Trump touts program with dark history

...Ngai, a professor of history at Columbia University.The operation was named after a term for Mexicans who crossed the Rio Grande that is now viewed a racial slur. The 1954 initiative was aimed at apprehending and deporting agricultural workers who had...
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How to move a library

...By consulting a book, of course."There are books that are written to help people do things like this," said M.J. Grande, one of six librarians who rolled carts of books into the new library Wednesday morning. "There's even a 'Moving your...
Oregon gears up for recreational pot sales

...early retail sales of marijuana, including Douglas and Harney counties, Gresham, Brownsville, John Day, Junction City, La Grande, Reedsport and Sherwood.Recreational pot has also been legalized in Washington, Colorado and Alaska, though in Alaska is...
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Border Patrol agent indicted in 2012 fatal shooting

...immigrants who had illegally crossed into the country when rock throwers attacked him. Mesa fired his weapon across the Rio Grande, striking the teen twice.A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals originally said Hernandez Guereca's...
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Fairbanks' former 'Grande Madam' mourned

...flashy, flirty, lively former Golden Days Grande Madam known as "Miss Ricki," died Wednesday...who later took over as the Golden Days Grande Madam. "There will never be another...1980s, and Chagnon rose from floozy to grande madam with Golden Days popularity rising...
Alaska State Improv Festival set for April 23-26 in Juneau

...year, with the ImprovBoston All-Stars, Joyride, and Tall Grande Venti as this year's headliners. Additionally, there honors in Calgary, Ottawa, and Orlando.Tall Grande Venti is the 2014 College Improv Tournament champion, hailing...
'Stories connect us' by reading together

...we connect, we are changed." M.J. Grande, the Juneau Public Libraries youth services...required throughout the school year," Grande said. "Reading for pleasure provides...where they left off in the spring," Grande said. "Without reading over the summer...
Author Kate DiCamillo to visit Juneau June 9 and 10

...Juneau Public Libraries' Youth Services Librarian M.J. Grande said hosting DiCamillo was an exciting opportunity for the library...promotion of our summer reading program is a tremendous honor," Grande said in a release.DiCamillo is the author of numerous children's...
Current and upcoming exhibits at the Anchorage Museum

...ranging from art, objects and archival materials. Van Gogh Alive ? The Experience, Oct. 9 through Jan. 10Created by Grande Exhibitions, "Van Gogh Alive - The Experience" is designed to give visitors the opportunity to not only view Van Gogh's...
Court: Texas abortion clinics stay open

...have left the state with no clinic west of San Antonio. Only one would have been able to operate on a limited basis in the Rio Grande Valley.The Supreme Court also is weighing an appeal from Mississippi, which is seeking to enforce an admitting privileges...
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