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...
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.
Japan's secret campaign against the U.S.

...didnt the japanese attempt to drop plague-infested rats or biological weapons from the balloons?Coen: This was the primary fear of U.S. officials, that the balloons would be weaponized with bacteriological or chemical agents. And in fact...
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What Alaska's Congressional delegation thinks about the Iranian nuclear deal

...leaders are not trustworthy and the agreement appears to lack the unfettered inspections needed to verify compliance."The primary responsibility of the president and of those of us in Congress is to keep our country safe. The president seems to...
Alaska Editorial: Processing disaster

...time, it is with a heavy heart that the town learns the facts and begins to take care of those most closely affected.The primary concern is for families of those who died, the injured when there are some and the floatplane company staff that had...
Clinton to make boosting wages key to plan an agenda that came out of a bunch of Wall Streeters."Clinton has said she will take nothing for granted in the primary contest, but the economic message will allow her to begin contrasting herself with Republicans. In recent speeches...
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Shell awaits damage report on vessel for Arctic drilling

...will explore only during the short open water season."Our whole goal is to never interact with ice," Smith said.The primary use of the Fennica for Shell in Alaska is to host a capping stack, the third line of defense to control a wellhead...
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Art, like Nimbus, should inspire conversation

...better way to show off the Alaskan spirit as it is today, especially in the middle of, and constantly in the view of, the primary governing processes for our great state.Jerry SmetzerJuneau
Tenakee resident heats homes geothermally

...buildings, some studies said it wasn't possible, Allred said - for one, the water wasn't thought to be hot enough.The primary spring, where the public bathhouse is, measures 106 degrees Fahrenheit when it comes out of the water and 103 after...
Federal report: Polar bears in peril due to global warming

...the process after the agency listed the species as threatened in 2008."Short of action that effectively addresses the primary cause of diminishing sea ice, it is unlikely that polar bears will be recovered."Halting Arctic warming will require...


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