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Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

...legislature legalizing same-sex marriage.In Hawaii, tourism officials looked ahead to the possibility of becoming a gay wedding mecca. Some activists looked back - recalling that Hawaii was an early battleground in the gay marriage debate.The state Supreme...
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McElwain returns to Alabama with Colorado State

...McElwain has labored in college football's "Mecca" under Alabama coach Nick Saban and run...organization's opportunity to go see the 'Mecca,' to see what it's all about."And...parking attendants. Everything that makes Mecca Mecca.McElwain was the Crimson Tide's...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Frontiers News: Sedona's New-Age mecca lifestyle is too rich for some

...ASSOCIATED PRESS Sedona's New-Age mecca lifestyle is too rich for some Last...lives among the red rocks that make this a mecca for the rich and those drawn by its mystical...towns: As the city of 15,000 becomes a mecca for tourism, New Age devotees and affluent...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Reputation of Valdez theater conference is growing 8/10/98

...Theatre Conference has opened at Prince William Sound Community College, transforming this oil pipeline hub into something of a Mecca-in-the-wilderness for playhouse fans. Would-be thespians will be mingling all week with nationally known playwrights...
Now there really is no mountain unclimbed

...mountain.The mountain has everything we climbers, explorers, hikers, photographers, philosophers and runners need.It is the Mecca of our adventures.It is that last mountain left unclimbed.My friend left a path there.About a mile from its base is a...
Soldier says she faced harassment over Muslim name

...the word as racist slang for enemy, terrorist or suicide bomber."My uncle is a hajji, because he made the pilgrimage to Mecca in 2005," Nova said. "I would stand up for what I thought was right and say, 'Not all terrorists are Muslims and not all...
GCLL Minors All-Stars on a roll to elite, international superstars. Located in Hayward and Cable, Wisconsin, the Birkie is now an outdoor sports mecca, a series of great races, a fitness destination, and a lifestyle.The Swix Sport Group is the world's leading supplier...
With Region & Southeast titles earned, Alaska crown next for Falcons

...Southeast, and one that Blasco played in as a JDHS junior (1999) and senior (2000), the Sullivan is the high school sports mecca for Alaska youth."It is a real arena," Blasco said. "You really have to adjust to that depth. You have to focus to find...
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Photo: Mining mecca, 1919

This photograph was taken in 1919 and made into a postcard showing downtown Juneau and Gastineau Channel. The channel served as a fishing ground for Tlingit Indians before rumors of gold lured prospectors to the areal in the 1870s.
New Hampshire picked as Libertarian mecca

A group of libertarians planning to bring 20,000 liberty-minded Americans to a "free state" has selected New Hampshire for its revolution, a supporter said Wednesday. New Hampshire, whose motto is "Live Free or Die," beat out nine other finalists as the battleground for what members of the Free State Project call the biggest experiment in democracy since the Revolutionary War. Alaska was among the other states considered.


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