attentive professionalism in this serious matter of schools, guns, children and the horrific devastation of the families that will be affected. We, ?the adults,? need to wake up to this reality, and it is real. The...
Gulf aftermath won't be a repeat

...restaurants, and will be felt for years to come. I saw this devastation firsthand during my recent visit to the Gulf Coast. For...own waters. We've lived through one before and seen the devastation that results when the tragedy of the spill is exacerbated...


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