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Search, rescue medic a leader in pot legalization

...skeptical, but he likes risk. Berardi recruited him into the movement."I went from kind of a nobody environmental political activist to the guy that was running the campaign in Fairbanks," Emmett said.When the vote succeeded, Emmett was invited...
Haiti's election economy in full swing

...Port-au-Prince, has expanded urban slums and shantytowns. Many young men are idle and easy pickings for gangs and political activists."Youth violence is often expressed as a reaction to perceived social and economic exclusion - grievances that...
Nation and World
Few jobs and little hope, but rural Russia sticks with Putin

...careful to steer the conversation away from politics and focus instead on concrete issues.Ilya Yashin, a Moscow political activist and ally of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, said the Kremlin allowed them to run in Kostroma because of...
Nation and World
Turkey suspects Islamic State behind bomb that killed 31

...them.Turkish officials vowed to strike back at those behind the attack in the city of Suruc targeting a group of political activists who wanted to help the shattered Syrian city of Kobani, a bombing that turned a moment of hope into a scene of...
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My Turn: Parnell's honesty vs. Walker's cynicism

...during the heated few weeks before the general election. It reads:"There are, I think, two kinds of serious political activist; those who are impelled by love, and those who get their energy from hate. The ones moved by love ? for America...
Playboy Spaceman: Onward and upward

...Front of You."She sings harmony on "Sonneman," a song inspired by the memory of longtime Juneau resident and political activist Joe Sonneman, who died in 2009. George Kuhar got to know him while renting a room in his house on Willoughby Avenue...
Attorney says panel is treating Fairbanks mayor unfairly

...was fined $650 for accepting checks collected by employees of the Ranch Motel. The corporation was managed by political activist Donna Gilbert, a Stiver supporter.A commission staff attorney has recommended $4,000 in fines and reimbursement...
My Turn: Targeted visitor taxes hurt Alaska businesses

Alaska's fiscal gap has moved to center stage and politicians and political activists across the state are rummaging to find new state revenue sources. One thing most of these efforts have in common is that they...
Other parties offer unique views of the state's future

...Republican Sen. Rick Halford's seat. Mendias, a retired teacher, calls herself an angry grandmother and a political activist. She said she decided to be the Republican Moderate party's top office-seeker as an alternative to other parties...
Empire editorial: Keep working hard to shape Tongass' future

...Campion Foundation and The Nature Conservancy. Emotional topics often draw emotional responses. Camps of warring political activists turned our last set of national elections into bad-spirited slugfests. By contrast, these leaders in conservation...


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