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The Bookworm Sez: In nurse's world, no detail is unimportant

...national support for nurses from every corner. No doubt, especially after you've read "The Shift," you'll know it's justified. Just reading about the pressure-filled day that Brown describes made me awe-struck: the thousand things to remember...
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Op-ed: Onward and downward

...pandering to the GOP hater base by turning it into something so sinister and such a danger to the nation that he and they are justified in using an epithet that is insulting to millions of Latinos. In fairness, it is true that there is a thriving industry...
What others say: Alaskans embrace government 'overreach' on Denali

...most vociferous critics enjoying this one simply because they agree with the outcome.And speaking of executive overreach justified by popular support, it would have been fun to be a fly on the cabin walls of Air Force One listening to the conversation...
Voices of the Peninsula: Hard to argue against instream flow reservations

...right of Alaska citizens to protect water instream essentially meaningless. At the very least, it's hard to imagine how such a decision could be justified.Hal Shepherd is a writer and a consultant on water policy issues in Homer.
Op-ed: The summer of our discontent

...people, it outspends its income. Sanders and Hillary Clinton want to spend (and borrow) even more.Why the anger? Is it justified and more importantly, is anger a winning strategy?Our anger should be directed less at politicians (although many are...
Unserious country deserves unserious candidates

...anger at the system of crony capitalism is something both Trump and Sanders are tapping into - an anger that is more than justified - but neither is actually qualified to fix the problem.Trump, a self-identified crony capitalist, is part of the problem...
The last kid in Cold Bay kid is more important than another," he said "But the expense we put toward a small number of kids just couldn't be justified." Seifert said he didn't sleep for two days before making the decision. "The school board cried when they voted on this...
Love unique theaters, different crowds, and even the different concession options

...boat leave the viewer a kind of a loss. These and other weirdnesses make a contextual sense, and with digging, they can be justified, but Greenaway seems as if he could care less about the audience. Convincing legendary thespian John Gielgud to play Prospero...
Arts & Entertainment
Kenai River to open for limited king salmon fishing release. That low number may prevent hatchery managers from being able to take eggs for brood stock in 2015. Managers justified the restrictions with the assertion that restricted king salmon fishing on the nearby Kenai River would likely cause more...
Voices of the Peninsula: Political manipulation doesn't benefit community

...played a win/lose game without regard to community standards or individual standards of behavior and it worked. The end justified the means.Finally, and most importantly is the willful ignorance of the public and legislators - Any marketing expert knows...


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