Ballot measure reaches half of signature goal

The organizers of the PFD Voter Registration ballot initiative say they've reached they halfway mark in their signature-gathering effort.
APOC considers giving a bigger break to first-time politicos' mistakes

...fines very early," he said.That matters because the staff time adds up as complaints escalate. By the time a complaint reaches the full commission for a vote, "it's a very time-consuming task," Dauphinais said.The commission already reduces...
French hunt 2nd fugitive

...have 36 warplanes in the region capable of carrying out airstrikes on IS targets once the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier reaches the zone.NATO allies were sharing intelligence and working closely with France, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said.In Moscow...
Nation and World
Saving Jordan Creek

In certain places, it's easy to forget about Jordan Creek: its lower reaches run between parking lots, shopping complexes, and the airport.It's also easy to forget the area around a large part of it...
Seniors give back to animal shelter

...residents with a wagging tail and big brown eyes. Residents reach down from their wheelchairs and walkers to pet her head fondly...Wahback said. "They're here now, but they continue to reach out. It continues that sense of purpose."With donated fabric...
Celebrity captured in letters of famed

...too sure about his role in a little movie called "Star Wars": "Can't say I'm enjoying the film - new rubbish dialogue reaches me every other day ... Harrison Ford - ever heard of him?" he lamented to a friend.Those are actual snippets of fame...
Today is Sports History for Nov. 10

...Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino surpasses 50,000 career yards passing in a 37-13 win over Indianapolis. Marino also reaches 4,000 completions, another NFL first, with his 10th completion of the game.2001 - San Jose State beats Nevada 64-45...
Conflict hard to ignore as stabbings reach Israeli heartland

RISHON LEZION, Israel - Twenty-four-year-old shopkeeper Darya Zelenkov was working her shift in a downtown clothing shop in this central Israeli city when she was startled by a knife-wielding Palestinian trying to burst in.
Nation and World
My Turn: Alaska, U.S. small businesses deserve better

...companies export over $171 million in goods. It has helped small businesses break into the export market, allowing them to reach new customers and hire new employees. It has helped larger businesses sell more products, which in turn means more businesses...
Today is Sports History for Nov. 11

...5-foot-5, becomes the smallest player in NBA history to reach 30 points, scoring a career-high 32 in Denver's 117-109...Fred Taylor becomes the 21st running back in NFL history to reach 10,000 yards rushing with a 15-yard carry in the first quarter...


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