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What others say: Little by little, reduced services highlight state's serious budget problem

An unsettling notice arrived from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities just before 7 p.m. Thursday. It warned of difficult driving conditions on a 38-mile stretch of the Parks Highway in the area of Broad Pass and southward.

Op-ed: Thanksgiving emptiness

Thanksgiving is great and all that. It's an excuse to gorge ourselves and, nowadays, a motivation to move our satiated bodies and engage in some holiday shopping excess.

by Bob Franken

What others say: UK debates role in fighting ISIS

The extent to which politics has changed in the wake of the Paris attacks can be seen in the confidence with which the prime minister is now talking about a "comprehensive strategy" to win MPs' support for air strikes against IS in Syria.

Op-ed: Terrorists as 'tourists'

President Obama has put a new twist on the Islamic invasion now taking place across Europe and the United States.

by Cal Thomas

A salmon horror story

You sit back in your cinema seat and grab your popcorn.
The lights go down and the show begins. A giant wooden door appears on the screen and slowly creaks open to reveal a figure of horror - the scaly, wide-eyed face of a salmon.

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