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Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Where's winter?

...photosynthesis lately. Well, not really. Actually, I've been thinking a lot about sunshine lately, but I heard someone on the radio mention photosynthesis in conjunction with this lovely spring weather, and I thought, what the heck. It's a phrase...

AUSTIN, Texas - Snoop Dogg, J. Cole and TV on the Radio will be there, but what's really getting attention at this year's South by Southwest music festival is safety.After a driver...
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Carver finds niche with handmade fish decoys

...rhythm, releasing thin curls of redwood. The emerging decoy lost its band-saw edges while old-time country played on the radio.A self-taught carver and retired heavy equipment operator, Bertram, 62, has never figured how long it takes to...
Erin's Law: 'Stalking the Boogeyman'

Sexual assault prevention took the spotlight at the Capitol last week as legislators heard testimony from child sexual abuse survivors.
An Outdoor View: Dream fishing

...expense, boredom, bad jokes or fattening snacks of a real fishing trip. I wanted more.A couple of days ago, I heard on the radio that 23 years of the average man's lifetime is spent sleeping. That got me to thinking about dreams again.Dream...
What others say: The price of a windfall

Saving $3.25 billion can be a bad thing. A few years ago, Dish Network - the satellite TV provider - bid $7.8 billion for the rights to bits of the wireless spectrum.
Residents prepare to leave as Funny River fire grows swiftly

...she cannot help be fearful of what could happen. "I hear people joking about homes burning in the Funny River fire on the radio," she said. "I don't think it's funny. We are living this. It's pretty terrifying." Since Tuesday morning...
Oilers roar back to life on offense, snap 2-game skid

The Peninsula Oilers defeated the Anchorage Glacier Pilots 8-3 on Saturday at Mulcahy Field in Anchorage to snap a two-game losing streak.
A prayer of thanks for wildland firefighters

Firefighter take a knee! On the ground, in the truck, in the air tanker of chopper, in the office on the radio or phone, whatever you do to fight the Funny River Horse Trail fire, we here in Alaska wish to extend our hands toward you for...
What others say: 'Alaska Agreement' good theory, flawed practice

...would likely see little difference in the volume or tone of the ads they see and hear in the newspaper, online, and on the radio and TV airwaves.Furthermore, the agreement makes no mention of candidates in the race other than Sullivan and Begich...


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