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Opinion Discourse and Canadian Newspapers: The Case of the Chinese "Boat People"
Abstract: "Opinion" discourse - editorials, op-ed articles, and guest columns - assumes an important communicative function by offering newsreaders a distinctive and authoritative voice that willExpand
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Vaccine Hesitancy: In Search of the Risk Communication Comfort Zone
Introduction: This paper reports the findings of a national online survey to parents of children aged 5 and younger. The objectives of the study were to assess parental understanding of childhoodExpand
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Alaska's Sablefish Fishery after Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program Implementation: an International Economic Market Model
AbstractAlaska is the world’s principal supplier of Sablefish Anoplopoma fimbria, a buttery-flavored whitefish greatly prized in Japan. Sablefish are distributed from Baja California to westernExpand
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This News May Come as a Shock: The Politics and Press Coverage of Electricity Restructuring in Ontario,1995-2002
Abstract: This study examines newspaper coverage of electricity restructuring in Ontario (1995-2002). This news coverage came to be dominated by the claims of government officials and industryExpand
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Stand conditions associated with truffle abundance in western hemlock/Douglas-fir forests
Truffles are a staple food source for many forest small mammals yet the vegetation or soil conditions associated with truffle abundance are unknown. We examined the spatial distribution of forestExpand
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Extending Federal Crop Insurance Programs to Commercial Fisheries: The Case of Bristol Bay, Alaska, Sockeye Salmon
Abstract This paper analyzes the feasibility of extending the U.S. Department of Agriculture's crop insurance program to the Bristol Bay, Alaska, capture fishery for sockeye salmon OncorhynchusExpand
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Carotid endarterectomy as the criterion standard in high-risk elderly patients.
BACKGROUND Carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) is now a viable alternative to carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in patients considered to be high-risk candidates for surgery, despite recent reports ofExpand
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From The Field: State Health Care Reform In Massachusetts
O n 24 July 1996 , the Massachusetts legislature voted to provide almost all Massachusetts childrenwith financial access to health care coverage. Chapter 203 of the 1996 Massachusetts ActsExpand
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Evaluating Potential Economic Effects of an Industrial Road on Subsistence in North-Central Alaska
North-central Alaska is one of largest inhabited, roadless areas in North America and, indeed, the world. Access, via a new road, to the Ambler mining district of north-central Alaska has beenExpand
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Climate Fluctuation and Revenue Maximization in the Eastern Bering Sea Fishery for Walleye Pollock
Abstract The eastern Bering Sea fishery for walleye pollock Theragra chalcogramma yields gross exvessel revenues on the order of US$300 million. Small variations in exvessel prices, total allowableExpand
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