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Muslim spokesman: As boy departs, Muslims feel 'under siege'

IRVING, Texas (AP) - The decision by the family of a Texas teenager to move to Qatar is not surprising in light of lingering anti-Muslim sentiment that makes many U.S.

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-22/muslim-spokesman-boy-departs
Nation and World
Muslim group doesn't fault school, police for detention

IRVING, Texas - One of the largest Muslim groups in Texas said Thursday that it does not fault police and school officials who handcuffed and suspended a 14-year-old Muslim boy after he brought a homemade clock to class that they mistook for a possible bomb.Instead, Khalid Hamideh of the Islamic Association of North Texas blamed political leaders for espousing inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric and creating a "climate of fear."

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-18/muslim-group-doesnt-fault-sc
Nation and World
Outcry after Muslim teen is detained over homemade clock

IRVING, Texas - A 14-year-old Muslim boy became a sensation on social media Wednesday and got an invitation to the White House after word spread that he had been placed in handcuffs and suspended for coming to class with a homemade clock that school officials thought resembled a bomb.Police declined to seek any charges against Ahmed Mohamed, but his arrest and suspension ignited a wave of criticism of police and the school and raised suspicions that they had overreacted because of the boy's religion.

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-17/outcry-after-muslim-teen-det
Nation and World
Outside Editorial: Schilling makes MVP play against cyberbullies

The following editorial first appeared in The Dallas Morning News:Baseball star turned big-mouth commentator Curt Schilling is no poster child for social media civility, but wouldn't it...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-10/outside-editorial-schilling-makes-mvp
Opinion
Patriots regain top spot in AP Pro32 rankings

NEW YORK - Tom Brady and the New England Patriots maintained their mastery of the AFC East and returned to the top spot in the NFL. The Patriots clinched the division for the 11th time in 12 years with Sunday's 41-13 rout of the Miami Dolphins.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-17/patriots-regain-top-spot-ap-pro32-rank
Sports
Pats are unanimous No. 1 in AP rankings

NEW YORK - It's unanimous: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are the top team in the NFL.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-26/pats-are-unanimous-no-1-ap-rankings
Sports
Seattle top birds on the AP Pro32 rankings

NEW YORK - Russell Wilson's clutch plays in overtime helped the Seattle Seahawks fend off Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. It also put them on top of the latest AP Pro32 power rankings.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-24/seattle-top-birds-ap-pro32-rankings
Sports
Seattle Seahawks stay atop AP Pro32 power rankings

The Seattle Seahawks are still on top. Soon, they'll have to start proving it again.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-03/seattle-seahawks-stay-atop-ap-pro32-po
Sports
A month in book photos

I could come up with some grand reason for having gathered together the photos you see below, but I won't. It was curiousity, plain and simple, that caused me to type "book" in to the search bar of the AP Exchange periodically during October. I wanted to see what kind of photos of books would pop up over the course of a month and these are the best of the results:There were small people reading:

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2014-11-06/month-book-photos
Unbeaten Falcons still top AP Pro32 power rankings

NEW YORK - Still unbeaten, still No. 1 in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-10-31/unbeaten-falcons-still-top-ap-pro32-po
Sports

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