Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

...becoming the first Italian in 16 years to triumph in cycling's the mountains.The 29-year-old Sicilian, who called...injuries in the first half of this year's Tour.Astana team leader...podium since Virenque in that year - a fact not lost on many homegrown...
The evolution of 'Godzilla': Japanese fans weigh in

...Gojira" was born right here in Japan, 60 years ago.No matter its evolution in Hollywood...Hollywood's biggest blockbusters this year and finally opens in Japan on," says Takeshi Maruyama, a 28-year-old "salaryman," who grew up on the...
Governor asks feds to buy surplus salmon

...have boom and bust years. One year a harvest can be great...product at the end of the year to last three years, he said."Fortunately...a shelf-life of six years.The state has estimated...75 million pinks this year. The five-year average...
Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

...probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption...issue, in a nutshell:To streamline next year's open enrollment season, the Health...of financial aid they are receiving this year.That's likely to be a problem for a...
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Parents sue company after son's avalanche death

ANCHORAGE - The parents of a 26-year-old snowboarder who died after an Alaska...Takhin Ridge avalanche also killed 35-year-old Rob Liberman of Telluride, Colorado...also wrote to five U.S. senators last year, urging Congress to investigate.
Alaska woman indicted in prostitution ring

...prostitution ring she allegedly operated between Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai and Juneau.Prosecutors said Friday that 39-year-old Amber L. Batts of Anchorage was charged with three counts of second-degree sex trafficking and four counts of third-degree...
Survey: US gas prices fall 9 cents to $3.58

...regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58.That's the largest drop this year.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday the decrease came despite a rise in crude-oil prices.Lundberg says U.S...
My Turn: U.S. must show resolve against Russian aggression

...morning's earthquake, and the others we've experienced in the past year, reminded me there's no place on Earth safe from the power...quo.The fact that the Winter Olympics took place earlier this year in Sochi is truly unfortunate, given that just months later...
Plates celebrate 50 years

Gerrit and Eileen Plate will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this month with family and friends.
Nibali set to win Tour, with 2 Frenchmen on podium

...history." The 29-year-old from Sicily...Italian in almost 50 years to win cycling's...don't know, this year, after the Tour...acupuncture. Over the years, cycling teams have...contender. "Maybe next year I also try the Giro...little bit, three years, and then the big...


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