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Pruden: Ben Bradlee and the end of a rowdy era

By Wesley Pruden The obituaries for Ben Bradlee, who died this week age 93, invariably described him as “the legendary editor” of The…

Sowell: Predatory journalism

By Thomas Sowell The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls “predatory lending.” Just what is predatory lending?…

Williams: Embarrassing economists

By Walter E. Williams So as to give some perspective, I’m going to ask readers for their guesses about human behavior before explaining…

Pruden: It was a dark and stormy Democratic night

By Wesley Pruden This is the week the political world, like the worm, begins to turn. The polls, the hunches, the guesses and…

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With weirdness stalking the land, it should have come as no surprise that demi-Gov. Sarah Palin would decide to abandon her former lieutenant governor, now-Gov. Sean Parnell, and…

We find ourselves aghast yet again after another in a long, painful line of Don Young’s gaffes, this time before  students at Wasilla High School. Young, according to…

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Louie’s Restaurant: An old-Alaska eatery

47 Spur View Drive Kenai, AK 907-283-3660 or 800-777-3650 Uptownmotel.com By Scott Banks Anchorage Daily Planet Food Writer Louie’s Restaurant is attached to the Uptown Motel in Kenai…

Lahn Pad Thai

Lahn Pad Thai 2101 Abbott Road #7 (907) 272-8424 By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy One theory on restaurant success is that if a restaurant survives in a…

Salmon season is here: Make the most of it

By Scott Banks Planet Food Guy Dipnetters are mending their nets, 8-weight fly rods and heavy-duty spin rods are coming out of the garage and serious fly tiers…

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