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Architect presents 'A History of the Capitol Building'

The legislative centennial celebration at Rockwell in downtown Juneau entered its second day with a presentation by a local architect Monday morning on the history of the Alaska State Capitol. Wayne Jensen, president of Jensen Yorba Lott Inc.
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In 2001, in the worst single act of terrorism committed on U.S. soil, two hijacked jetliners crashed into New York's World Trade Center, causing the twin towers to fall and killing more than 2,800 people; a commandeered jetliner smashed into the Pentagon, claiming 189 lives; and a fourth plane with 44 people aboard crashed in western Pennsylvania as the passengers apparently fought with the hijackers.
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Make everyone millionaires

Social Security is one of many forms providing financial help in old age. Contributing to it is obligatory for most everyone, an implement introduced by the Roosevelt administration in the 1930s.
First lady honors Natives, wows Juneau resident

Meeting First Lady Hillary Clinton was an overwhelming experience for Kitty Miyasato.
Tax advocates sought for IRS panel

The IRS wants you - and not because you did anything wrong.
Rush eases into Coast Guard Station Juneau pier

The United States Coast Guard cutter Rush eased smoothly into the Coast Guard Station Juneau pier Wednesday morning in a display that further bolstered the vessel's motto "Kia'i Kai No Ka Oi" which means "the best in the Coast Guard" in Hawaiian.
Coast Guard cutter visits Juneau

The 378-foot high-endurance United States Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton, built and commissioned in 1967, docked in Juneau Friday after a three-month deployment in the Bering Sea.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

The 71-year-old Douglas Indian Association council member said she didn't exactly get teary-eyed, ``but I lost it. I just felt real lifted and elated and proud that I was doing this.''
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