GOP wins Kentucky guv's race in top state election, and a $310 million bond package for affordable housing.In Washington state, a proposal backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen would add state penalties for anyone who imports certain animal products for commercial purposes, such as...
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Trans-Canada asks US to suspend pipeline application review

...current umpire, President Obama, to reject this project once and for all," said environmental activist Bill McKibben, co-founder of the group seven years, the fate of the 1,179-mile (1,900-kilometer) long pipeline has...
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Movie guide

...the group Jem and the Holograms."Steve Jobs" (R) Synopsis: With public anticipation running high, Apple Inc. co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve "Woz" Wozniak get ready to unveil the first Macintosh in 1984."The Last Witch Hunter...
Congress, Obama avert gov't shutdown

...Here we go again: John Boehner wants to make his last capitulation to President Obama his worst," Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin fumed.In the past such pressures have thrown Congress into disarray, producing a partial government...
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Recreational pot users score bud at Oregon shops

...just moments after it became legal to sell to anyone who is at least 21.At Shango Premium Cannabis in Portland, co-founder Shane McKee said the first sale came about a minute after midnight and many others quickly followed."I think it's...
A 'grave' detour: Car drives through Evergreen Cemetery

...established in 1887 and interred many of Juneau's famous historic figures, including Joe Juneau and Richard Harris, the co-founders of Juneau and the funeral pyre of Chief Kowee, the Tlingit chief who guided the prospectors to gold.Evergreen is surrounded...
Co-founder of Alaska extreme ski race dies in ATV accident

ANCHORAGE - One of the founders of the World Extreme Skiing Championships in Valdez, Alaska, has died in an all-terrain vehicle accident, city officials said Tuesday.
Juneau's Pat Race among new appointments to the Alaska State Council on the Arts

...State Council on the Arts by Gov. Bill Walker. Race is a filmmaker, illustrator and small business owner, as well as co-founder the Juneau Underground Motion Picture Society (JUMP). He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the...
Trump pledges allegiance to the GOP

...skill."Trump has once again outmaneuvered the GOP, his fellow candidates and the media," said Mark Meckler, a co-founder of the tea party movement. "The news is all Donald, all the time."The document signed by Trump asked candidates...
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Recent and upcoming Alaska books

...Running Fox Books. This collection is focused on Alaska-inspired fiction and nonfiction, edited by 49 Writers co-founder Deb Vanesse, founder of Running Fox Books.Alaska Quarterly Review, University of Alaska Anchorage. A literary magazine...


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