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Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

Honest debate dies on the extremes

I sat and listened intently to the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Make it Monday Forum debate on the legalization of marijuana at the Egan Center on Monday and I realized one thing - I don't like debates.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Alaska, Anchorage, AK, Sports

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Petroleum News

Oil Patch Bits: URS announces Anthony Crouts joins its team

Anthony Crouts has joined URS as its marketing intern. He is currently a marketing major at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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Related Topix: Alaska

Anchorage Daily News

Report: Burglary in Alaska down 65 percent since 1985

This Anchorage Hillside home was ransacked by a burglar in September 2006, with jewelry and other items stolen from the master bedroom.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Mathematics, Science

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Need joins the University of Alaska Foundation

The University of Alaska Foundation has announced that Harry W. Need IV, MPA, CFRE has been hired as the director of gift planning.

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Related Topix: College, AK, University of Colorado Boulder, Anchorage, AK

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Movers & Shakers 07/20/14

Larry Brummer recently joined URS as a project contract/procurement specialist. With more than 18 years of experience in both the government environment and the commercial sector, Brummer will predominantly focus on procurement and subcontract management.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Anchorage, AK, Journalism, Blog News

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Ulmer named to advise Kerry on Arctic issues

It's not a full-time job, though, but just makes official what Ulmer already does as chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, she said in an interview.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Anchorage, AK

Windsor Beacon

Americans love Shark Week. Why isn't there a Bear Week?

In this June 14, 2014 photo, a mother black bear wanders with her two spring cubs near the parking garage along Alumni Drive on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

OregonLive.com

NCAA Membership Committee Approves Concordia

The NCAA Division II Membership Committee has approved the application of Concordia University-Portland to join the NCAA, paving the way for its full-time membership in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference .

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Related Topix: Concordia University-Portland, Cal State San Marcos, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Central Washington University, Northwest Nazarene University

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's A Map Of The REAL Most Expensive College In Each State

To chart this range, we found the most expensive college in each state, based on their overall direct costs for the upcoming academic year.

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Related Topix: Harvey Mudd College

Fri Jul 11, 2014

OregonLive.com

Concordia University granted NCAA Division II status, set to join Great Northwest Athletic...

The NCAA Division II Membership Committee has accepted the application of Concordia University-Portland to join the NCAA, paving the way for Concordia's full-time membership in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference .

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Related Topix: Concordia University-Portland, Cal State San Marcos, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Oklahoma Baptist University, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Vets, service providers discuss challenges of civilian life

Alaska U.S. Sen. Mark Begich hosts a roundtable to discuss veterans' issues July 2 at Catholic Social Services in Anchorage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Anchorage, AK

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Movers & Shakers 07/13/14

Harry W. Need IV has been hired as the director of gift planning for the University of Alaska Foundation.

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Related Topix: Alaska, College, AK, University of Colorado Boulder, Anchorage, AK

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Homer Tribune

Halibut Cove Live offers a feast for the senses

Photo provided Halibut Cove Live, hosted at Quiet Place Lodge, features a host of culinary delights and world-class musicians playing live jazz and bluegrass on a floating stage.

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Related Topix: Halibut Cove, AK, Home Listing, Home, King Salmon, AK, Valdez, AK, Homer, AK

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Stephl Engineering makes announcement about two employees

Richard Bailey recently joined Stephl Engineering LLC as a Civil Engineer EIT after graduating with the class of 2014 at University of Alaska Anchorage.

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Related Topix: Anchorage, AK

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

UAA evaluators finish ranking academic offerings, with an eye to cut some

Evaluators have finished a controversial, high-stakes audit of the University of Alaska Anchorage's hundreds of academic offerings that could lead to some departments being cut.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Current in Carmel

CarmelFest: Diane Norton: The lady sailor in heels

For the past six or seven years, Norton has put on her Alpha uniform: the jacket, the skirt and the heels to walk in the parade.

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Related Topix: Newton Falls, OH, US Military, US Navy

Sat Jun 28, 2014

The News Tribune

Anchorage club closures displaces Latin dancers

Latin dance, from salsa to bachata to merengue, has seen measurable growth in Alaska over the last decade, punctuated by the launch of a state salsa festival in 2010, according to local instructors.

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Related Topix: Anchorage, AK, Alaska

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Platinum Jaxx closure leaves void for Anchorage Latin dance community

The recent shuttering of Downtown Anchorage nightclub Platinum Jaxx had at least one unintended consequence: it displaced members of Anchorage's small but spirited Latin dance community, a longtime fixture of the nightclub's dance floor on Friday and Sunday nights.

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Related Topix: Platinum, AK, Anchorage, AK, Alaska, Sports

CNN

Free pregnancy tests to be placed in Alaska bars

Experts are always looking for creative ways to increase awareness about public health problems.

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Related Topix: Alaska Government, Alaska, Health

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