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Kenai Peninsula College professor travels to Bhutan

...prayer beads as he reminds them to continue chanting Buddhist mantras.The country is desperately poor and has some social issues - Landen said he heard tourists screaming at hotel managers and there are few safety nets besides the monasteries to...
Patricia Ann Brandt

...She was a member of the Coos Bay Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she was passionate about social issues and served as the President of the Coos County Democrat Party.She is survived by her Husband: Jan Brandt of Coos...
Fall Arts Preview: Season of beginnings

...membership organization designed to encourage dialog and understanding of important international, economic, political and social issues through presentations, lectures, panel discussions and other activities. Most of their events...
Sanders courts Christian conservative students

...performed before nearly 12,000 people.Many students said they respected Sanders for speaking but said his views on social issues were a deal-breaker. Danielle Eschedor, a 19-year-old sophomore from Wellington, Ohio, said the senator had...
Nation and World
Knowledge is power - and our best defense violence awareness education in grades 7-12. This is an enormous victory in the fight against the biggest social issues our state faces next to alcoholism and the budget deficit. Most parents I know, including my own, take these issues...
Proposed ordinance would remove barrier to childcare centers in homes

...the city's comprehensive plan and the Juneau Economic Development Plan.The squeeze on child care in Juneau is a social issue that has gained attention in the past year. Child care facilities in the capital city often have wait lists, and four...
Obama traveling to Alaska next month

...Alaska during the U.S. chairmanship of the Arctic Council, an eight-country group that addresses climate and social issues of the governments and people of Arctic nations, the conference is not an Arctic Council-sponsored event, the document...
Obama criticizes police, but also rioters

...It's too easy to ignore those problems or to treat them just as a law-and-order issue as opposed to a broader social issue," Obama said.The president spoke during a state visit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at one point apologizing...
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Moving the needle: United Way's Annual Giving Campaign

...making a real difference right here in Southeast Alaska," Burton said. "When they see the needle move on important social issues, they can feel proud of their collective accomplishments."To that end, the United Way of Southeast Alaska channels...
Alaska Women's Hall of Fame inducts 2 from Juneau

...Kull came to Alaska, freshly a state then, in her early 60s and served the state into her 90s as an advocate for social issues. Darlin is also proud to be honored alongside Alice Johnstone of Sitka, known for her achievement in conservation...


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