Mo'ne trying to find some peace amid all the attention

...incessant yapper.She was rendered nearly speechless during the call, said one observer.With a win Wednesday, the spotlight will only intensify.Representatives from Ellen DeGeneres' and Queen Latifah's shows have called Taney hoping for...
Superintendent talks bargaining, testing

...contract negotiations. The most recent teacher contract was agreed upon in February.Assessments will also come into the spotlight this school year, with the district implementing the new Alaska Standards, similar to the Common Core State Standards...
First woman becomes NBA coach

...skills will be a great benefit to the Spurs."But Popovich and Buford were not available in person and Hammon had the spotlight entirely to herself."Congratulations to Becky on today's announcement," Boyer said in a statement. "It's...
Airport, Docks and Harbors boards get fresh blood 6:30 p.m. July 17 in City Hall conference room 224.In the newsThe topic of enterprise boards has come into the spotlight recently as the Assembly looks for a way to run some of the city's recreational facilities more efficiently in light...
Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties

...PAULO - The World Cup's second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the spotlight. Instead, a goalkeeper and two rock-solid defenses stole the show.Argentina goalie Sergio Romero saved two penalties...
UAS closing facilities, cutting jobs

...know why UAF had to cut that many jobs.A bonus for the presidentThe system's budget situation was brought into the spotlight after the UA Board of Regents in June signed off on another three-year contract for President Pat Gamble that included...
Alaska Editorial: 'Alaska Agreement' good theory, flawed practice

...mount a successful and widely publicized write-in campaign.This year, the state's Senate race is once again in the spotlight, as incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich will face a strong challenge from whichever Republican candidate emerges...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction for adults

...of the '70s, the anti-nuke and anti-war protesters, and the graphic efforts of the '80s to bring AIDS into the spotlight. "A Redtail's Dream," written and illustrated by Minna Sundberg. While this fantastic myth-based Finnish graphic...
Crimson Bears and Falcons will be chasing the Wolves

...Swofford (third base, pitcher, first base) is a talented freshman who could be a great player if doesn't let the spotlight get in his way. JDHS has had a long line of tall, solid corner players, and it will take quality game-in and game-out...
UConn and Kentucky for national title

...statistical category. He's the guy who makes the big shot or big pass. Fellow guard Ryan Boatright has taken some of the spotlight recently for his defensive performances against the likes of Keith Appling of Michigan State and Scottie Wilbekin of...


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