Local Sports Calendar for Friday, July 31

...Saturday, October 10HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLAway, TBD, ASAA Medium School State Championships Semi-Finals at Achorage's Dimond...Saturday, October 17HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALLAway, TBD, ASAA Medium School State Championship at Achorage's Dimond High School's...
Shell to cut jobs to cope with long period of cheap oil

...resilient in today's oil price environment, even though we see the potential for a return to a $70-$90 oil price band in the medium term."Shell also said it had agreed to sell a 33 percent stake in Japan's Showa Shell Sekiyu for around $1.4 billion...
What's out there for the kids?

...consistent operations ... at all of our facilities, then we will go out and create a marketing plan based on social media, emails, media ... It's all about increasing participation." Partnerships, other agenciesThe Cooperative Extension office...
Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern ensure a legal hunt, has been vilified globally on social media and talk shows and has closed his dental practice for now...2-year-old ban on hunting lions and other big cats, Zambian media reported in May.On its website, a group called Central African...
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Taliban confirm death, choose successor

...Omar's family had confirmed his death from an unspecified illness, though no time frame was given. In a statement emailed to media, the Taliban quoted Mullah Omar's brother and one of his sons as asking for forgiveness for "mistakes" he made at the helm...
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Wing part could help solve MH370 mystery

...corroborated his account, and praised him for the discovery. Members of Begue's soccer team kidded him on his new fame in local media.The wing piece is about 2 meters (6 feet) long. Investigators have found a number on the part, but it is not a serial...
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What's happening this week

...drawatthecanvasCritique session, 12-1 p.m., Saturdays, Canvas Community Art Studio and Gallery. Open to local artists working in any medium. Critiques will be moderated by visiting artists Tim Ortiz and Andreana Donahue, and will provide an opportunity to show work...
Quick to the gold

...Quick won the 50-meter backstroke final with a score of 00:00:54.25."I am very happy to have gold," Quick told media in Los Angeles. "I swam very fast."Quick also has a ribbon for a seventh-place finish in the 100-meter freestyle...
Haiku wins Funter Bay Rally

...finished downtown.Leg 1 went from Auke Bay to Funter Bay, starting at Strauss Rock. According to the Juneau Empire, sailing media participants braved wakes and whaleboats in a downwind spinnaker run, turning south at Point Retreat and beating weather to...
The indictment that couldn't wait for her burns and wasn't available to testify before the grand jury.Judging by the comments on the story via social media, many residents were left wondering why the indictment couldn't wait.The answer lies in Alaska court rules that are in...


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