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Runner-turned-filmmaker Romey puts focus on Mount Marathon

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sun, 2014-07-20 16:15
Runner-turned-filmmaker Romey puts focus on Mount Marathon Service High graduate Max Romey turned to filmmaking when an injury sidelined him from running at college, and now he's working on a documentary about this year's Mount Marathon race.July 20, 2014

Dalton, Wilt dominate Her Tern races

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sun, 2014-07-20 15:33
Dalton, Wilt dominate Her Tern races Anchorage runners Anna Dalton and Hallidie Wilt schooled the competition Sunday at the Her Tern half-marathon and quarter-marathon.July 20, 2014

Nome woman fast with fish at WEIO

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sun, 2014-07-20 15:09
Nome woman fast with fish at WEIO Nome's Marjorie Tahbone, Wasilla's Bernard Clark and Fairbanks' Matthew Sido Evans set a world records during the first three days of  the World Eskimo-Indian Olympics in Fairbanks.July 20, 2014

Family, friends host Sunday memorial for dead cyclist

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sun, 2014-07-20 14:49
Family, friends host Sunday memorial for dead cyclist A public gathering in memory of Jeff Dusenbury, the bicyclist killed in a hit-and-run Saturday, is being held Sunday afternoon at 3:30 p.m. at the scene of the accident.July 20, 2014

Soldier attacked by grizzly in second JBER mauling this summer

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sun, 2014-07-20 14:47
Soldier attacked by grizzly in second JBER mauling this summer A National Guard soldier was attacked by a brown bear sow defending cubs during a training exercise on Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson Sunday, base officials said in a statement. July 20, 2014

Appreciating James Garner: TV's Best Unhero

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 12:41

James Garner, star of classic TV shows Maverick and The Rockford Files, died Saturday at age 86. TV critic Eric Deggans says he pioneered playing a new character: the "unhero."

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Among dead Kasilof salmon, Alaska setnetters pause to read poems

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sun, 2014-07-20 11:54
Among dead Kasilof salmon, Alaska setnetters pause to read poems Perhaps one could select enough compelling poems to entice a bunch of hard-bitten Alaska setnetters gathered on a Kenai Peninsula beach to read them aloud. I started tearing out any poem that might achieve that mark.July 20, 2014

Welcome back to We Alaskans magazine

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sun, 2014-07-20 11:54
Welcome back to We Alaskans magazine The Sunday magazine was removed from the Daily News 14 years ago after a 20-year run as an integral feature of paper’s package of weekend sections. It returns this week as one of several upgrades to the paper.July 20, 2014

Missing in Alaska without a trace

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sun, 2014-07-20 11:53
Missing in Alaska without a trace Nobody knows for sure how many people have gone into the wild in Alaska and never come out -- though it's clearly in the dozens, if not the hundreds. July 20, 2014

Anaktuvuk Pass considers new subdivision

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sun, 2014-07-20 11:49
Anaktuvuk Pass considers new subdivision Like many Arctic villages, the Brooks Range community of about 300 is in need of housing. At a recent meeting residents, engineers and officials talked about the prospect of building a new subdivision, with new streets and homes.July 20, 2014

This year's Bristol Bay's sockeye run far exceeded forecasts

Alaska and Yukon Headlines - Sun, 2014-07-20 11:49
This year's Bristol Bay's sockeye run far exceeded forecasts As of Tuesday, the estimated total run of sockeye into Bristol Bay waters stood just under 39 million fish, well beyond the Department of Fish and Game preseason forecast of 26.5 million.July 20, 2014

When Defending Your Writing Becomes Defending Yourself

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 11:33

When the subject of race comes up in his MFA writing workshop, author Matthew Salesses says, it usually feels traumatic — a burden personal to writers of color.

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45 Years Ago, Armstrong Took His 'One Small Step'

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 08:40

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11's Lunar Module, Eagle, touched down in the moon's Sea of Tranquility, marking humankind's first journey to another world.

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Kicking The Can Down The Road: A Habit That's Hard To Kick

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 07:47

Congress can't come up with an agreement to pay for road repairs and construction over the long haul, but like a road crew filling a pothole, they do seem to have a patch at hand.

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Kicking The Can Down The Road: A Habit That's Hard To Kick

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 07:47

Congress can't come up with an agreement to pay for road repairs and construction over the long haul, but like a road crew filling a pothole, they do seem to have a patch at hand.

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James Garner Of 'Rockford Files' And 'Maverick' Dies At 86

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:48

Garner was known for wise-cracking, tough-guy characters who were not afraid to bend the rules. NPR's Arun Rath talks with biographer Jon Winokur about the actor's prolific career.

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R.J. Reynolds Vows Appeal Of $23 Billion Cancer-Death Verdict

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:21

The nation's No. 2 tobacco manufacturer was slapped with the whopping punitive damages award in the death of a 36-year-old man of lung cancer in 1996.

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As Polar Icebox Shrinks, Infectious Pathogens Move North

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:14

Science writer Chris Solomon tells NPR's Arun Rath that global warming has caused an influx of new diseases in animals that could eventually spread to humans.

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Should NATO Respond To Downing Of Malaysia Flight 17?

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:14

Former Navy Adm. James Stavridis tells NPR's Arun Rath what steps the alliance might take in response to the downing of the Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.

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Putin May Be Key To Malaysian Plane Crash Inspection

NPR News - Sun, 2014-07-20 06:14

NPR's Arun Rath talks to Wall Street Journal reporter James Marson about Vladimir Putin's response to mounting international anger at Russia following the downing of a civilian plane over Ukraine.

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