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Letter: Forcing employees to breath toxic chemicals

...when some American workers were forced to breathe toxic chemicals. These chemicals caused...28 years, if I wanted to work I had to breathe thick second-hand smoke for four or...businesses to force their employees to breathe asbestos. We should not allow them to...
Tornadoes kill at least 5 in South

...and her siblings."The family has been hit hard. They're strong, but it's almost like to the point you're afraid to breathe," McCammack said.Michael Mooneyhan worked in the deli department of the local Wal-Mart. Melissa was a stay-at-home...
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Catching 'chromers' in Yakutat

...the steelhead himself. He waded upstream with it, stopping every few seconds to make sure the fish was in water and could breathe. I snapped a picture of him holding it as Hoffman continued to struggle with his own fish. Steelhead fishing is catch and...
Alaska editorial: Taking an ill-deserved recess, despite plenty of work left to be done

...majorities in the House and Senate voted to go into recess until May 12. Legislators "need to get away from the Juneau air, breathe, and talk to our constituents," said Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage. Others pointed out that finance committees for...
Georgetown players stage 'I Can't Breathe' protest

WASHINGTON - The first major "I Can't Breathe" protest from college sports would naturally come from short-sleeve T-shirts with the words "I CAN'T BREATHE" in bold white letters.The players wore the T-shirts during...
In Hoonah cop slayings, did darkness fall where light shone?

...shooting deaths of two Hoonah police officers who were gunned down in the street, it felt as if no one in the courtroom dared to breathe.Listening to the story of how Hoonah Police Department officers Matthew Tokuoka and Anthony Wallace died was just as horrifying...
Riots erupt after funeral of man injured in custody

...said she came after seeing video of Gray's arrest, which she said reminded her of her father's shouts that he could not breathe when he was being arrested on a New York City street. Garner died during the confrontation."It's like there is no accountability...
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Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal injury

...put in that van, he could talk, he was upset. And when he was taken out of that van, he could not talk and he could not breathe," Rodriguez said.Batts also said it is still unclear why Gray was stopped in the first place, saying only that officers...
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Video of fatal SC police shooting may have major impact

...Garner's neck and - along with other officers - pulling him to the ground.Garner can be heard repeatedly saying, "I can't breathe," before he goes limp. A medical examiner later ruled that a chokehold, along with Garner's poor health, resulted in...
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Empire Editorial: The price of a windfall

...separated on the radio spectrum.)The spectrum is supposed to be public property, just as much as a national park or the air we breathe. If it's carved up and sold, the federal government gets the proceeds, and it uses those proceeds for the public good...


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