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Sowell: Random thoughts

By Thomas Sowell | Random thoughts on the passing scene: The great boxing champion Joe Louis once said about one of his opponents,…

Williams: Africa – A tragic continent

By Walter E. Williams Here’s how my Aug. 11, 2003, column began: “Anyone who believes President Bush’s Africa initiative, including sending U.S. troops…

Pruden: Obama White House bothered, bewildered and on the ropes

By Wesley Pruden The days dwindle down to a precious few, and the White House continues to be bewitched, bothered and bewildered. The…

McLeod: Walker’s judgment risky

By Andree McLeod It’s been said that it’s wiser to deal with an undesirable but familiar situation than to risk a change that…

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Editorial View all

Even though it is expected to cut an estimated $3.6 million from borough and service area funds within three years, the Matanuska-Susitna Borough is waiving the $170 biennial…

Why does America bother with – much less continue to pay attention to – people such as Hillary Clinton? In an Oct. 24 speech supporting Martha Coakley, the…

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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…

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…

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