Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches

...Episcopalians overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop.The vote came...
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Swimming to altitude

...because they bushwhack a lot? Which came first, the chicken or the egg? There's really only one way to find out. Go out and embrace the sea of green that envelopes so many of Juneau's trails this time of year. You can take solace in knowing that if you...
Virginia tops Vandy for 1st title

...looking at a fastball to end the game, Kirby threw his glove and hat into the air as catcher Matt Thaiss ran to the mound to embrace him.Virginia's 44 wins were the fewest by a national champion since the 1968 Southern California squad had 43. The Cavaliers...
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My Turn: Medicaid reform is the real red herring

...Dispatch News last week, Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, called Medicaid expansion a red herring and concluded "we need to embrace Medicaid reform and let reform be the plan for a healthy Alaska." Writing for Sen. John Coghill, R-North Pole, Chad...
Love yourself for the Bible tells us so

...we are. To recognize our authentic self, our true self and embrace that self is a sacred and holy act. I recently re-watched...exclude and villifies those in the LGBT community, I choose to embrace my position in the church and advocate for love. I hope that...
Bishops pledge full support for pope's environmental message

...results, Alaska bishops highlighted."The Holy Father's encyclical calls upon Christians and all people of good will to embrace the idea of 'integral ecology' as a way of articulating the fundamental relationships of every human person: with God...
At Alaska Supreme Court, a session of Tracy Arm wrestling between Juneau and Petersburg possible."Those are the words that appear in Article X, Section 3 of the Alaska Constitution: "Each borough shall embrace an area and population with common interests to the maximum degree possible.""It's not just an asking of the sufficiency...
Building a bridge to a better Juneau

...the state's diverse citizens. Walker is proud of the state of Alaska and its diversity. She thinks it's something to embrace and celebrate. She also recognizes that racial and cultural prejudices remain a problem.Bridge Builders was founded in Anchorage...
Home Runs: Homegrown solutions can end fossil fuel rollercoaster

...polls), but the reality is that our over-reliance on a single industry - Big Oil - got us into this mess. It's time to embrace the homegrown solutions that will get us out.The world is shifting away from fossil fuels and toward renewables. If we act...
My Turn: Bring fishing permits home

...that number is 15 or higher, Bristol Bay isn't even breaking even. We need just two things to make it happen: We need to embrace new ideas and programs dedicated to keeping permits local, and we need legislators who will take advantage of opportunities...


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