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Biologists balance technology, politics and user groups July Issue 5 2012

Biologists balance technology, politics and user groups

Editor’s note: This story is part of an ongoing look into Cook Inlet salmon fishery issues from the Peninsula Clarion. The Clarion will continue to examine fishery management decisions and their effects.

Technology helps train visually impaired July Issue 5 2012

Technology helps train visually impaired

George Rickard drove commercial vehicles for 11 years. Then one day, he could no longer see, and his career came to a halt.

July Issue 4 2012

AT&T smartphone sales fall in 2Q, boosting net

AT&T Inc. on Tuesday said it saw declining smartphone sales in the second quarter, leading to the best profitability ever in its wireless arm as it saved on phone subsidies.

July Issue 4 2012

FDA approves first pill to help prevent HIV

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, the latest milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.

Research murky on danger of Asian carp invasion July Issue 4 2012

Research murky on danger of Asian carp invasion

HAVANA, Ill. (AP) — As scientists aboard a research boat activate an electric current, the calm Illinois River transforms into a roiling, silvery mass. Asian carp by the dozen hurtle from the water as if shot from a gun, soaring in graceful arcs before plunging beneath the surface with splashes resembling tiny geysers.

Realtors have new staging tool for selling vacant homes July Issue 4 2012

Realtors have new staging tool for selling vacant homes

What’s a cheap way for a realtor to market an empty house? Show what’s like furnished ...without any actual furnishings.

Kodiak complex gets boost from Lockheed July Issue 3 2012

Kodiak complex gets boost from Lockheed

Alaska Aerospace Corp. is developing a medium-sized launch facility to add to the two smaller launch pads at the Kodiak Launch Complex.

WikiLeaks gets court victory in fight against Visa July Issue 2 2012

WikiLeaks gets court victory in fight against Visa

WikiLeaks declared victory Thursday in the first round of its campaign against the U.S. financial blockade imposed by Visa and MasterCard after an Icelandic court ordered a local company to resume processing credit card donations to the secret-spilling site.

July Issue 2 2012

Review: Wireless speakers great fit for phone use

ATLANTA (AP) — Diminutive wireless speakers are filling the shelves at electronics stores. They’re proving to be the ideal accessory for people who listen to the bulk of their music on mobile phones.

Samsung, LG bet on new display to revive TV sales July Issue 2 2012

Samsung, LG bet on new display to revive TV sales

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean TV manufacturers are making billion-dollar bets on a new display technology that promises an even thinner screen and imagery of eye-popping clarity. It might prove to be a costly last gasp of innovation from an industry finding it harder to excite consumers wowed by smartphones and tablets.