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Area athletes ready for World Powerlifting Championships

...days before I compete, and I will have really light training days while I am there," she said.Johnson, who will be...doing great," she said. "I've only had one bad training day in the past eight weeks."This week has been phenomenal...
Reeling it in: The bad and the not so bad on the big screen

...and, in one case, braided beard. I should have guessed that this film, directed by David Ayer, a writer on "Training Day" as well as numerous other cop dramas, was going to be nearly unwatchable from the first few minutes where we watch...
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Training day

Kenai resident Tyler Taplin, 23, walks down the Kenai Spur Highway dragging a truck tire on a rope tied to his backpack Sunday. Taplin said he started pulling the tire as a means of exercise to train for the Army, but his asthma condition made him ineligible for service. He walked from the end of North Forest Drive to the Kenai Middle School and back, nearly eight miles roundtrip.
New officers, troopers starting field training're going to be pretty much prepared to be on your own." Burdick said he arrives early to begin his typical field-training day and checks emails and inspects his car and gear. After checking in with dispatch, he is ready for calls. Wherever...
Reeling It In: The best of films, the worst of films life to the characters and to the city around them. Not since Michael Mann's "Heat" or Antoine Fuqua's "Training Day" have I seen a potboiler done so well. "True Grit" I have long been a fan of the Coen Brothers, but never would...
Movie review: National security shouldn't be a laughing matter

...Good luck, Mike.At times, "Olympus" feels as though director Antoine Fuqua, best known for the excellent "Training Day," had perhaps seen the original "Die Hard" one too many times. The movie was incredibly predictable, often because...
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Straight ?Shooter?: Movie hits the mark

...lesson to the shady politicians who are ruining the world for profit and plunder. Antoine Fuqua, best known for ?Training Day,? but who?s also responsible for ?Tears of the Sun? and ?King Arthur,? has proved himself a more than capable director...
No love lost on this film

...protagonist and a naive protege about to learn the dark depths a life undercover can take you. Kind of an international "Training Day." But no, there is no explicit or even implicit criticism of Wax here. The villains are all bad (and dark-skinned...

... Seldovia Arts Council presents Latin American vocalist Sunday Mr. Washington goes to town in nasty way with 'Training Day' What's Happening Art Briefs Birch Ridge Report Avs begin Cup defense with win over Penguins NHL toughens...

...says DOT Parade, politics, patriotism meet in parade U.S. pounds Afghanistan in day 2 NOW PLAYING: Training Day Lead 'Dawg Rams batter, Lions whimper Bruins rip Capitals, move record to 3-0 Sports Briefs Spill...


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