Welling runs strong at state championships

...go out and see what I could do."That "to do" list included challenging the states fastest girls harriers out of the gate."I started out a little too fast so I was neck and neck with the winner for the first mile and then they passed me...
Key Afghan city falls to Taliban in major government setback

...hundreds of fighters, the first time the insurgents have seized a major urban area since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion.The fast-moving assault took military and intelligence agencies by surprise as the insurgents descended on the city, one of Afghanistan's...
Nation and World
Unsung heroes bring pigskin plays to life

...did your job good. The point of snapping the ball is to do it fast so the other team doesn't have a chance to stop it or recover...If the long snapper sends the ball too low or too high, too fast or too slow, then again the play is in shambles. Then there's...
Writers Weir: Flying Cats

Hurry scurry little mouse, a flying cat takes flight.Make no noise, burrow fast, and don't be caught at night.Run much faster, show him who's master, quick to your little home.Check both ways, no time to pray, don't...
Report: One-third of US kids still eat fast food every day

...children and teens eat pizza or other fast food every day, a new government report...proportion of calories that kids get from fast food daily. It's been at about 12 percent...percent previously reported for adults.Fast food is considered heavy in calories...
Nation and World
Freewheelers host Cyclocross

...or through waist deep water. Typically a racer grabs any bike and tries to navigate any type of terrain or obstacle in the fastest, most efficient way possible. There is a professional circuit with designated Cyclocross bikes."Typically the frame is...
Bears' Arthur, Falcons' Welling take 4A titles

...I was glad that I could get under 20 (minutes) and another fast race in before next weekend's state championships."Juneau-Douglas...his 1A/2A/3A boys crown with a time of 17:01.26, the fastest pace along the trail during the day."I think the weather...
Region's top runners ready to race

...Our pack of girls has been running stronger, smarter and faster, led by Katline (Barrows) all season," Knutson-Lombardo...It's great to watch all these girls continue to grow and run faster, and consequently, lead our racers to personal improvement...
Special session set for return to Juneau

...closer look at it."He said that he's interested to know whether "it's something that will truly motivate production in a faster fashion."The TransCanada buyout, estimated to cost $80 million up front, would earn the state an average of $400 million...
State | AK legislature
GCI to launch super-fast internet in Southeast

...1-gig Internet service. That same super-fast speed in also coming to Southeast.Anchorage...Berkowitz flipped the switch on the super-fast Internet Wednesday, the Alaska Dispatch...cost up to $25 million."It's the fastest Internet available in Alaska and, on a...


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