Trio of suicides leaves Alaska village in grief

...region with disproportionately steep rates of suicide, responders already traveled to the Yup'ik Eskimo community of nearly 1,200 this week, saying it's crucial to offer support and keep an eye out for any others who may be vulnerable.The first death...
Falcons underdogs but overachievers

...tackles. Palaniuk originally transferred from Wasilla as a linebacker.Stars' senior quarterback Dylan Simmons (6-foot-2, 200-lbs) doesn't run much, but they will use him at key times to get the edge. SOHI doesn't pass a lot, but will turn to...
Prudhomme, Louisiana chef who popularized Cajun food, dies New Orleans - done from his motorized scooter - he told the crowd that at one time he was 580 pounds but now weighed in at 200 pounds.Eating the right things and eating less had made the difference, Prudhomme said."I used to taste things this way...
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Polls show concern over transboundary mining, desire for action

...Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research live-interview survey involved 805 B.C. adults eligible to vote, including an oversample of 200 residents of Northern British Columbia, and was conducted between Aug. 19 and 30. The sample is subject to a margin of error...
Luxury birthing clinics spur cesarean 'epidemic' in Brazil

...most new mothers have medical insurance that cover the $4,200 price tag of the C-sections, plus a three-day stay in a...document the big event and in-room catered buffets costing about $200-$400. For an extra $270, they can rent the Cine Perinatal...
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My Turn: Responsibility for abandoned and derelict vessels in Alaska

...remain anchored on state tidelands, but did not do so.I live on North Douglas Highway; the Challenger was anchored about 200 yards from my house, easily visible day or night. It had no navigation lights, no sign of lights aboard at night, I saw no...
Mammography statistics

Every year, more than 200,000 women in the United Sates are diagnosed with breast cancer. Mammograms can help find breast cancer early, even before any...

Juneau-Douglas High School junior Eric Schumacher leads Ketchikan junior Lukas Oswald and freshman Leighton Lowe in the boys 200 yard IM during Friday's high school invitational swim meet at the Dimond Park Aquatics Center.
A Day in the Life of: Chas' Koowu Tla'a Teri Rofkar

...believes to be the first all mountain goat wool robe - and definitely the first all mountain goat Ravenstail robe - in more than 200 years, complete with double helix designs for DNA, to indicate Baranof Island's unique mountain goat population. She's...
S. Carolina cleans up, but worries remain

...get bacteria and you get mold."In downtown Columbia, about 200 workers rushed to fix a breach in a canal that is threatening...electricity. Roads and bridges were taking longer to restore: Some 200 engineers were inspecting about 470 spots that remained closed...
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