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Anchorage taxi driver beaten, robbed

ANCHORAGE - A 54-year-old Anchorage cab driver is recovering from a robbery and beating that left him unconscious.Anchorage police spokeswoman Anita Shell tells the Anchorage Daily News (http://bit.ly/1b1nUwR) that Atiqullah Khalil spent several days in the hospital last week with head injuries.He told police he picked up three men Nov. 19 at the Hilton Hotel and they asked him to take them to the Arctic Tern Inn.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-27/anchorage-taxi-driver-beaten-robbed
State
Agencies fix potholes brought on by weather

...estimates it spends $15,000 to $20,000 annually to repair them."The only people on the road as much as we are are taxi drivers," Woodrow quipped. They do, however, ask the public to help them by reporting potholes. Woodrow says that's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-10/agencies-fix-potholes-brought-weather
Local
Spring break: Senegal

...taxi's more expensive is because it's BIGGER and NICER than others, trust me!" reasons Mouktar, the Senegalese taxi driver as he climbs into the driver's seat and slams his door shut, which is subsequently followed by the passenger seat's...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-06-09/spring-break-senegal
Neighbors
Assembly OKs new process for parking tickets

...register a vehicle as legally parked.Dennis Harris, a taxi driver, voiced concerns over the change to the ordinance. "As a taxi driver, I have a problem with this ordinance," Harris said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-14/assembly-oks-new-process-parking-ticket
Local
In Afghan Taliban birthplace, US troops step back

...dream not related to any reality," Allahnoor Taraki, a 38-year-old farmer, said.Mohammed Salim Danghar, a taxi driver, said the province remains hotly contested. While the government has improved its position, he said, "we all know...

http://juneauempire.com/patrick-quinn/2012-12-24/afghan-taliban-birthplace-us-tr
Amended street obstruction ordinance passes

...and would stop taxis from making "flag stops" in the street, was assigned to a committee for reconsideration. Taxi drivers and downtown business people expressed opposition to the original version of the proposed ordinance. "By limiting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051303/loc_ordinance.shtml
News
Juneau makes the map

...map is a work in progress, Orelove said. He just drafted a letter to hand out to walking-tour operators, bus and taxi drivers asking them to carry a hammer and bag of nails and encourage visitors to add a nail to the map of their hometown. State...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053106/nei_20060531001.shtml
Neighbors
Cabbies ask for 30-cent fare hike

...isn't fair for their drivers. Sound off on the important issues at With the increase of gas prices in recent months, taxi drivers are feeling the pinch at the pumps. As a result, the cab companies are asking the city to increase the city-regulated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062306/loc_20060623006.shtml
News
Parking areas to be used as loading zones

...July, said Juneau Police Capt. Tom Porter. Several taxi drivers testified at the meeting against section six of the...they can't be picked up?" said Hoyt Pope, a local taxi driver. Expecting customers to walk several blocks to a loading...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062403/loc_parkingzone.shtml
News
Gustavus faces new challenges

...Gustavians, who, like many other rural Alaskans, feel "the Bush should stay that way" said Sharon Long, a local taxi driver who is also a descendant of one of the founding families. "You have your own way of doing something and you don't...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082204/sta_gustavus.shtml
News

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