Marijuana and you

...but it's several weeks long and takes place in Las Vegas. Needless to say, it's expensive, she said."It's going to strain our resources, (and) I don't know if we'll get more resources to deal with it," Sell said.She didn't have the specific...
State | AK legislature
Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds

...backed by tanks defiantly advanced Thursday in Syria, capturing more than 20 Kurdish villages as the international community strains to assemble a coalition that might destroy them.The gains highlighted the plight of Syria's Kurds, who have been some...
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Southeast lawmakers talk budget and different words

...any capital projects that aren't already in the governor's skeletal budget. Juneau and Anchorage will probably feel the strain more acutely than other cities because of their large populations of state workers, Stedman said.He said Alaskans can no...
State | Local | AK legislature
A Bishop's Perspective: Immigration reform urgently needed

...illegally into the United States from Mexico. The arrest and detention of so many children and young people has put great strains on the Border Patrol and other federal and state agencies responsible for protecting minors in detention from violence and...
This year's flu vaccine to guard against new strains

...shield you this year: Two new strains of influenza have begun circling...season might be. Influenza strains constantly evolve, and some...more illness than others.But strains from the H3N2 family tend to...flu types, and a new H3N2 strain is included in this year's...
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Aloha spreads across cultures

...This time of year across the country, gyms and auditoriums fill with robed students, "Class of 2013" balloons and the strains of "Pomp and Circumstance." In Anchorage -- home to the highest concentration, per capita, of Native Hawaiians and Pacific...
Wide coalition forms to oppose pot legalization

...she said.There are enough concerns because of more potent strains of marijuana now on the market, but the Alaska ballot proposition...concentrated varieties available years ago, but there are powerful strains available today."In the 1960s and 1970s we usually saw marijuana...
Free flu shots offered at Public Health

...likely be less severe. The influenza vaccine covers more than one strain of influenza, so even if there is some "drifting" - if the vaccine isn't a great match to a strain - there are still benefits to getting vaccinated, Hargrave said...
Folk Festival music: You can take it with you (sort of)

When the strains of "Good Night Irene" fill Centennial Hall on Sunday night, fans and musicians all over town begin to go into aural withdrawal...
Con: In the NLRB justified in blocking a Boeing plant in South Carolina?

...NEW YORK - America has a 9.1 percent national unemployment rate. Americans' top concerns are jobs, jobs and jobs.So it strains belief that the unconfirmed acting general counsel of an obscure regulatory agency wants to stop Boeing Co. from using its...


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