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Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Today is Friday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2014. There are 12 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 19, 1974, Nelson A. Rockefeller was sworn in as the 41st vice president of the United States in the U.S.
This Day in History

In Alaska, the nation, and the world
This Day in History

In Alaska, the nation and the world
This Day in History

In Alaska, in the Nation and the World
TLC offers array of options

As a kick-off to the latest session of English classes via The Learning Connection, Juneauites from across the globe met and shared pieces of their heritage and food.
Slack tide: Alaskaepoedia: Sarah Palin

Sarah Louise Heath Palin (born Feb. 11, 1964) is a politician and political commentator - also known as a "pundititian" - a tabloid mainstay, a television personality and what some people might call an "author.
Outside column: Honoring ignorance

Hopefully most readers have had a chance to see comedian Jay Leno's occasional foray into the streets, where he interviews young people, many of whom are in college. He asks the simplest of questions, such as "Who is our nation's founding father?" or "Who is the vice president of the United States?"
'Statehood' class of '59 returns in July

Fifty years ago, 381 classmates and I collected our Anchorage High School diplomas on the stage of what is still called the "Anchorage High Auditorium," even though the school was long-ago renamed West High.
The Top Political Dynasties

No. 1 Kennedy, 96 points
Census begins in Alaska village

UNALAKLEET - The sun was barely up at 11 a.m. Thursday when U.S. Census Bureau Director Kenneth Prewitt, wrapped in a fur parka, mittens and heavy boots, knocked on the door of a small wood-frame house in this western Alaska village to begin the nationwide head count.


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