Loose lips sink Generals - and wars

...was intended to encourage Americans to keep quiet about any information pertaining to that war, could also apply to modern generals and their staffs. Gen. Stanley McChrystal's mistake was not indulging in - and allowing his aides to indulge in - locker...
Celebrity captured in letters of famed

...Marilyn Monroe liked the champagne: "It arrived, I drank it, and I was gayer," she wrote to the German consulate general.Clyde Barrow had a soft spot for fast cars: "I have drove (sic) Fords exclusively when I could get away with one...
Most Alaska superdelegates silent on GOP choice

...asked which Republican would be the strongest opponent in the general election - Ohio Gov. John Kasich. Two of the superdelegates...thought would be their party's strongest opponent in the general election. Superdelegates can support the candidate of their...
New ferries on schedule, on budget

...the Alaska Marine Highway System in Lynn Canal are under construction on schedule and on budget.That was the report of AMHS General Manager John Falvey to the system's advisory board, which met in Anchorage on Monday."The work looks really good as far...
Ballot measure reaches half of signature goal

...state law, the campaign must gather 28,545 signatures - 10 percent of the number of Alaskans who participated in the last general election. Those signatures must be spread across the state: 30 of 40 house districts must submit signatures equaling at least...
Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...bring an additional 10,000 Syrian refugees to the U.S. and mounted a hasty defense of its vetting process, which Attorney General Loretta Lynch assured Congress is "robust."Yet there were signs that Democratic allies might abandon the White House on...
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APOC considers giving a bigger break to first-time politicos' mistakes

...forums and workshops in recent years. Those efforts appear to have been successful: "Complaint activity has experienced a general downward trend since 2010," APOC's draft biennial report states.This year, only nine election complaints were filed...
Voting is important

...light years ahead of the norm, making him the perfect floor-general for Huskies coach Hec Edmundson, who is widely credited for...Alaska Time, on Nov. 30.The accumulative vote of the general public is the equivalent to that of one Selection Panel member...
What's happening this week, Nov. 11-17

...3, doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. $25 general admission, VIP seating is $40. Admission is $10 more at...supported by Salmon Beyond Borders. $5 kids 12 and under and $10 general admission. Details: The Art of Memoir...
Bush, Carson seek to steady campaigns in latest debate

...take on Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton in a general election.In one of the night's notable exchanges, Bush...Santorum. Christie tried to cast himself as well-prepared for a general election, focusing more on Clinton than fellow Republicans...
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