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Today in History

...1953, the Korean War armistice was signed at Panmunjom, ending three years of fighting.In 1960, Vice President Richard M. Nixon was nominated for president on the first ballot at the Republican national convention in Chicago.In 1967, President Lyndon...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-27
Local
Alaska Native land-claims leader dies

...Doyon spokeswoman Lessa Peter said.Wright was head of the Alaska Federation of Natives in 1971 when then-President Richard Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act into law, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The law compensated Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/alaska-native-land-claims-leader-dies
State
Today in History

...granted a Royal Charter to Rhode Island.In 1776, Col. John Nixon gave the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence...Mumbai), India, killing all 94 people on board.In 1972, the Nixon administration announced a deal to sell $750 million in grain...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/today-history
Local
Today in sports history

...Jerry Quarry in the eighth round at Madison Square Garden in New York City for the world heavyweight title.1972 - President Nixon signs the Higher Education Act of 1972. Title IX of this congressional act bars sex bias in athletics and other activities...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-23/today-sports-history
Sports
Latest chapter in 'X-Men' saga a worthy 'Past' time

...Hustle." From Roberta Flack's "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" to America admitting defeat in Vietnam, from Richard Nixon to "Sanford & Son," Singer makes inspired use of the decade as a cultural backdrop.The high point is the introduction of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-22/latest-chapter-x-men-saga-worthy-past-tim
Art
Author Joe McGinniss dies at age 71

...reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968...him down, but, according to McGinniss, Nixon aide Leonard Garment allowed him in, one of the last times the ever-suspicious Nixon would permit a journalist so much time...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-12/author-joe-mcginniss-dies-age-71
State
Eighteen up, eighteen down, Baker stymies opponents

...start the seventh. Lee lost the perfect game to a leadoff triple but kept the shutout intact during a two-inning stint. Rob Nixon closed while allowing a hit and a walk in the ninth."I would rather come out than get an arm injury early in the season...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-10/eighteen-eighteen-down-baker-stymies-o
Sports
Juneau's skiers conquer Buckwheat Classic

...Whitehorse YT10 - 2:26:05 Brown, Melanie Juneau AK11 - 2:26:47 Land-Murphy, Brook Whitehorse YT12 - 2:26:49 Nixon, Wendy Whitehorse YT13 - 2:27:05 Welling, Karlynn Juneau AK14 - 2:28:42 Rodewald, Edy Juneau AK15 - 2:33:08 Hall...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-27/juneaus-skiers-conquer-buckwheat-class
Sports
Changes sought for endangered species act

...is more of an effort to list (species as endangered or threatened) than to delist."Signed into law by President Richard Nixon in December 1973, the act has resulted in additional protections for more than 1,500 plants, insects, mammals, birds...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-05/changes-sought-endangered-species-act
State
William Lawrence Klockenteger

...and passed away on March 22, 2014 in Castle Pines, Colorado. He is survived by his children and their spouses, Kathleen Nixon-Bowdish (Bruce), Kristopher Klockenteger (Kelly), and Karla Shaw (Marc); his granddaughters, Calley, Camryn, Emerson...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170573678

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