Letter: Vote out incumbents and recall the rest

...afford a $12,000 car and pay the sales tax cap limit of $600. My rich neighbor on Blueberry...000 car and pays the same $600 sales tax cap. My other, richer neighbor can afford...000 boat and pays the same $600 sales tax cap.The two groups most affected by Juneau's...
No shutdown: Bill OK'd to keep gov't open

...announced he was stepping down. Many of the conservative GOP lawmakers who helped bring Boehner down want to preserve stringent "caps" on the spending bills Congress passes every year. But Senate Republicans are generally more eager to rework the 2011 Budget...
Nation and World
Court strikes down possible payments to athletes

...athletes. A case working its way through the courts, led by antitrust lawyer Jeffrey Kessler, challenges schools' rights to cap compensation at the value of a scholarship.Michael A. Carrier, a professor at Rutgers Law School, said plaintiffs received...
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Off the Beaten Path: The most dangerous thing in the wilderness

...zigzagged up into the mountains until we came to a hovel that had hub caps and beer cans dangling from fishing line attached to trees...It's not brown bears, wolves, imaginary monsters, polar ice caps, stormy seas and jagged mountains we need to fear anymore...
Washington state to write new rule to limit carbon output

...get legislation passed on his ambitious cap-and-trade plan.The agency began writing...executive authority to develop a regulatory cap under the state's Clean Air Act. In July...directed Ecology to come up with a binding cap.Unlike legislation Inslee sought earlier...
Nation and World
A 'Bear-Clark' among boys

...and a 24-0 lead halfway through the second quarter, following a Falcons field goal. His next score was a 15-yard run to cap a 66-yard drive.The Falcons weren't perfect: They were heavily penalized throughout the evening. After receiving three...
Dead walruses found on northwest beach

...the case.The fate of the walrus has become a cause for concern as climate warming diminishes summer sea ice and the polar ice cap recedes beyond the shallow outer continental shelf over water too deep for walruses to reach clams and snails on the ocean floor...
Meetings with Chinese leader bring agreement

...November, Obama and Xi announced that the countries would work together on climate change, with China announcing it would try to cap its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, or sooner if possible.By contrast, hacking attacks on the U.S., said to be directed...
Nation and World
Seattle students start school with teachers strike suspended

...special education, said he supported the strike because the teachers' issues resonated with him. He backed their demand for a cap on caseloads for special education teachers, psychologists and other specialists."A lot of us (parents) are trying to take...
Nation and World
Andrea "Andi" Story

...achieved. Finally, health care premiums are significant. One-third of personnel costs go to health benefits. The board has worked hard to keep a cap on class sizes, but that has been increasingly difficult as basic costs outstrip revenues.


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