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94 in Alaska? Weather extremes tied to erratic jet stream

...three years has done stuff I've never seen," said Jeff Masters, meteorology director at the private service Weather Underground. "The fact that the jet stream is unusual could be an indicator of something. I'm not saying we know what...
Strongest typhoon of the year slams Philippines

...of wind," said Jeff Masters, a former hurricane meteorologist who is meteorology director at the private firm Weather Underground.Masters said the storm had been poised to be the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded at landfall. He warned...
Baked Alaska: Unusual heat wave hits 49th state

...That record was set in 1969, according to Jeff Masters, meteorology director of the online forecasting service Weather Underground."This is the hottest heat wave in Alaska since '69," he said. "You're way, way from normal."It's...
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Chill the lawyers

...remained largely unapologetic for her transgressions. Stewart, who over three decades represented members of the Weather Underground and the Black Panthers and who even said she'd represent Osama bin Laden if given the opportunity, spoke out...
Juneau libraries offers plenty for mystery fans

...quiet brother's intellect. "The Star: A Tarot Card Mystery," by David Skibbins. A former member of the Weather Underground, Warren Ritter, has been trying to fly under the radar for the past 20 years, eking out a living as a tarot...
US Superstorm threat launches mass evacuations

...season, "so it's kind of taking something from both," said Jeff Masters, director of the private service Weather Underground.Masters said the storm could be bigger than the worst East Coast storm on record - the 1938 New England hurricane...
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New fiction in bloom at Juneau's libraries

...through the sixties and seventies as they explore the means of social change through groups like Black Power and the Weather Underground. "Derailed," by James Siegel. This is how the affair begins: A beautiful married woman. A lonely married...
What's not being celebrated

...houseguests with more than a hundred stab wounds, they smeared the word PIGS on the wall in blood. Across the country, Weather Underground bomber Bernadine Dorhn bubbled over with approval: "Dig it! First they killed those pigs and then they ate dinner...
Palin defends terrorist comment against Obama

...association with Bill Ayers, a founder of the radical Weather Underground group during the Vietnam era. Both have served...terrorist acts. Obama was 8 years old at the time the Weather Underground claimed credit for numerous bombings and was blamed...
Palin says God blessed America with oil and gas

...forward the Republican message about Obama's ties college professor William Ayers, who was a member of the violent Weather Underground in the 1960s. "John and Sarah tell you just what they think. And they're not going to blink," Williams crooned...


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