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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...
Love unique theaters, different crowds, and even the different concession options

...Region 2 DVD player. The first movie we watched was "Prospero's Books," an avant-garde version of Shakespeare's "The Tempest," directed in 1991 by Peter Greenaway, who also gave us "The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover." "Prospero's...
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Bob Franken: Shaky American principles

...refuse of your teeming shore.Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me."And in fact, millions of people have sought...even the children we see today, trying to escape the "tempest" in their own countries. Arguably, the welcome for "huddled...
ISER backs Revenue on tax impact

...oil production tax regime enacted by the Legislature in 2013, with the tax that preceded it known as ACES, has stirred a tempest in the political community.A key finding in Goldsmith's study is that at current oil prices and production costs, the...
Bob Franken: John, Mitch, Barack and Charlie

...they're wrong. Environmental lobbyists and liberals call it a globe killer; they're wrong." In other words, this is a tempest in a pipeline.But it's a chance for the R's and the D's to stomp on one another and to lay the groundwork for the next...

...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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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