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Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor amid setbacks

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski on Tuesday became the first openly gay mayor of Salt Lake City, the capital of the conservative state where the Mormon...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18/salt-lake-city-elects-first-
Nation and World
SHI to sponsor workshop on art and math

...p.m., Dec. 5 at the Walter Soboleff Building in Juneau. Educators who want to participate should contact Jackie Kookesh at jackie.kookesh@sealaska.com. The math and culture program, Opening the Gate, is funded through a grant from...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/shi-sponsor-workshop-art-and-math
Art
To Serve Man: "Sweeney Todd" at Perseverance Theatre

...performs the actual slashing with eerily casual abandon. Victoria Bundonis, who you may recognize from Showtime's "Nurse Jackie," gleams as Mrs. Lovett, the cannibal pie-woman. She is ghoulishly funny-her character gets the biggest portion and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11/serve-man-sweeney-todd-perseverance-theat
Art
Richard Joseph Cook

...Cook of McHenry, IL; Sage and Adler Janes of Juneau, AK; Becca and Jack Marx of Juneau, AK. Also brothers Larry Cook (Jackie) of Encinitas, CA and Thomas Cook (Ellen) of Beaufort, SC.Friends and family are invited to attend a Funeral Mass for...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000176325561
Marcella Smith Bush

...grandchildren Sylas and Caleb Demmert, Tobias Gillman, Elnora Smith and Jace Kihlmire; and by her brothers Lee (Sandy) and Eric (Jackie) Bush.A celebration of her life will be held in the spring in Juneau, AK. The family may be contacted care of Rosa Rice...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000176523035
Little League World Series news

...little league, and "show me the money" Jackie Robinson West.Mexico's 11-1 win...end their playing career at any time.Jackie Robinson West took in over $300K in donations CHICAGO - Chicago's Jackie Robinson West baseball team accepted...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-26/little-league-world-series-news
Sports
Baby Raven Reads: family event

...Native families with children up to age five to participate in storytelling, songs and cultural and literacy activities. There will be puppets, puzzles and books.For more information, call Jackie at 586-9229 or LaVina at 586-9125.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-10-04/baby-raven-reads-family-event
Neighbors
Salt Lake close to electing first openly gay mayor

...for the LGBT movement in the conservative state with a history of hostility toward gays and lesbians.Former Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski was leading two-term incumbent Ralph Becker by 1,450 votes, according to election results released late Tuesday...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-05/salt-lake-close-electing-fir
Nation and World
When all's said and done, Berra was one of a kind

...protest.In fact, only once could people ever remember him getting angry. Watch how mad he gets when the plate umpire called Jackie Robinson safe on a steal of home in the 1955 World Series. A half-century later, Yogi still was steamed.There's a big...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-09-24/when-alls-said-and-done-berra-was-one
Not For Web
GOP wins Kentucky guv's race in top state election

...incumbent Ralph Becker, one of President Barack Obama's appointees on a climate change task force, and former state lawmaker Jackie Biskupski. A crush of last-minute, mail-in ballots could delay results. If Biskupski wins, she will be the city's...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-04/gop-wins-kentucky-guvs-race-
Nation and World

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