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Juneau woman survives plane crash

...21-year-old Michael Dowsett, told local media outlets that they were flying at about 85 knots about "maybe 50 to 100" feet up in the air and at the end of the runway when they realized what was happening."Normally, if we had runway left, we would have...
Great athletes dance, others not so much

...feel the soundBut if that was me I would be on the groundI would not get up, I would dance on my backThrow my legs up in the air like I don't careAnd waver them from side to sideThen I bust into a windmillThen right into a backspin ..."
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.

'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.
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.
Gasol brothers to start NBA All-Star game; Lowry gets spot

...first Warriors player elected to consecutive starts since Chris Mullin in 1991-92.His partner in the backcourt is up in the air after the Lakers revealed Bryant's injury earlier Thursday. Though the severity of the injury is unknown, many rotator...
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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