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Resolve Marine Removes LifeMed Plane From Unalaska Bay Following Air Ambulance Crash

Divers, a tug vessel, and a crane barge crew from Resolve Marine were able to remove a LifeMed medevac plane from Unalaska Bay on Monday. It had been in the water since it crashed near the airport last week . The three-person air ambulance crew was en route to pick up a medevac patient in Adak when the King Air Beechcraft aircraft went into the water about 100 feet northwest of the end of the Unalaska Airport runway on Jan. 16. The LifeMed pilot, paramedic, and nurse were all rescued from a...

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In Memoriam: Irene 'Honey' McGlashan

Irene ‘Honey’ Marie McGlashan passed away peacefully on January 9, 2020 with family by her side. She was born to the late Stepon and Marie Bear on April 27, 1943 in Belkofsky, Alaska. During her life, she worked as a cook, a paralegal, and for 21 years before retirement as a community health aide. She raised her five children in Akutan, Port Lions, and in Unalaska for the last 45 years. Irene loved her life, living in the Aleutian Islands. She took much pride in her career as a community...

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A new Gallup poll finds a record number of Americans are unhappy with the nation's abortion laws — a shift mostly caused by growing dissatisfaction among Democrats.

"This is almost entirely driven my Democrats and Independents who lean Democratic," said Lydia Saad, Gallup's director of U.S Social Research. "So that underlying trend is very clear, and it's showing up in the attitudes among all Americans."

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In the latest round of chaotic volleys around the Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy's short-lived president and CEO, Deborah Dugan — the organization's first female chief executive — announced Tuesday afternoon that she has filed a discrimination complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against the Academy, the organization that gives out the Grammys.

If you want to trace the history of the U.S.-Iran feud, you would have to go back decades. But the roots of the most recent escalation can be found in a series of developments over the past two years.

President Trump entered office expressing his strong opposition to the nuclear deal that Iran signed in 2015 with the U.S. and several other world powers. The agreement imposed strict limits on Iran's nuclear program for about a decade, and in return, the international community lifted sanctions that were squeezing Iran's economy.