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Shapiro: Scalia’s Obamacare argument stronger than Roberts’

By Ilya Shapiro This Obamacare case was supposed to be different. King v. Burwell was not a constitutional challenge that threatened or promised…

Pruden: The surging truth-tellers of the GOP

By Wesley Pruden Donald Trump is surging in New Hampshire, and Chris Christie’s back on the hunt, sounding like a born-again contender. They’re…

Williams: A minority view

By Walter Williams | The nation’s demagogues and constitutionally ignorant are using the Charleston, South Carolina, AME church shooting to attack the Second…

Sowell: Supreme Court disasters

By Thomas Sowell | Many people are looking at the recent Supreme Court decisions about ObamaCare and same-sex marriage in terms of whether…




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Saturday 07/04 50%
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Cloudy with occasional showers for the afternoon. High 63F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
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Sunday 07/05 0%
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Sunshine and clouds mixed. High near 75F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Monday 07/06 30%
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Partly cloudy early followed by mostly cloudy skies and a few showers later in the day. High 73F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
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Tuesday 07/07 70%
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Steady light rain in the morning. Showers continuing in the afternoon. High 62F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.


Editorial View all

When the Second Continental Congress gathered in Philadelphia on a cool, pleasant morning 237 years ago today to adopt the Declaration of Independence, delegates did more than pledge…

News reports say the Bureau of Labor Statistics claims 93.6 million Americans 16 or older did not participate in the nation’s labor force in June; that the labor…

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Eating Homer

Kenai Peninsula Restaurants Fresh Catch Cafe Boardwalk Fish and Chips Cosmic Kitchen The Flats Bistro By Scott Banks We motored to Homer a couple of weeks ago to…

Healy restaurant worth the road trip

The 49th State Brewing Company Denali Park (Healy) MP 248, Parks Highway 49statebrewing.com By Scott Banks Road trips are a good excuse to try new restaurants and some…

Road trip to Seward and some good bar grub

Breeze Inn Seward Alaska Hotel 303 North Harbor Drive Seward (907) 224-5237 (888) 224-5237 By Scott Banks Our dinner in Seward started with disappointment. We’d strolled through the…

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The locomotive 556 on the Delaney Park Strip.   Follow…

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