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German mayoral candidate wounded in knife attack

BERLIN (AP) - A leading candidate to be mayor of Cologne was stabbed and seriously wounded Saturday by a man who claimed anti-foreigner motives, an attack that Germany's interior minister said underlined growing concerns over hatred and violence in the refugee crisis.Henriette Reker was stabbed in the neck at a campaign stand set up by Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats at a market. Her condition was stable, police chief Wolfgang Albers said.
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Letter: For education, for Fisk

...On October 6, Election Day, I plan to vote for candidates who put public education as a top priority including mayoral candidate Greg Fisk. I hope you join me in voting for education and voting Greg Fisk for Mayor.Lisa EaganLagerquistMother...
Municipal candidates debate at UAS

...another. With few exceptions, however, the two mayoral candidates seemed to be bring the most dissimilar ideas to...became eligible for the exemption.Greg Fisk, a mayoral candidate, called the Assembly's decision to restrict the...
Yes, no, definitely, maybe

...including public accommodations and housing. Would you support this ordinance?Greg Fisk (Mayoral candidate): DefinitelyMerrill Sanford (Mayoral candidate): Yes Loren Jones (Assembly D1 candidate): YesDixie Hood (Assembly D2 candidate...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...Juneau Board of Education candidates will be held at KTOO's @360 studio, and Tuesday's with CBJ Assembly and mayoral candidates will be at the University of Alaska Southeast's Egan Lecture Hall. If you intend to vote Oct. 6 (and you should...
Fairbanks politicians warned for violating 'billboard law'

...instances where the signs are a safety concern because they are so close to the road or impacting sight."Another mayoral candidate, Tammie Wilson, said signs should be placed using common sense, not where they could impair traffic."We place...
My Turn: An island too far

...they deem "worthy," why not have them fund an unrealistic $60 million electric streetcar idea as proposed by CBJ mayoral candidate Greg Fisk to transport people around downtown? You might not think it's possible, but $150,000 in head taxes...
Soldotna loses, regains mayor

...his request to the council, Anderson wanted to resign and be reappointed with a term set to expire in October so a mayoral candidate could be selected during the regular elections, thus saving the city the cost of holding a special election.
Consultant creates super PAC for Anchorage mayor's race

...consultant, is creating an independent group that can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money to help elect Anchorage mayoral candidate Dan Coffey, the Alaska Dispatch News reported.Hackney last year coordinated the "Alaska Energy, America's...
In Anchorage mayor's race, a money trail leads to Juneau

...from people who listed Juneau addresses.If those sound like relatively small amounts, they are. Most Anchorage mayoral candidates are raising their money close to home, as is typical in municipal races across the United States. Only federal...


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