Fiery Vegas plane ordeal played out in minutes

LAS VEGAS - Passengers saw flames, heard blasts and smelled burning rubber on the runway. Some were already settled in for the long flight to London and didn't wait to grab their shoes before dashing...
Nation and World
Off the Beaten Path: Transboundary mining efforts are just another gold rush scam

...Mallot is right. The writing is on the wall. Future generations need us to get off the bucket (toilet), put on our rubbers, and stand up for our fish and waters. ? For more information visit Also, check out Ryan Peterson's...
Gimme a Smile: Fear and illusion: A trip to the airport

...of the unmoving side. That escalator chewed the wheel right off my stroller, leaving nothing behind but a mangled lump of rubber. Let the escalator rider beware: Tie your shoes, don't let your coat dangle, hold the handrail, and for God's sake...
Home Runs: Alaska's leaders must walk their salmon talk

...thing you see is an impossibly long row of battered XtraTuf rubber boots. There are boots for the family, the friends who stopped...their administration continues to look the other way as Canada rubber stamps new mines near our communities. The governor's Internal...
Tourist playground meets hectic refugee camp on Greek island

...human tide: tens of thousands of migrants arriving in crammed rubber dinghies in hopes of making new lives in Europe.Overwhelmed...from where he made the crossing in four hours, crammed in a rubber boat with dozens of other people.On his first day in Kos...
Not For Web
Candidate profile: Josh Keaton, school board

...however, a larger issue needs to be addressed. Parents and community members are frustrated and feel the school board is a rubber stamp for the administration and makes decisions without considering public comment. Public participation has fallen because...
Drilling sickens people, ruins crops in Thailand Facebook and other sites allege that rubber trees and other agriculture have been...Phuthon Anochadech, a villager whose rubber trees are near APICO's operation in...them sign for the items.Phuthon, the rubber farmer, said that at the beginning of...
Nation and World
Father of dead boys: 'All I want is to be with my children'

...since World War II.Aylan Kurdi, 3, was found on a Turkish beach in sneakers, blue shorts and a red shirt after the small rubber boat he and his family were in capsized in a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece.Aylan died along with 5-year-old brother...
Nation and World
Obama's fish tale: Getting salmon milt on his shoes

...a knife so he could attempt to filet a fish and carefully inspected smokehouse drying racks.The president, wearing orange rubber gloves, held up a large silver salmon for reporters to admire but hastened to add: "I didn't catch it. I don't want...
Singletary's glass house posts installed in Soboleff Building

...process involved several molds. A cast was made of the wooden carving, which was used to make a rubber positive. Then a plaster cast of the rubber was used to form the glass in the kiln."(The glass) is carefully lowered into the mold and...


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