Astros take 2-1 series lead

...playoff game in Houston in 10 years with a four-out save. It was his first save of more than three outs in three years.Jason Castro drove in two runs with a single in the fifth that made it 2-1. Carlos Gomez, who has a rib muscle strain, started...
Today in Sports History for Oct. 12

...Josh Brown kicks a 49-yard field goal on the last play of the game as previously winless St. Louis beat Washington 19-17. Jason Elam makes a 48-yard field goal on the final play as the Falcons beat the Bears 22-20. Matt Schaub runs for a 3-yard...
McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker

...29 floor vote by both Democrats and Republicans will go forward.McCarthy's two announced GOP rivals for speaker - Reps. Jason Chaffetz of Utah and Daniel Webster of Florida - lack widespread support in the House GOP, although Webster has the backing...
Nation and World
Coast Guard ends search for 33 missing crew members

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Coast Guard officially ended its search Wednesday for the missing crew members from a U.S. cargo ship that sank off the Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin.
Nation and World
Familiar, fresh faces for school board

...also won a seat on the board with 2,194 votes, as did Mackey, with 2,006, according to preliminary results.Candidate Jason Hart was a close fourth with 1,633 votes. Jeff Redmond followed with 1,127."Thank you" and "gunalcheesh" were Story's...
Fisk unseats incumbent Sanford for mayor

...held onto their seats. Nankervis won his race by about 321 votes, beating out runner-up Dixie Hood (1,381 votes) and Jason Puckett (911 votes). About 4,000 people voted in that race.After the results were read aloud in chambers, Sanford congratulated...
Brees' 400th TD pass beats Cowboys in OT step up the winning points.The Jaguars (1-3) lined up twice for field goals with 6 seconds left in regulation, but Jason Myers' first attempt from 53 yards sailed wide right - just after the Colts had called timeout. Myers' second chance also...
Not For Web
Juneau girls, Sitka boys top swim invite

...JDHS fourth, Petersburg fifth and Craig sixth."It was an emotional night for me, as Taylor is my daughter," TMHS coach Jason Wilson said. "This being her last year and my last year coaching her has been happy and sad. The kids swam very well. We...
My Turn: Young Alaska in support of the PFD Voter Initiative

...Zuspan, Kirk Rose, Harry Need, Austin Quinn-Davidson, Brad Dickerson, Emily Tyrrell, Agatha Erickson, Brendan Babb, Jason Brandeis, Evon Peter, Matt Rafferty, Corey Hester, Jenny Di Grappa, Dani Bickford and Loren Peterson. The aforementioned...
Empire Editorial: On Election Day, these candidates deserve your vote

...marijuana and the commercial sale of it will be easier for youth to get their hands, not harder. Candidates Dixie Hood and Jason Puckett represented themselves and their views well during the race, but Nankervis is one incumbent who needs to stay in office...


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