News archive from 31 March 2015, page 1

Wilco won't play Indianapolis

Wilco won't play Indianapolis

Wilco has canceled an upcoming show in Indianapolis as a protest against the state's new "religious freedom" law, denouncing it as "thinly disguised legal discrimination." Indiana Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious...

 
Alaska's natural gas could transform its future, solve the energy dilemma

Alaska's natural gas could transform its future, solve the energy dilemma

Alaska’s economic past and future has and will continue to be intertwined with responsible resource development. Beyond forestry, fishing and mineral development, today it appears that there are two resources that will fuel Alaska’s economy for future...

 

Mystrom and Begich will lead TV mayor debate next week

Two former Anchorage mayors, Rick Mystrom and Mark Begich, will preside over a televised debate of the current crop of mayoral candidates on the eve of the municipal election next week. Mystrom and Begich, who faced each other in past city elections,...

 
'Dancing' sends home second star

'Dancing' sends home second star

Monday night on Dancing With the Stars was about separating the "contenders from the pretenders," said co-hostErin Andrews. Latin night! As free as the celebs were with their hip swivels, judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman, Julianne Hough...

 

2 Alaskans win national hockey titles; Team Alaska falls in title game

Two Alaska girls won a USA Hockey national championship Monday, when the lone Alaska team lost its bid to seize a national title. Alaskans Clair DeGeorge and Avery Dunn helped the Shattuck-St. Mary’s (Minnesota) girls win the 16 and under Tier I title...

 
DeRozan's career-high 42 lift Raptors by Rockets

DeRozan's career-high 42 lift Raptors by Rockets

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and tied his career high with 11 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat Houston 99-96 on Monday night, their eighth straight home victory over the Rockets. DeRozan made a go-ahead turnaround...

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Denali buffer is about protecting wolves we can see, song we can hear

Denali buffer is about protecting wolves we can see, song we can hear

Like many who oppose protecting Denali National Park’s wolves, Pete Buist misrepresents those who support protection (ADN, March 30). He argues that proponents want to increase wolf numbers in and near the park, but the real issue is preserving the...

 
Anchorage trails need some bridge work; vote yes on Prop. 4

Anchorage trails need some bridge work; vote yes on Prop. 4

Anchorage has a chance to support trail bridges for $1.5 million on the bond April 7. We urge the public to invest in bridges and our economy by voting yes on Proposition 4. There are six bridges on the Coastal Trail built in Project 80's that are in...

 
Ark. 'religious freedom' bill moves forward

Ark. 'religious freedom' bill moves forward

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Arkansas House Judiciary Committee concurred with the state Senate on amendments to its "religious freedom" bill Monday, despite protests at the Capitol. The measure is now headed for the full House, where it could be...

 
IBM, Weather Channel team for better business forecasts

IBM, Weather Channel team for better business forecasts

IBM and the Weather Channel's parent company are collaborating on a true cloud data service. The computing powerhouse and WSI, the Weather Company's global business division, have teamed up to integrate real-time weather information into business...

 
Millions of Americans have little to no money saved

Millions of Americans have little to no money saved

Millions of Americans have no savings set aside for a rainy day, leaving them in serious jeopardy if financial calamity strikes, according to two new studies released this week. Roughly a third of American adults don't have any emergency savings,...

 
What's in a name? In the Legislature, ask Ortiz, Wielechowski and Kreiss-Tomkins

What's in a name? In the Legislature, ask Ortiz, Wielechowski and Kreiss-Tomkins

JUNEAU -- As chair of the resources committee in the Alaska Senate, Anchorage Republican Sen. Cathy Giessel has confidently steered members through such complicated topics as oil tax policy, gas pipeline construction and project permitting. One...

 

DOJ appeals hold on immigration executive action

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department urged a federal appeals court Monday to reverse a hold a judge placed on President Barack Obama's immigration executive action. The 69-page brief was filed with the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ahead of...

 
Indianapolis Star makes bold protest against law

Indianapolis Star makes bold protest against law

Indiana's largest newspaper is making a bold protest against the state's new religious freedom law, dedicating its entire Tuesday front page to the issue. Karen Ferguson, publisher of The Indianapolis Star, tweeted out an image of the cover, which...

 

Review: Chorus trumps noisy crowd in Anchorage Symphony's glorious Beethoven's Ninth

I think it was Bernard Shaw who wrote, “For a really good performance of Beethoven’s Ninth I would cheerfully sit through the whole thing on a bag of nails.” Shaw didn’t mention sitting through the whole thing with cries of children punctuating the...

 
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