NCAA tweaks March Madness seeding rules for more flexibility

...committee member from being present during discussion or participating in a vote involving a team in which an immediate family member is employed by the school's athletic department, or is an athlete on the basketball team.
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My Turn: Why I vetoed $200 million in oil tax credits

...reduced ferry service this winter to reduced firefighting and search and rescue capacity in the Interior. You, a family member, or a neighbor may have been laid off recently. Public services are being cut back statewide. We've even had to...
Man arrested after dumping gasoline on family after fight

...37-year-old man poured gasoline on multiple family members inside their home Friday night.Alaska State Troopers say one family member tried to stop the man only to be attacked again. He then fled the scene but was chased down and arrested.He faces...
Police & Fire for Sunday, June 28, 2015 Hager decided to stay out the night and return in the morning. At 4 a.m. Thursday, Hager had contacted a family member by cell phone to advise her that he was headed back to the trailhead. Four members and two dogs from SEADOGS and six...
Troopers say 2 men arrested in shootings in Alaska villages

...Lemont was arrested on charges of attempted murder, assault and weapons misconduct.Lemont is accused of shooting a family member in the face Wednesday with a shotgun containing birdshot, then shooting a tribal police officer in the back and another...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, May 6, 2015

...presumed innocent.Domestic violence? At 7:05 p.m. Monday, a 25-year-old man assaulted a 23-year-old family member. Alcohol was involved. Investigation continues.? At 7:53 p.m. Monday, a 23-year-old woman was arrested...
Kake's Respect Team declares "Disrespect is despicable" be flown out of Kake the next morning to a safe house in Sitka or Juneau. Some may instead travel to stay with a family member or friend out of town. Often no one in the community knows it happened.If you're wondering who pays for such drastic...
'Every Voice Matters' simple and easy for the participants as possible," she said.Although participants usually bring a friend or family member with them to be their interviewer, they can also bring more than one person, or the library can provide an interviewer...
Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

...committee, said relatives of potential Islamic state group recruits might be more willing to inform authorities if the family member faced options other than a long prison term. He suggested some sort of mix of a token prison term, followed by probation...
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My Turn: The wonder of life and death

...1969. To discover how much better the medical profession understands - and does not understand - what to do when a family member nears the end of life, you can read Dr. Atul Gawande's beautifully-written book, "Being Mortal." For those...


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