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South Sudan peace talks to open in Ethiopia

...two warring sides arrived Wednesday in Ethiopia for peace talks, and a U.N. official...negotiators each arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and were expected to begin talks later...said Getachew Reda, a spokesman for Ethiopia's prime minister.The U.N. is...

http://juneauempire.com/elias-meseret/2014-01-02/south-sudan-peace-talks-open-et
Chebet, Chepkirui win Honolulu Marathon

...year's Boston Marathon, arriving in Hawaii on Friday.Paul Lonyangata of Kenya was second in 2:16:04. Geb Abraha of Ethiopia was third in 2:16:27.Kenyan Joyce Chepkirui won the women's race in 2:30:23. Chepkirui, the first woman from...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-15/chebet-chepkirui-win-honolulu-marathon
Sports
Today in sports history

...loaded field of 11 males and becomes the first female to win the race in its 26-year history.2010 - Gebre Gebremariam of Ethiopia wins the men's title at the New York City Marathon in his debut at the distance. Kenya's Edna Kiplagat takes the women's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-07/today-sports-history
Sports
Foreign adoptions by Americans decline sharply

...Americans. Adoptions from South Korea and Ethiopia also dropped sharply.Figures released...far below the peak of 7,903 in 2005.Ethiopia was second at 993, a marked decline...children's issues.Along with Russia and Ethiopia, the biggest contributor to the one-year...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-23/foreign-adoptions-americans-decline
Neighbors
Today in sports history

...breaks the course mark in capturing the Chicago Marathon. Kimetto finishes in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 45 seconds, leading a 1-2-3 finish for Kenyan men. He beats the mark of 2:04:38 set by Ethiopia's Tsegaye Kebede last year.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-13/today-sports-history
Sports
In the stacks: New nonfiction for adults

New nonfiction for adults includes a photographic study of the warrior tribes of Ethiopia ("The Last African Warriors"), a treatise on the very first king of England ("Aethelstan"), and Christopher Hitchens...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-02-09/stacks-new-nonfiction-adults
Art
More African immigrants call Alaska their home

...afternoon, 15 teenage girls lined up on a stage in the Northway Mall with the flags of their homelands: Togo. Nigeria. Ethiopia. Ghana. Sudan.They were competing to become the first-ever Miss Africa Alaska -- the pageant queen of a growing community...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-26/more-african-immigrants-call-alaska-the
State
Today in History

...California ranch, President Ronald Reagan signed a historic package of tax and budget reductions.In 1989, searchers in Ethiopia found the wreckage of a plane which had disappeared almost a week earlier while carrying Rep. Mickey Leland, D-Texas...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-13
Local
Today In Sports History

...becomes the first woman to win a fourth Boston Marathon and Ethiopia's Hailu Negussie wins the men's race to break the Kenyan...Marathon, breaking the course record with a time of 2:05:52. Ethiopia's Teyba Erkesso wins the women's race in a time of 2...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-18/today-sports-history
Sports
Today in sports history

...strokes for her fifth victory in six starts this year.2009 - Ethiopia's Deriba Merga pulls away before Heartbreak Hill and wins...Kenya's Salina Kosgei outsprints defending champion Dire Tune of Ethiopia to win the women's title.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-20/today-sports-history
Sports

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