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Which Johnny Cash Song Are You? Johnny Cash was more than just a country star. He was a man who wasn't afraid to confront his own complicated nature. Whether they were his own words, or those of another songwriter, he was always...
Paul Ralph Rudolph Jr.

...made with Alaskan Memorial Park & Mortuary in Juneau Alaska. Celebration(s) of Paul's life will be held in Juneau at the T&H Hall at 3235 Hospital Drive on January 29, 2015 at 6 p.m. and in Hoonah at the Alumni Gym on January 31, 2015 at 6 p...
Anchorage police cite three for public pot smoking

JUNEAU - The legalization of marijuana in Alaska didn't go as flawlessly as first thought.Anchorage police said in a release that officers issued two citations Tuesday night, but later...
State | AK legislature
Rainy Day Reads: Making us wait

The internet tells me there won't be a "Game of Thrones" book in 2015. This...of Winter" right now. Or maybe we can't.The first book came out in 1996, the second...Dome" into TV show. The two things aren't even remotely similar. Ditto "The Walking...
Empire Editorial: Secondhand smoke is a threat statewide

...habit.Next to those figures, marijuana isn't even a small potato. (Granted, we haven't studied marijuana as much as tobacco.)Sen...and marijuana - that outright prohibition doesn't work. That doesn't mean we have to tolerate...
Bicknell spurns CBJ land swap

...framed have changed," Bruce said. "I don't know that we're necessarily going to get...the offer, Palmer said, they "couldn't even get close to discussing it further...that it was and they think that it wasn't," Palmer said.If a decision can't be...
Cruz steps into power-hitting role with Mariners

...I could make," Cruz said.There isn't much question that Cruz can provide the punch...numbers at pitcher-friendly Safeco aren't smashing - nine home runs, 19 runs batted...average in 52 games - but the Mariners aren't worried."This guy's a good hitter...
No. 1 Kentucky stands at 28-0, tops Mississippi St., 74-56

...who added six rebounds, two assists and a blocked shot - hasn't even come close to his full potential."He should have had 25...Ray said.TIP-INSMississippi State: The Bulldogs haven't beaten the No. 1 team in the country since 1996, when they topped...
Tobacco is target of new antismoking push in Legislature

...SB1. "It just says you should do that in a place that doesn't cause me to smoke, use an e-cigarette or vape. ... It's...prohibit smoking indoors at most public spaces. Smokers wouldn't be able to light up in a store, in a bus station, in a stadium...
State | AK legislature
Minority lawmakers push back on education budget proposal

...childhood education. If the state doesn't make that investment early on, it will stipulated by contracts. That doesn't do away with the obligation, and would result...promise when we had the money. When you don't have the money, I think all Alaskans get...
State | AK legislature


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