Panel: Could cramped airline seats be dangerous?

...Before any new jet is allowed to fly, the manufacturer must prove that everybody can evacuate in 90 seconds with half of the exits blocked.Carry-on baggage is strewn throughout the cabin, and the test is conducted in night-like conditions. However...
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National Park Service readies for centennial

...currently install and remove a floating bridge each year.In Kenai Fjords National Park a $6.1 million project will raise Exit Glacier Road to avoid flooding that has become common and keep the park open to visitors throughout the summer. Work there will...
Lawmakers approve $100K for LIO lawsuit

...million fixing up the downtown space, which has held Anchorage lawmakers in the interim for years.Although the lease includes an exit provision, breaking it could open the state to lawsuits, Legislative Council chair Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, said in...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: The lipstick on a Legislative Council-spending pig

...almost guaranteed the state will forfeit the $7.5 million it spent on interior renovations. Even if the lease included an exit provision, as Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, has stated, in all likelihood that has a buyout cost attached to it. Unfortunately...
Backup LIO building needs $2.5M for improvements

...opportunity for us before this happens to look into that space."The contract the Legislature signed for the LIO included an exit provision. Stevens said it's possible a lawsuit could be brought against the state for breaking the lease. But legal opinions...
State | AK legislature
Lena Beach improvements could include the return of king salmon to the area

...removed, as will some large rocks in the parking area. The road will be paved; two gates, one at the entrance and one at the exit, will be installed; they'll reconstruct and turn the shelters to improve visibility; they'll replace the six one-stall...
Snow-carving team prepares for Buckwheat Ski Classic

...knowing how much to take away."One sculpture featured an interactive sphinx. Intrepid viewers could climb into a door and exit through the sphinx' sphincter. Another year, they built a 30-foot long salmon out of wood and snow.Lucchetti's favorites...
New training encourages students to attack school shooters if necessary

...clip, Hatch told the audience that 13 students and the teacher they heard on the 911 call were killed, and that there was an exit door 30 feet away. The message was that the mindset ingrained in most people today is to stay put, but it shouldn't be...
Man exits by hotel window to avoid arrest

A man went to extremes on Tuesday afternoon to avoid being arrested by police.
Students get the full monty

...assembly! **** yeah JD!!" another wrote, using the same emoticon."When you're sitting by the doors where the streaker exits it aint pretty," another student tweeted.School officials aren't laughing.The school's assistant principal, Kimberley...


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