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As world mourns Paris, many in Mideast see double-standard

...bomber struck a funeral in Iraq, killing at least 21. Both attacks were claimed by the IS group and reported by major media outlets, but generated little interest outside the region, where the turmoil of recent years has made such events seem like...
Nation and World
Empire Editorial: 'Kayaktavists' and a whole lot of head-shaking

...foreseeable future, this summer's drilling season also saw a tinge of nasty weather. According to reports from Alaska media outlets and weather experts who track wind speeds, weather in the Beaufort, Chukchi and Bering seas is growing more and more...
Local media, Juneau Votes to hold candidate debates maximize public participation in the upcoming municipal election - now less than a month away - the collaborating media outlets will host two debates at the end of the month."We want to provide information that gets the most people to participate...
Can anyone help police identify this burglar?

...minute and 37 seconds long, can see it on JPD's Facebook page. Lt. Sell said the video file was too big to email to media outlets.Police estimated the retail value of the stolen cigarettes to be $3,600 and the value of the broken window at...
Letter: Dispatch publisher holds secret meeting with President

...of guests is not disclosed, it is a secret meeting.Alaskans also deserve to know what the owner of their largest media outlet, which holds itself out as objective and non-partisan, was advocating for during this private time with our President...
For Palestinians, social media is source of news - and anger

...throughout Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. It breaks news so rapidly that it tends to beat out traditional Palestinian media outlets - even providing those outlets with video and photos.The site says it is independent, but has a reputation for being...
Nation and World
'Call 911': Man says Siri made the call that saved his life

...famously named Siri - called emergency dispatchers after his truck fell on him while he tried to make repairs.Ray told media outlets that a jack collapsed, pinning him under nearly 5,000 pounds of metal in a location where he couldn't be easily...
Not For Web
Death toll at 50 in massive explosions at Chinese port

...circulating on microblogs showed a gigantic fireball high in the sky with a mushroom cloud. Other photos on state media outlets showed a sea of fire that painted the sky bright orange, with tall plumes of smoke.About 2 kilometers (1.2 miles...
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Pure Sole: '3022 ft.' is above normal

...that leads you up and down Alaska's famous Mount Marathon race from 2014.The film has been reviewed by numerous media outlets and received acclaim.The documentary by filmmakers Max Romey (principal cinematographer) of Anchorage and...
Duke professor defends racial comments

...newspaper site were met with strong criticism on social media and in the Duke community. A statement released to several media outlets over the weekend by Duke spokesman Michael Schoenfeld said: "The comments were noxious, offensive and have no place...
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