On Writing: JPD against the Borg

...Juneau and not generally a problem. And this ordinary dictions also helps persuade us, perhaps unconsciously, of the common sense of the JPD's recommendations.We know that, however ordinary, bears can be dangerous, and that's why it's...
Campaigns wants to use PFD to register voters an opt-out option," Reitmeier said. "It's not mandatory. ... It's just trying to be a convenient, common-sense answer to simplifying the process."Most of the organizers of PFD Voter Registration live in Anchorage. In Southeast...
Fairbanks politicians warned for violating 'billboard law'

...close to the road or impacting sight."Another mayoral candidate, Tammie Wilson, said signs should be placed using common sense, not where they could impair traffic."We place them with permission from the property owner and tell them to be...
Feds allow Shell to drill for oil in Arctic

...President Obama's decision to grant Shell the final drilling permits goes against science, the will of the people and common sense."Granting Shell the permit to drill in the Arctic was the wrong decision, and this fight is far from over," he...
Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...voters wants to see action to reduce greenhouse gases.Said McConnell: "Republicans have no intention of giving up on common-sense jobs ideas like Keystone."___Associated Press writers Matthew Daly and Mary Clare Jalonick contributed to this...
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My Turn: Trappers, trail users must coexist

...Game and U.S. Forest Service should convene a discussion between reasonable Juneau trappers and trail users so that common-sense rules, which allow both trappers to trap without conflict and trail users to avoid areas with traps, are developed...
My Turn: Young Alaska in support of the PFD Voter Initiative

...this is a no-brainer. We already shop, read, watch TV, socialize, and even pay our bills online. It seems like common sense that we should be able to participate in our government with similar ease and efficiency. We are passionate about our...
Historic South Carolina floods: Heavy rain, hundreds rescued

...imposing a 12-hour curfew across Richland and Lexington counties.Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott called it a common-sense curfew. Anyone not facing an emergency situation needs to stay off the roads between 6 p.m. Sunday and 6 a.m...
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Senate panel votes to lift 40-year-old US ban on oil exports

...Heitkamp said. "We have many options to move this policy forward and growing support for it. That's good news for a common-sense, bipartisan policy."GOP leaders in the House and Senate support lifting the export ban, and the House Energy and...
States monitor alcohol offenders with twice-daily tests a third time, they're incarcerated until a judge decides their fate.Those who run the program herald it as a common-sense solution to high rates of repeat drunken driving and domestic violence and a way to ease overcrowding in jails, which...
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