• New York.In 1936, Germany and Italy recognized the Spanish government of Francisco Franco.In 1942, "The Skin of Our Teeth," Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning allegory about the history of humankind, opened on Broadway.In 1959...
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With marijuana deadline approaching, the most pressing issue is likely to go unresolved

...possible day before the deadline, they will then go to the Department of Law for legal review."It's a really careful, fine-tooth comb review," Milks said, and after that review, the regulations go to the lieutenant governor's office for approval...
Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death'

...said in an email, adding that heroin is "getting way out of hand and in a horrible way. We need to at least try to add more teeth to provide another way to fix it."Ellis described the bill as a "small piece of the puzzle" and not the "end-all, be-all...
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On the Trails: Finding noise in the 'Quiet'

...frost crackling when it collapses;? the buzz of a bee changing as it enters a flower;? the grinding of deer or moose teeth when foraging or a beaver gnawing bark from a branch;? lake ice popping and groaning on a cold winter day.I've focused...
BLM OKs drilling permit in petroleum reserve

...first oil and gas production from federal land in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.The permit is for the Greater Mooses Tooth 1 project being pursued by ConocoPhillips Alaska.In a release, BLM Director Neil Kornze said it was a collaborative effort...
Bear with sweet tooth crashes kid's party

A black bear with a sweet tooth crashed a little kid's birthday party on Saturday. Literally.The uninvited guest shimmied its way up onto the roof of a Starr...
Slack Tide: Are we there yet?

...makes a person feel more like an adult than tooling around in a car full of kids - not even plucking grays or having wisdom teeth removed. Muscle cars, sports convertibles, souped-up monster trucks? Child's play. It takes a real man (or woman...
Land trade helps city tackle housing

...opportunity to take a much-needed bite out of its housing problem, but it will be up to the CBJ Assembly to give the city the teeth it needs to make this happen, Chaney said.With "adequate funding," he said the city can complete the subdivision in less...
Alaska Science Forum: Flesh-eating bugs gorge in the name of science

...says. "When you spray them, they really come out of the woodwork."So they do. Creepy crawlies slithering over grizzly teeth, a smooth wolf skull, the knobby links of a dog's tail. Handsome armored adult beetles and their segmented offspring looking...
Gov. Walker rolls out proposal to turn Permanent Fund into state's money factory's increasingly dominant source of public revenue," Alsweilem's report concludes.In June, Richards - who cut his teeth in finance law before becoming attorney general - was named to a working group formed by the governor's office to discuss...


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