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Joan Marie Braley Sahlin

...early. Her beloved sister Betty J. Swaney remembers how even at two years of age Joan sang: "I'm an old cow hand, from the Rio Grande!" Joan was an avid learner always taking heed of an early teacher's advice to read everything she could get her hands...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173669622
Every New Year brings new hopes

...Since January 2014 an estimated 50,000 unaccompanied children have been apprehended on the Mexican border, mostly along the Rio Grande in Texas. Migration and Refugee Services of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops estimates that that number...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-04/every-new-year-brings-new-hopes
Opinion
US basketball reigns in Spain and awaits Rio Olympics

...medalists at both the men's and women's, senior and junior levels. Yet Mike Krzyzewski will prepare as if their opener in Rio de Janeiro is as uncertain as the one in Athens."I think we can lose our next game," Krzyzewski said. "I mean, that's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-16/us-basketball-reigns-spain-and-awaits-
Sports
Photo: First time for everything

Rio Lewin, 31, from Bishop, Calif., visited the face of Mendenhall Glacier for the first time.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/photo-first-time-everything
Local
Rio's Olympic waterways full of trash and sewage

RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's...195 times the level considered safe in the U.S. Nearly 70 percent of Rio's sewage goes untreated, meaning runoff from its many slums and poor...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-21/rios-olympic-waterways-full-trash-and-
Sports
Rio Tinto urged to cut ties to Pebble Mine project

...City and the state of California have asked Rio Tinto plc to sell its shares of the company...long-term shareowners in London-based Rio Tinto. The company owns a 19 percent share...officers, in a letter dated Thursday to Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh, said they found the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-22/rio-tinto-urged-cut-ties-pebble-mine-pr
State
Rio Tinto considers cutting ties to Pebble mine

ANCHORAGE - London-based mining giant Rio Tinto announced Monday it plans to conduct...announcement follows a letter Thursday to Rio Tinto CEO Sam Walsh from New York City Comptroller...substantial, long-term shareholders of Rio Tinto plc. They warned about risks of being...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-24/rio-tinto-considers-cutting-ties-pebble
State
Usain Bolt to retire after Rio Olympics

...Usain Bolt plans to retire after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.Bolt said Wednesday he wants to win more gold in Rio, set another world record in the 200 meters...So far, (it) is after the Olympics in Rio," Bolt said of his retirement plans...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-05/usain-bolt-retire-after-rio-olympics
Sports
Federer hopes to play 2016 Games in Rio

...the next few years but wants to compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The 31-year-old Swiss star intends to be more...a singles silver this year. He would love to make it to the Rio Games."There is a lot of passion for sports here," he said...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-12-07/federer-hopes-play-2016-games-rio
Sports
Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

...with his sights set on competing at the Rio Games.Phelps issued an apology that sounded...next summer's world championships and at Rio in 2016.It's too early to say if Phelps...April and set his sights on competing at the Rio Games, which would be his fifth Olympics...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-01/olympian-michael-phelps-apologizes-dui
Sports

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