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Sunday, September 12, 2004

A's top Indians
OAKLAND, Calif. Rookies Bobby Crosby and Nick Swisher hit back-to-back homers in the eighth, and the Oakland Athletics stopped their five-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.

Cubs hold wild-card lead
CHICAGO Derrek Lee hit a three-run, eighth-inning double against his former team, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Florida Marlins 5-2 Saturday and maintain their NL wild-card lead.

Poll finds majority of Americans say they're eating right
HOUSTON Nearly 70 percent of Americans say they are careful about what they eat, and even more say diet is essential to good health, according to a new nationwide health poll in which obesity ranked second among the biggest health concerns.

Battling old age? Try exercise
AMARILLO, Texas When we get to a certain age, most of us start getting a little creaky, a little slower. Our parts start wearing out.

Clinton's bypass motivates men to get checked
Hospitals around the country are seeing an epidemic of "Clinton syndrome" as worried, middle-aged men take the former president's heart problems to heart and rush to get their own tickers checked.

Experts urge caution when loading books
HOLLAND, Mich. For 11-year-old Brock Olson, going back to school can be a real pain in the neck.

Kardinals toss aside Bulldogs
For one half of football, the Nikiski Bulldogs proved they could play with the two-time defending state small-schools champion Kenai Kardinals Saturday.

Panthers take away run, Stars excel through air
With Skyview shutting down its running attack, the Soldotna football team took to the air Saturday to defeat the Panthers 26-7 in a Northern Lights Conference game at Skyview.

Next stop: Nextel
RICHMOND, Va. The task was clear for Jeremy Mayfield: Win the race and don't worry about making NASCAR's playoffs.

Next stop: Nextel
RICHMOND, Va. The task was clear for Jeremy Mayfield: Win the race and don't worry about making NASCAR's playoffs.

Rose hips ripe for the picking, add extra treat to recipes
Now that fall has arrived, most plants be they vegetable, fruit or flower already have produced their yield and are withering away as winter approaches. However, there is one species of flora common to this area that keeps on giving during fall and into winter the rose.

Kenai council: Collected fees not that much
A Kenai City Council member wants to make the Kenai River dipnet fishery more affordable for Kenai residents.

Forster trial date bumped to 2005
The trial date for the man accused of killing Kenai Police Officer John Watson was moved to next year to allow the court time to consider a defense motion to suppress evidence.

Kenai council: Collected fees not that much
A Kenai City Council member wants to make the Kenai River dipnet fishery more affordable for Kenai residents.

Rose hips ripe for the picking, add extra treat to recipes
Now that fall has arrived, most plants be they vegetable, fruit or flower already have produced their yield and are withering away as winter approaches. However, there is one species of flora common to this area that keeps on giving during fall and into winter the rose.

Forster trial date bumped to 2005
The trial date for the man accused of killing Kenai Police Officer John Watson was moved to next year to allow the court time to consider a defense motion to suppress evidence.

Adults make time to mentor students
A program designed to provide teenagers with positive adult role models is thriving in area schools, according to organizers.

Adults make time to mentor students
A program designed to provide teenagers with positive adult role models is thriving in area schools, according to organizers.

Reford James Brooks Jr.
Kenai resident Reford James Brooks Jr. died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004, at his home in Kenai. He was 47.

Reford James Brooks Jr.
Kenai resident Reford James Brooks Jr. died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004, at his home in Kenai. He was 47.

Other agencies should follow DMV's example
The recent move by the Division of Motor Vehicles to privatize some of its more routine functions is an idea whose time has come.

Other agencies should follow DMV's example
The recent move by the Division of Motor Vehicles to privatize some of its more routine functions is an idea whose time has come.

Around the Peninsula
Health services collaborative to meetPublic comment on aquatic farming extendedTOPS fall rally scheduledKennel club to host open houseFish and Game advisory to meetDevelopmental screening offered

Joseph, Randall to wed in Kenai
Molly Joseph and Roger Randall of Kenai plan to be married Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, in an evening civil ceremony at Kenai Grace Brethren Church. Al Eason will officiate.

More ships bring traffic, business to tiny Whittier
WHITTIER Whittier is quickly gaining fans, with more visitors, more business and more traffic for the tiny Prince William Sound community.

Fort Yukon's recycling effort becomes a model for other villages
FAIRBANKS Nothing went to waste when Doris Ward was a child living off the land with her family in the woods near Fort Yukon.

Joseph, Randall to wed in Kenai
Molly Joseph and Roger Randall of Kenai plan to be married Saturday, Sept. 18, 2004, in an evening civil ceremony at Kenai Grace Brethren Church. Al Eason will officiate.

More ships bring traffic, business to tiny Whittier
WHITTIER Whittier is quickly gaining fans, with more visitors, more business and more traffic for the tiny Prince William Sound community.

Fort Yukon's recycling effort becomes a model for other villages
FAIRBANKS Nothing went to waste when Doris Ward was a child living off the land with her family in the woods near Fort Yukon.

Public health nurse pursues new healthy endeavors
Donna Fenske paused to scan through the pages of a medical book before passing it down from the shelf to be packed into one of several cardboard boxes strewn across her office floor. It was a bittersweet exercise marking the end of a career as an Alaska public health nurse.

Public health nurse pursues new healthy endeavors
Donna Fenske paused to scan through the pages of a medical book before passing it down from the shelf to be packed into one of several cardboard boxes strewn across her office floor. It was a bittersweet exercise marking the end of a career as an Alaska public health nurse.

My best friend
Yukon, an energetic 1-year-old husky, loves exploring the world while taking her owners for walks. Are there any other animals out there that are experts at keeping their owners company?

Myths can often prevent spaying, neutering
There are several reasons why a pet owner may opt to spay or neuter their dog or cat, yet a lot of myths and misconceptions exist around the idea of pet surgical sterilization.

Myths can often prevent spaying, neutering
There are several reasons why a pet owner may opt to spay or neuter their dog or cat, yet a lot of myths and misconceptions exist around the idea of pet surgical sterilization.

My best friend
Yukon, an energetic 1-year-old husky, loves exploring the world while taking her owners for walks. Are there any other animals out there that are experts at keeping their owners company?

Kuznetsova beats Dementieva for U.S. Open title
NEW YORK By all rights, Svetlana Kuznetsova should have been a cycling star: Her brother and parents all won or coached others to Olympic medals and world titles in that sport. Kuznetsova gave it a shot, hated it, and moved on to tennis.

Nikiski volleyball team sweeps Seward
The Nikiski High School volleyball team kicked off homecoming weekend in fine fashion Friday, defeating Southcentral Conference rival Seward in three games at Nikiski.

Homer girls, Kodiak boys take Homer Invitational
The Homer girls and the Kodiak boys picked up team titles Saturday at the Homer Invitational swimming meet at Homer High School.

Notre Dame pulls off big upset of No. 8 Michigan
SOUTH BEND, Ind. Freshman Darius Walker had two fourth-quarter touchdowns and Notre Dame renewed hope for a turnaround season by upsetting No. 8 Michigan 28-20 on Saturday.

Panthers take third in Peninsula tourney
The Skyview Panthers placed third in the eight-team Peninsula Challenge Saturday in Homer Friday and Saturday.

Homer girls, Kodiak boys take Homer Invitational
The Homer girls and the Kodiak boys picked up team titles Saturday at the Homer Invitational swimming meet at Homer High School.

Kenai's Baldwin, Soldotna's Goldstein take Palmer Invitational
Kenai's Trevor Baldwin and Soldotna's Ari Goldstein ran to individual wins in the boys and girls 4A races, respectively, at the Palmer Invitational Saturday.

Titans topple Miami
MIAMI An approaching hurricane failed to faze the Tennessee Titans, and the Miami Dolphins' offense didn't give them much trouble, either.

Nikiski volleyball team sweeps Seward
The Nikiski High School volleyball team kicked off homecoming weekend in fine fashion Friday, defeating Southcentral Conference rival Seward in three games at Nikiski.

Kenai's Baldwin, Soldotna's Goldstein take Palmer Invitational
Kenai's Trevor Baldwin and Soldotna's Ari Goldstein ran to individual wins in the boys and girls 4A races, respectively, at the Palmer Invitational Saturday.

Panthers take third in Peninsula tourney
The Skyview Panthers placed third in the eight-team Peninsula Challenge Saturday in Homer Friday and Saturday.

Canada rolls into title game
TORONTO (AP) From Stanley Cup to World Cup, Vincent Lecavalier starred again.

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