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Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...It's time to vote."The crowd sang him "Happy Birthday" - the governor turned 64 on Thursday. As the rally ended, Tom Petty's "Won't Back Down" played over the loud speakers.Mariya Lovishchuk, director of the Glory Hole, Juneau's homeless...
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Slack Tide: A pot primer for the newly legal

...sudden cravings for Funyuns. Desired effects of marijuana include relaxation, mild euphoria and the ability to appreciate Tom Petty. Negative side-effects: short-term memory loss, dry mouth, short-term memory loss, impaired motor skills, short-term...
Music review: Bob Dylan, American Idol

...with twice before, the 1949 Frankie Laine hit "That Lucky Old Sun." He performed this lovely song in concert with Tom Petty in 1985 and turned it into a bitter complaint, resentful and struggling for relief. He did the song again in Madison in...
Making the Super Bowl dance

...wanted to do the rest of my life."Carson would dance anything her parents, Tom and Sherri Carson, her parents played: Tom Petty, Lindsey Buckingham, the Rolling Stones and the Beatles.As her strength and determination grew, Carson became a top...
Stop the give-away rally

...tore up a large, multibillion-dollar fake check to the North Slope's three major oil companies. Music, including Tom Petty's "Won't Back Down," and Bruce Springsteen's "The Rising," blared from loudspeakers.Senate Minority Leader...
An early peek at Eric Tollefson's upcoming release

...Lager and her father John on stage. The next year Tollefson was back at the folk fest performing his own set - largely Tom Petty covers. Then for a little while in middle school and high school his interests turned to other things - skateboarding...
Former JDHS dancer helps Thunder Mountain groove

...musical tastes also helped."I knew at five I wanted to dance," Carson said. "Anything my parents played, from Tom Petty, Lindsey Buckingham , the Rolling Stones, and the Beatles. I would dance with my dad and we would get the vacuum cleaner...
The hardest part

...they pay a premium - a Wall Street speculative premium. With no limits rule, consumers and businesses are harmed. Tom Petty sang, "The waiting is the hardest part." After the economic pain we went through, it's hard not to let the waiting...
Tollefson back in town to play Wednesday

...Juneauites do - at the Alaska Folk Festival when he was 12. (For those that were there, he was the tall red-head playing Tom Petty's Last Dance for Mary Jane," and Oasis' "Wonderwall.") He continued to play and write his own songs throughout...
Best Bets: Rock, Vivaldi and bonfires for the solstice described by fans as a straight-ahead rock band, and as a Southern rock band with an alternative twist. Fans of Tom Petty or Elvis Costello will appreciate the writing, although Cracker can add more of a punk edge on some songs than those...
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