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Latest chapter in 'X-Men' saga a worthy 'Past' time

...many superhuman feats on display in the latest installment in the "X-Men" saga, "Days of Future Past."Time travel. Saving the world from big, angry robots. A beautifully restored 1973 Buick Riviera.But the nod for the most stunning...
My turn: Road opponents use fear

...a road. I cannot understand a "second crossing" that is 4.1 miles from the present bridge that will realize a travel savings of less than nine miles one way (12 minutes) and 1 gallon of gas round-trip. We should be pushing for a crossing...
Palin wants new session venue

...that was something that she'd have to work out with legislators. A special session in Anchorage might result in travel savings, especially for Southcentral legislators, but would likely mean additional travel costs for legislative staff from...
Costs to move session may trump savings

...more central location than Juneau. Cost estimates provided by Varni challenge that contention. While there would be travel savings for some legislators who don't have to come to Juneau, other costs outweighed the savings, Varni said. Among...
Plan for special session outside Juneau questioned

...legislative staff - clerks, researchers, attorneys - would have to be flown to Anchorage, essentially offsetting any travel savings from not having lawmakers flown to Juneau from Anchorage, Fairbanks and the bush, Varni said. "I hope the governor...
Legislature tallying session costs

...staff, securing equipment and renting space, among other things, that Varni expects will outstrip the legislators' travel savings."Because it is in Anchorage I do have to send some technical people up there, and they'll be spending more than...


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