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Peninsula growers find opportunity with Rhodiola

A small group of dedicated Alaskan growers are cultivating a production industry for Rhodiola rosea, also known as king's crown.

NEW YORK - New York City's big-ticket auctions of impressionist and modern art get underway Tuesday night. Among the blue chip offerings is a still life by Vincent van Gogh painted weeks before his death.
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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Nick Dadgostar lined up on the track. Warmed up and loose after a two-lap jog, he began drills focused on strengthening his hip flexor, keeping his knees high as he sprinted 20 meters down the track.

CAIRO - Gunmen stormed an Egyptian army checkpoint outside Cairo early Saturday morning and killed six soldiers, including some still in their beds, officials said, in what amounted to an escalation by militants on military targets near the capital.

MEXICO CITY - Camila celebrated her first birthday in a blue-and-white striped dress with tulle appliques, playing with her guests in a room decorated with pink balloons, lilacs and Hello Kitty posters.
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Speaker Mike Chenault gives Iditarod Champion Mitch & Janine Seavey Legislative Citation

The passion for dog mushing runs deep in the Seavey family. Dan Seavey ran in and helped organize the first Iditarod in 1973.
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Kenai alumni top Soldotna
Mushers from near and far make us proud

Well, he used to be from the Kenai Peninsula, but Lance Mackey?s win in the Iditarod Trail and Yukon Quest International sled dog races are impressive no matter where he?s from.
A global network for understanding natural sounds

What do you get when you put 10 ecologists and 10 musicians in one room? No, it is not another bad joke from your Uncle Jerry.
South Peninsula locals embrace spirit of Thanksgiving

Looking through the toys, clothes and other belongings acquired by her five children, Beth Jansen of Anchor Point suggested they sell what they no longer used.


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