More Thanksgiving travelers; don't get stuck at airport

...ripped off.- If you can't live without it, don't check it. It might take days to return a lost bag. Don't pack medication or outfits for tomorrow''s crowded overhead bins many fliers don't have a choice. Pack a small canvas bag...
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My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash

...endowment to adjust to a sustainable level of spending and new revenues as a "safe landing " to cushion the economy. If we don't do this, there won't be a dividend in a few years, anyway. So reducing the dividend to the level it was a few years...
Sea chanteys add high note to WhaleFest!"It may be one of the best compliments that chanteyman Don Sineti can give out after he invites audiences to join him for...the sea is that chanteys are strictly working songs, which you don't sing unless you're working, with specific songs paced...
Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...procedures are offered over the long term. "We don't want to be a city that has a check-out...discounts. That's an option that Alaskans don't always realize they have, Taylor to help out local businesses, but don't triple the price," Merrill said...
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...ecologically sensitive and remote, he said."We don't have good response capabilities. We don't have a good salvage response up there. We...vessel. The helicopter crew was rescued. "We don't want to see that happen in the Bering Sea...
Refugee quandary: Immigrant legacy versus 9/11-era fears

...from Obama. "Shameful," he said. "We don't have a religious test for our compassion...idea or on the fence."It's not that we don't want to, it's that we can't...includes orphans under 5, he said, "I don't think orphans under 5 are being - you...
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Schools in jeopardy

...small school teachers and administrators who don't think the conversation is worth having...choice. They can choose to do that if they don't like what our school can provide, but...said. "It's so important to us that we don't want it to become a bill."Also on...
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Empire Editorial: Alaska's prison system is killing Alaskans

...shouting at each other, swearing at each other.Murphy's chest hurt worse."I don't care," the corrections officer told Murphy. "You could die right now, and I don't care."They swore some more at each other, and the corrections officer...
APOC considers giving a bigger break to first-time politicos' mistakes

...records show that most campaign violations are committed by people unfamiliar with the process. "We get a number of people who don't know they even have to report," Dauphinais said.To curtail that problem, APOC has conducted a series of educational...
Syrian refugee policy takes focus in US 2016 politics

...earlier statements in which he left open the prospects of migrants being admitted with proper vetting."It's not that we don't want to, it's that we can't," Rubio said Sunday on ABC's "This Week." "Because there's no way to background...
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