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Smuggled turtles intercepted at Anchorage airport

...said.Allison said the turtles were all hatchlings, most just a few inches long."Some of the turtles still had an umbilical scar on the underside of their shell; that's a sign of being just a few weeks old."Allison said the turtles were headed to China...
KC Chiefs Eric Berry feared to have lymphoma

...Harbaugh said Monday. "That's pretty cool. If I did that, I'd tell somebody too."In fact, Harbaugh did do that as a player."I dislocated my finger and pulled it back in," the coach said. "That's a good battle scar to have."
Bear bites biologist's leg

KODIAK - Kodiak fisheries biologist James Jackson had to miss a day of work and he's got a new scar on his leg, but he considers himself lucky after a close call with a Kodiak brown bear along a salmon stream."It was an experience...
The NFL's abuse problem

The NFL shield is unrecognizable.It is pockmarked with the black eyes of battered women. It is stained with the bleeding scars of abused children. It is filled with the crocodile tears of apologists who excuse all the nonsense.And where are you Roger...
The scars are permanent

...nerve and she later had surgery to repair the damage."It's still not fully recovered," she said.The two deep, small scars on her forehead "made me look like Harry Potter," Nelson said jokingly. The scarring has faded with time, although it will...
Alaska Science Forum: Bowheads rise, Barrow sinks, fire scars the tundra

...certain areas of northern tundra and found two other immense burn scars on the North Slope. Jones, of the USGS Alaska Science Center...burned sometime between 1810 and 1920. He also mapped a fire scar from a smaller-but-still-significant 123,000-acre...
Three times a survivor, Margi Maki refuses to be a statistic

...procedure. She and her husband went to meet the woman, saw her scars, heard her story. Ultimately, Maki was comforted that should...12-inch wedge pillow with three pillows on top.) She has a scar, albeit a small, fine one, on her chest.But ultimately...
Check for $1 is too little, too late

...people think you're faking it, but you can't fake that," Stevanus said, lifting his shirt to reveal a prominent pink scar tracing his spine.Unable to work, Stevanus said he worried about how they would survive."I was so in fear of losing our...
Final teen sentenced for rock throwing

...Toribio, was sentenced for felony assault in connection to the July 2012 incident."Being in jail is not as bad as having a scar on your face for the rest of your life," Toribio, who turns 19 next month, told Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez...
Alaska Science Forum: Maverick red aspens in a world of gold

...threshold, cork-like cells develop where leaf meets stem. This abscission layer, which later reveals itself as a handsome scar, is an ever-clogging pipeline that restricts the flow of sugars from leaf to tree.As the tree informs its solar panels their...


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