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For Palestinians, social media is source of news - and anger

...first intifada, or uprising, in the 1980s, militant groups called for demonstrations by scrawling announcements on cement walls; today, those calls are made on Facebook walls.About half of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza use the Internet...
Nation and World
Man dies after falling, hitting head on wall

ANCHORAGE - A 21-year-old man died early Sunday after he fell and hit his head on a cement wall, Anchorage police reported. The man's name was not released pending notification of his family. The young man fell while running...
Police & Fire

...Drive. Vandalism: At 11:29 a.m. Wednesday, a 54-year-old man reported finding letters spray-painted on a cement wall near Third Street in Douglas. Lost property: At 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, a 67-year-old man reported losing his...
Group targets wolf-kill program

...will be mailed to Gov. Frank Murkowski in hopes of applying economic pressure. "I admit it's like talking to a cement wall, but money is the only talk you can have with the Murkowski administration," Feral said. The group is seeking to...
Have you had a spiritual experience?

...drawn to a beautiful butterfly on the ground next to the cement wall. Its wings were grayish black with bright ruby spots...some reluctance, I released it on the other side of the cement wall. The intense experience of that moment changed the entire...
Poor acoustics cause patients stress at mental health unit

...recommended materials were specific: the ceiling panels should be interwoven wood fibers bonded with inorganic hydraulic cement. Wall panels should be a glass fiber panel covered with a perforated co-polymer sheet.But the materials are not the cost-prohibitive...
Photo: Street art

Artist Apayo Moore adds finishing touches Tuesday to a mural on a cement wall at the corner of Gastineau Avenue and Second Street. Moore, who just graduated from college with a bachelor's degree in art...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...residents back downtown, and isn't there something we can do with Gold Creek except watch salmon smash against a cement wall all day?' "People have wanted these things, and I guess we've been lucky enough to take a stab at bringing all of...
Tourist mall in slide zone wins city OK

...the mall, said it will construct a sheetpile retaining wall anchored to bedrock beneath the ground, and a permanent cement wall to hold back the hillside and catch any falling debris. It will be done before excavation begins to help stabilize...
Healing begins in Iraqi community

...shops displaying pink, white and orange wedding gowns. On some days, the stores stay open until midnight. The high cement wall that U.S. forces built to cut Ameriyah off from the airport highway has been replaced by a lower wall painted with...


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