Polls show concern over transboundary mining, desire for action

...two polls, one in Alaska and one in B.C., were commissioned by the groups and conducted...concern about a mining waste spill in B.C. affecting shared watersheds that drain into...table to address concerns about upstream B.C. mining in shared transboundary watersheds...
Sports on TV for Oct. 9

...Cup Series, Practice, at Concord, N.C.12:30 p.m., NBCSN - NASCAR XFINITY Series, Qualifying, at Concord, N.C.2:30 p.m., NBCSN - NASCAR Sprint...Drive for the Cure 300, at Concord, N.C.COLLEGE FOOTBALL4 p.m., ESPN - NC State...
Walker makes pitch for opening ANWR to Obama administration

...opening up parts of an Alaska refuge to oil drilling.Walker met with reporters Thursday after returning from Washington, D.C.Walker told Interior Secretary Sally Jewell his hopes of filling the trans-Alaska pipeline with oil drilled from a small section...
Local sports calendar for Oct. 9

...27 and Nov. 3) from 6-8 p.m., room C-105 at Thunder Mountain High School. Discussion...27 and Nov. 3) from 6-8 p.m., room C-105 at Thunder Mountain High School. Discussion...Nov. 3) from 6-8:00 p.m., room C-105 at Thunder Mountain High School. Discussion...
Bodies of 2 more men identified in 1952 plane crash

...Capt. Walter Perrin Tribble and Airman 2nd Class Bernis F. White.The two men died alongside the other 50 people on board the C-124 Globemaster after it crashed into Mount Gannett near Colony Glacier.The plane and the remains were discovered in 2012...
McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker a suggestion that his decision had anything to do with a letter circulated earlier this week by Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., asserting that any candidate for leadership should withdraw from contention "if there are any misdeeds he has committed since...
Nation and World
Luxury birthing clinics spur cesarean 'epidemic' in Brazil

...get-together. In private clinics nationwide, C-sections account for more than eight of...Brazil now the world's No. 2 recipient of C-sections, second only to China in raw...when it's medically unnecessary, saying C-sections dramatically raise the risk of...
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Refereeing is not easy

...willing to come in and work games at the C team and JV level."First year officials...generally start with middle school or high school C team action and can work JV games sometime...juniors, literally if you did not come to a C squad game you did not find a seat in the...
Young not in running for Speaker of the House

...that Young has "no intention to seek the office or run."As the sole delegate from Alaska - far removed from Washington, D.C. - it would be difficult for Young to serve both Alaskans and the national demands required by the speakership. "It would be...
Around town for Thursday, Oct. 8

...Activity Center. Details: 586-1161.Karaoke, 9 p.m., McGivney's Sports Bar and Grill, 9107 Mendenhall Mall.Open mic night with C. Scott Fry, 9 p.m.-close, Alaskan Hotel & Bar. Sign up at 8:30 p.m. Details: 586-1000.


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