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My Turn: Gratitude

...didn't become an official Federal holiday until 1863, during the Civil War, when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of "Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens".U.S. tradition compares the...
Remembering September 11

...their communities."(It is) also Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance. It's an opportunity to...We will never forget."SAGA will participate in the National Day of Service by partnering with the Downtown Improvement...
Gimme a smile: Happy Groundhog Day

...groundhogs reside in Alaska. Thus we have the opportunity to "look local first" and celebrate our homegrown hero on this national day of wishful thinking. Move over, Punxsutawney Phil - Marty the Marmot coming through! If he lives in Juneau, we're...
StoryCorps project highlights listening in a noisy season

...years been known by another, less common name: the National Day of Listening, established by the national oral history...She added that she supports projects like StoryCorps' National Day of Listening 150 percent.Those who wish to participate...
Empire Editorial: Those towers falling, what does it mean 12 years later?

...networks around the world" that spread goodwill by doing good deeds in honor of those who died. Let's turn this National Day of Service and Remembrance into a day of action where we reach out to our brothers and sisters. Let's start with...
Thank you

...friendships and making new ones. ... to speakers at prayer day Many thanks to the organizers and speakers at the National Day of Prayer in front of the Capitol steps at noon Thursday, May 6, 2004. What a sense of confidence we felt to know...
Juneau comes together to remember victims of terror

...for them to come home Monday. In all, nearly 1,800 people gathered for the nondenominational service as part of a national day of remembrance for Tuesday's terrorist attacks. "We gather today as people who struggle for answers," said the...
Outside editorial: Ways to help healing an important first step in the healing process. The White House did exactly the right thing in declaring Friday a national day of prayer and remembrance. But the next step for Americans has to be to move forward, to resume their normal lives...
Photo: Day of Prayer

...home-school students meet at the flag pole outside JDHS on Wednesday morning to say prayers for the schools and teachers and to sing songs. The student-led event was part of the national See You at the Pole-National Day of Student Prayer.
2 churches: Back off 'Day of Silence'

...defeat the event's purpose. "The Day of Silence is a national day and we don't want the purpose diluted," said Coryjean...Lesbian and Straight Education Network. According to the national Day of Silence Web site, , 100...


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