Pittsburgh says: 'Give it a go, Joe'

...contingent of steel workers, hearing encouraging words along the parade route."Give it a go, Joe!" shouted one woman...AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who joined Biden at the parade, said the vice president got a strong response from...
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Courting unions, Obama pushes paid sick leave

...who introduced Biden in Pittsburgh as a "brother" and "a champion of working men and working women." A few along the parade route chanted "run, Biden, run," in a reference to Biden's ongoing deliberations about whether to run for president...
Nation and World
Douglas Fourth of July parade and contest results

The organizers of this year's Douglas Fourth of July parade on Sunday released their list of award winners for the parade and holiday contests.The winners:Parade winners? Juneau-Douglas Ice Association? Filipino Community Inc.? Eaglecrest...
Thank You: Thank you from the Juneau Sister Cities Committee

...well-represented and made us proud during the parade. Six uniformed Mounties marched...the airport and escorting them to the parade staging area and later to Douglas...Last, but not least, thanks go to the parade attendees who cheered loudly and...
Quick, Umbs return with medals were televised live internationally on ESPN on July 25."It was big," Umbs said.The ceremonies included the Parade of Athletes and the final leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run and lighting of the Special Olympics cauldron."It was...
Fourth of July Happenings

...m. Grand Marshall: Joy Baker. The parade starts at Gastineau School and proceeds...decorate their bikes and vehicles. The parade will end at the field, where festivities...30 p.m. at the ferry terminal. The parade will travel down Front Street to...
Anthony, Moser top Frick Mile

...Anthony held off Juneau's Riley Moser and Jesse Miller to win in a blazing time of four minutes and 39 seconds along the parade-lined streets of the capital city. Moser finished in 4:42 and Miller 4:47, just a second in front of sprinters...
Retiring Ketchikan photographer leads parade

...for the last three decades won't have to run along the parade route this year.Instead, Hall Anderson will have a...Moment in Time: Snapshots of Ketchikan's Past." The parade starts at noon, July 4.
Fourth of July run explodes with racers

...runners brought back memories of the historic Juneau & Douglas Fourth of July runs as 108 athletes chose to entertain the parade crowds bright and early on Independence Day on Friday.Renamed the Glenn Frick Memorial Mile, in honor of man who had...
Too many fireworks ruin the Fourth

Independence Day should be a time I look forward to, looking forward to the parade and other festivities. Instead, I just dread it. Personal use of fireworks just ruins it for our family.We live on the beach...


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