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Frenchman leaps from sailboat to ship off Alaska

ANCHORAGE - A Frenchman with his cat tucked inside his clothing made a daring leap of faith Tuesday when he jumped to a waiting rescue ship from his sailboat, which was being battered by high seas south of Alaska.The...
Amazon sues to stop phony product reviews

...Mulpuru said that ultimately it's up to the consumer to read and evaluate reviews online carefully."You never know until the product actually comes to you if a review is real or not," she said. "Online shopping is a leap of faith."
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Juneau-born band Shiver Twins takes on Seattle

Former Juneau band Shiver Twins recently took a leap of faith into the unknown, leaving the safety and support of...said. "What we're trying to do requires a giant leap of faith. I'm glad that I have these guys. Overall everyone...
Living and Growing: Nick, the barber, says trust God first, then your doctors

...platter. Ultimately, there will come a point where the pursuing, studying, questioning and reflecting demand a leap of faith. But it won't be a blind leap. It will be a wide-eyed 'Here I go, for-better-or-worse, for-richer-or-poorer...
Review: 'Boyhood' an intimate portrait of a child growing up

...taking shape, growing up alongside Mason. It can sound like a gimmick, but it's anything but; Linklater's leap of faith has given us an experience as much as a film.There is wonder to be found in the very ordinariness of "Boyhood...
Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work? vocal proponent of player safety, Bielema is happy to be a part of the cutting edge. But it's a bit of a leap of faith. He has no proof that the SpeedFlex - or any other helmet - can reduce the risk of a devastating head injury."It's...
Silver linings: Celebrating Adopt a Senior Pet Month

...but so is getting out of bed in the morning. Who knows what each day will bring? The only way to know is to take leaps of faith, both great and small. Adopting is one such leap ? giving another living being the power to change your life is the...
Obama vs. Romney on Medicare

...are - or how much savings the board could reasonably be expected to achieve.Romney's Medicare plan makes a bigger leap of faith. He has said he would waive as much of the 2010 law as he could through his authority as president, and push Congress...
Recycling truck uses waste cooking oil

...waste," served as reasons to use vegetable oil as fuel, Spurgeon said. And Sivertsen said: "We're gonna take a leap of faith and gonna do this." For the past two weeks, the truck has run on straight vegetable oil. Sivertsen said they use...
'Secretary' is a masochistic, old-fashioned fairy tale

What is love? Pure chance? Chemistry? A leap of faith, a dark supposition and a deep wish, that one and one could be two? For secretary Lee Holloway (Maggie Gyllenhaal) and attorney...
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