Oscar-winning composer owns plane that crashed, killed pilot's score and its enduring theme song, "My Heart Will Go On," sung by Celine Dion.His scores for "Alien," ''Apollo 13," ''Field of Dreams," ''Braveheart," ''A Beautiful Mind," ''House of Sand and Fog" and "Avatar" also earned...
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Agents: 'Titanic' composer James Horner died in plane crash

...Dion said in a statement on her website.He has been nominated for 10 Academy Awards honoring his work on "Alien," ''Apollo 13," ''Field of Dreams," ''Braveheart," ''A Beautiful Mind," ''House of Sand and Fog" and "Avatar," and...
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Photo: Sunny weather and happiness

Mic McHugh and Colin Daniels, 2, watch as dogs Apollo and Alli chase a ball thrown by Colin along the airport dike trail on Wednesday. The National Weather Forecast for Thursday is for mostly cloudy. Highs around 51.
My Turn: Launching fiction from Kodiak

...old federal textbook. We've replaced it with the corrected versions," Ms. Hanley tells Cooper while explaining that the Apollo moon missions were faked in order to bankrupt the Soviet Union.She called it a brilliant piece of propaganda before adding...
Soldotna library trades fines for food

...said."We've made it less common," she said.Nash said that one of the reasons for the decline in overdue items is the Apollo Integrated Library System, implemented in January. She said that the system can provide pre-overdue notices to those who...
Tales of Tarkanian, a coach who stood up to the NCAA

...Philadelphia in 1997, Tarkanian told me didn't really want to play Temple in the first game in the new building, then called the Apollo of Temple."I'd prefer to play the second game," he said the day before.He went along with it when ESPN called. He...
Empire Editorial: Arctic issues are Alaska's issues

In 1969, the Apollo 11 crew planted six U.S. flags in the surface of the moon, a gesture more symbolic than literal, as a reminder to anyone who...
Showtime At the Apollo

...Awareness Association hosted its fourth annual evening of entertainment with a theme based on the legendary "Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater" on Friday, Feb. 24, at Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. The festivities started at 6 p.m. with a soul food dinner...
Outside Editorial: End of an era at NASA

...more than a millennium and a half before Apollo 11's commander, Neil Armstrong, stepped...people want to know what is unknown. Apollo 11's safe completion answered the challenge...flying and training accidents leading up to Apollo 11's successful return. The administration...
Moon may be younger than scientists thought a new analysis of a rock brought back to Earth in 1972 by Apollo 16 astronauts. Or, if not, the moon may never have had the...sophisticated techniques to better test a sample collected by the Apollo 16 mission - one that was considered one of the oldest moon...


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