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...after the Alaskan peak was named to honor President William McKinley, who never set foot in Alaska.The White House...Dickey's account that he named the peak "after William McKinley of Ohio, who had been nominated for the Presidency...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/mount-mckinley-mount-denali
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Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley

...long-sought change, which was announced Sunday. But stripping the mountain of its name honoring former President William McKinley, a son of Ohio, drew criticism from Ohio lawmakers.Kasich, who is running for the Republican presidential nomination...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/ohio-gov-kasich-opposes-changing-name-m
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Empire Editorial: Denali: A wrong made right

...Obama has just disrespected the memory of Ohio-born William McKinley, our nation's 25th president. You've probably...except Mount McKinley stuck, as an honor to President William McKinley.But McKinley never set foot in Alaska. Not ever...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-02/empire-editorial-denali-wrong-made-ri
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Denali's name restored

...that name.Outside, the federal government's official name for the highest mountain in North America honored William McKinley, a president assassinated at the start of the 20th century. McKinley had just earned the Republican nomination...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/denalis-name-restored
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Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

...congressional delegation praised the long-sought change. But stripping the mountain of its name honoring former President William McKinley, a son of Ohio, drew loud condemnations from Ohio lawmakers."You just don't go and do something like that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/alaska-bound-obama-renames-americas-tal
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North America's tallest mountain gets new name - and height

...change to Denali - an Athabascan word meaning "the high one" - replaces the name that honored the 25th president, William McKinley, who never set foot in Alaska."We think this revised elevation, with a more precise measurement, is a fitting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-03/north-americas-tallest-mountain-gets-ne
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National Park Service supports Mount McKinley name change

...to change the name and Ohioans have continued to block the effort. The mountain is named after former president William McKinley, who was from Canton, Ohio.In March, Ohio Rep. Bob Gibbs filed a bill that would stop the U.S. Board of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/national-park-service-supports-mount-mc
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Alaska senators try to give Mount McKinley its Native name

...its Athabascan name, Denali, KTUU reported.The 20,320-foot mountain now honors the 25th U.S. president, William McKinley of Ohio, who served one full term as president before his assassination in 1901.Murkowski and Sullivan stressed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05/alaska-senators-try-give-mount-mckinley
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Alaska Editorial: Continent's highest peak should reflect its heritage

...introduced a bill to officially rename Mount McKinley as Denali.Mount McKinley was first named after President William McKinley in the late 1890s. It remained so named for many years without incident - President McKinley's death after an...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-10/alaska-editorial-continents-highest-p
Opinion
Lawmakers revive bid to rename Mount McKinley to Athabascan name, Denali

...Republican Congress, there will be more sympathy."The mountain's current name honors the 25th U.S. president, William McKinley of Ohio, who served one full term as president before his assassination in 1901.Murkowski and Sullivan stressed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-06/lawmakers-revive-bid-rename-mount-mckin
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