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Face of northern Alaska pitted by tundra fire

...burned for three months, leaving a scar visible from the International Space Station. The charred area was larger than Cape Cod.While northern Alaska's treeless terrain has not seen a repeat of the largest tundra fire in modern times, researchers...
Lobsters shifting north; ocean warming blamed

...It's such a traditional, historical fishery."In 2013, the number of adult lobsters in New England south of Cape Cod slid to about 10 million, just one-fifth the total in the late 1990s, according to a report issued this month by regulators...
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Wal-Mart accused of same-sex bias in class-action lawsuit

...marriage nationwide in June.Cote and Smithson met in Cape Cod in 1991 and later they both worked at Wal-Mart stores...corrected to show that Cote and Smithson met in 1991 in Cape Cod, not in 1992 while working at Wal-Mart in Augusta...
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My Turn: Southeast Alaska's wood product industry is world-class

...Our lumber is also used to make a host of other top-notch products. Our red cedar becomes the building materials for Cape Cod-style cottages. Our hemlock boards are used for doors and window frames across the Northwest. At the end of the day...
Falcons' Tompkins setting hoops sights on Division I play

...Tompkins began hour-and-a-half training sessions in the morning on the east coast while staying with family in Cape Cod, Mass., and played against strong male competition in open gyms."I got dunked on at one point," Tompkins said...
My Turn: The refuge and the road

...irreparable harm to habitat and the species that the wildlife refuge was established to protect."Years ago, when Cape Cod had more birds than it does today, author Henry Beston lived there and wrote, "We need another and wiser and perhaps...
Holmes, Nydam to wed

Rhyan Amber Holmes of Juneau and Barry Arthur Nydam of Cape Cod, Mass. will wed in the summer of 2013. The couple will be joined by their families for the wedding and will make their home in Juneau.
Alaska Science Forum: Bowheads rise, Barrow sinks, fire scars the tundra

...was 20 years ago due to thawing permafrost.???When a wildfire on the North Slope burned an area larger than Cape Cod in 2007, researchers wondered if it was the sign of a new era in which northern tundra, fueled by warmer air temperatures...
Gustavus author to present reading the downtown public library. Lesh and her husband, Jack, and their eight children left Falmouth, Mass., on Cape Cod, in 1960 and settled in Gustavus. Lesh wrote: "At the time, more and more people were pouring into the Cape, chiefly...
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The warmth and darkness of a mezzo-soprano

...performed at vocal recitals all over North America, but said Juneau is one of the most interesting places she has been. "Cape Cod was neat, and New York is always thrilling, but it's been incredible here," said Fedkenheuer. "It's beautiful...
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