Fairbanks residents complain of booms

...S. Air Force over sonic booms produced during training exercises...complaints have been made because of booms produced during night Red Flag-Alaska...affairs office says one sonic boom was reported Monday and three on Tuesday. The booms were heard from Fairbanks to...
Arctic research vessel Sikuliaq prepares for final trials

...reinforced hull, propulsion system and array of cranes and booms that will deploy instruments ranging from small submarines and...slides out of the way to let its load-handling system extend a boom down 45 degrees to release equipment that can descend to 10...
Seattle teachers' tentative deal tackles issues beyond pay

...without a state cost-of-living raise complained about expenses skyrocketing while the city's highly paid technology sector booms.Teachers argued for more pay and fair teacher evaluations, but they also tapped into community protests over too much testing...
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Outside editorial: How much bite for new watchdog?

...families are all alike," Tolstoy wrote. "Every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." And so it is with financial booms and busts. The prosperity we enjoyed until last year looked like previous upswings: easy credit, rapid financial innovation...
City may see discounts on construction

...against rocketing costs driven by high oil prices and building booms overseas. Now, oil prices are down and many economies are...expressing interest. That's a major departure from the last few boom years, when massive overbids were common. In August 2006 the...
Boom babies rattle JIVE

"Boom-chick-a-reload!""Ahhhhhh boom baby!"Those were just two of the most common chants flowing...hitters," Sitka junior Zoe Krupa said. "We will say 'Ah boom, take that!' The hard thing is trying to get over the blocks...
Empire Editorial: Feed the eagles, not the rabbits

...feral rabbits that have infiltrated parts of the Mendenhall Valley. These rabbits need to be taken seriously. Their population boom began about three years ago, experts believe, and today we think they should be treated like any other invasive species in...
Keystone off the table, but pipeline fight builds

...down the Eastern Seaboard as the nation's energy industry seeks to move pent-up natural gas supplies.Behind the pipeline boom: vast deposits of natural gas being drilled in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio and ready for shipment to U.S. and international...
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Blast levels New Jersey home 'like a pancake,' killing one

...Garcia, who lives about two blocks away, said she was in bed with her daughter when the explosion occurred."I heard a loud boom and the house shook a little," Garcia said. "At first, I thought it was a small earthquake or something."Kayon Pryce...
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Without Keystone, industry must find new paths for oil

...100,000 barrels a day of the oil that was supposed to move through Keystone XL would have come from North Dakota, where a boom in unconventional drilling has propelled it to become the No. 2 producing state in the U.S. behind Texas.Keystone XL would...
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