'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' stands above other summer action fare of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes." While the apes have been hiding in the wooded areas near San Francisco, an epidemic has wiped out all but small pockets of humans. One such pocket exists on the streets of San Francisco.The humans are running...
Begich talks corporate rights, gun violence, VA

...the Justice Department needs to come in, I'm ok with that... We do need to reform the VA system."There's been an epidemic in the US with gun violence - particularly youth in schools. As a nation, how do we solve this problem, where we have teens...
Pure Sole: Our Fathers

...remember that I was the seventh and last child from my family.My father was 12 years old when my granddad died in a great flu epidemic. My father did not finish the seventh grade. He brought his mother and sister to Alaska and built a log cabin on an island...
Officials: Oxy 'epidemic' appears to be tapering

...exactly how prevalent the OxyContin "epidemic" presently is in Juneau, from an anecdotal...I would have to say, as with any epidemic, it fluctuates and I wouldn't want...remain vigilant against the OxyContin epidemic, Gardner said. "The concerns are still...
Forum: Juneau's OxyContin problem 'epidemic'

...School to discuss ways to combat the "epidemic" in Juneau created by the highly," he said. "I think we have an epidemic." Ketchikan and Sitka have a drug testing...anywhere anytime soon, Felix said. The epidemic will continue until the community steps...
Report says suicide remains epidemic in Alaska

ANCHORAGE - Suicide remains an epidemic in Alaska despite millions in program funding and substantial efforts by communities and organizations in the state over the past...
Parnell: State must end its sexual assault 'epidemic'

...Thursday he will push legislation aimed at addressing the state's domestic violence and sexual assaults, social ills he called epidemic. Parnell called for a 10-year initiative, then ticked off grim Alaska statistics: the highest sexual assault rate in the...
Legislative digest for Sunday, April 13, 2014

...abuse and assault awareness and prevention for students, kindergarten through high school."Child abuse is a devastating epidemic that affects our most vulnerable Alaskans," McGuire said. "Most victims suffer in silence with lifelong trauma and stigma...
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Rearden's 'Raven' continues its literary journey alternating time periods before and after a devastating epidemic. Published in 2011, the book was named 2012 Alaska Novel...narrative are flashbacks to the schoolteacher's life before the epidemic hit, describing his and his wife's immersion in the community...
United Way cruise to feature Alaskan writer Don Rearden

...wilderness. The book tells the story of a white teacher and his wife who are living in a small Native village when a devastating epidemic strikes, killing off most of the people. Told through three time periods, the book is both a post-apocalyptic thriller...


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