On Writing: Style, part 3: Writing in Bad Faith deciding that I'm going to use a hammer simply because I like to think of myself as the kind of guy who uses hammers - even before looking at the problem...I see someone walking around with a hammer just hitting things at random. I know...
Bangkok bombing at busy shrine kills 18

...Shrine itself also has been a scene of violence. In March 2006, a man who smashed the statue of the four-headed Brahma with a hammer. The man, believed to be mentally ill, was lynched by bystanders. A new Brahma statue was installed at the shrine within...
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Walker wants 51 percent stake in LNG

...leader who was briefed, voiced similar sentiments: "If you want to be partners who work your disagreements out, you don't hammer people," with things like a reserves tax.MacKinnon is co-chair of the Senate Finance Committee. MacKinnon also said her...
The second strangest story ever told

...really Olaf?""No," I said. They raised their broadswords to attack. "But I am Bjorn, the berserker!""By Thor's hammer!" They saluted and the four of us stumbled into the bar. A Viking with a mohawk climbed atop a table and a Valkyrie passed...
Slack Tide: Construction, de-constructed

...know, like how to replace a lighting fixture without shocking yourself or not to hold the nail for a seven-year-old with a hammer. Good lessons, both hard-learned. But the problem doesn't necessarily rest in my skills; they're simply outstripped...
Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...millionaires being made overnight in other states. But banks are risk averse. They last thing a banker wants is to be under the hammer of the federal government for money laundering."The biggest snag is federal insurance, which puts banks and credit unions...
Alaska Editorial: Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...the "Priorities" tab on the governor's web page, Legislature needed multiple special sessions to hammer out a compromise to fund state government for the current fiscal year, which began July 1. Next year's budget is going to...
Man with a passion for hammers opens unique museum in Haines

...premier collection of hammers. Sound off on the...look for the gigantic hammer in the yard. A man...out especially odd hammers or ones with funny stories. One hammer was for candy, nuts...cigar boxes. "The hammers represent trades that...
Juneau man hasn't lost his love for Lego

FAIRBANKS - Every great artist has his or her preferred medium. Whether it be watercolors, a chisel and hammer, oil paints or clay on a turning wheel.For Ty Keltner, a man who grew up in Fairbanks, it's Lego bricks.The garage of...
Alaska State Museum Awards $105,600 in grants to institutions

...Historical Society, $2,000; Fairbanks Community Museum, $1,663; Friends of the Tanana Valley Railroad Museum, $8,176; Hammer Museum, Haines, $2,000; Hope Sunrise Historical Society, $2,000; Juneau Douglas City Museum, $9,898; Kawarau...


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