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...pattern around the Earth, flying aboard the Liberty Bell 7.In 1972, the Irish Republican Army carried out 22 bombings in Belfast, Northern Ireland, killing nine people and injuring 130 in what became known as "Bloody Friday."In 1973, Israeli agents...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21
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Militants say hostages died in Algerian raid

...they wanted publicity. Nightmare, so it was. Never want to do it again. He'll not be back! He'll take a job here in Belfast like the rest of us," said his mother, Marie.Dylan, McFaul's 13-year-old son, started crying as he talked to Ulster...

http://juneauempire.com/aomar-ouali/2013-01-18/militants-say-hostages-died-alger
Outside editorial: Adams, Paisley are Extreme statesmen

...leader of Sinn Fein, sat down in a parliamentary dining room in Belfast with the Rev. Ian Paisley, the 80-year-old anti-Catholic...essential to the 1998 agreement was the idea of a government in Belfast that would reflect, and not just paper over, the deep divisions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032807/opi_20070328025.shtml
Opinion
Local student studies in Northern Ireland

...week-long trip to Dublin, students will focus on Irish history, culture and politics. The Earlham program is based in Belfast and Londonderry, which is also known as Derry. In both cities, students take courses and engage in service work and community...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021302/Nei_irestudent.shtml
Neighbors
Irish musician mixes traditional, modern styles

...this Saturday night for his third concert in the capital city, starting at 8 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Kennedy grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and came to the United States in 1971. He played in an Irish folk music group for a few years and has...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020300/Ent_kennedy.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...this Saturday night for his third concert in the capital city, starting at 8 p.m. at Centennial Hall. Kennedy grew up in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and came to the United States in 1971. He played in an Irish folk music group for a few years and has...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020300/Ent_kennedy.shtml
Sea patrols watch Alaska waters since Sept. 11

...steep learning curve defending against possible attacks on home soil, said Groves, a British Army veteran who did a tour in Belfast in 1986 before he was 18. "To be brutally honest, you've had it rather gentle until now," Herriott said. Forgit created...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091002/sta_seapatrol.shtml
News
This Day in History

...detonated a 25-kiloton device in the Monte Bello Islands off Australia. In 1981, Irish nationalists at the Maze Prison near Belfast, Northern Ireland, ended seven months of hunger strikes that had claimed 10 lives. In 1986, the Soviet nuclear submarine...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100306/sta_20061003022.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...1912, in the family home at 7805 Freemont Ave., Seattle. He was the 13th of 18 children born to Tom and Hanna Dawson of Belfast, Ireland, who immigrated to Seattle in 1890. He lived in Seattle until 1941, and at the age of 29 moved to Petersburg...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042799/Com_obits.shtml
This Day in History

...detonated a 25-kiloton device in the Monte Bello Islands off Australia. In 1981, Irish nationalists at the Maze Prison near Belfast, Northern Ireland, ended seven months of hunger strikes that had claimed 10 lives. In 2006, North Korea triggered global...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100307/sta_20071003019.shtml
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