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This bud's for you? - phillyBurbs.com

This bud's for you? - phillyBurbs.com | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
W*USA 9This bud's for you?phillyBurbs.comThe Government classifies marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug. Its use, let alone production and distribution, is illegal. The Government also sees no distinction between pot for pot's sake and medical marijuana.
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Fire Up Arizona: State Approves 1st Medical Marijuana Collective

Fire Up Arizona: State Approves 1st Medical Marijuana Collective | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
Fire Up Arizona: State Approves 1st Medical Marijuana Collective ("Fire Up Arizona: State Approves 1st Medical Marijuana Collective #Marijuana #420 http://t.co/E8xkCwXj" @standurdmc...)...
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Sex Trafficking In Alaska 'Notoriously Underreported,' Targets Native ...

Sex Trafficking In Alaska 'Notoriously Underreported,' Targets Native ... | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Experts testifying before a new Alaska task force on sex trafficking said Monday the teenage victims often are too afraid and embarrassed, and sometimes too addicted to drugs, to come forward.
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Romney Refuses To Talk About His FEMA Plans

Romney Refuses To Talk About His FEMA Plans | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney refused to answer reporters' questions about how he would handle the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), after a Tuesday "storm relief" event in Ohio for Hurricane Sandy.

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Montana voters asked to ratify or repeal new medical marijuana restrictions - The Republic

Montana voters asked to ratify or repeal new medical marijuana restrictions - The Republic | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
Montana voters asked to ratify or repeal new medical marijuana restrictionsThe RepublicLori Burnam says the voters' decision on a medical marijuana ballot question may determine how she lives out her last days.
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AP StyleGuard Now for Mac!

AP StyleGuard Now for Mac! | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it

AP StyleGuard, powered by Equiom Linguistic Labs, is a powerful yet easy solution that integrates with Microsoft Word and provides automatic checking of your documents for AP style. Using defined structure and rules similar to Word’s spelling and grammar checking, AP StyleGuard helps ensure the consistency of your writing style. It saves you the time of manually referring to the AP Stylebook and offers recommendations on items you might not have realized are covered by AP style.

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Sprint outage causes Alaska Airlines flights to cancel - Examiner.com

Sprint outage causes Alaska Airlines flights to cancel - Examiner.com | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
Examiner.comSprint outage causes Alaska Airlines flights to cancelExaminer.com... while maintenance work was being conducted on a railroad track between Chicago and Milwaukee.
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Condé budget cuts of 5% on 2013 agenda

Condé Nast, home to The New Yorker, Vogue and Vanity Fair, is poring over preliminary budgets for next year — and it doesn’t look pretty.While not every mag is finished going over...
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Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible" has made it to Alaska - working with the ... - Capital city weekly

Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible" has made it to Alaska - working with the ... - Capital city weekly | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible" has made it to Alaska - working with the ...Capital city weeklyTravel Channel's "Hotel Impossible" has made it to Alaska - working with the Glacier Bear Lodge in Yakutat.
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Alaska Air traffic rises 5.1 percent in September - Businessweek

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Alaska Air traffic rises 5.1 percent in SeptemberBusinessweekSEATTLE (AP) — Alaska Airlines' parent company said Wednesday that its traffic rose 5.1 percent last month as its number of available seats grew.
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FOOD LOVES BEER - Grilling Issue 2012

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Food Loves Beer, the new digital magazine created especially for food and beer enthusiasts.
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Book chronicles man's treks in Alaska wilderness - Juneau Empire

Book chronicles man's treks in Alaska wildernessJuneau EmpireJohnson, of Eagle River, recently collaborated with Alaska folk hero Dick Griffith on a new book called “Canyons and Ice,” which chronicles the modern-day adventurer's many travels across...
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7 ways to go local while traveling - CNN

7 ways to go local while traveling - CNN | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
7 ways to go local while travelingCNN(CNN) -- Looking to create lasting travel memories? Learning to live like the locals when you're on vacation is the way to go.
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Q&A: Medical marijuana in N.J. - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

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The Star-Ledger - NJ.comQ&A: Medical marijuana in N.J.The Star-Ledger - NJ.comMedical Marijuana use for Muscular Dystrophy Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-LedgerThe push to legalized medical marijuana in New Jersey has been a source of tension in...
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Hostess Moves to Liquidate After Crippling Strike

Hostess Moves to Liquidate After Crippling Strike | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
Hostess says it's going out of business -- but some of its products may continue to be sold. The company's CEO says he's hoping to find a buyer for about 30 Hostess brands.
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Air service to Alaskan island ends despite new $75.5 million airport - KansasCity.com

Air service to Alaskan island ends despite new $75.5 million airport - KansasCity.com | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it

Just because you build it (for $75 million).... does NOT mean they will come. 

 

"PenAir's Goose is no longer able to take passengers or mail. The ramp formerly used by the plane was reconstructed for the hovercraft, said PenAir President Danny Seybert. The new design doesn't accommodate the long struts of the plane's landing gear, creating safety concerns, he said.

 

"I can't operate out there any more," Seybert said last week. "They took my runway away. Sunday was our last flight."

For the 1,000 Trident workers getting ready to wrap up the season and go home, that means either arranging a charter flight from Akun or catching a ride on a boat 35 miles to Dutch Harbor.

 

no mail, no medicine

 

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Lucas Gives Up Star Wars to Disney; Episode VII to Be Released in 2015 - Forbes

Lucas Gives Up Star Wars to Disney; Episode VII to Be Released in 2015 - Forbes | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
Disney has acquired Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion in stock and cash, which will likely move founder, chairman, and CEO of Lucasfilm, George Lucas, to a more vaunted position on the Forbes 400 chart.
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"Bath Salts": Nasty Stuff - Ricochet.com

"Bath Salts": Nasty Stuff - Ricochet.com | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
My latest piece for PJ Media concerns the case of Brian Mulligan, an executive for Deutsche Bank in Los Angeles, who apparently overindulged in a new street drug commonly referred to as “bath salts.”  The drug seems to combine all the more...
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Alaska Airlines: Operations returning to normal

"The problem was caused by a combination of two cut cables in Sprint's fiber-optic network. One occurred at a construction site along railroad tracks between Chicago and Milwaukee and the other was somewhere between Portland and Seattle, said Sprint spokeswoman Crystal Davis in Reston, Va."

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North Korea warns that Alaska is within missile range - Hamilton Spectator

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The NationNorth Korea warns that Alaska is within missile rangeHamilton SpectatorSEOUL, SOUTH KOREA—North Korea on Tuesday warned that the U.S.
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Affordable Care Act: What 'Obamacare' means for medical tourism abroad - Alaska Dispatch

Affordable Care Act: What 'Obamacare' means for medical tourism abroad - Alaska Dispatch | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
Affordable Care Act: What 'Obamacare' means for medical tourism abroadAlaska DispatchSAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Sitting in blue scrubs in a hospital room, plastic surgeon Christian Rivera ponders a potential sea change for this Central American...
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Century-old $5 bill from Alaska to be auctioned - USA TODAY

Century-old $5 bill from Alaska to be auctioned - USA TODAY | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
WDAZCentury-old $5 bill from Alaska to be auctionedUSA TODAYBill once owned by Charles Fairbanks IV, vice president to Teddy Roosevelt; Rare find is expected to fetch as much as $300,000 at auction; Three banks in Alaska, out of 12,000 nationwide,...
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Earmark Politics - Fox News (blog)

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Earmark PoliticsFox News (blog)There was the "Bridge to Nowhere," a dubious $200 million earmark to help construct a bridge between Ketchikan, AK and Gravina Island. ...
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Alaska Living Legend of Aviation: Glen Alsworth - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska Living Legend of Aviation: Glen Alsworth - Alaska Dispatch | Alaska Special Interest News | Scoop.it
Alaska DispatchAlaska Living Legend of Aviation: Glen AlsworthAlaska DispatchTravel back and forth to Port Alsworth, a remote community of 159 in Southwest Alaska's Lake and Peninsula Borough, was (and remains) greatly affected by weather.
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How travel limits our minds - The Guardian

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The GuardianHow travel limits our mindsThe GuardianIn this respect, train travel on commuter routes has, alas, gone the same way as flying, as I am reminded on the two-hour TGV ride from Calais to Paris.
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