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I am thankful - and aware

...colonized, sorry we were jerks," can't even begin to make things better. That's why I don't personally recognize Columbus day, though we all enjoy getting a holiday from work - but is Thanksgiving deserving of the same disdain?I see Thanksgiving...
The importance of being low-power

KBJZ-LPFM went on the air for the first time Oct. 4, 2002. About a week later, a few days before Columbus Day, the Morning Madame debuted her morning show. Since then, the Madame - Juneau resident/performer/fisher Collette Costa...
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Photo: Fog lifts

Bands of fog separate Mayflower Island from Douglas Island on Sunday. Rain is forecast for Columbus Day today. Sound off on the important issues at
Photo: Clashing with Columbus Day

Nahaan, of Juneau, motions as he speaks during a Native American protest against Columbus Day on Monday in Seattle. The fourth annual protest by the Oldgrowth Alliance included leaders and youth from Native American and...
Stroup and the Blame grooved the grooves

...lyrics anyway? [Tyler winks so you'll know he's joking.] As for my personal fav, I couldn't decide between "Columbus Day" or "Glass Ceilings." They both hearken to the laid-back, sleepy Americana grooves of Iron and Wine and Calexico's...
Word of mouth

...research they would have learned that the Pledge of Allegiance was begun to memorialize Columbus Day. It is politically incorrect to memorialize Columbus Day considering how Columbus treated Native people. Regarding the public forum addressing...
Best Bets: Hot events for weiner-dog lovers

...a lot of my classical skills to this," she said. "My first gig was Indigenous People's Day, an alternative to Columbus Day, at a college in Sacramento." She played in the student union on campus and the response inspired her to pursue music...
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GOP pushes Bush's $87 billion Iraq bill

...for Iraqi reconstruction, and the fight on the Senate floor seems likely to last until after lawmakers return from a Columbus Day recess in mid-October. With even GOP senators flashing signs of unease over the Iraq rebuilding money, the panel's...
Northwest Digest

...will be closed, but the Mendenhall Valley branch will be open for regular hours. Federal offices, which observed the Columbus Day holiday on Oct. 10, will not observe the state holiday. The post office will remain open and there will be regular...
Who took the challenge?

...part-time accountant Shirley Carlson thought about making a brunch recipe until she showed up for a bridge game on Columbus Day afternoon. She and three of her friends had the day off, and naturally, conversation turned to the Food Challenge...
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