In climate bid, Obama stares down Exit Glacier

...heat-trapping greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, said Deborah Kurtz of the National Park Service."Climate is the primary driver for the retreat of glaciers and for ice loss," Kurtz said.Obama's trip was more about visuals than words...
Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

...They've received less attention than others amid Obama's recent efforts to improve conditions for Native Americans.Yet the primary focus on the trip is global warming.By showcasing thawing permafrost, melting sea ice and eroding shorelines, Obama...
My Turn: Is Murkowski voting her conscience on the Iran deal?

...well have opened the door for Tea Party favorite Joe Miller to come in with a more conservative message and beat her in the primary. Murkowski's moderate voting record did allow her to successfully court Democrats and win the general election as...
Michael Burns

...1972, and he and Rebecca were married during the campaign in Watertown, South Dakota, her hometown. After winning the primary, he lost the general election 112,000 to 98,000. Mike worked for First Midwest Bancorp of Illinois, 1973 - 1985...
Nelson hurt as Packers fall to Steelers 24-19

...yards and a 21-yard score to Richard Rodgers late in the first half.Bruce Gradkowski's preseason debut was brief. The primary backup behind Roethlisberger spent the first three weeks of training camp on the physically unable to perform list with...
Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery

...often a place where cancer spreads and less commonly is the primary source of it. It said further information will be provided...he may be eligible for, Lichtenfeld said. Sometimes the primary site can't be determined, so genetic analysis of the...
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Jimmy Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery

...originated, or even if that is known at this point. The liver is often a place where cancer spreads and less commonly is the primary source of it. It said further information will be provided when more facts are known, "possibly next week."Carter...
Regional News
Fish Factor: Salmon streams' future

...voters under Alaska's Constitution. The court decision will determine if the question can be put before voters in the primary election next August.The ban is being pushed and bankrolled by the Kenai-based sports fishing group Alaska Fisheries...
Festival Fairbanks removes state flags from bridge

...level. "We usually would have replaced them by now," Jones said. While Jones said the condition of the flags was the primary reason they were taken down, it wasn't the only factor involved. She admitted the inclusion of the Mississippi flag...
Applications available for Alaska literary awards

...Alaska writer older than 18 who is not a full-time student is eligible to apply. Quality of the work submitted is the primary consideration in determining who receives the awards.


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