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September 18, 2003


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Thursday - September 18, 2003 - 12:20 am

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Alaska: University of Alaska Wants More Money and a Tuition Hike - The University of Alaska says it needs more money. So they're considering a plan to raise tuition 20-percent in the next two years and ask the state for increased funding. - Read more...
KTVA - Thursday - September 17, 2003 - posted 5:20 pm

Alaska: Latest Call for Special Session Raises Concerns Around State - According to the State's Senate Majority, the timing of the recent request from the State's Legislative Minority to poll members of the Alaska House and Senate for a special session to address Alaska's natural gas development has raised concerns around the state.

Following a joint House and Senate Minority Caucus last week, 15 Democrats called for the convening of an immediate special session. However, lacking a defined proposal from Sempra Energy, it is unclear at this time what the legislature is being asked to deliberate on. It costs $50,000 to convene a special session and $20,000 each day thereafter. - Read more...
Thursday - September 18, 2003 - 12:20 am

Alaska: DOE Awards State of Alaska $14.4 Million In Reading Grants - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski announced Wednesday that the Department of Education will award the State of Alaska $14.4 million in reading grants over the next six years to help schools improve children's reading achievement through scientifically proven methods of instruction. - Read more...
Thursday - September 18, 2003 - 12:20 am

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Hurricane Isabel; Sept. 17, 2003 PM
Credit: NASA/MODIS Land Rapid Response Team

Science: Hurricane Isabel - NASA satellites capture many different perspectives of Hurricane Isabel. Twice a day, every day, two satellites fly over the planet capturing highly detailed images of the Earth.

View a larger photogaph and view an animated sequence showing eight days of high-resolution images of Hurricane Isabel. These images are so detailed that you can see the wind vortices inside the eye. These images were captured September 8, 10,11,12, 14, 15, 16, and 17, 2003. NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instruments onboard NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites acquired the data for these images. - More...
Thursday - September 18, 2003 - 12:20 am

Ketchikan: Fred Trout Instructs Northwest Coast Design I - Tlingit Carver Fred Trout will be instructing Northwest Coast Design I September 22-October 3, 2003. Students will discover how to correctly create original Northwest Coast Designs. This course is a 30- hour course and is a prerequisite for many classes at the Totem Heritage Center. - Read more...
Thursday - September 18, 2003 - 12:20 am

Dick Morris Columnist: Terror Fears Fade Too Fast - The 9/11 attack is a wound that healed too quickly. The skin has knit over the gash; only a scar remains visible. Yet, underneath, infection still roils and an abscess oozes.

Terror has not gone away, but fear of it has subsided. Terrorists are still at large, but the determination to catch them has ebbed. Osama and Saddam still excite our attention, but we read of the almost weekly arrests in America of potential terrorists with the same calcified apathy with which we react to drug busts. - Read more...
Thursday - September 18, 2003 - 12:20 am

Washington: Buyer hasn't paid for Kalakala - The Buck Rogers-era ferry Kalakala might remain in Puget Sound waters after all - if the second-highest bidder can ante up the money. - Read more...
The Seattle Times - Thursday - September 18, 2003


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