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The Brazil Beat

...predecessor, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, would get together to watch their home teams in the World Cup final on Sunday.Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said Thursday that the hour of the final is late for Francis' routine, and acknowledged...
Education questionnaire puts candidates on record

...Session," and now school advocates are hoping the fall elections will go down as the "Education Election."Pat Galvin, a spokesman for Great Alaska Schools, told the Empire Wednesday that their group is distributing questionnaires to all candidates for...
To speed traffic in Auke Bay, DOT first disrupts it

...patterns are shifting - sometimes daily - depending on the work that needs to be done, Alaska Department of Transportation spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said.During the past year, drivers have encountered delays of up to 30 minutes at the Glacier Highway-Back...
Native Corp. board member takes issue with Sullivan endorsement

...supports Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, who is seeking re-election, but he also is wary about taking sides in primary.A spokesman for the corporation, Ty Hardt, said individual board members are entitled to their own opinions. He said the organization...
Woman who died on Juneau trail had history of seizures

...indication that would lead us to think it was foul play," JPD spokesman Lt. David Campbell said by phone Tuesday. "The injuries...him."It's been a fiasco from day one," he said.JPD spokesman Campbell said the department tried to find Riley but couldn't...
Today in Sports History

...Louis Browns becomes the first major leaguer to be paid for a product endorsement. The first baseman and manager is the spokesman for Menell's Penetrating Oil. 1922 - Johnny Weissmuller is the first to swim the 100-meter freestyle under 1 minute as...
Parnell passes on pot ahead of November vote

...legalize recreational marijuana use. Supporters say marijuana should be taxed and regulated in a manner similar to alcohol.A spokesman for the ballot group earlier this year questioned the state's initial estimated cost for implementation as "poorly researched...
Bergdahl describes Taliban captivity

...infantry unit. He was held for nearly five years by Taliban militants.Taliban spokesmen could not be immediately reached for comment Sunday. On Friday, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told The Associated Press by telephone that Bergdahl was...
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Brazil Beat

...the Mineirao stadium where Argentina beat Iran 1-0.BRAZIL TEAM SPOKESMAN GETS 4-MATCH BAN FROM DUTY RIO DE JANEIRO - FIFA says it has suspended Brazil's team spokesman from matchday duty for the rest of the World Cup after he clashed with...
Woman treated for injuries after crash near Shrine

...Bartlett Regional Hospital, according to police and hospital spokesmen.The woman, identified as Jane Terry, had slowed down to...following the Subaru too closely.Juneau Police Department spokesman Lt. David Campbell said both vehicles sustained about $2...


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