Outside editorial: Economy shows sparks of life, but more problems could be ahead

The economy has shown sparks of life lately, with hopeful signs in the statistics about consumer spending, the housing market, new unemployment filings and...
GM recalling 1.4M cars; oil leaks can cause engine fires

...exhaust manifold and catch fire. Flames can spread to a plastic spark plug wire channel and the rest of the engine.GM says it has...more cars that weren't supercharged. Dealers replaced the spark plug wire channels on all the vehicles.GM decided to replace...
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My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...stated that he was working to create "greater interest in Arctic issues" by the American public. He asked us to help him spark excitement and interest in our fellow citizens as he competes with other national interests for funding. A year later, our...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

...Place (the homeowners called it in, noting heavy smoke and sparks from the flu; CCFR inspected the chimney and shut the stove...they put a creosote cleaning log in a wood stove, and then saw sparks and heard crackling from the stove pipe, so they extinguished...
Kentucky clerk, citing God, defies courts on gay marriage licenses

...comprehend it. I cannot comprehend it right now."Sheriff Matt Sparks tried to keep everyone civilized as he stood between the two...probably the country is, still divided on this issue," Sparks said. "I'm just glad we live in a country that we have the...
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Police & Fire for Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

...possible chimney fire on Douglas Highway. The homeowners told CCFR they put a creosote cleaning log in a wood stove, and then saw sparks and heard crackling from the stove pipe, so they extinguished the fire. CCFR inspected the stove and did not observe fire...
After insulting Fiorina, wave of criticism for Trump

...But the day also featured an escalation of criticism from Trump's detractors in both parties, who seem be multiplying.The spark was an interview published Wednesday by Rolling Stone, in which Trump said Fiorina's face would make her unelectable. The...
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Taiwan airline will help tourists seek aurora

...Taipei to Fairbanks in about nine hours."Even in conversations where there has been a language barrier, the word 'aurora' sparks immediate interest," McCrea added in the release.Hickok, the Explore Fairbanks CEO, said in the release that the tours...
Coastal subsistence study: The faces behind the findings

...Spruce tips, fireweed and all that. These are all renewable resources, you know, and let's get people more into it and make sparks for the younger people. Let's take it back into the schools.Hill shares a jar of his freshly smoked wild salmon and hugs...
Ukraine faces years of dependence on Western aid

...Maidan" name as the protests which led to the ouster of Yanukovych in 2014.While the camp shows little indication it could spark a mass movement, Jaresko admits that public discontent is a concern."I worry about it all the time but I think instead of...
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