The man who believed in teenagers

...Juneau, Zach raised funds from friends and clients back east to keep the work alive. Help, too, often came from Zach's own pocket.Generations of "Teenage Club Alumni" remember the ways Zach built their confidence, encouraged their dreams and believed...
Pure Sole: My mother and lupine

...and plants and edibles. She left the trees to my father, who could build great things with them or chip a piece off for his pocket. The scent would let him go another day without bathing.My mother, however, loved the smells of mornings in the backyard...
Mayweather wins richest fight ever

...Mayweather said. "I knew he was going to push me, win some rounds. I wasn't being hit with a lot of shots until I sit in a pocket and he landed a lot of shots."The richest fight in boxing history - a bout that made Mayweather at least $180 million...
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'We Need Help:' Aid scarce in quake-hit Nepal villages

...Laxi Dhakal, a Nepal Home Ministry official, said hopes of finding survivors had faded. "Unless they were caught in an air pocket, there is not much possibility," he said.In Jalkeni, a village not far from Pauwathok, the road is lined with mounds...
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Legislature prepares to pass the baton on marijuana

Speaking in a conference room within the Alaska State Capitol, James Barrett reached into a pocket and pulled out two $1 bills.Waving them, he drew the attention of lawmakers who leaned back in their leather chairs and listened...
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Five ways to celebrate poetry month

...sign up for this free series curated by the Academy of American Poets, visit Celebrate National Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 30: On April 30, people throughout the country are encouraged to select a poem, carry it with them, and share...
Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal injury

...or publicly disclosed the charge against Gray.Miller's signed report says he personally recovered the knife from Gray's pocket. It names five other officers to be summoned as witnesses in court, and says Gray was stopped after a brief foot chase because...
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Double standard on running from police

...activity. Later that day, an officer swore in a court document that he had found a knife clipped to the inside of Gray's pocket, and asked that he be charged with carrying a switchblade. A summons was produced, but Gray was in a coma by then, and died...
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Money the thing as Floyd, Manny fight

...will be.Mayweather won't be the only one getting rich. Pacquiao will also share in the $120 million or so his side will pocket for the fight, beginning with a $25 million check from promoter Bob Arum the night of the fight."I don't like to write...
Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe; 1K protest

...According to court documents, Officer Garrett Miller accused Gray of carrying a switchblade, which was discovered in Gray's pocket after he was stopped.The other suspended officers were identified as:- Lt. Brian Rice, 41, with the department since...
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