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  • Alaska state lawmaker returns to Seattle to lobby against TSA pat-downs

     Alaska state Rep. Sharon Cissna, D-Anchorage, returned to Seattle Saturday to kick off her nationwide campaign against TSA pat-downs.  In February, TSA agents called for a pat-down of Cissna because they spotted something unusual in the body scan....
  • Political food for thought: Obama, Biden, McCain and Palin's states bring a mix of flavors to the table

    Political food for thought: Obama, Biden, McCain and Palin's states bring a mix of flavors to the table
    "Food is our common ground, a universal experience," wrote James Beard, but with all the political posturing and finger-pointing these final weeks on the campaign trail, it's difficult to imagine the presidential hopefuls and their running mates...
  • Why it's good to be a 'Bad Girl'

    The bad-girl racket ain't what it used to be; time was, bad girls had sass and smarts and originality. Lately it's been taken over by celebrities and heiresses given to sloppy behavior. Ellen Sussman's anthology "Bad Girls: 26 Writers Misbehave" reminds...
  • Jean Keene, Alaska's 'Eagle Lady,' dies at 85

    Jean Keene, a woman known as the "Eagle Lady" who gained national acclaim for feeding hundreds of eagles at her Alaska home in the winter, died Jan. 13. She was 85. She suffered from breast cancer, heart troubles and lung problems, her son, Lonnie, said....
  • PASSINGS

    Richard Delvy Drummer, producer Richard Delvy, 67, who began his musical career as a drummer for the early instrumental surf band the Bel-Airs and went on to become a musical director, songwriter, producer and publisher, died Feb. 6 of aspiration...
  • Press Release: Students Uncover Shredded CSU Stanislaus Documents Relating To Sarah Palin Appearance

    Students from California State University Stanislaus have uncovered several public documents pertaining to the upcoming controversial visit by former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. The documents -- including parts of the university's speaking contract with...
  • The secondhand Sarah Palin

    Politics is having a fashion moment. We shouldn't be surprised: After all, two women who dress in two very different traditions have been in the spotlight running for posts no woman has ever held. Hillary Clinton's pantsuits are in the tradition of John...
  • Obama in Tokyo: Pacific goals pursued

     
    by Peter Nicholas TOKYO -- President Obama has touched down in Tokyo, the first stop on a week-long trip to Asia in which he will try to expand markets for U.S. exports and reestablish America's role as a leader in......
  • Was Obama's inaugural worth cold wait?

     
    by Janet Hook and Ben Meyerson James Smith, a black man who traveled from Texas for President Obama's inauguration, said it was worth the long trip and frigid weather -- and having to bring his grandfather to the infirmary. He......
  • Sarah Palin's shop not Out of the Closet

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin's favorite consignment shop has been forced to change its name - thanks to Palin. The trouble started when Palin, ridiculed for a $150,000 shopping spree that the Republican National Committee underwrote for its vice...
  • Sarah Palin's A.G. and the KKK statue

     
    by Mark Silva Sarah Palin's choice for attorney general of Alaska once wrote a column defending the statue of a Ku Klux Klan figure as an expression of free speech and mocked the psychology of a college student who protested......