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Letter: Foundation is doing right by Sen. Stevens

...your July 21 editorial. It is unfortunate that the Empire failed to contact the foundation in an attempt to understand the reasoning behind the move of the senator's papers, and instead relied on conjecture and misinformation.Sen. Ted Stevens' papers...
Airport project would cost the taxpayers

...the FAA. "Neither operation is feasible on the NW site, but both tenants could be served in the NE quadrant."But the reasoning for changing the plan "goes beyond money we could gain from that area," deLaBruere said Tuesday.The usable land of the...
My Turn: An overdue ounce of prevention

...system not all kids have. Still, we had some close calls. Our parents were more reactive than proactive. Had we known the reasoning behind their reactions, we would have been better equipped. Only when we mentioned that "nice man" who repeatedly pulled...
Justices boost workplace religious protections

...lawsuit later on, the justices said.Justice Samuel Alito wrote separately to agree with the outcome, but not with Scalia's reasoning. Justice Clarence Thomas dissented, saying he would not find that Abercrombie intentionally discriminated against Elauf...
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My Turn: Bartending on the Alaska Marine Highway

...departments are being asked to cut. But my ancestral Lutheran sense of justice has kicked into question the AMHS's figures and reasoning.I'm one of the few with seniority to work year-round. Most ferry bars get closed because their ships get tied up...
'Accountant of Auschwitz' set for trial

...Groening's trial is the first to test a line of German legal reasoning opened by the 2011 trial of former Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk...see what the court decides."For decades, German legal reasoning held that camp guards could only be prosecuted if there was...
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On the Trails: Despite being tiny, bird brains can beat out humans

...capable of insight.Some birds (parrots) are capable of reasoning by analogy. For example if items A and B are different from...Z are the same. Thus they show some ability for abstract reasoning. I know some otherwise apparently normal humans that would...
Gimme' a smile: Keeper of the Keys

...key: "I can just put my name and address on it, and then if I lose it, someone can put it in the mail for me." Good reasoning for someone who was obviously raised to trust in the kindness of strangers. True, she did live in Juneau, where someone...
Survivors tell gruesome details of theater shooting

...victim" that a witness wrote on a diagram of the theater served only to inflame the jury. The judge dismissed her motions, reasoning that the evidence is relevant and fairly depicts a horrific crime.Prosecutors say they will prove beyond a reasonable doubt...
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Signing day madness is here to stay

...just yet."Yes, Jefferson's father, Leo, took none too kindly to his son's choice of the Gators. He explained his reasoning on Twitter Thursday afternoon."Yes we are holding out," he tweeted. "Florida making to (sic) many coaching changes...


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