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...accused of committing treason against Queen Elizabeth I. (Mary was beheaded in February 1587.)In 1890, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States, was born in Denison, Texas.In 1908, the E.M. Forster novel "A Room With a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/today-history
Local
Today's politicians could learn from Eisenhower

When Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected president in 1952, he...that party to its left. It was, Eisenhower liked to say, his "Middle Way...temperate negotiation. Few lessons of Eisenhower's era have been more lost on the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-08-08/today%E2%80%99s-politicians-could-lea
Opinion
Letter to the Editor: David vs. Goliath

...us - the ordinary citizens. At critical times in our nation's history, leaders such as Teddy Roosevelt and Dwight D. Eisenhower warned us that it was dangerous to let giant corporations have too much power. More recently, Jay Hammond, Wally Hickel...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-07/letter-editor-david-vs-goliath
Letters
Today in history

...Atlantic Treaty.In 1959, the NS Savannah, the first nuclear-powered merchant ship, was christened by first lady Mamie Eisenhower at Camden, New Jersey.In 1961, Capt. Virgil "Gus" Grissom became the second American to rocket into a sub-orbital...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21
Local
Body of former governor returned to Fairbanks

...Wednesday afternoon.The 94-year-old former governor died last Friday at a San Diego hospital. He was appointed by President Eisenhower as governor in 1957, a position he held for a year before resigning.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Feb. 28 at...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-21/body-former-governor-returned-fairbanks
State | AK legislature
Former Alaska territorial governor dies at 94

...the AP shows Stepovich standing between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Interior Secretary Frederick Seaton. Stepovich is flashing...in the Alaska Territorial Legislature in the 1950s before Eisenhower appointed him territorial governor in 1957 at the age of 38...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-16/former-alaska-territorial-governor-dies
State
Southeast's youth wrestlers put on a top-notch grappling show

...18-3.127Championship - Kyler Sumuang (SIT) dec. Max Collins (SCH) 9-6; Third place - Dale Strong (PSG) dec. Nate Eisenhower (SCH) 9-3; Fifth place - Dillon Rooney (WRG) pin Juan Sanchez (PSG) 1:39.133Championship - Titus Tripple (TB...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-26/southeasts-youth-wrestlers-put-top-not
Sports
Photo: One more reason to like Ike

...Buckley and her mother, Linda, in the atrium of the State Office Building on Monday. On Jan. 3, 1959, President Dwight Eisenhower signed a proclamation admitting Alaska to the U.S. and William Egan was sworn in as the first governor of the state.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-01-04/one-more-reason-ike
Local
Finding roads to prosperity

...The story of President Dwight D. Eisenhower's decision in 1956 to create the interstate...United States would do well to heed. Eisenhower was the first Republican to occupy the...market crash of 1929 and its aftermath. Eisenhower had an almost pathological, but healthy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123008/opi_372411540.shtml
Sam Jahn, Gabi Fenumiai selected to 4A All-State Team

...Knights who placed two players on the second team, Hunter Eisenhower and Damien Fulp."I am very happy for Sam and his third team...Marquise Robinson, Service; Dane Kuiper, Wasilla; Hunter Eisenhower, Colony; Iziah Sherman-Newsome, Bartlett; Damien Fulp...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-03-19/sam-jahn-gabi-fenumiai-selected-4a-all
Sports | JDHS | TMHS

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