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Great athletes dance, others not so much

One of the greatest athletes in the world is retiring this year. Most of us have not even heard her name. Carla Körbes is 33 years old and a principal dancer with Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Gastineau Apartments fire: Arson or accident?

The Gastineau Apartments were supposed to have been shuttered after a fire caused by an unattended candle ripped through the building two years ago.
UAS under the budget knife

Twenty-four of 35 the University of Alaska Southeast year-to-year faculty members have been given notice that their contracts might not be renewed next year in light of anticipated cuts to the school's budget.
New version of pot bill scrapped

After hearing from the state's Public Defender Agency, the House and Senate judiciary committees will most likely scrap a version of a new bill that would provide a defense for using and possessing marijuana, rather than simply making it legal.
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Empire Editorial: Thank you for toking (responsibly)

...will partially be up to those of you who plan to celebrate today, tomorrow and each day after.There's still a lot up in the air about how marijuana will be regulated and by whom, what is considered public - and that's not considering the whole...
Maintenance is top priority for city fund

Repairs to city facilities are taking top priority in next year's capital improvement projects fund.

'GONE GIRL' ON DISC, MORE HOME VIDEO RELEASES BY RICH HELDENFELS AKRON BEACON JOURNAL As we sit in the depths of winter (and what looks like deepening snow), it's a good time to watch movies at home.
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science

SITKA - Just a few decades ago, researchers were repurposing kitchen timers to test how deep marine mammals can dive. Now they can track the same animals in real time.
Gasol brothers to start NBA All-Star game; Lowry gets spot

Pau and Marc Gasol have been voted the first brothers to start in the NBA All-Star game, while Toronto's Kyle Lowry made a late surge in fan balloting and will start for the Eastern Conference.
The best books of 2014

Why do we do this to ourselves? Why must we annually compile top 10 lists when there are clearly more than 10 worthy books published every year? More books than we can get to even if we are avid readers? Because we're human, and we love lists.


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