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Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

With just a couple days left in regular legislative session, Gov. Bill Walker and his supporters made one last big push for Medicaid expansion in the state.
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Empty but fulfilling

Once a year, an empty bowl contains something filling. This year, the Empty Bowls fundraiser celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Man's 'terrorizing' break-in ends with a guilty verdict

A 27-year-old man was convicted of burglary, criminal trespass and assault Tuesday for violently breaking into the homes of two city employees and scaring them.
Health center faces staffing challenges

...for more than five years," Lovishchuk said of the social service field. Lovishchuk also serves as executive director of the Glory Hole.She also acknowledged that there have been ups and downs with the transition from the clinic's operation...
Community doctors, organizations donate to keep Front Street Clinic open

When Glory Hole volunteer Roger Kley picked up his blood pressure medication from the Front Street Clinic Monday morning, he was grateful his sole health care provider will live to see at least another six months.
Urban Decay

...was hanging off the side of the building." Problems overflow Glory Hole capacityMariya Lovischuk, executive director of the Glory Hole, said she was happy to be invited to watch the documentary."I've been thinking a lot, because I walk downtown...
My Turn: New Year's wishes from the Glory Hole

...that hunger and food insecurity are not the norm for almost 10 percent of our citizens. I hope for thoughtfulness, compassion, gratitude, and grace.Happy New Year, Juneau!? Mariya Lovishchuk is the executive director of the Glory Hole.
Feds and state collaborate to end homelessness in 10 years

Philip Mangano, appointed by President George W. Bush to address homelessness across the nation, set what many consider an ambitious goal: End chronic homelessness in 10 years.
Blaze damages homeless haven

...pieces of material, melted garbage bags. It looked like your average garbage dump." Joan Decker, executive director of the Glory Hole, a downtown homeless shelter and dining hall, said many homeless choose to sleep in abandoned buildings. She...
Local Briefs

...the community of various street issues and to form action groups to address them, said Joan Decker, executive director of the Glory Hole, a soup kitchen and shelter. "We want to discuss concerns about problems the homeless are causing. We have...


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