Sally Margaret Short

...years, Sally graduated with a masters degree in physiology and pharmacology from University College, London. Little Sally had been cross-eyed, knock-kneed and chubby. But at 22, transformed from childhood into a willowy blond, she set out around the...
Dirt Girl: Pushing back fall

The fireweed hasn't been our indicator this year; it bloomed out...deck. My second round of lettuce has been growing since I returned in mid-August...the different organizations that have been working on creating food security for...
Invasive plant spreads to Interior Alaska beyond Fairbanks

...Interior waterways around Fairbanks has been spotted north of Nenana.Staff from federal agencies have confirmed that elodea has been found in Totchaket Slough, a small side...bring the weed to new sites. The weed has been previously spotted in Chena Slough, Chena...
Clinton camp urged ex-State Dept. employee to testify

...front-runner for the 2016 nomination, has been dogged by criticism about her use of a...Thursday that Clinton and her team "have been confident from the beginning that Clinton' be granted. No other testimony has been made public since the committee began interviews...
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Father of dead boys: 'All I want is to be with my children', fleeing the conflict in Syria, had been turned down in a bid for legal entry to...member of the family, Mohammad Kurdi, had been returned as incomplete.Tima Kurdi formal request for refugee status had been made on Abdullah Kurdi's behalf, saying...
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Ferry dock breaks loose on Kenai River

...across the river with fishermen. Water has been rising in the Kenai River since a natural...the Snow and Kenai rivers."They've been raising the dock out of the water to alleviate...dock when it broke free, and no one has been reported injured, Conner said. Employees...
Alaska woman accused of stealing patrol car holding husband

...he was in a Big Lake pawn shop. He had been convicted of driving under the influence...spokeswoman Megan Peters.After Watford had been placed in the back of a patrol car, a...the patrol car an hour later. It had not been damaged. Nothing was missing from the...
More than 3,000 students will have their college debt discharged at cost of $3.2B

...100 closed-school claims have so far been approved - totaling about $40 million...of the nearly 12,000 claims that have been filed are Corinthian-related, and they...demise, some 4,140 such claims have been filed since the department's June announcement...
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Trump pledges allegiance to the GOP

...behind-the-scenes efforts by GOP leaders, who've been trying to avert the possibility of an independent...positive result for GOP leaders in what has been an unpredictable presidential primary season...him. Even tea party leaders, who've been skeptical of the one-time Democrat...
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First of Tanzanian albino kids with missing limbs goes home

...Tanzania's capital, Dar es Salaam. She'd been in the United States since June with the...Libya and Syria."But I have never, ever been so pained as watching these children...genitals. More than 200 witch doctors have been arrested so far in the killings of Tanzanians...
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