Alaska man hits 300-pound fur seal on drive to work

...Parnell said his truck became airborne and ended up stuck in mud. When staggered up an embankment to see what he hit, the seal lifted up its head.Public safety director Nick Hunnicutt said he had to shoot the seal, which tribal members were able to butcher...
Walker lifts another megaproject halt

...small-diameter gas pipeline from the North Slope to Anchorage. The Ambler project is the fourth of the six to have the freeze lifted; Susistna-Watana, Juneau Access and Knik Arm received the go-ahead from Office of Management and Budget Director Pat Pitney...
Benghazi prober: Clinton showdown about facts

...Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., a member of the committee.Gowdy is "bending over backward" for Democrats who "have not lifted one finger to help us in the fact-discovery process," Pompeo said.Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., said he believes Gowdy...
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Broncos hand Packers first loss

...and plowed over safety Harrison Smith for a 4-yard touchdown with just under five minutes remaining. But two late scores lifted Minnesota (5-2) to its third straight win.Stefon Diggs turned a short pass into a 40-yard TD when he spun around Sherrick...
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My Turn: Test driving Alaska's fiscal model

...sic) the environment and peoples (sic) way of life." Ignoring the grammatical errors and that this wording was seemingly lifted directly from an environmental organization's message points, one has to wonder how such an inappropriate statement was included...
Morrison's 2-run homer lifts Mariners over Astros, 7-5

HOUSTON - Logan Morrison's tiebreaking two-run pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning lifted the Seattle Mariners to a 7-5 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.The game was tied 5-5 when Morrison hit the third...
Judge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appeals

NEW YORK - Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly...
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Susitna-Watana studies resume after spending freeze is lifted

...far, according to Dyok.To date, the project has received $192 million in state appropriations. The Walker administration lifted an administrative order July 6 that halted spending on the dam, one of six large infrastructure projects that were put on hold...
Congress-White House Iran dispute a side-show for world

...Washington will remain even after the nuclear-related sanctions are lifted.These secondary sanctions are linked to U.S. charges of...billion mark over the next few years.No sanctions have yet been lifted and all can be re-imposed if Iran fails to live up to its...
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Firefighter leaps into harbor to rescue man

...firefighter took a chilly leap to rescue him.Firefighter Noah Jenkins was the captain on duty at Station 1 when Cate Ross lifted her cellphone and dialed 911 about 7:30 p.m."We heard a big splash and thought that we should see what was going on because...


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