Today is Tuesday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2014. There are 78 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Oct. 14, 1964, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Soviet leader Nikita S.
Three of the country's elite swimmers will be leading local pool sharks, and those who want to be even better in the water, in two days of valuable lessons for all levels of swimmers looking to improve technique and drop time.
BOSTON - There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center. Dr.
Could a $15 billion railroad project reduce the cost of living in Alaska overnight? Matt Vickers, a lead member in the startup group G7G Railway Corp., thinks it can.
Charles Woodson is on the market. The Green Bay Packers released the 36-year-old defensive back Friday with two years left on his contract.
WASHINGTON - It's a chemical that's been in U.S. households for more than 40 years, from the body wash in your bathroom shower to the knives on your kitchen counter to the bedding in your baby's basinet.
A prominent criminal defense attorney, who served the Alaska Public Defender Agency in Juneau for 26 years, has died. Robert Francis Meachum died Tuesday from a combination of a heart attack and stroke, according to family members. He was 57.
Rob Meachum, 57, a resident of Juneau, died on Jan. 1, 2013. Rob, an African American, born in Chicago on Feb. 27, 1955, grew up in Detroit and was the eldest of seven children born to Dr. Floyd T. and Mrs. Bobette Meachum.
NEW YORK - Russian vodka and the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
The canvas is epic. Over the last decade, student debt in America has skyrocketed to more than $1 trillion (per the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau) which will lead to a total lifetime wealth loss of $4 trillion for indebted households without accounting for the impact of defaults. The average student debt is circa $26,600 (the average University of Alaska student debt is circa $24,000).
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