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Alaska fisheries disaster money stripped as Sandy aid bill quietly rolls on

WASHINGTON (AP) - The political tempest stirred up by Superstorm Sandy appears to have moved on after wreaking havoc among congressional Republicans divided over how much...

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Revenue bonds a business decision

...Central Peninsula Hospital has attracted a great deal of attention this week. Criticism of the assembly action appears to be a tempest in a teapot, whipped up by misconceptions of what exactly the assembly was agreeing to do. The body gave the borough administration...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-10-26/revenue-bonds-a-business-decision
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Outdoors

...flashed our light at them. The boat, Tempest, quickly responded and I explained...dark! The next morning the crew of the Tempest paddled their rubber raft to shore using...scheduled and told us the good news. The Tempest was finally able to reach the Coast Guard...

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Letter rubs reader the wrong way

...poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!" It is very easy for people like Paul to attack those who cannot speak...

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Federal judge asks question of higher court

...applied for an expedited review by the Justice Department, the Anchorage Daily News reported. ''It seems to me this is more a tempest in a teapot than serious litigation,'' Singleton said early in a hearing Monday afternoon. The judge said all case history...

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Bering Sea storm riders find Alaska ways of coping

...village of 700, built on a large gravel spit, took quite a wallop before the storm whimpered out of the region Thursday. The tempest busted water lines and flooded some homes. It also knocked down power poles and lines, including one pole that was cut in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-11-12/bering-sea-storm-riders-find-alaska-
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Bidder 70

Now Playing Synopsis: A cautionary yet inspirational tale of civil disobedience, Bidder 70 offers a fascinating look at the clash between activism and modern politics by detailing the grueling legal struggle endured by Tim DeChristopher, who spent two years in prison for bidding $1.7 million for 22 acres of land in Utah at a controversial Bureau of Land Management Oil and Gas lease auction, though he had no intentions of paying. A University of Utah economics student at the time, DeChristopher put his future on the line to block plans by gas-industry power players to drill on the land, signaling the beginning of a five-year legal battle that encouraged a national dialogue on the topic of environmental preservation. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Tim DeChristopher, Robert Redford, Terry Tempest Williams, James Hansen, Terry Root Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Hunky Dory

Now Playing Synopsis: What goes on backstage at a high-school musical turns out to be more exciting than what is in front of the footlights in this comedy-drama from director Marc Evans. It's 1976, and Vivienne (Minnie Driver) is a music teacher at a high school in a working-class suburb of Swansea, Wales. Vivienne has been put in charge of directing the school's end-of-season musical, and she's chosen an unusual and ambitious project -- an adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Tempest with a score assembled from contemporary rock tunes. Swansea isn't exactly a haven for the arts, and Vivienne has a hard time keeping her cast interested in rehearsals as warm weather arrives and the end of the school year looms. However, there are exceptions -- Davey (Aneurin Barnard) is excited that he gets to play love scenes as Ferdinand with the play's Miranda, a girl named Stella (Danielle Branch) who has stolen his heart despite her reputation. However, as Davey becomes infatuated with Vivienne, things become increasingly complicated for her, especially after she persuades several members of the faculty to join the cast. Hunky Dory includes performances of period-appropriate tunes from a number of British rock acts, including David Bowie, Electric Light Orchestra, and Nick Drake. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi Cast: Minnie Driver, Aneurin Barnard, Danielle Branch, Robert Pugh, Haydn Gwynne Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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