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My Turn: Numbers that speak volumes

...countries, the U.S. has the fourth-highest degree of wealth inequality in the world, trailing only Russia, Ukraine, and Lebanon.What would incomes look like for U.S. families today if income distribution was the same as it was in 1979? Harvard economist...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-29/my-turn-numbers-speak-volumes
Opinion
Lebanon's economy ravaged by Syria

...from the Syrian war has cost neighboring Lebanon billions of dollars, deeply damaged its...next week to try to raise aid to relieve Lebanon's heavy financial burden. U.N. Secretary-General...the Syrian conflict, spillovers onto Lebanon have rapidly moved beyond the humanitarian...

http://juneauempire.com/marjorie-olster/2013-09-20/lebanons-economy-ravaged-syri
Ship's chief engineer pleads guilty to pollution charge

...shifted it to April 1 at the request of defense attorney Irwin Schwartz.The lawyer said Nicolas has lived his entire life in Lebanon when not at sea and has no ties to the United States. Nicolas has been staying at a motel in Gresham, east of Portland...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-01/ships-chief-engineer-pleads-guilty-poll
State
Today in history for Tuesday, Mar. 10

...was convicted of his murder; she served nearly 12 years in prison before being released in Jan. 1993.)Ten years ago: Lebanon's president reappointed staunchly pro-Syrian politician Omar Karami as prime minister. A suicide bomber blew himself up...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-10/today-history-march-10
Local
Syrian rebels kill 10 troops, capture others in Lebanon

...serious than what some people imagine," Lebanon's army chief, Gen. Jean Kahwaji...municipal building and an army checkpoint, Lebanon's state news agency reported. Local...he was being brought to a hospital in Lebanon after being wounded while fighting Syrian...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-08-04/syrian-rebels-kill-10-troops-capture-
Not For Web
My Turn: Let us make room in our hearts

...hospitality to strangers and solidarity with those in need.Lebanon is a long way from Mexico, but over the past two years, as...displaced millions of refugee families, I recall how the people of Lebanon of all religious communities absorbed over 1 million Syrians...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-21/my-turn-let-us-make-room-our-hearts
Opinion
Kodiak's Thomet places 15th at national meet

...Gabrielle Richichi, SR, Northeast, New Fairfield H.S. New Fairfield CT17. 18:16 Kelsey Potts, JR, Northeast, Mount Lebanon H.S. Pittsburgh PA18. 18:19 Brianna Schwartz, SR, Northeast, Shaler Area H.S. Pittsburgh PA19. 18:20 Hannah...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-18/kodiaks-thomet-places-15th-national-me
Sports
Hezbollah commander killed outside home

...his apartment building's garage Wednesday in Lebanon's capital, a major breach of the Shiite militant...and its Western-backed political opponents in Lebanon who blame it for dragging Lebanon into Syria's war, which pits the mainly Sunni...

http://juneauempire.com/zeina-karam/2013-12-05/hezbollah-commander-killed-outsid
As Syria burns, neighboring Lebanon feels the heat

...enflaming emotions in its tiny neighbor Lebanon. The already deep divisions between Lebanese...chaos will bleed over across the border.Lebanon is sharply split along sectarian lines...against, Syria's virtual rule over Lebanon from 1976 to 2005 and its continued influence...

http://juneauempire.com/zeina-karam/2012-02-12/syria-burns-neighboring-lebanon-f
Educating our way to a more peaceful foreign policy

...about the military crackdown in Egypt and a car bombing in Lebanon. If national polling is accurate, then most subscribers probably...in Juneau was Hadi, a very thoughtful 16-year-old from Lebanon. They were all given scholarships from the Kennedy-Lugar...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-08-20/educating-our-way-more-peaceful-forei
Opinion

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