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Pruden: Hillary’s dreams turn a trifle sour

By Wesley Pruden The laughter has yet to turn to tears, but the applause for Hillary Clinton is beginning to sound a little…

Jenkins: Reading the tea leaves for Alaska’s 2016 Senate race

By Paul Jenkins With dust from recent elections still clouding the air, many political junkies itching for fireworks — and unwilling to quietly…

Brennan: Opting out of pot law carries risk

By Tom Brennan Having Anchorage opt out of the new pot legalization law would seem to be a high-risk public policy decision. The…

Shapiro: Obama’s executive action is good policy, bad law and terrible precedent

By Ilya Shaprio In an excellent speech combining reasoned policy arguments, appeals to American ideals, touching anecdotes, and well-selected Scripture, President Obama launched…

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The level of public discourse during and after last night’s burning, looting and gunfire in Ferguson, Mo., showed shocking ignorance. The mindless violence in that small bedroom community…

One recommendation that came out of a three-day transition confab for Gov.-elect Bill Walker at the University of Alaska Anchorage was to look for other sources of revenue…

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What I learned about food in Italy

By Scott Banks A couple of months ago, my wife, sister, her husband and I visited Italy for three weeks. We learned a few things about the food,…

The best meal of my life

By Scott Banks On a tour through Prosecco country in northern Italy, I ate one of the most memorable meals of my life. That morning, we piled into…

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…

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