A year after kidnap of schoolgirls, hope fades

...converted to Islam and been married off to his fighters.A negotiator said that at least three died in the early days, from a snake bite, malaria and dysentery. Then, Jonathan refused to negotiate with Boko Haram, who were offering to exchange the girls...
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Kasilof man finds snake in backyard the only species of snake found in Alaska, he...Canada, he said.No snakes have been recorded living...outside the state.No pet snakes have been reported missing...possibility is that the snake arrived in Alaska by...Selinger said. The snakes live off frogs and insects...
Snakes on a plane: For inspectors, this is normal

...the live monkey shipped with snakes, and the chronic sea horse importer...liquor from Thailand with whole snakes suspended inside. "Snake wine," says Andrews with a...cage shipped with taped-up snakes. The snakes got loose and killed...
Snake-bit Bears

So it can't get much worse than this, in this snake-bitten start to the Juneau-Douglas High School athletic year. First, the Crimson Bears football team came up short against...
Palin likens global warming studies to 'snake oil'

...Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, in a rare California appearance, called studies supporting global climate change a "bunch of snake oil science." Palin spoke Monday before a logging conference in Redding, a town of 90,000 about 160 miles north of the...
Regional News
Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...three miles from Costco, but tucked away, and the nearest neighbor seems much farther. At the foot of the hills, Lemon Creek snakes southwest, toward the box stores and parking lots of civilization.The 31-year-old Worrell has received at least 12 letters...
You'll love a ... Yelapa!

...clothes and treaded water while her guests put on their bathing suits. Osmara had no concern for the thorns, ants, sand fleas, snakes, spiders, scorpions, jaguars, rocks, rapids, or quickly darkening skies. She helped my girls with an emphatic sign language...
Strap the skis on the snake

My daughter cried when the grill ran over her snake. It wasn't a real snake; it was a dummy made of PVC pipe, dressed in a snowsuit and a snake costume. But the grill was real, with hot dogs cooking and music blaring...
Juneau Empire Online Preview: 'Snake Eyes' builds, doesn't fully deliver 8/6/98

...wonder if the denouement is worth it. ``Snake Eyes'' builds to a pay-off that it...Hitchcock classics were in comparison to ``Snake Eyes.'' Cage plays Rick Santoro, an...itself and even grows in retrospect. ``Snake Eyes'' belongs in the category of good...
Group seeks to restore crippled creek

FAIRBANKS - Cripple Creek used to wind and snake its way down Chena Ridge near Fairbanks, until a mining company cut a ditch in the 1930s to create a straighter channel it needed...


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