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Army blimp breaks loose, drifts over Pa.

...pieces near Muncy, a small town about 80 miles north of Harrisburg, as people gawked in wonder and disbelief at the big, white, slow-moving craft. No injuries were reported.Fitted with sensitive defense technology, the radar-equipped...
Nation and World
An executive mansion or an Alaskan house?

Does Alaska's governor live in a house, or a mansion?The big white structure on Calhoun Avenue is big enough to be considered a mansion, and when Congress appropriated money for its construction...
Alaska trumpeter swans filling historic range

ANCHORAGE - It was likely easier than ever to see a migrating trumpeter swan this year, as the big white birds continued a remarkable comeback from near extinction in the Lower 48 states and much of their Alaska habitat, a federal...
Golden dome would make splendid capitol

...that the Russian Orthodox church came to engender. And anyway, what else did you have in mind for a new capitol? The big white dome and columns that most other states have mimicked? If that's the case, I'd rather stay with the current post...
Pets of the week

This little, stray kitten was crying for her mother when gentle Jimbo stepped in. The big, white, neutered male bachelor started washing the kitten's face and purring reassuringly. The two have become inseparable. They...
What's up with that?

...with that? On the web Juneau wind observations How Doppler radar works National Center for Atmospheric Research A: The big white truck you saw is a tourist, of sorts. It's a Doppler on Wheels mobile radar unit on loan from the University of...
This WeeK
Worst year in decades for elephants

JOHANNESBURG - It's been a disastrous year for elephants, perhaps the worst since ivory sales were banned in 1989 to save the world's largest land animals from extinction, the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC said Thursday.
Human jawbone found on solstice tour near Barrow

...sod homes of the ancient village of Ukpeagvik. Several miles north of the Naval Arctic Research Lab, Lum stopped the big white van for a photo opportunity on the shores of the Chukchi Sea. Between posing for shots by the sea ice, the group...


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