Baseball preview: Teams take advantage of early field time

...Mark Brinster, as well as getting part time help from former players Tommy Bowe and Willy Deaver. Bowe is one of the biggest holes from last year's roster that Sonnen will have to fill this season. "We'll definitely miss his bat," Sonnen said, referring...

Riots in Baltimore over man's death in police custody

...city of more than 620,000 people. Firefighters trying to put out a blaze at a CVS store were hindered by someone who sliced holes in a hose connected to a fire hydrant, spraying water all over the street and nearby buildings. Later Monday night, a massive...

Was sacrifice of Ramadi dead in vain?

...to us and is very symbolic to us. You need to apologize to our troops whose bodies were blown to pieces from IEDs and bullet holes leaving parts and pieces behind. Ramadi matters to them. You need to apologize to our troops who endured the extreme temperatures...

Book helps readers fall in love with the night sky

...about galaxies and Nebulas, which look different and have descriptive names. You'll want to find out the truth about black holes, and why you never, ever want to be "spaghettified." And above all, says Tyson, stay in school, learn math, and go...

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What others say: Lawmakers want one more big meal before tightening belts

A group of lawmakers are looking to gorge themselves one more time before notching new holes and tightening their belts. Instead, we recommend a no-spending diet. If that's what is good for the rest of the state...

Voices of the Peninsula: Medicaid expansion makes sense for Alaska

...times of fiscal challenges and diminished budgets? Aren't we supposed to be tightening our belts right about now, boring new holes for the buckle so we can draw them even tighter in years to come? Why would we take money from the Feds, with all those strings...

State budget still under discussion

...could have predicted the free-fall in oil prices that exacerbated Alaska's deficit, leaving projected multibillion-dollar holes this year and next. Alaska relies heavily on oil to fund state government, and oil prices are roughly half of what they were...


...would have liked to finish the round a little better, but it could have been worse."Justin Rose birdied five of the last six holes for a 67 that got him into the final group with Spieth on Sunday. Rose was at 204 overall, and three-time Masters champion...

Budget woes highlight the need for a long-term plan

...is most prosperous when government spending is consistent. Take road repairs. When crews are able to get out and fill pot holes and cracks every spring, the road lasts a little longer. Let that annual maintenance go, and after a few seasons, instead...

Defense moves for mistrial in Heiman case

...new jury will have to be selected and the trial will begin again. Before the incident, Cooley spent more than an hour poking holes in J.Y.'s testimony. Cooley questioned J.Y.'s testimony that she had been wearing a pajama shirt in bed when Heiman...



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