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Obama, take a page from Reagan

Once upon a time, Barack Obama understood the power of a good story. His campaign mantras - "Yes we can" and "Change we can believe in" - inspired voters, especially young people, blacks and Latinos, and propelled...
My Turn: Vote 'no' for Alaska's long-term future, we are engaging as an active participant at the state and local level. For much of our adult lives, we lived by the mantra "home is where the military sends you." We did our best to blend in and contribute politically to our borrowed communities...
Letter: Being 'Alaskan' requires more than longevity that attacks their opposition for their perceived newness to the state. As a lifelong Alaskan, this kind of seniority mantra has just about got my BS meter pegged. I have been listening to this type of useless baloney for over 50 years, and have found...
A new recipe for 'Pie'

...the concoction was just as spicy as ever.Pie in the Sky will continue to do event catering and special orders (Burton's mantra: "If it's late, it doesn't matter how good it is. It's already bad.").Everything about the place will stay pretty...
Living & Growing: Radical presence whatever is going on. To do this we were encouraged to choose something that happens predictably each day and to create a mantra, such as, "Katy, when you are reading to your children be conscious of reading to your children." Or, "Katy, when you...
Ravens, 49ers plan different endings

This time, it will be different. That's the mantra the Ravens and 49ers must carry into Sunday's conference championships. One step from the Super Bowl once more, the Ravens...
JDHS alum Brinson GNAC Player of the Week

When it is 40 below zero in Fairbanks, it is still warm inside a gymnasium. At least that is the mantra that 2008 Juneau-Douglas High School graduate Dominique Brinson has adhered to."Winters are rough but you stay pretty warm...
JSD: Little-known program makes big difference

...didn't know what a GPA was," the Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School eighth-grader said.Now, she said, she embodies the mantra emblazoned on the back of her blue AVID sweatshirt, the one she had to land a 3.0 GPA to get her hands on: "School is my...
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Just call on me: When you need a hand, local Red Cross volunteers are here

...relief simulations as a Red Cross volunteer, like retired Juneau resident Scott Novak.Novak carries with him a "no worries" mantra; he's been preparing to be prepared all through his retirement years and then some.Though Novak was living in Juneau when...
Joe Tompkins' Paralympics journey ends with training injury

...a message Wednesday morning.Tompkins trained and qualified for the 2014 Paralympics with his vaunted "Go big or go home" mantra and, unfortunately, snow conditions did not support his intense style of skiing.Tompkins crashed on the second of three...


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