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My Turn: Ballot Measure 2 strikes the right balance for rural Alaska

...current policy of prohibition has failed, and because legalizing and regulating marijuana will give us revenue to get at the roots of the problem: untreated mental health and addiction issues, combined with underfunded education and law enforcement...
Court rejects benefit denial in same-sex case

...And that's the category of cases that this case falls into."Renn said the "most sensible thing to do is to get at the root cause of the problem" - the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage.
Growth through gardening

...Magazine for home gardening in the 1970s.)Kearny adjusts the nozzle on the hose to water peas with a gentle shower so the roots are undisturbed. He also knows the perfect size at which to harvest peas.Nyssen said the patron who planted the peas...
Frank edges Elliott on Ben Blackgoat course

...told them to be safe," she said. "And to let the trail be their master because you have to be paying attention to the roots and the rocks and that was what Ben slipped on."The annual race is now approaching 20 years."It is hard to believe...
'Love 'em and feed 'em'

...don't experience it here, (they) won't at home."While providing a safe place and a healthy meal won't solve the root of Juneau's problem with hunger, it at least leaves kids with full bellies and fun memories during the summer months...
Untangling Southeast Alaska's fisheries

...Compton said recently she has started to consider adding a personal element to one of the fisheries vignettes that explores the roots of her interest in storytelling. Her biological father died while scuba diving when she was a baby, an experience she...
My Turn: Invading Iraq wasn't our worst mistake

...failure of the decade-long war there, many are criticizing the decision to invade Iraq in the first place, saying it's the root cause of the problem. The fallacy in that view is that it would mean that President George H.W. Bush and his people...
Circus acrobats plan suit, say lives have changed

...carabiner-maker or even the venue, the Dunkin' Donuts Center.Attorney Michael Krzak said the women want to get to the "root cause" of the accident, as it affects a number of aerial acts."They want to make sure this never happens again in...
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Groups file lawsuit for listing of rare wolf

...she said.Agency spokeswoman Andrea Medeiros could not be immediately reached Tuesday for comment.The wolves den in the root systems of large trees and hunt Sitka black-tailed deer, which depend on high-quality, old forests. They are genetically...
Search for missing hiker widens on second day

...She somehow managed to grab hold of a tree root on the 65-plus-foot freefall down the mountainface. She clung to the root for 17 hours, dangling off the side of the cliff."She grabbed hold of vegetation and hung there from 3:30 p.m...


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