Unsung heroes bring pigskin plays to life

...also that this is Southeast Alaska. Football game times generally start when the outdoor stadium lights come on, the wind blows off the Mendenhall Glacier, and rain, sleet or snow ride the gusts like tiny pellets of piercing fire."I honestly like...
Iowans who sought to draft Christie in 2011, back him again

...with the New Jersey governor despite his lag in the polls.The announcement from the big-money, longtime supporters was a blow to other presidential candidates including Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, who have been hustling to win backers in the state after...
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Writers Weir: Whales of North Pass

Whales of North Pass We watch for distant blows of salt spray,hoping for the lucky roll,a glimpse of sliding...Then a pair silently moves in,one rising only slightly to blow,arch and slide back in,a graceful parting of the waters...
Fishermen's Memorial loses to Panamax docks

...the Gastineau Channel along the same stretch of waterfront as the granite memorial wall dedicated to lost fishermen - a final blow was struck Friday.The Alaska Supreme Court ruled on an appeal in the case and issued a decision favorable to the City and Borough...
States monitor alcohol offenders with twice-daily tests

...required to come to a testing site every morning and evening to blow into a Breathalyzer. Those who live farther away or who in their vehicles.Participants who fail the test, or "blow hot," are immediately jailed: 12 hours for the first offense...
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Manziel calls' switch back to McCown 'disappointing'

...17-play, 90-yard drive that unfortunately ended with him launching himself into the air and taking a helmet-to-helmet blow.Manziel showed more progress and promise in his first career win. He energized his teammates and a very vocal segment of Browns...
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Border tensions rise between Croatia and Serbia

...Croatia," Milanovic said. "We don't want 50 camps on our borders."The border measures appear likely to deal a bigger blow to Croatia, which exports about 40 percent more to Serbia than it imports.Almost 200 Croatian companies trade in Serbia...
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At least 12 killed when Egyptian forces fire on Mexican tour

...the country's western desert mistakenly opened fire on Mexican tourists on safari, killing 12 people and dealing a further blow to the government's efforts to project an image of stability as it fights an increasingly powerful insurgency, officials said...
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Cops: 5 charged so far in fraternity pledge hazing death

...difficult stages that lasted about 25 minutes each, Wagner said.It was during the last stage that Deng suffered the fatal blows, including football-style tackles in which he was "speared," the chief said."The overall investigation shows that he...
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Europe leads US 8-5 at Solheim Cup

...robbery."Home favorite Sandra Gal and Matthew then defeated Lincicome and Angela Stanford 1 up to deal the Americans another blow.Melissa Reid of England played a big part in the early European dominance on her 28th birthday.Reid rejoined partner Ciganda...
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