N. Korean diplomats cause chaos at UN event on rights

...North Korean diplomat stopped talking and the next featured defector, Jay Jo, started speaking, the North Korean diplomats stood and walked out."They're so rude," Jo said later, adding that she wished that the diplomats had stayed so she...
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Winter's trash is spring's problem

...the reason the office joined the Adopt-A-Highway program."He was the champion of that effort for many years," Bobbie Jo Skibo, a Forest Service spokeswoman, said. "He has since passed away but the Forest Service remains dedicated to living on...
Wray, Fox earn All-Alaska swim honors

...Tallmon. "It was probably the best performance by GSC swimmers at JO's since I've been coaching here," co-coach Scott Griffith...Aidan Seid (GSC, 48).Said Griffith, "GSC has never won JO's. After our performance this year, I think this is possible...
JDHS girls clawed by East

...shot over the keep with 5:40 remaining in the first half for the 3-0 advantage."They really wanted to win," East coach Jo Reid said of her team. "They knew they didn't play the way that they could in our first game so they really wanted to step...
Crimson Bears come back against East

...two more but the shots went wide each time."We definitely started playing better as a team in the second half," East coach Jo Reid said. "The first half it was individuals and not a lot of communication off the ball, but the second half we started playing...
University of Alaska president retirement date extended

...reported Gamble originally planned to step down in June when he announced his retirement late last year.Board of Regents chair Jo Heckman says the board's original mid-May deadline was not enough time for selecting the next UA president.Heckman first...
UAF chancellor announces summer retirement plans

...great loss," Gamble said. "He is a great chancellor. He has done some amazing things in the seven years he has been there."Jo Heckman, president of the University of Alaska Board of Regents, said high stress in the university system was evident last...
UAS students crunch data for governor

University of Alaska Southeast student Katie Jo Parrott thought she had through the end of April to crunch the numbers in a stack of a few hundred surveys for Gov. Bill Walker's...
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Today in sports history for Sunday, Feb. 22

...her 10th straight world championship.1959 - Lee Petty, driving an Oldsmobile, wins the first Daytona 500.1969 - Barbara Jo Rubin becomes the first female jockey to win a race at an American thoroughbred track when she rides Cohesian to a neck victory...
Local boy suffering from seizures meets 2 big screen superheroes

...encephalopathy and months of seizures, treatment and testing have left him exhausted, but not frustrated or angry, said Kelli Jo Schriver, his mom. "He is actually the bravest person I know," Schriver said. "His spirits - they've never gotten down...


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