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Face of northern Alaska pitted by tundra fire

Eight summers ago, a bolt of lightning struck a dry tundra hillside in northern Alaska. Fanned by a warm wind that curled over the Brooks Range, the Anaktuvuk...
Bolts to secure rock wall over highway the same point. He said bolts for the new project are the...said Swedell. He said rock bolts apply a force to the face of...Lee said Thursday that 32 rock bolts have been installed in two other slopes in the project. Each bolt is "good for certainly over...
Juneau Empire Online Opinion and Letters: Ban on climbers' anchor bolts unwarranted 8/28/98

...if she didn't find the next bolt. Suddenly, like a golden bed, she spotted the bolt and carefully climbed over and...time to drill the hole for that bolt in the seamless face. A dark...suddenly banned the use of all bolts and other fixed anchors in Forest...
'Hard Rock Miners' sculptor dies in Oregon

...still stands in the building's atrium. Gloria recalls how Way had to estimate the exact spot for the totem's anchoring bolts, which had to be drilled through the concrete walls of an earthquake-hardened elevator shaft. "Then they all crossed their...
Heat is on: Mets need it from Noah in Game 3 at home atop his Twitter page to a shot featuring lightning striking Chicago's famous Willis Tower. For the World Series, bolts descending on the Kansas City skyline."He's a unique guy," Collins said.Syndergaard has "Thor" embroidered in gold...
Bush would move Interior Department to the West

...actually care about their communities more than someone that is removed ... 3,000 miles away," he said. "That process is going to yield a better result than sitting up on Mt. Washington and throwing down lightning bolts at you all."
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Mobster offers inside look at Lufthansa 'Goodfellas' heist're invited to go."The plan called for Valenti and another robber to take a stolen black van to the airport terminal and use bolt cutters to break into a side entrance, he said. Once inside the terminal, they teamed up with other armed and masked bandits...
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Scottish prosecutors: 2 Libyans are Lockerbie bomb suspects

...involved.Jim Swire, whose daughter was killed in the bombing, said he believes al-Megrahi was wrongly convicted "so to try to bolt two more names on top of that is a very difficult situation."___Associated Press writers Michael Biesecker in Washington...
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Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400 the Bird's Nest started with Usain Bolt laughing as he cruised into the finish...semifinals to set up another showdown with Bolt on Thursday night. Gatlin ran his semifinal...second-fastest semifinal ever run at worlds. Bolt ran his in 19.95, and was basically...
Bill proposes official state bolt-action rifle

...designating an official state firearm.SB175 would make the pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 bolt-action rifle in a number of different calibers the official state bolt-action rifle.The bill says that to be an Alaskan between 1930 and 1963 meant carrying...
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