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Researchers find elevated heavy metal levels along Red Dog mine road

...lose ore on the trip to the port. The study found high heavy metal levels as far away as one mile from the road, where...heavy metals. To the researchers this suggests that heavy metal from mining activities not only affect the haul road...
Kenai holds its first Strongman competition

...lifters were local, such as Kasilof's Lesley West. Others came from longer distances, such as the group from the Heavy Metal Gym in Anchorage, North Slope worker Roger Smith, of Bloomington, Indiana or Sarah Belle, of Wasilla. The twenty...
It Is What It Is: Banging my head

...metalhead. Sure, there were a few heavy metal songs here and there that I like...jeans, I never really embraced the heavy metal genre.Now, you may ask why I...admit that I didn't really like heavy metal. I can chalk it up to peer pressure...
The Bookworm Sez: Hear the music in 'The Orphan Choir'

...and the heaviest. He listens to them every weekend. Over and over, loudly.Which would be nice, except you hate heavy metal. So, aside from buying a boxful of earplugs, what can you do about a noisy neighbor? You could move, of course...
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Where mining's concerned: Are we doing enough about it?

...substances at the rate of over 1 1/2 tons of highly toxic heavy-metal mercury yearly? That is in addition to the hundreds...the Red Dog Mine, is the largest single producer of heavy-metal toxic wastes in the entire United States? Values in...
Living the dream: AK Free Fuel powers 'northern rock' sound

...songwriter Nathan Davis as well as his brother Bob Jackson. "I grew up in the 80s when it was hard rock and early heavy metal," said Smith, 39, the drummer. Beach is from Des Moines, Iowa, where saw all sorts of well-known bands perform...
Pebble awaiting OK of $100M budget

...developers are drilling hundreds of holes, some deeper than a mile, into areas with complex groundwater flows and reactive heavy metal ore, with no consideration of potential harm caused to salmon or their food chains," Woody said. "Such drilling...
Listen without prejudice: Rock music can have a positive message thinking about. They overlook some of the Christian rock lyrics which they earlier accused of being no better than heavy metal or rap. Switchfoot, a well-known Christian rock group, has a song called ?Life and Love and Why? the last verse...
Chasing sounds

...tension and then there is a moment called 'the drop' and that is when the bass suddenly comes on," he said. Where as heavy metal and rock are concerned with fast drumming and distorted guitar, dubstep is "all about the bass," he said. The genre...
The battle of late night sleep

...toilet. When you have small kids that wake up to a sneeze, in the middle of the night, flushing sounds like blasting heavy metal. My nighttime mantra is, if it's yellow let it mellow, if it's brown flush it down. If it's something else...


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