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Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...different of course if he was from a different background," said Amadou Sy, director of the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution. "But he's also one of us."Obama barely knew his father, who was born and is buried in Kenya. The younger...
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Military site shootings demonstrate FBI terrorism concerns normal," said Will McCants, a terrorism expert at the Brookings Institution in Washington. If a terrorist group is looking...propaganda and find willing recruits, said McCants of the Brookings Institution."Inspiring people to do it on their own is...
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IS revamps recruitment, with savvy broadcasts

...problem of security, but a problem of society."Anyone, from anywhere, can recruit for Islamic State. A March study by Brookings Institute researchers J.M. Berger and Jonathon Morgan found more than 46,000 active Twitter accounts supporting Islamic...
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Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

...state security apparatus supposed to find you?" said Will McCants, a fellow for the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution in Washington. "It's attractive because it gets just as much attention as a small- to mid-size bomb...
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Kaer, Steele to wed

Alexandrea Kaer and Matthew Steele will wed Aug. 9, 2013 in Brookings, Ore. The prospective bride is the daughter of Tisha Yates and Sean Kaer of Juneau. The prospective groom is the son of Bill Steele and Carol Garrett of Thorne Bay.
Washington state lauded for cautious approach to pot sales

...gist of a study released Monday by the Brookings Institution, a center-left research...far-reaching reform, said Philip Wallach, a Brookings fellow in governance studies who's...lead architect of I-502, said the Brookings study shines a spotlight on the most...
Fairbanks teacher blends genres for play

...brilliant, but he's kind, and for me that's the winning combination."Shaeffer started his career as a radio DJ in Brookings, South Dakota, hosting '80s pop and alternative rock shows for a pair of local stations.He got nudged out of his on-air...
482-pound halibut caught near Glacier Bay

...boneless, skinless fillets.Just a week earlier, Phillips, who played baseball at Western Oregon University and lives in Brookings, Ore. during the winter, got a customer into a 275-pound halibut. Gustavus, located 45 miles west of Juneau, is a...
The Challenge of college affordability: University of Alaska is a bargain

...two-thirds of all new jobs now require some type of postsecondary degree. Another compelling statistic is provided by a recent Brookings Institution study that estimated the investment return on a four-year college degree at 15.2 percent a year, which is...
Dolores Larson Bain

...Charlie's job, the family moved from East Grand Forks to Denver, CO to Fond du Lac, WI to Yankton, SD to Crookston, MN to Brookings, SD to Milwaukee, WI and the finally settled in Juneau in 1969.During her years in Juneau, Dolores worked for the State...


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