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Williams: Should profiling be banned?

By Walter E. Williams | Last week, the Obama administration announced new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement. Before deciding whether…

Pruden: Rectal feeding terror suspects; convenient, but unnecessary

By Wesley Pruden Lunch can sometimes be a big deal in Washington. Lunch is where alliances are struck, deals are made, and sometimes…

Jenkins: EPA’s bid to sink Pebble is stunning case of federal overreach

By Paul Jenkins It is easy to shrug off the notion of federal “overreach” — dismissing it as rhetoric or political mumbo-jumbo —…

Brennan: Federal prosecutors robbed Alaska

By Tom Brennan The greatest theft in Alaska history was the blatant robbery of Ted Stevens’ reputation by a federal task force working…




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Editorial View all

While the hard-line Cuban exile community in Miami is in shock today over President Barack Obama’s announcement he would restore full diplomatic relations with communist Cuba and open…

Gov. Bill Walker is proposing a $106 million capital budget – most of it tied to matching federal funds – whacking by $114 million the spending plan he…

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Food View all

Holiday food gifts people want under their tree

By Scott Banks Homemade food gifts are a dicey prospect. I have a few that have lingered in the pantry for a year. On the other hand, my…

Kriner’s Burgers & Pies: A new haven for burger addicts

By Scott Banks Kriner’s Burgers & Pies 3074 Mountain View Dr. Glenn Square (907) 884-7000 Move over Tommy’s Burgers Stop, White Spot and Long Branch Saloon, there’s a new…

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,…

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