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Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...police.In 1938, groundbreaking for the Jefferson Memorial took place in Washington, D.C. with President Franklin D. Roosevelt taking part in the ceremony.In 1939, the Civil War motion picture epic "Gone with the Wind," starring Vivien...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-15/today-history-monday-dec-15-2014
Local
Proposed minimum wage increase does not go far enough

...still be an embarrassingly low wage in a state with an extremely high cost of living. Ever since President Franklin D. Roosevelt first proposed establishing a national minimum wage, the American people have been warned that it would force many...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-26/proposed-minimum-wage-increase-does-n
Opinion
Today in history

...made his movie debut in the Fleischer Studios animated short, "Popeye the Sailor."In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure providing funds for a national monument honoring scientist George Washington Carver; the monument...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15
Local
Time to push back for a functional democracy in Alaska

As July Fourth approaches, it is appropriate for Alaskans to take stock of this warming issued by Franklin D. Roosevelt: "The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it comes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-06-30/time-push-back-functional-democracy-a
Opinion
Americans gather to honor the fallen

...service members who have been killed.On the national scene, another wreath-laying ceremony was planned at Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park on the southern tip of Roosevelt Island in New York City. The park is a tribute to President Roosevelt's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-27/americans-gather-honor-fallen
Local
WWII vet reminisces, shares legacy

...age 19, he made it work. Besides, he said, he had already pocketed 80 hours of flight time in President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Civilian Pilot Training Program, preparation for the war.He said he was hazed pretty badly by the senior students...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-16/wwii-vet-reminisces-shares-legacy
State
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a bill authorizing the Department of the Interior to sell timber and mineral products from lands in Alaska reserved for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080805/sta_20050808009.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to appropriate $1 million to give Eskimos and Indians of Alaska exclusive control of the reindeer industry in Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021805/sta_20050218008.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to appropriate $1 million to give Eskimos and Indians of Alaska exclusive control of the reindeer industry in Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021803/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska Sound off on the important issues at In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt asked Congress to appropriate $1 million to give Eskimos and Indians of Alaska exclusive control of the reindeer industry in Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021807/sta_20070218032.shtml
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