Salt Lake City elects first openly gay mayor amid setbacks

...election results showed Biskupski won 52 percent of the votes to defeat Becker."Serving as mayor of Salt Lake City has been the richest working experience of my life," Becker told reporters.Salt Lake City voters also elected Derek Kitchen, who became the...
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Crystal Worl honored with Native artists in Washington, D.C.

...facilities around the world. All five artists attended the Institute of American Indian Arts in Sante Fe."Your artwork represents rich and vibrant cultures that have thrived on this continent for a millennium, every color, shape and stroke on the canvas brings...
My Turn: A dissenting view of Veterans Day

...dangerous as the negative stereotypes used to justify violent crimes against people of different races and religious faiths. ? Rich Moniak is a Juneau resident and retired civil engineer with more than 25 years of experience working in the public sector.
My Turn: A plan to end a regressive entitlement

...Alaskans aren't being met. And from that perspective, cutting the PFD for those of us who don't need the extra cash makes complete sense. ? Rich Moniak is a retired civil engineer with more than 25 years working in the public sector.
Thousands of migrants surge into Slovenia

...with Slovenia.The small European Union-member state has limited capacity to process large numbers wishing to head toward richer European Union countries such as Germany, Austria or Sweden.This could leave thousands stranded in Croatia and further east...
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A few strange stories

...mass hysteria of the Klondike Gold Rush was petering out. Hardened men and women were returning south, poorer in pocket but richer in experience. Some who remained had fallen in love with the northern frontier. Many who hung on were half mad with gold-lust...
Watching the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer cuts for corporations and the rich. When did that work? Answer: work for? Answer: It made the rich richer and the poor poorer. President Bill...Third World, leaving Wall Street richer and American workers poorer. But...
Mayweather wins richest fight ever

...Mayweather Jr. was money once again in the richest fight ever.Mayweather used his reach...pocket and he landed a lot of shots."The richest fight in boxing history - a bout that...ring.Five years in the making, the richest fight ever unfolded before a glittering...
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Wealth may give advantage for getting organ transplants

...finds.The work confirms what many have long suspected - the rich have advantages even in a system designed to steer organs to...I'm decimating my retirement account to do this. I'm not a rich guy."It can pay off, though. Givens and colleagues studied...
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Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires

...months, Riau province in East Sumatra has been blanketed by smoke from forest fires and land clearing, especially in peat-rich areas where flames are difficult to contain.At the elephant conservation center in Siak district, 23 trained elephants are...
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