My Turn: One year after disaster, mining threats remain

...front of the historic Chief Shakes clan house will follow, with traditional songs from tribal members and words from guest speakers, including Iskut First Nation spokesperson Oscar Dennis and Mining Team Coordinator Jacinda Mack of Williams Lake, B.C...
My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...democratic process. Remember the passage by proclamation nonsense in the U.S. Senate? Or, the now-famous remark by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, referring to the Obamacare bill: "You have to pass it to find out what's in it." Medicaid expansion is...
Greece tackles final reform hurdle before new bailout talks

...At least five Syriza lawmakers said Wednesday they would vote against the draft law - including the firebrand parliament speaker, Zoe Konstantopoulou. In a letter to Greece's president and Tsipras, Konstantopoulou asserted the measures were a "violent...
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Comedian stops sex assault

...Johnson and told him 'Thank you,' the complaint reads.Johnson went on to confront Moran Bonilla, but he's a Spanish speaker and Johnson couldn't understand his explanation in broken English, troopers said.Moran Bonilla is now facing felony charges...
Death toll rises to five in Chattanooga

...more than 1,000 people who attended a memorial service Friday night at a Baptist church for the victims. Ali, one of the speakers, railed against alleged shooter Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez as a "murderer" who committed a "cowardly and cruel" act...
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Saudi Arabia: Islamic State attacks stopped, 400 held claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement posted on Twitter accounts associated with the militants.Iraq's speaker of parliament, Salim al-Jabouri, said Saturday that the attack has struck an "ugly sectarian chord," and added that...
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Living & Growing: Knowing when to hold 'em and fold 'em

...inequalities is an amazing time to be in Detroit. One of our main speakers will be Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the...being open to God's Holy Spirit at work in the music, the speakers and the service work in a city that is desperately hurting...
State budget director discusses taxes

...state taxes with Juneau's business community Thursday.Office of Management and Budget Director Pat Pitney was the guest speaker at the Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon the same day Walker announced his plan to unilaterally expand Medicaid without Legislative...
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What's happening this week

...Think!, 10 a.m. ? 12 p.m., Saturday, July 18, AEYC Office, second floor of the Juneau Empire Building. Guest speaker Rosanne Schmitz will be discussing the importance of getting outdoors with preschoolers, what's preventing us from getting...
UAF's Rural Alaska Honors Institute to recognize 59 graduates

...University of Alaska Fairbanks.Kathy Milligan-Myhre, an '89 RAHI alumna from Kotzebue, will be the ceremony's keynote speaker. She earned her undergraduate and doctorate degrees in microbiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After completing...


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