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Slack Tide: There's more to Thanksgiving than football and antacid

Break out the fried onions and cream of mushroom soup and don't stop until everything you own is covered with a bubbling golden-brown crust - it's Thanksgiving time again.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-22/slack-tide-theres-more-thanksgiving
Neighbors
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Today is Friday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2014. There are 12 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 19, 1974, Nelson A. Rockefeller was sworn in as the 41st vice president of the United States in the U.S.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/today-history
Local
Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

When two Lancaster County hunters pulled the triggers on high-powered rifles on successive days in 2008 in the 40-below-zero air of the Arctic Circle, they thought their two polar bear trophies would soon be striking life-size mounts back home.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/hunters-fight-bring-polar-bear-trophies
State
Stage is set for final battles

Editor's note: This is the third and final part in a series looking at the War of 1812, the first foreign attack on U.S. soil.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-03/stage-set-final-battles
Neighbors
Youth run to new heights

On the peak of Mount Juneau, 37 yoga students rested after what was, for most, a first time up the roughly 3,576 foot massif.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-01/youth-run-new-heights
Sports
Today in history

Today is Monday, July 14, the 195th day of 2014. There are 170 days left in the year.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15
Local
Today in History

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2014. There are 78 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Oct. 14, 1964, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Soviet leader Nikita S.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-14/today-history
Local
Opinion: We need to follow all of the money, and faster

There are still only two important things in politics, as the 19th century's own Karl Rove, a Republican fundraiser named Mark Hanna, once said: "The first is money, and I can't remember the second.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-21/opinion-we-need-follow-all-money-and-
Opinion
Slack Tide: At least it's not age 40

This Tuesday, I turn 38. It's not much of a milestone, as far as birthdays go - although it does mean I've successfully kept myself alive for yet another rotation of the Earth around the Sun, and that's not exactly nothing.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-02-23/least-its-not-age-40
Neighbors
Let's hope athletes take a stand in Sochi

John Carlos took a stand for human rights during the Mexico City Olympics that resonates to this day. Almost 45 years ago, Carlos climbed on the medals podium along with Tommie Smith. Each thrust a black-gloved fist toward the sky.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-19/lets-hope-athletes-take-stand-sochi
Sports

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