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US program to train Syrian rebels losing ground

...Jordan, but it has refused to give details. Defense officials, however, said last week that training also is underway in Turkey. Eventually it is to be expanded to bases in Saudi Arabia and Qatar.Each trainee is receiving a U.S. stipend of between...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/us-program-train-syrian-rebels-losing
Not For Web
Controversy lingers over Moose Mamas' mission to raise orphaned calves

...something to do with her family. Her uncle Bruce Johnson also worked in conservation. He was instrumental in reintroducing a wild turkey population in northwest Colorado.He died in a motorcycle accident in Utah in 2004. DeBernardi said her work is a way to continue...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/controversy-lingers-over-moose-mamas-mi
State
IS militants attack two cities in Syria

...northern town on Syria's border with Turkey that had become a symbol of Kurdish resistance...were using civilians as human shields.Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus...the extremists crossed into Kobani from Turkey, but Kurtulmus dismissed such allegations...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-26/militants-attack-two-cities-syria
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Kurds keep up offensive against extremists in northern Syria

...push farther toward Raqqa. Despite the Kurds' recent gains, the Islamic State militants still have another supply line from Turkey that runs through northwestern Syria to Raqqa.When cornered in the past, the militants have used coordinated mass suicide...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/kurds-keep-offensive-against-extremis
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Senior Menu for June 22-26

...SteakSweet PotatoPeasSpicy Fruit CupWednesday, June 24SalmonWheat BreadSweet and Sour CabbageSpinach SaladThursday, June 25Hot Turkey Open Faced Sandwich Mashed Potatoes and GravyPeas and CarrotsPerfection SaladFriday, June 26BeeferoniRollLima BeansApricot...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-21/senior-menu-june-22-26
Neighbors
IS group loses key town on the Turkish border

...while others went over the border to Turkey, blending in with a flood of refugees...self-administered cantons along the border with Turkey, putting even more pressure on Raqqa...000 people who fled the fighting to Turkey in the past two weeks, according to the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-17/group-loses-key-town-turkish-border
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The summer of the food truck

...m., Monday through SaturdayOn the Menu: Polynesian, Samoan, Tongan and Hawaiian dishes (such as Kalua pork, teriyaki turkey tails, shoyu chicken and kalbi beef ribs)Need to Know: Julie Fenumiai, whose husband is Samoan, said her family has catered...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-19/summer-food-truck
Local
Photo: Turkey Champs

Team Sweden won the Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team's Turkey Day 3v3 Tournament on Wednesday. Team Sweden were Zach Hebert, Cole Cheeseman, Logan Moser and Macleod Morehouse. Next up for...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-27/photo-turkey-champs
Sports
Pure Sole: Pass the turkey... and throw the pigskin!

...said:"Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead."Today is that day.Pass the turkey and throw the pigskin.It isn't often we have a day to do nothing but be thankful, so of course, being human, we fill...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-27/pure-sole-pass-turkey-and-throw-pigski
Sports
Vandals attack selfie-taking prince Ottoman statue

...of Ottoman history - hacked off the phone and the prince's sword. The mayor's office in Amasya, a city an hour south of Turkey's Black Sea coast, said police have been ordered to guard the disarmed prince.The statue, intended to attract tourists...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/vandals-attack-selfie-taking-prince-o
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