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Sahara Restaurant fire ruled arson

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police said the fire that damaged a Midtown restaurant this month was intentionally set. The Sahara Restaurant has been boarded up since the blaze that damaged the kitchen and destroyed an office and walk-in freezer. No...
Militants say hostages died in Algerian raid

ALGIERS, Algeria - Algerian forces launched a military assault Thursday at a natural gas plant in the Sahara Desert, trying to free dozens of foreign hostages held by militants who have ties to Mali's rebel Islamists, diplomats and...
Beauty of 'The Little Prince' allows immersion in another realm

...him. So he decides to explore the galaxy to learn about love and responsibility, finally arriving on Earth. He lands in the Sahara desert and meets a pilot, who, though initially irritated with the Prince's ceaseless questions and requests, grows to...
Off the Beaten Path: The metaphysics of mountain madness

...identity, after all.By the end of dinner I'd convinced myself I could do something comparable - maybe walk backward across the Sahara or do somersaults across Siberia. I was considering the logistics for both expeditions when I fell, carrying a salad bowl...
'Mumtez' times: A semester in Morocco Morocco is in Northwest Africa, just across the Mediterranean Sea from Europe and bordered by Algeria and Western Sahara. I had previously been to Europe but never to the Southwest, so I took my opportunity to visit Portugal and Spain. Both were...
Survival shows capture public interest

NEW YORK - Few sane people want to visit a storm-tossed Bering Sea, the sizzling Sahara Desert and Canada's Northwest Territories in January. Experiencing them from a comfortable chair in front of a flat-screen...
This Week briefs

...vegetables as a main course; and tahini cookies, ice cream and chai tea for dessert. Belly dancers Ayala, Pilar, Zoya, Sahara, Phonecia, Rahil and Samia will "swirl amongst the diners and perform with candles, veils, and swords," according to...
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Fairbanks woman provides for homeless dogs

...erupted inside.A dozen or more small dogs appear, greeting newcomers as a whirling, yelping mass of fur, tongues and tails. Sahara, a brawny mastiff the size of a small steer, lopes behind them with a laid-back amble. Still more dogs sit in kennels on...
Neighbors Digest

...United Church. Proceeds will go to the Nothing But Needs program, which provides treated nets to prevent malaria in sub-Sahara Africa. Malaria is a leading cause of death of children in Africa, killing nearly one million children each year. Every day...
The view from Ely

...and killing a few bears will have as much impact on the S.E. Panhandle environment as taking a bucket of sand out of the Sahara would have on Africa! You Juneauites have bears and trees up the kazoo! Making it safe for the humans at the airport, and...


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