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Bishop's Perspective: The importance of fathers

...children.In a recent column in this paper, I wrote about an inmate I encountered at Lemon Creek Correctional Center on Christmas Day. He shared with me how difficult it was for him to be separated from his daughters, particularly on that day. He...
Pure Sole: Ole' ole' ole'

...War I.In a rare moment of peace and goodwill, a spontaneous ceasefire on the battlefields of Flanders called the Christmas Day Truce of 1914 had the British and German troops coming out of their trenches to shake hands, sing Christmas Carols...
Family plea after Taliban video of captive soldier

...In Idaho, Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl's family pleaded on Christmas Day for his release and urged him to "stay strong." Bergdahl...Smith, ISAF's spokesman. "To release this video on Christmas Day is an affront to the deeply concerned family and friends...
Pets without people spend Christmas among friends

...They all need attention, whether it's Thanksgiving, Christmas day or Super Bowl Sunday," Lee said. "Someone has to...organization's board members will be at the shelter to work Christmas day, as will veterinary technician Liz Snyder. Snyder...
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How to make the perfect latke

...satisfying about feeding a crowd, particularly with a dish even more quintessentially Jewish than Chinese food on Christmas Day. But that's a different recipe. Today, it's latkes. Upping the difficulty: two young children who insist upon...
"Arctic Tales & Action Figures" to be held Friday

...the City and Borough of Juneau through sales tax revenue. The Alaska State Museum will be closed to the public on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, and on New Year's Day, Jan. 1. Regular museum hours are 10 a.m.?4 p.m. Wednesday through...
Some holiday favorites from the sports desk

...them!Okay, Sports Moments on Christmas Day:1. No question the Kansas City...the Dolphins' 27-24 win.2. Christmas Day 1986 when Michael Jordan was without...against the New York Knicks on Christmas day 1961. In 1965, the Celtics...
New beginnings in the new year

...there are seeds sown that bring about destruction. On Christmas Day I celebrated Mass for those incarcerated at Lemon Creek...5-year-old son. The pain and sorrow he was experiencing on Christmas Day being away from home and not having the chance to be...
Slack tide: The driveway from Hell... when Hell freezes over

...usually at or above snowline. Now, in a normal winter, say, like the one we had been experiencing right up until Christmas Day, not only do we get two to three times more snow than the rest of town. What's rain at sea level tends to be slush...
Wishing for peace this Christmas

...the World War I battlefields gave their men a reprieve from a war in the trenches by agreeing to a temporary truce on Christmas day. No shots were fired for two days. Instead, soldiers sang Christmas songs and exchanged small souvenirs and cigarettes...


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