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Photo: Towing a buoy

Members of the Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island, aboard one of the cutter's small boats recoverd a NOAA buoy Thursday that had been off station for three days. The crew towed the buoy to Homer.
Fowler, Williams wed

...of Jim and Susi Gregg Fowler of Juneau. She graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School and attended Hollins University in Roanoke, Va.The groom is the son of Gregory and Lucia Williams of Philadelphia, Penn. He graduated from Germantown Friends School...
Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

...frustration with elected officials clear."There is no good thing going to come out of it," said Chris Fahl, a tourist from Roanoke, Ind., who was visiting the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park in Hodgenville, Ky. "Taxpayers are just...
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This Day in History

...scheduled to be used at the Treadwell and the Alaska-Juneau Mines. In the nation In 1586, English colonists sailed from Roanoke Island, N.C., after failing to establish England's first permanent settlement in America. In 1953, Julius and Ethel...
Coast Guard recovers weather buoy

...Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration buoy about 30 miles to Homer on Thursday. The buoy was adrift since Monday and was more than 10 miles off station. It was recovered by the cutter Roanoke Island, a patrol boat home-ported in Homer.
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Guiding forces behind '02 grads

...influential, or just friendly. Soboleff Levy, 18, will attend Hollins University, a small, selective women's college in Roanoke, Va., on a full-tuition scholarship. "I'm thinking history, possibly a minor in some facet of business," Soboleff...
This Day in History

...In the nation In 1587, Virginia Dare became the first child of English parents to be born on American soil, on what is now Roanoke Island, N.C. In 1846, U.S. forces led by Gen. Stephen W. Kearney captured Santa Fe, N.M. In 1894, Congress established...
In the Stacks: Non-fiction for children readers.) "The Lost Colony of Roanoke," by Jean Fritz and Hudson Talbott...tried to found a colony on the island of Roanoke, but it seemed doomed to failure from...years later, when a supply ship called on Roanoke, all 115 of the new colonists had vanished...
Empire hires city, education reporter

...journalism and will be a natural fit in our newsroom," Managing Editor Charles L. Westmoreland said. Martin grew up in Roanoke, Va., and graduated from The College of William and Mary in 2004 with a double major in English and Hispanic Studies. After...
This Day in History

...In the nation In 1587, a second English colony - also fated to vanish under mysterious circumstances - was established on Roanoke Island off North Carolina. In 1796, Cleveland, Ohio, was founded by General Moses Cleaveland. In 1916, a bomb went off...


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