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AFN Convention speakers lament recent village suicides

ANCHORAGE - Amid the celebratory mood, some speakers at Alaska's largest yearly gathering of indigenous people lamented the disproportionately high rate of suicides among Alaska Natives, including a recent string of suicides in one village. Gov.

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AFN Convention speakers lament recent village suicides

ANCHORAGE - Amid the celebratory mood, some speakers at Alaska's largest yearly gathering of indigenous people are lamenting the disproportionately high rate of suicides among Alaska Natives, including the recent suicides of four young adults in the western Alaska village of Hooper Bay.Gov. Bill Walker said at the opening Thursday of the annual conference of the Federation of Alaska Natives that nothing causes him greater concern than suicides among young people.Walker said his administration plans to announce an action plan Friday dealing with suicides.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-15/afn-convention-speakers-lament-recent-v
State
On RNC stage, nettlesome issues unmentioned

...polling shows most voters believe Obama is the candidate more likely to pursue policies to help the middle class. So convention speakers are avoiding the tax haven issue and are speaking broadly of Romney's "success" rather than his wealth...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-08-30/rnc-stage-nettlesome-issues-unmention
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See the film - Obama's America

...little to nothing; they revel in envy and class warfare (something that is foreign to me). If you watched the convention speakers, you have seen them denigrating the country I love; the religion I grew up with; the hard work, the traditions...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-10-10/see-film-obamas-america
Opinion
McCain campaign makes sexism claim

...dudgeon in defense of Palin, angry at the media and the unnamed liberal elites who are denounced by most every convention speaker. Unfortunately for Democrats, they can't protest too much over McCain's use of the gender card - not after...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090408/sta_328511804.shtml
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