Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...birth until he was in his 20s, yet his political rise has been cheered enthusiastically throughout the continent.Obama's connections to Africa garnered oversized expectations for what his tenure as U.S. president would mean for the continent. While he's...
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NSA will stop looking at old US phone records

...collected.Still, in the event of an attack, the records currently being stored would allow the NSA and the FBI to quickly map connections going back several years. Without the database, that task will be somewhat harder because the records will have to be obtained...
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Tune in to nature

...These are the people who are going to be managing the resources of the planet in the future, and if they don't have connections, we can hardly expect them to understand ... the importance." Get moreTo borrow a trail cam, available year-round...
Thank You: Thank you from the Juneau Sister Cities Committee

...staging area and later to Douglas for a barbecue.We also thank Sanford and the City Clerk's office for facilitating the connections between the two cities' governments. We appreciate Rod Morrison for donating his car and his driving expertise to the delegation...
University of Alaska's presumptive president visits Juneau for question session

...learning, lifelong learning."One of the first things he did when he moved to the state to be with his now-wife was make connections with the university system, he said. He eventually taught at UAS and UAF and worked directly under former UA President...
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Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...soon to blame global warming."We don't have that understanding or the data that allows us to make those relationship connections," Rupp said.Still, climate models predict heat-trapping, greenhouse gasses will lead to warmer Alaska summers...
Empire Editorial: Remove Confederate symbols from Juneau

...miles distant from Charleston. Alaska was not yet a state when the Civil War ended. Despite these circumstances, you find connections to that long-ended war if you look with open eyes.A handful of Alaska cars and T-shirts bear Confederate symbols...
On the Trails: Parasitic flowering plants live off the roots of others

...however, are able to resist invasion by the roots of the parasite. Rhinanthus plants clearly benefit from the parasitic connections, growing and reproducing better if they are connected to a host. Some hosts, such as legumes, are better than others...
Outside editorial: Obama tinkers with failed Islamic State strategy

...We don't need the training. We have no time; we need to act now," says one retired Iraqi army officer with close connections to tribal leaders. "When it takes so long, it will be really hard to take back the territory from ISIS, and we will pay...
Juneau's Smith giving up soccer for futbol

...kid from Juneau was doing something like this I would want to know about it," Smith said. "Hopefully I can make some connections for other little kids in Juneau. To make it happen you have to take a risk and this is the risk I have to take. Hopefully...


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