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...denied making such a claim.In 1965, Henry A. Wallace, who had served as vice president during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's third term of office, died in Danbury, Connecticut, at age 77.In 1978, U.S. Rep. Leo J. Ryan, D-Calif...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-11-18
Not For Web
Con: Roosevelt would be shocked by the stampede to despoil the environment

...WASHINGTON - It's too bad that Theodore Roosevelt is not alive today to witness the grotesque...conservationist and environmentalist Roosevelt would be comforted that he eventually...on environmental principle like Teddy Roosevelt's Bull Moose. Wayne Madsen is a contributing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121809/opi_537039481.shtml
Today In Sports History for Aug. 28

...capture the Davis Cup.1959 - Bye Bye Byrd sets a world record for the mile pace on a half-mile track in 1:57 4-5 at Roosevelt Raceway.1976 - The Toronto Metros win the NASL championship with a 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Kicks.1989 - Eighteen-year-old...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-28/today-sports-history-aug-28
Sports
Alaska man searching for long-lost national park art

...the original poster set that retain long-lost status.The story starts in post-Great Depression America.Franklin D. Roosevelt established The Works Progress Administration, or WPA, in 1935 as part of the New Deal. In a largely successful effort...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-10-23/alaska-man-searching-long-lost-natio
Outdoors
Social Security at 80: Overhaul time?

...retirement is becoming harder and harder, and Social Security is becoming even more important."President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act on Aug. 14, 1935. Here are things to know about the federal government's largest program...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-14/social-security-80-overhaul-time
Not For Web
Fierce response call to end federal unions

...law and would gut the landmark National Labor Relations Act - adopted in 1935 and signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the height of the Great Depression."I've never seen anything like this," said Ann Hodges, a professor at the University...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-15/fierce-response-call-end-fed
Nation and World
Today In Sports History for August 30

...in the inaugural Arlington Million at Arlington Park.1986 - Dawn Patrol and Falcon Bret record the fastest dead heat at Roosevelt Raceway at 1:58.1.1987 - Ben Johnson of Canada sets the world record in the 100 meters bettering Calvin Smith's 4-year-old...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-30/today-sports-history-august-30
Sports
A few strange stories

...days before searching for kushtakas was political suicide or anything to be ridiculed. In fact, there's rumors Theodore Roosevelt was an avid Bigfoot hunter and there's a secret trophy room in the oval room full of all sorts of stuffed cryptids. I've...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-10-28-1
Art
Empire Editorial: We wish you were here, Mr. President

...Harding visited Juneau on the first presidential trip to Alaska, bringing future president Herbert Hoover with him. Franklin Roosevelt stopped in during WWII, then found the fishing better off Juneau than any other place he visited in Alaska. Even Richard...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-30/empire-editorial-we-wish-you-were-her
Opinion
Women's health program hosts Roosevelt march

HAINES - The SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Women's Health Programs will be hosting the Teddy Roosevelt's March as part of Fort Seward Days. Registration opens at 1 p.m. and the free five-kilometer fun walk around the fort...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070208/nei_298852063.shtml

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