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Judge strikes down law to limit Medicaid funds for abortions

...address serious but "less-than-catastrophic" health detriments. It also would deny funding in cases involving fetal anomalies, even situations "where a delivered infant will suffer an inevitable and at times painful death," or women dealing with...
Letter: Alaska Marine Highway to the rescue

...its intended route. With widespread white caps from a strong north wind, they had to be extremely observant to notice the anomaly. I am incredibly proud of the captain, the crew and our fine Alaska Marine Highway System. May AMHS continue its strong...
Alert level raised for Alaska volcano

...Scientists are raising the alert level for Cleveland Volcano in Alaska?s Aleutian chain after satellite data has indicated thermal anomalies. The Alaska Volcano Observatory on Tuesday raised the level to advisory status. There is no real-time seismic network at...
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Expanse of warm water dubbed 'the blob' consumes North Pacific

...out the climate change variable, which may or may not be related to both events.Basically, it's not just a bunch of anomalies anymore. Scientists say these occurrences are part of a rapidly changing ecosystem. In other words, it's the new normal...
An ocean of change: Warm gulf leads to unusual happenings, worried scientists

...numbers."The other three were as high as we'd ever seen in 18 years of monitoring that," he said. Common anomalies?Anomalies aren't anomalous themselves, Ridgway said - "over the millennia, Eskimos have seen sea turtles," she said...
Healing the mind to mend the body

...He has removed tumors from the brain, probed deeply into structures where electrical misfiring occurs and uncovered hidden anomalies that can burst and cause sudden death. But Kachmann, 71, of Fort Wayne, Ind., says the longer he engages in the art...
Waner Children's fundraiser

...fundraiser to support medical scholarships for the Waner Children's Vascular Anomaly Foundation ( One in 70 children is born with a vascular anomaly. Some of those children, like our daughter, need specialized treatment for...
From bust to boom: Bristol Bay late red surge continues

...late a run, but the harvest of 15 million salmon was not even biologically analogous to 2015. The 2015 run is a historical anomaly.? DJ Summers is a reporter for the Alaska Journal of Commerce. He can be reached at daniel.summers@alaskajournal...
Malformations seen in deer on Kodiak Island

...believes environmental contaminants are the likely cause of an anomaly increasingly found in Kodiak's deer population. A growing...exposure to environmental contaminants as the likely cause of the anomaly. Scientists say exposure to an estrogenic endocrine disruptor...
The boys of spring turn to summer

It may be sport's greatest anomaly. Is there anything we await as anxiously, celebrate more poetically, than the arrival of Major League Baseball spring training...


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