Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...fraught issue on Capitol Hill and in the presidential campaign."Let us, as legislators rise above petty politics, rise above sectarian fears, rise above the underlying layer of xenophobia that often surfaces in this country at moments like this...
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Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...island Indonesia shares with Malaysia and Brunei. Anything above 300 is deemed hazardous.Rosita Rossie, a coordinator at Riau's...provincial health office, said that when pollution index rose above 300, many clinics and hospitals in the province of 6 million...
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Winter storm warning issued for Juneau; 8-14 inches of snow expected

...Lam explained. At the same time, cold air is creeping south out of Interior Alaska and the Yukon."You have the cold air above the really warm air near the water," he said.In some cases, the resulting snow showers deposit their precipitation on the...
Letter: Save the old Gastineau Hotel

...The photo in the Nov. 11 paper shows an inlaid terra-cotta tile panel and diamond shape visible through the paint layers above the window. This is but a small sample of the features contained in the remarkable facade of this historic structure. In the...
State asked researchers wrong question

...districts, the formula would increase salaries by 105 percent. In Juneau, the study showed teachers were compensated 3 percent above the assumed single salary schedule.However, in the end researchers stated they would not recommend a single teacher salary...
Russia, Egypt dismiss bomb theory

LONDON - Five days after a Russian jetliner broke apart high above the Sinai, Russia and Egypt on Thursday dismissed Western suggestions that a terrorist bomb may have caused the crash that killed...
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Rotary Club of Juneau presents annual Vocational Service Awards

...following five businesses, organizations and individuals have been recognized for exemplifying Rotary's motto, "Service above Self." BUSINESS: Allen Marine. Allen Marine was recognized for "its business ethics and for the extension of its resources...
Local businesses, organizations and individuals receive Vocational Service Awards

...the following five businesses, organizations and individuals were recognized for exemplifying Rotary's motto of "Service above Self."? Allen Marine won for its business ethics and for the extension of its resources in service to others. In a press...
Pure Sole: There will be snow

...tried the next best thing to wizards."We are looking for above-normal temperatures," Juneau local Kimberly Vaughan said...half of winter (January through March) are also appearing above normal on temperatures.And the precipitation amounts, which...

...grown in recent years, leaving the state with 487 homeless per 100,000 people, the nation's highest rate per capita, above New York and Nevada, according to federal statistics. Since 2010, the rise has come even as the national rate has fallen...
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