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Police & Fire for Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

...m. Wednesday, a 29-year-old man reported his 1992 Jeep was stolen on Shattuck Way. It was later recovered with the windshield broken and $3,000 worth of driving equipment missing. The vehicle was returned to the owner.
Crashing through the snow

...Flashlight? Brush or broom for snow removal? Extra fuses for vehicle systems? A rag for cleaning headlights or the windshield if you should run out of washer fluid? Chains for your tires? Extra washer fluid? Work gloves? A small snow shovel...
Windshield repair business is Kenai man's life

...was bent over a red Ford F-250's windshield on the edge of the parking lot, sticking...stuck to either side of the chip in his windshield.Waldal's work is a lot cheaper than a new windshield, he said.The family had used Waldal's...
Lake stars and windshield cracks now forming over Alaska

...feature familiar to most Alaskans, windshield cracks. Michael Marder, a physicist...explained to me how they happen.A windshield, he said, isn't one solid piece...flying during an accident. The entire windshield is about as thick as a pile of five...
Empire Editorial: Welcome back, rain

...sure sign of a Juneau summer is the trail of a slug heading over rain-slicked pavement for a nearby zucchini plant, or windshield wipers keeping rhythm as one drives toward a favorite fishing spot.Xtratufs outnumber flip-flops during the usual summer...
Photo: Quiet reflection

Ron Hohman, a bus driver and guide for Princess Cruises, waits for passengers Wednesday at Marine Park. The Holland America cruise ship Veendam is reflected in the windshield.
Adventure on skis, skins and Mt. Troy

Things are not looking up. We sit in the car at the Mount Jumbo trailhead, watching the rain fall on the windshield. It always sounds worse than it is ... right? We'd started early, parked two vehicles at the Eaglecrest parking lot in preparation...
Hip-hop cabbie throws down some new beats

The windshield wipers, rain and weathered pavement created a mosaic of sounds on a recent evening as Sam Hughes piloted his cab down Egan Drive...
Numerous cars vandalized, burglarized in Anchorage the complex, located near Dowling Road's intersection with the New Seward Highway. Cars also had seats slashed and windshield wipers stolen.The string of burglary and vandalism has been occurring for almost three weeks to cars parked at the complex...
Gimme a Smile: Let's make a deal

...anyway? I wanted the car. "I'll take the car and the windshield wipers, but no tires, please-no, I insist." Or maybe...was, "We got a good car."So now we have a new car. The windshield doesn't have any cracks in it. It doesn't shake and rattle...


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