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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...
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...
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...
Anchorage Assembly passes rewrite of labor laws

...introduced in February. Most Assembly members didn't know it was coming and neither did union leaders.Police union president Derek Hsieh said confusion surrounds the measure that passed. He said there were four different versions produced...
Magic show will benefit local firefighters union

...Centennial Hall in Juneau and raised about $2,000 for The Juneau Career Firefighters Association, Local 4303, said union president and Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighter Noah Jenkins.Jenkins says the monetary donation goes into the union's...
FBI says serious crime increased in Anchorage

...doesn't believe that there is a direct correlation with police staffing numbers and crime statistics."Police union President Derek Hsieh said it can be dangerous to make conclusions based on crime report differences over one year. But he...
'Fill the Boot' fundraiser taking place Friday, Saturday

...Locally, it's organized by the local firefighters union, the Juneau Career Firefighters Association Local 4303. Union President Jenkins said it collected $13,000 last year and $8,000 the year prior.Jenkins said he hopes it will help people...
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...


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