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Your hair knows where you've been

Michelle Chartrand performs isotopic analyses on human hair to find out more about a person's whereabouts and diet. Photo by Ned Rozell. Photo by Ned Rozell. Sprouting from your head at the rate of more than three inches a year, hair is a recorder of the things you eat and drink and where you ate an

FRONTIERSMAN - 2018-01-19 09:42:00

Borough rejects air quality resolution

PALMER - The Mat-Su Borough Assembly voted 6-1 at its last meeting to reject a resolution regarding air quality. At the February 16th meeting, the Assembly heard from many borough residents who were not happy with the prospect of the resolution, but borough officials say much of that opposition was

FRONTIERSMAN - 2018-01-19 10:16:00

Thank you, Taylor's

Jan. 18 To the editor: My husband and I read the wonderful biz spotlight on Taylor's Gold-N-Stones over the weekend and absolutely loved the article. After we read the article, we started reminiscing about how wonderful Taylor's is for our community. We have been going to Taylor's for many years,

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-01-19 09:24:00

Murkowski Seeks Answers on Ocean Acidification

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - OUR COASTLINES COULD BE IN HARM'S WAY. NOT BECAUSE OF A STORM OR A TIDAL WAVE, BUT BECAUSE OF OCEAN ACIDIFICATION. THE OCEAN CONSERVANCY SAYS CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS ARE CHANGING THE CHEMISTRY OF OUR OCEANS, WHICH COULD HAVE A NEGATIVE IMPACT ON COASTLINES AND ECONOMIES. SENATOR

WEBCENTER 11 - 2018-01-19 03:30:00

Mayor says borough residents aren’t complying with burn bans

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Mayor Karl Kassel says low compliance with restrictions on burning wood and coal is preventing the Fairbanks North Star Borough from hitting federal air standards. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that Kassel said on Wednesday he's planning a series of town hall meetin

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-19 08:07:16

Homeless Event Matches Fairbankans in Need to Services

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Project Homeless Connect is a nationally recognized event that helps struggling individuals overcome barriers to housing, employment, and other needed services. Fairbanks is hosting this event next Wednesday from 10 to 3 at the J-P Jones Community Center. Despite the name, you d

WEBCENTER 11 - 2018-01-19 02:28:00

Wilson Opts Out of Sexual Harassment Training

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - North Pole state Representative Tammie Wilson did not participate in mandated training to prevent harassment and discrimination on Wednesday. Wilson's decision to abstain came after her calls for a third-party review of the misconduct that led to the mandated training. Such a rev

WEBCENTER 11 - 2018-01-19 03:49:00

Healy Man Pleads Not Guilty to Raping Teen

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A Healy man pleaded not guilty today in Fairbanks Superior Court on charges that he raped a teenage girl. 20 year old Spencer Lachappelle faces counts of first and second degree sexual assault of a minor. According to charging documents, the victim told authorities Lachappelle ra

WEBCENTER 11 - 2018-01-18 03:30:00

Man found dead in tent after cold night in Houston

Brooke A. Lewis Updated 4:05 pm, Thursday, January 18, 2018 A man was found dead Thursday morning sleeping inside a tent after temperatures dropped to below freezing in Houston for the second night in a row, according to the Houston Police Department. The man, believed to be in his 40s, was found a

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 21:26:00

2 Houstonians Killed With 3 Others In New Mexico Helicopter Crash

RATON, NM - Two Houstonians were among five people who were killed Wednesday, when their helicopter crashed in Raton, New Mexico. Killed in the crash were Charles Ryland Burnett, 61, of Houston; co-pilot Paul Cobb, 67, of Conroe; Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett, 60, who was also from Colora

PATCH - 2018-01-18 20:45:17

Houston's HOT and HOV lanes to remained closed until Friday

Houston's HOT and HOV lanes to remained closed until Friday 1 / 30 Back to Gallery METRO Houston's HOT and HOV lanes will remain closed through Thursday afternoon because of lingering icy conditions left over by a winter storm Inga. METRO announced the continued closure around 1 p.m. Thursday, in wh

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 21:10:00

Large fire engulfs home, affects three others nearby, in north Houston

HOUSTON - Houston firefighters battled a large fire in north Houston Thursday morning that heavily damaged one home and then spread to three others nearby. Houston firefighters were on the scene in the 4100 block of Averill Street Thursday morning as heavy smoke billowed from the roof and flames co

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2018-01-18 23:50:38

Man critical after getting pinned by own truck outside Houston restaurant

HOUSTON - Police in southwest Houston are investigating an incident that left a man in critical condition. It happened at about 9 p.m. in the parking lot of the Sam's Boat restaurant on Richmond Avenue. Police say the man appeared to be getting in his vehicle and was moving it when he somehow fell o

KHOU - 2018-01-19 10:44:22

HPD: 2 arrested after robbery, chase, crash in southwest Houston

HOUSTON - Houston police say two men believed to be involved in a robbery are in custody after a failed escape attempt overnight. According to the Houston Police Department, it was about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday when an officer spotted an SUV that was carjacked earlier in the day. Three men came out of

KHOU - 2018-01-18 11:11:24

Confessed serial killer executed for 1992 slaying

A condemned serial killer was put to death Thursday evening for the murder of a 21-year-old woman whose body was dumped at a restaurant in Houston more than 25 years ago. Anthony Allen Shore, 55, who was dubbed the "Tourniquet Killer" for the manner in which he strangled his victims, confessed to au

HUNTSVILLE ITEM - 2018-01-19 01:32:38

Hard freeze warning remains in effect

A hard freeze warning remains in effect until 9 a.m. as the Houston region gets back to work and school Thursday morning. Temperatures may be as low as 15 to 25 degrees throughout the southeast region under the warning, according to the National Weather Service -- the third consecutive frigid day. I

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 13:04:00

Suspect arrested in string of vehicle burglaries near Montgomery hotels

Montgomery police have arrested a man accused of at least 11 vehicle burglaries near hotels and stealing at least three firearms in the past four months. Martez Walters was arrested on Thursday, Jan. 11, for a series of vehicle break-ins dating back to October 2017. He's being held at the Montgomer

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-18 20:03:13

Flu kills third-grade Pike Road student

Across the United States, Americans are coming down with potentially deadly strains of the flu this year, with at least twelve children who have already died after contracting the flu this season. According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control And Prevention, "influenza activity" is incre

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-18 18:39:18

Autauga County, some MPS schools closed Friday

After two days of shutdowns and delays, Montgomery Public Schools will be back to normal Friday, with a few exceptions. Students from Carver High School, Park Crossing High School and all magnet schools who live in the Pintlala and Dunbar-Ramer areas are excused from classes Friday because MPS will

MONTGOMERY ADVERTISER - 2018-01-19 00:08:48

Alabama father of child from one of 'those' countries addresses Trump

Last week, after JW Godwin heard that the president of the United States had used the phrase "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries, he tossed and turned all night. He kept thinking of his 7-year-old daughter, Zoe, who was adopted from Ethiopia at 9 months old. "It's just wrong," said th

AL.COM - 2018-01-18 22:27:59