Police & Fire for Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

...disturbance and made an arrest.Fire and medical? At 12:50 a.m. Monday, Capital City Fire and Rescue was dispatched to Oxford Street for an open burn complaint. Small fire in a burn barrel was found. Occupant advised of the need for a burn permit and...
Fifth annual North Words Writers Symposium to feature Simon Winchester

...Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom." Other best-sellers include "The Professor and the Madman," an account of the men behind the Oxford English Dictionary; "A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906"; and "The...
Speedskaters taking their turns on Juneau ice

...a year. Perles went to high school in Fairbanks, earned a degree in economics from Princeton University, an MBA from Harvard, and was the first female Rhodes Scholar from Alaska, earning an economics doctorate from Oxford University.
Magazine readers choose Petersburg for national honor

...November edition as the top port. Previous winners included Oxford, Md., and Beuford, N.C.Jamestown, R.I., was second...Petersburg."Anytime we get a location like Petersburg or even Oxford, it's a real treat for us.," he said. "I think it's...
Library presentation to focus on altruism

...challenge commonly held beliefs about nonprofits; and Paul Collier, director of the Centre for the Study of African Economics in Oxford, who will explain his plan for opening opportunities to the poorest people in the world.While all ages are welcome, this...
In the stacks: New memoirs and biographies

...Times, was 19, she suffered through a failing relationship that triggered a horribly self-destructive streak. She entered Oxford University weighing a perfectly normal 133 pounds, and left, several years later, weighing just 77 pounds. Here in a no-nonsense...
2013 Notable Sports Deaths

...1987.Nov. 17 - George M. "Buck" Randall, 73, Mississippi football player who tried to stop violence that erupted on the Oxford campus during integration in 1962. Randal was a Rebels fullback from 1960 to 1963.Nov. 17 - Frank Chamberlin, 35, NFL...
SONNY SMITH performs to receptive crowd in SITKA

Wearing slim brown slacks that just touch the tops of his white Oxford shoes, and strumming an old Harmony-style blues guitar, Sonny Smith stands on the stage at the Centennial Building in Sitka...
Today In Sports History

...its first David Cup and ends the four-year reign of the British Isles.1921 - At the annual Harvard-Yale vs. Cambridge-Oxford meet at Harvard Stadium, Harvard's Edward Gourdin becomes the first to long jump 25 feet. Harvard lists Gourdin's jump...
Empire Editorial: Just say 'no' to Sarah

...former Arkansas governor and state attorney general, was a self-made scholar who studied at Georgetown, and Yale, and at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. Carter left a distinguished naval career as a submariner with the rank of lieutenant to take over his...
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