Lightning strikes Soldotna business

...arced over it."I've never seen lightning strike so closely in my life," she said. "It really made a really, really, loud noise when it did."No one was hurt in the lightning strike, said Friendshuh, but one side of the building lost power and...
Tebow runs for a score, Eagles beat Colts 36-10

...Colts 36-10 Sunday.Tebow got a standing ovation when he entered midway through the third quarter and the crowd roared so loud when his name was introduced he had to quiet them down because he was taking the snap in a shotgun."It's very humbling...
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On Writing: Living in a concrete box

...can imagine, a plethora of dubious amenities accompanies this arrangement.My day in particular begins at 6 a.m. when a loud school bell rings and the much brighter than usual fluorescent lights turn on. I am the "mod-worker," otherwise affectionately...
My Turn: Cheer 'Out Loud' for poetry

...for the statewide finals of Poetry Out Loud. It is hard to believe this is the exciting...stunning pace since its inception. Poetry Out Loud was begun under the leadership of Dana...decade with the NEA to make Poetry Out Loud happen in Alaska.While there are many...
Ordaz repeats as Poetry Out Loud champ

...were recited Tuesday during the Poetry Out Loud State Finals been there to hear their work...Fairbanks, who was participating in Poetry Out Loud for the first time. She will receive...had spurred their interest.Poetry Out Loud encourages the study of poetry by building...
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Alaska's Maeva Ordaz wins National Poetry Out Loud Championship

...the national champion of the Poetry Out Loud competition, after winning the final round...of criteria specific to the Poetry Out Loud event, including physical presence, voice...the first Alaskan to win the Poetry Out Loud national finals," said Shannon Daut...
Poetry Out Loud State Finals to be held March 10 in Juneau

...Humanities Council will host the state finals for Poetry Out Loud, a national high-school recitation contest, at 5 p.m...published by the University of Alaska Press.The Poetry Out Loud competition, presented in partnership with the National Endowment...
Dems hit Bush after comments on funding for women's health

...not one more red cent for Planned Parenthood?"His response - "The next president should veto Planned Parenthood" - drew a loud ovation at the packed Bridgestone Arena.But his comments about money for women's health left Bush and his campaign cleaning...
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New boat guidelines near glacial fjords

...evening, keep 500 yards (1/4 mile) from seals if able to do so safely, avoid abrupt changes in course or engine pitch, avoid loud noises, avoid traveling through areas with more than 50 percent ice cover, and avoid creating wake.At Disenchantment Bay...
Police: Suspect wielding hatchet, gun dead at Tennessee movie theater

...checking the backpack to make sure it did not contain any explosives and Aaron said people in the immediate vicinity might hear a loud boom if they had to detonate it.Aaron said an officer came into the theater, where at least 20 people were present, within...
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