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University of Alaska Fairbanks removes Mississippi state flag

...of Alaska Fairbanks has removed a Mississippi flag from a 5-state display, citing...Confederate imagery.This is the second Mississippi flag to be removed from display in Alaska. Last week, Mississippi's flag, which features a Confederate...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-21/university-alaska-fairbanks-removes-mis
State
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 27, 2015

Thumbs up to debate. Tradition or terror? Eyesore or artistic? We could be talking about the Mississippi state flag, or we could be referring to the sculpture named Nimbus. We could even be speaking of a certain bronze whale. You...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-27/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion
Pro-flag petition gains support, but targets wrong audience

...online petition demanding the return of the Mississippi state flag to its post on Egan Drive...the petition that led to the removal of Mississippi's flag, which was replaced with the Mississippi Magnolia flag late last week. About 200...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-23/pro-flag-petition-gains-support-targets
Local
Group petitions for removal of Mississippi flag from Juneau display

...a growing movement seeking to remove Mississippi's flag from the stretch of state banners...Flag Justice calls for the removal of Mississippi's state flag."Flying the flags...becoming increasingly clear that flying the Mississippi flag goes against that purpose," said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-16/group-petitions-removal-mississippi-fla
Local
Doctors say teen's HIV in check for 12 years without drugs

...perhaps in rare cases, let people control it without lifelong drugs.A few years ago, doctors reported a similar case: a Mississippi girl who kept HIV in check for 27 months without treatment. But then her virus rebounded, dashing hopes that early treatment...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-21/doctors-say-teens-hiv-check-12-years-
Not For Web
Texas jail where woman died admits breaking rules

...when explaining the violations, noting that they don't believe "either one of these deficiencies had any part in the death of Ms. Bland."The Texas trooper who pulled Bland over for failing to signal a lane change said in an affidavit that after handcuffing...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-22/texas-jail-where-woman-died-admits-br
Not For Web
Smoke-free workplaces save money and lives

...Scotland (PLoS Med. 2012;9:e1001175). Three hundred thousand dollars were saved over three years in a small town in Mississippi for the treatment of heart attacks. While Germany saw a $6.9 million, (20.1 percent) decrease in heart attack related...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-07-20/smoke-free-workplaces-save-money-and-
Letters
Flag over Egan Drive replaced

The Mississippi state flag flying over Egan Drive was...the flag down and replace it with the Mississippi Magnolia flag. Wheeler joked Friday...Charleston, we'd let them do it."After Mississippi's flag was removed from its pole...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-17/flag-over-egan-drive-replaced
Local
Living & Growing: Knowing when to hold 'em and fold 'em

...Children's Defense Fund. She was the first black woman admitted to the Mississippi Bar and directed the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund office in Jackson, Mississippi.Detroit is also a fabulous city for learning more about our Muslim...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-12/living-growing-knowing-when-hold-em
Neighbors
Flag down, but what happens now?

...discrimination in South Carolina or the South, said Trent Brown, a Mississippi native and America Studies professor at Missouri University...science professor at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi, the only state left with the Confederate battle flag as...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-13/flag-down-what-happens-now
Not For Web

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