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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Ghana Native, Henry N. Asomani Indicted for $5 Million romance Fraud Scheme

A Ghana native residing in Dumfries, Va., has been indicted by a federal grand jury for his role in wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies as part of a more than $5 million romance fraud scheme. Henry N. Asomani, More...

By Red Diogenes On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Polar bears defying scientists and thriving amid global warming

A decade ago polar bears were classified as an endangered species as the global warming predictors pointed to the recession of Arctic sea ice and the animals were thought to be limited in their ability for hunting More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018
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Christopher Hatting sentenced to federal prison for robbing the same bank three times

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that an Anchorage man has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in three separate bank robberies of the same Wells Fargo branch on Debarr Road, occurring on July More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Democracy for America’s Karli Wallace Thompson attacks Senate moving Kavanaugh forward as ‘disgusting’ ‘end of Supreme Court’

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, moving him to a full Senate vote on an 11-10 party-line vote. Minutes later, Democracy for America’s Karli Wallace Thompson, More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Alaska: Jennifer Suchan, aka Jennifer Kerr, sentenced for stealing $150K from Mustang Hockey Association

U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder announced today that a former Eagle River resident has been sentenced in federal court for embezzling approximately $150,000 from the Mustang Hockey Association. Jennifer Suchan, aka More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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‘Alaska the Last Frontier’ Returns to Discovery Channel on October 7

For more than 80 years, Yule Kilchers homestead legacy has survived in the Alaskan wilderness on perseverance and commitment of his family. This past year, the Kilchers endured severe weather conditions, damage More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 31st, 2018
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‘Gold Rush’ Returns to Discovery Channel October 12

It’s a new beginning for GOLD RUSH – new miners, new rivalries and brand-new claims. This season, the miners will stop at nothing as they risk it all in pursuit of the American Dream. But who will come out on More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Environmental Working Group attacks Judge Brett Kavanaugh over EPA votes: will he keep asbestos legal?

Will a vote for Brett Kavanaugh for the critical swing seat on the Supreme Court be a vote to keep asbestos legal? Many Americans don’t realize it, but despite its well-known health hazards, most uses of asbestos More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Scientists bemoan plant growth in Arctic, Alaska and Canada due to global warming as a ‘disruption to the ecosystem’

Plant growth in the Arctic is not seen as a positive even though they acknowledge that it’s difficult to predict how vegetation will respond to future warming. Now, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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Hate Group’s Audience: It’s wider than you think

Put a magnifying glass on the ingredient list of hate speech, and you will realize that it’s full of toxins that have no place in a civilized society and the entire political arena. Surprisingly, the number of More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Last Outpost’ brings MacGyver skills to the Last Frontier, premieres April 17

Move over MacGyver. Discovery Channel’s all-new series LAST OUTPOST takes inventive ingenuity to the extreme in the treacherous turf of the Last Frontier. Backcountry builders Clint Greathouse and Todd Anderson More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 30th, 2018
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Discovery’s ‘Deadliest Catch’ season 14 starts April 10

The captains of the Bering Sea are setting sail in what will prove to be the roughest, toughest and most competitive crab season ever. The captains and crews are putting all their chips on the table to see who can More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
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Discovery Channel’s ‘Bering Sea Gold’ returns March 30

Discovery Channel’s hit series BERING SEA GOLD is back, and this summer mining season brings the heat and the highest gold totals in series history. Shawn, Emily, Kris and George are ready to take on the new “wild More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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Science Channel sets ‘Mysteries of the Abandoned’ season 2 premiere for March 20

A Cold War anti-ballistic missile complex in the desolate plains of North Dakota. A Utopian city in Brazil built by Henry Ford. A prison complex in Cuba that once held Fidel Castro. These and other strange, yet More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
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The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act fails to pass cloture

On Monday, the US Senate voted on S. 2311, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This legislation, which passed the House of Representatives last October, would have protected the lives of unborn children More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Cigarette smoking down in the US: CDC

Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Yet, nearly 38 million American adults smoked cigarettes (“every day” or “some days”) More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, January 14th, 2018
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Discovery brings back the Dakota Boys for a new ‘Gold Rush’ spin-off: ‘Gold Rush Whitewater’

Gold miners Dakota Fred and his son Dustin are back – returning to McKinley Creek Alaska, determined to make a fortune no matter the risk. But to find the big gold payout, they’ll put their lives on the line More...

By Guest Author On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Just How Bad is the US Debt Situation?

At a macroeconomic level, total US debt stands at $20, 593,984,866,096. That translates into an average debt of $63,097 per citizen, or $170, 423 per US taxpayer. From the government’s perspective, federal tax More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Discovery’s ‘Mega Week’ begins December 3rd

Discovery’s MEGA WEEK features premieres and supersized episodes of the network’s top series. The week-long programming block packs in 10 premieres – including fan-favorites GOLD RUSH, STREET OUTLAWS, ALASKA: More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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‘Homestead Rescue’ season 3 set for November 8 return on Discovery Channel

The Raney family is back to battle all that mother nature can throw at them as they come to the aid of desperate homesteaders across the nation in a dramatic new season of HOMESTEAD RESCUE. Father Marty, daughter More...


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