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Kenai Peninsula College prepares to go smoke-free

...the positive side it is hoped this will lead more tobacco users to attempt to quit."Kenai River Campus Student Union President Jayce Robertson said last year, before the UA Board of Regents approved the policy change, the union polled nearly...
Greece gets until Sunday for proposals

...stave off collapse of the struggling but defiant member nation.Underscoring the gravity of the challenge, European Union President Donald Tusk decided to call all 28 EU leaders to Brussels, because, for the bloc, it "is maybe the most critical...
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Hyder mayor: Canada silent on border road closure from Canada has been scarce to non-existent, with one of the only emails he's received coming from CBSA union President Jean-Pierre Fortin, stating that the union opposes the border closing."It gives me a very, very sick feeling...
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Sporting tributes for Nelson Mandela

...couldn't match."It was our privilege to have lived in this country during his lifetime," South African Rugby Union president Oregan Hoskins said in a statement. After 1995, Mandela commonly referred to the team that had previously been boycotted...
Gunmen, bombers kill 11 in Pakistan capital

...their bodies, said Islamabad Police Chief Sikander Hayat. One blew himself up outside the office of the lawyers' union president, the other outside a judge's office, he said.Lawyer Murad Ali said he saw several attackers brandishing automatic...
Juneau picnics in the sun on Labor Day

...She's getting just a little bit old," Shiva explained.Dennis Young, local International Longshore and Warehouse Union president, has been cooking burgers and sausages at the Labor Day picnic for the past four years, he said. This year, about...
Teachers far from contract agreement puts us $8 million apart," said Eric Tollefsen, district director of human resources. But Rich Kronberg, union president, had said that if teachers accepted a one-year contract, they would want more money. The union's offer had...
How to make air travel slower, less safe

...against voters and taxpayers - something they thought made no sense. Even Franklin Roosevelt, America's most pro-union president, opposed unionizing government. He considered unions obstructing public services intolerable. The government eventually...
UA union sends out strike ballots

...lose the semester for any of our students." Ballots, sent out Friday, are due back Oct. 23, said Bob Congdon, union president. "I think there will be overwhelming support," he said. "We hope that management will pay attention and try...
School funds hike won't fill local gap

...future inflation and retirement-system costs. But it doesn't address years of generally inadequate funding, union president Bill Bjork said in a statement. "Alaska's children are feeling the impacts of two decades of inadequate state...


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