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...abolitionist John Brown was hanged for his raid on Harper's Ferry the previous October. In 1939, New York's La Guardia Airport began operations as an airliner from Chicago landed at one minute past midnight. In 1942, a self-sustaining nuclear...
The year of mourning and giving: Juneau, 2001

...planner visiting his daughter in New York City, was threatened with arrest when he climbed a parking garage near La Guardia Airport to see what was happening. Army Spc. Levi Preston, a recent graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School stationed...
Outside column: In Cheney's world, fear is a beautiful thing

...Times to the 1920 bombing of Wall Street to the 1963 bombing of a Baptist church in Birmingham to the 1975 bombing of La Guardia Airport to the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center to the 1995 bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City to the...
Glacier Gold

...crashed on Mount Sanford, about 45 miles away. The Northwest Airlines charter was en route from Shanghai, China, to La Guardia Airport, New York, carrying 24 American sailors, returning home after sailing a tanker to China. Later, the accident...
Juneau woman witness to attacks

...time. I wanted to call my mother and tell her that I was OK. I wanted to see my father - he'd headed out for La Guardia airport at 6:45 a.m. I kept switching directions, heading north - then going back to the south. All the while, I...
State charged for Palin kids' travel costs

...daughter Bristol along on a trip to New York for a women's leadership conference. Plane tickets from Anchorage to La Guardia Airport for $1,385.11 were billed to the state, records show, and mother and daughter shared a room for four nights...


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