Syrian refugee policy takes focus in US 2016 politics

...NBC's "Meet the Press." ''They're being beheaded, they're being executed by both sides. And I think we have a responsibility to help."___Follow Laurie Kellman on Twitter at:
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Letter: Tie receipt of PFD to voter registration

Juneau's voter turnout is 23.5 percent. Sad, isn't it? Last week Juneau City Clerk Laurie Sika offered an adjective to describe Juneau's non-voting electorate: 'Apathetic.' I would use a less delicate version...
Boehner slams 'false prophets' among GOP do whatever you wanted. They wanted this long, slow process" he said. "And so change comes slowly, and obviously too slowly, for some."____Follow Laurie Kellman on Twitter at
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Today in Sports History for Oct. 11

...The first 100-yard dash under 10 seconds is run by John Owens at 9.8 in an AAU track and field meet in Washington.1902 - Laurie Auchterlonie beats Stewart Gardner with a 307-total to win the U.S. Open golf title.1971 - The United States beats Romania...
Spike in moose-vehicle collisions on Kenai Peninsula

...of moose dying in collisions with vehicles, as six of the animals were struck by vehicles in a 24-hour period this week.Laurie Speakman, a volunteer driver for the Alaska Moose Federation, helped collect the moose starting Monday night, according to...
My Turn: Independent report is a plan for the future

...commit to you that the Alaska National Guard will once again be a source of pride for Alaskans. ? Brigadier General (AK) Laurie Hummel is the Adjutant General of the Alaska National Guard and the Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Military and Veterans...
Behind the ballot to make it happen."We couldn't run an election without our precinct chairs and our volunteer workers," City Clerk Laurie Sica said.About 100 volunteers in all will have spent hundreds of hours making sure today's election runs as smoothly as...
Vivian Corrinne Stoddard Laurie

...Former Juneau resident Vivian Stoddard Laurie died Feb. 14, 2009, at Providence Hospital...project she met her future husband, Bob Laurie, also a colony employee. They married...preceded in death by her husband, Bob Laurie, in October 1984; and sisters, Fay...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Feb. 2, 2015

...Super Bowl. We're not sure we ever want to watch football again.Thumbs up to Laurie Hummel. Last week, Gov. Bill Walker named retired U.S. Army Col. Laurie Hummel the new adjutant general of the state's National Guard. She's the first...
Workshop teaches how to run for office

A new workshop sponsored by the Juneau League of Women Voters, CBJ clerk Laurie Sica, Juneau Public Libraries and the Juneau School District is promising to tell ordinary citizens how to run for office.The...


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