Review: The sad beauty of 'Cabin, Clearing, Forest'

...creaking the darkening wood that grew ever closer upon the cabin. The children held each other, centered in the darkness at the edge of the world."The wilderness - often portrayed in Alaskan fiction as being frightening in its vast emptiness - is in...
On the Trails: Magpies

...birds sail across the roadways, check out roadkills and dead salmon, raid some kinds of bird feeders, and fossick about the edges of wetlands and woods in search of something edible. Magpies can eat almost anything, be it animal or vegetable. Sometimes...
On the Trails: Early fall observations

...This one bore a small set of antlers, and he was accompanied by a female. They moved off, very gracefully, into the edge of the forest. Aha-a consorting pair-it's the mating season. Moose are seldom seen along our road system, but...
Russia shows military might in Syria, also pushes diplomacy

...reporters to view a day's worth of fighter jets roaring off a runway in dozens of sorties as helicopter gunships patrolled the edges of the sprawling facility.Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet...
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Falcons underdogs but overachievers

...quarterback Dylan Simmons (6-foot-2, 200-lbs) doesn't run much, but they will use him at key times to get the edge. SOHI doesn't pass a lot, but will turn to the air if the running game gets stalled or if the opposing defense is...
My Turn: Healing the collective trauma of 9/11

...tone extremely troubling and think the claims made about the people seeking refuge from Syria's civil war were beyond the edge of exaggeration. But I also think it was an editorial that needed to be published. Whether this was the opinion of one...
Amid Trump bombast, Carson rises

...popularity fueled by his nice-guy image on a night when his competitors came out swinging.Yet he remains rough around the edges and has little experience with issues beyond health care and business, particularly foreign policy in an election where...
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Long, winding road to Europe turns messy

...diseases - blocked their access to the platforms. Hungarians and other international passengers were ferried by police along the edge of the asylum seekers to the trains.As rumors spread that Austria was canceling services, officials scrambled to shift...
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Singletary's glass house posts installed in Soboleff Building

...plaster form," Singletary said. "Then the plaster is divested from the glass piece, and cleaned up and polished ... The edges have been given a pretty high polish to allow light to come in from different angles."From a distance, the Raven warrior...
Parts of toddler's dismembered body found in Chicago park

...clues about the young victim's identity.A dog with a K-9 unit sniffed though shrubbery, branches and boulders on the edge of Garfield Park on the city's west side, while investigators felt the muddy lagoon bottom with their hands, looking...
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