Gov. Walker: Alaska needs to collaborate, not litigate, on Medicaid expansion morning, I headed to Sitka. The devastation was staggering. Family members and friends were on site, hoping for a miracle and fearing the worst.I listened. I wished I could do more to ease their pain.I felt some of the same emotions when I...
Batman impersonator dies on roadway

...his website and his father, Larry Robinson."To see these children, the smiles that come onto their faces - it was like a miracle for these children," Larry Robinson said.The Washington Post reported in 2012 that Robinson spent $25,000 of his own...
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Movie-seat beefs: Have we lost our minds? plant yourself in a movie theater, you're either a seat-specific Goldilocks or you're with one.And if, by some miracle, you and your date, spouse, friend or gang from work DO agree on where to sit, chances are you've been privy to an angsty...
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3 pitchers, catcher enter baseball Hall

...first player inducted with Tommy John surgery on his resume.Smoltz understood his debt to John."I'm a miracle. I'm a medical miracle," Smoltz said. "I never took one day for granted."Smoltz also heaped praise on former manager Bobby...
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Surfing champ, shark wrestler: 'I haven't got a scratch on me'

...of an emotional, mental sort of trauma right now."To walk away from a shark attack with not a scratch on you - it is a miracle really."Fanning was competing against fellow Aussie Julian Wilson in the final of the JBay Open, the World Surf League...
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Sky protects Froome's Tour lead as Majka wins Stage 11

...trailed more than six minutes behind Majka, again losing time to Froome.Many seasoned race observers say it will take nearly a miracle for Froome's main rivals to topple him before the race ends on Paris' Champs-Elysees on July 26.Appropriately enough...
Teen survives plane crash in mountains, hikes to safety

...Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster. She stayed at the hospital overnight and was expected to be released Tuesday."It's a miracle, no question about it," Lt. Col. Jeffrey Lustick of the Civil Air Patrol told reporters, saying he has spent 30 years...
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Pope gushes about Paraguayan women during Mass in Caacupe

...referring to her daughter, who smiled shyly but couldn't speak. "It was a miracle for me to have her. It's a miracle we are surviving. And it's a miracle that we are here with the pope."___Winfield reported from Asuncion, Paraguay...
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Mother, baby rescued 4 days after Colombia plane crash

...displaced from his hometown by violence stemming from Colombia's long-running conflict, said he didn't really reflect on the miracle survival until night fell and Murillo was safely in the care of a hospital."I thanked my little God for allowing me to save...
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Tribal leaders and fishermen protest military plans

...similar protest was held in Cordova, a small city southeast of Anchorage, earlier this month."It will be nothing short of a miracle to stop it, but we are making a difference," Frets said. "This is not in vain. You have to speak to be heard."


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