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Officials want to halt handouts to beggars

...people to stop giving money to street beggars and instead give to agencies that assist...Mayor Mark Begich said it is unsafe for beggars to ask for money from motorists parked...makes it illegal to panhandle or give to beggars from cars or trucks stopped on a public...
Tribes, public work toward unified voice be followed ... (the IJC) seems to be the only option with any teeth or authority. Right now, we're kind of like beggars going to the BC permitting table for scraps." For now, after meetings this week, a representative of the United Tribal...
A Bishop's Perspective: The globalization of indifference

...variations.In Scripture, the parable of Lazarus and the rich man (Luke 16:19-31) speaks of how a rich man would pass by a beggar named Lazarus, covered with sores, who laid at the rich man's door. The rich man would pass him day in and day out and...
Rainy Day Reads: What makes women dangerous?

...was a feisty Jewess who pulled one over on Diana Gabaldon's Jamie Fraser. She had other people do her fighting, but hey, beggars can't be choosers with this anthology, which I felt really dropped the ball on this category. No spies, no assassins...
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...hundred, or a few dozen or none by the 1960s. Great hunters lost their lands, their children, their inner way and became beggars floundering in a tidal wave of technology and "cultural eugenics." "Perhaps," writes Cotlow, "the bitterest irony of...
New twist on Nutcracker

...society lady. The nutcracker prince is a beggar puppet and in the end he's a rich gentleman...the Nutcracker and Cavalier roles as a beggar puppet. Both teach dance at JDU. The...martial arts combat. "He fights the beggar puppet with Kung Fu karate kicks," Martinu...
A tale of Unrequited love

...turn for the surreal. A woodcutter represents the moon. A beggar woman symbolizes death. Lorca's language and imagery were...images very clear," said Chelsea Rohweder, who plays the beggar woman. "I didn't really know what David was going to do...
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Nobel winner terrifies Beijing

...back. That's the pattern with modern China, and today looks like a "one back" moment. First Chinese leaders pursue a beggar-my-neighbor currency policy. Next they denounce as "obscene" the Norwegian Nobel Committee's award of the Peace Prize...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...population boom and, perhaps, cutting down local bird populations. In the wild, arctic foxes live a life somewhere between beggar and thief, stealing bird eggs or trailing polar bears across the ice, feeding on scraps. But at Prudhoe Bay, even foxes...
Palin's book has a fitting title

...deceitful, and unreliable person; a scoundrel or rascal. 2. One who is playfully mischievous; a scamp. 3. A wandering beggar; a vagrant. 4. A vicious and solitary animal, especially an elephant (sic) that has separated itself from its herd. 5...


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