Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate

...smaller viewership than the GOP debates, Tuesday's event will be the largest audience for Democratic candidates since the primary race began. It's one of six debates the Democratic National Committee has sanctioned, a point of contention among...
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Board considers candidates for Permanent Fund 'pope'

...spent most of their time discussing the intricacies of investments, while Rogers said he views those details as being the primary responsibility of the corporation's chief investment officer. The executive director, he said, is the one who should...
Denali: New name, same park

...that, not only are they potentially putting themselves at risk but they are also impacting that animal.Buses are the primary means for most visitors to see the park, since the road is closed to most private vehicles during the main summer season...
Iowans who sought to draft Christie in 2011, back him again

...time around Christie has more political baggage, like the George Washington Bridge scandal - and heavy competition. The primary race is packed with nationally known elected officials like Bush, the former Florida governor; Rubio, a Florida senator...
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Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting new members

...looking for applicants with knowledge, experience and interest in outdoor recreation and grant-funded programs.The primary role of the ORTAB is to assist in evaluating grant proposals for the Recreational Trail Grant and Land and Water Conservation...
'Compassionate' volunteers needed for homeless survey

...people that care and want to help out: that's who we're looking for," Keller said in a recent interview.One of the primary goals of the survey is to determine who would be a candidate for the Housing First facility that is planned on being...
Cruz blames prez for climate of violence against police

...because the billionaire draws so much attention.Cruz shrugged off suggestions he's having to defend his home state in the primary race. Asked before the rally about his rivals making frequent Texas trips, he said he's got "a tremendous base...
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Letter: Issues with fireweed editorial

...previous coverage, information provided in interviews and in writing within the last week to an Empire reporter, and even the primary document used in the Assembly decision, the Planning Commission's Findings of Fact.Patricia OBrien, Mark Kelley...
Razor-lined boxcar marks Hungary's new border

...they would need to disembark at the first stop and board a bus for a registration center. Officers told the AP that the primary goal was to ensure that a record was created for every new arrival in Germany, not to permit people to travel rapidly...
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Fireweed yields tasty treats from Kenai bees

...The weed is especially prosperous after a wildfire, earning it the iconic name.Skipwith refers to fireweed as the "primary honey crop" on the Kenai Peninsula.It is the most fed upon species for the honeybees kept by local beekeepers from...


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