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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Hundreds of people attending an Alaska beer festival were stranded because of a broken down ferry.The Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Taku suffered a mechanical problem Sunday during the annual Great Alaska Craft Beer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-05-26
Twin City Raceway hosts Test & Tune day for drivers

...Carlo, kicking up a fresh cloud of dirt and accelerating quickly down the straightaway before Jones told her to ease off of the gas...transmission fluid on the ground. Keith Jones noticed the fluid running down the car's front bumper and signaled to her to turn back from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-26/taking-turns
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Pioneer Potluck: About Ben's boat wreck at Big Lake

...give her a little goose, then shut her down and she'll glide right in thar on that...open. Robbie finally got the motor shut down. That's when we heard Robbie screaming...was in the bus, getting things locked down and ready to move out. She heard the loud...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-05-26
Food
Homer softball shuts out Kenai

...three hits. Those hits came from Darcy Blume, Emily Koziczkowski and Kassie Lindsley.Lindsley and Cierra King could not hold down the Mariners' lineup. Lindsley pitched two innings and gave up 16 runs - eight earned - on 12 hits. King pitched the last...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-05-26/homer-softball-shuts-out-kenai
Sports
Sterling Highway improvements planned

...What a passing lane does is improve two things: average travel speed - that's the speed you can go at without having to slow down - and it reduces your time following a vehicle before you. And the more you follow a vehicle, the more frustration you're...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-26/stirling-highway-improvements-planne
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Court sets high bar on states' campaign contribution limits

...candidates that range from $850 per election for a state House candidate to $23,350 for a gubernatorial candidate.Lovell struck down the contribution limits a few weeks before the 2012 election. The 9th Circuit blocked the ruling just days after the state filed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-26/court-sets-high-bar-on-states-campai
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Tomorrowland

...speed at which the rest of the plot screeches to the finish line. The filmmakers have great stuff to offer - just need to slow down and let us savor it."Tomorrowland" is both better and frustratingly less than I hoped. Seeing the advertising material underwhelmed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-05-27/tomorrowland
Arts & Entertainment
Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest

...ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.Student activist Chiara D'Angelo requested assistance getting down from her perch on the Arctic Challenger in the Bellingham harbor around 9:30 a.m. Monday, the Coast Guard said.D'Angelo...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-25/woman-hanging-on-shell-ship-since-fr
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What others say: Lawmakers must use Permanent Fund earnings to solve budget impasse

...act."We have until July 1 before we need to start shutting down any state functions that are not necessary to protect the life...earnings reserve.As the Legislature's regular session wound down, lawmakers came up with a spending plan that makes sense. In...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-25/what-others-say-lawmakers-must-us
Opinion
Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires down

...concentrate resources when one begins.As the 555-acre Bolgen Creek Fire north of Fairbanks along the Steese Highway was winding down Wednesday, the Seaton Road House fire began and spread to both sides of the Alaska Highway about 50 miles northwest of the Canada...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-24/fast-response-wary-public-keeping-al
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