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Alaska Science Forum: In Hawaii, hints of a giant Alaska tsunami

...point back to a giant wave that came from Alaska at about the time European explorers were pushing west, seeing the Mississippi River for the first time.The Makauwahi Sinkhole on the southeast shore of Kauai holds the mysterious equivalent of about...
Review: 'Mud' is a triumph for McConaughey, Nichols

...answer - to what loving means, to how urgent it feels the first time, to how easily it can slip away, like the Mississippi River that runs through this tale - is wily and willful.The movie itself, filled with miscreants, mysteries, a scandalous...
Sports Shorts

...Musial already has a statue in St. Louis named after him. If state and federal lawmakers get their way, a new Mississippi River bridge also will carry the name of the St. Louis Cardinals great.Democratic Sens. Claire McCaskill, of Missouri...
Take me out to the ballgame at 30 big-league parks

...rented a car one day and made the two-hour drive to Samuel Clemens' childhood home in Hannibal, Missouri, the Mississippi River village that inspired Mark Twain's best-known books about the childhood adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry...
This Day in History

...Yakima, Wash. In the nation: In 1542, Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto died while searching for gold along the Mississippi River. In 1832, the first Democratic National Convention got under way, in Baltimore. In 1881, Clara Barton founded...
This Day in History

...Film Festival. In the world In 1542, Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto died while searching for gold along the Mississippi River. In 1892, the opera "I Pagliacci," by Ruggiero Leoncavallo, was first performed, in Milan, Italy. In 1927...
Alaska lawmakers pan report on oceans U.S. seas: Massive agricultural drainage that has created a Massachusetts-sized "dead zone" where the Mississippi River empties into the Gulf of Mexico; robust coastal development that is fouling thousands of acres of habitat for young...
As the pig turns - Memphis style! out," Wiley said. The next May, the Wileys arrived at the championship headquarters, Tom Lee Park on the Mississippi River. In the promotions tent, they met Billy Powers, Dave Aucoin and John Henry Harper, three longtime Southern barbecue...
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Sticking it to Juneau

...While lacrosse is an established sport along the eastern seaboard, the game is slowly gaining a foothold west of the Mississippi River. An April 25 feature story in Sports Illustrated labeled lacrosse as one of America's fastest growing sports...
Alaska fires draw crews from across nation

...Just about any state west of the Mississippi is here," said Tom Schmidt, the AFS helibase manager. But the Mississippi River is no firm dividing line. There are firefighters here from New Jersey, New Hampshire, North Carolina. The list...


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