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Living and Growing: A season of giving thanks

...friends and food.In 1789, President George Washington issued the first proclamation declaring Thanksgiving as a national holiday.Thanksgiving is a rich tradition, but one with purpose to remind us of our gratitude to God for all His blessings...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-22/living-and-growing-season-giving-th
Neighbors
World Affairs Council brings Mexico to the North

...wherein Mexico fought against the annexation of Texas, is a mere blip is U.S. history book, unworthy of a national holiday.For Mexico, though, the war lives on in the national psyche and symbolizes a traumatizing loss. One loss in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-27/world-affairs-council-brings-mexico-nor
Local
Thanksgiving: A Fundamental National Holiday

...the Christian belief and piety of our forebearers who came to this country. We have observed Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday in the United States since 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln set apart "a day of thanksgiving and praise...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112110/opi_739557408.shtml
Opinion
MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

...opening. MLB also sponsors 35 Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars.Jackson said Jackie Robinson Day had become "a national holiday for all practical purposes.""To honor Jackie in this way honors the best in America," Jackson told Selig on...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-16/mlb-marks-67th-anniversary-robinson-de
Sports
Gimme a smile: Thankful for Thanksgiving

...sending. All I need is a turkey and I'm all set.Let's face it, Thanksgiving is all about food. It's our national holiday to stuff ourselves on food that we normally don't eat. It's also a time of remarkable culinary homogeneity...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-12-01/gimme-smile-thankful-thanksgiving
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...celebrate Super Bowl Sunday as a National Holiday. I do not gather around the...celebrate Super Bowl Sunday as a National Holiday. I do not gather around the...celebrate Super Bowl Sunday as a National Holiday. I do not gather around the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012899/Ope_goodman.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...in honor of Memorial Day, a national holiday honoring dead veterans of all...in honor of Memorial Day, a national holiday honoring dead veterans of all...in honor of Memorial Day, a national holiday honoring dead veterans of all...

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Pre-empting recruitment debate with war education

In the week following the national holiday in which we honor America's veterans, it may seem poor timing to add to the debate about military recruitment at the high school...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111407/opi_20071114028.shtml
Opinion
Super testosterone Sunday is upon us

BOSTON - I do not celebrate Super Bowl Sunday as a National Holiday. I do not gather around the TV and the guacamole bowl with my loved ones. The truth is I regard the battle of these titans as...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012899/Ope_goodman.html
Opinion
Memorial Day brings closed agencies and businesses

All state and federal offices will be closed Monday in honor of Memorial Day, a national holiday honoring dead veterans of all wars. For those bedecking family plots, the city discourages using artificial flowers, said Terry...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053099/Loc_closures.html
Local

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