David John Nesgoda

...out well-told stories. Countless times over the years, he reached out to help his friends. He would often pick up the telephone to call his old pals even when they lived several time zones away - just to say hello.David's family and friends mourn...
US program to train Syrian rebels losing ground

...receiving a U.S. response."The Americans are saying they want to train rebels to fight against Daesh only," he said by telephone from northern Syria, using the Arabic acronym for the Islamic State group. "The fighting should be against Daesh, the...
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Study calls Skagway-Yukon electrical link financially feasible

...area could benefit," Therriault said.Robert Grimm is president of Alaska Power Company, a subsidiary of Alaska Power and Telephone, which provides electricity in Skagway.He was traveling Monday but said in a brief conversation that "We're supportive...
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Pure Sole: My father's hands

...away.My father's hands installed telephone lines for the Alaska Telephone Company.They installed the first telephones and televisions in our town.They...lead he harvested from discarded telephone cable into homemade casts and produced...
IS militants attack two cities in Syria

...Protection Units, or YPG.Ghalia Nehme, a commander with the Kurdish Women's Protection Units, told The Associated Press by telephone from Kobani that its fighters were defending a position in the town.Another Kurdish official in Kobani, Idriss Naasan...
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6 protesting drilling arrested in Seattle

...and one person was arrested for trespassing, said port spokesman Peter McGraw.Meanwhile, other protesters took to their telephones to engage in an "electronic blockade" of local businesses supporting Royal Dutch Shell PLC. Businesses targeted included...
Race to Alaska names a winner

...currents of Seymour Narrows north of Campbell River, BC. At peak the current can run over 14 knots and suck down logs as big as telephone poles. My pre-race prediction, that winds would be tricky in the Narrows and rowers would gain on sailboats, was way...
IS group loses key town on the Turkish border

...lifeline."Tal Abyad was for Daesh a lung through which it breathed and connected to the outside world," he told AP by telephone from northern Syria."Its loss marks the beginning of Daesh's defeat in Syria," he said.___Associated Press writers...
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6 killed in balcony collapse during party

...lively part of downtown Berkeley close to the campus and is a popular place for students to live. Several tenants reached by telephone said it is well-maintained.Berkeley Police Chief Michael Neeham said the response to the noise complaint had been given...
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Murkowski, Sullivan vote for revised surveillance law

...the federal government to collect information on Americans' telephone records and Internet activity without a warrant.The bill...collected in bulk - it must be selectively requested from a telephone or Internet provider.Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska and the...


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