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Juneau Empire
Living & Growing: Making a difference with Social Justice ValentinesWe live in a world where we can demonstrate our social conscience by clicking a
Living & Growing: Making a difference with Social Justice Valentines
Juneau Empire / Posted 49 minutes ago
We live in a world where we can demonstrate our social conscience by clicking a button. We can share that we clicked a button with our friends on Facebook or Twitter, so that they know we have a social conscience and are clicking to do good in the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
First National Bank Alaska gives over $1 million in 2015First National Bank Alaska’s fourth quarter contributions of $445,171 pushed th
First National Bank Alaska gives over $1 million in 2015
Juneau Empire / Posted 49 minutes ago
First National Bank Alaska’s fourth quarter contributions of $445,171 pushed the total above $1 million given to Alaska communities in 2015, which includes charitable gifts, activity sponsorships and in-kind donations of time and talent during the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Journal of Commerce names two Juneau residents in Top Forty Under 40The Alaska Journal of Commerce, owned by Morris Communications which is the par
Alaska Journal of Commerce names two Juneau residents in Top Forty Under 40
Juneau Empire / Posted 49 minutes ago
The Alaska Journal of Commerce, owned by Morris Communications which is the parent company of the Juneau Empire, released its choices for Top 40 Under 40 for 2016, naming Juneau residents Luke Fanning and John Blasco. Fanning, 34, is the vice... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Around TownJuneau Skating Club 11th annual Basic Skills Competition, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Treadw
Around Town
Juneau Empire / Posted 49 minutes ago
Juneau Skating Club 11th annual Basic Skills Competition, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Treadwell Ice Arena. Figure skaters and skaters will compete in a variety of ice skating disciplines, including elements, freestyle, interpretive and other events. Skaters will... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Legislature works by the numbersIn the three weeks since the 29th Alaska Legislature convened its second sessio
Legislature works by the numbers
Juneau Empire / Posted 49 minutes ago
In the three weeks since the 29th Alaska Legislature convened its second session, lawmakers haven’t just been working on the budget. In the 19 days since the Legislature convened, 105 bills have been introduced in the House and Senate. These are in... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Analysis: Fewer Juneau homes built in 2015Just off of Mendenhall Loop Road — nestled between the Juneau School District P
Analysis: Fewer Juneau homes built in 2015
Juneau Empire / Posted 49 minutes ago
Just off of Mendenhall Loop Road — nestled between the Juneau School District Parking bus storage lot, Auke Bay Elementary School and the Squires Rest parking lot — sits an empty dirt lot. It’s easy to drive past the barren piece of land without even... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Hanley: No 'sour grapes' over resigning as education chiefJUNEAU — Outgoing state education commissioner Mike Hanley said Friday that he
Hanley: No 'sour grapes' over resigning as education chief
Juneau Empire / Posted 49 minutes ago
JUNEAU — Outgoing state education commissioner Mike Hanley said Friday that he had some professional disagreements with the state board of education. But he said that’s not a “sour grapes statement.” “They’ve chosen a different path that requires... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Juneau hockey downs North Pole, faces West Valley for titleThe Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team toppled North Pole Friday evening at
Juneau hockey downs North Pole, faces West Valley for title
Juneau Empire / Posted 49 minutes ago
The Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team toppled North Pole Friday evening at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Patty Center Ice Arena, earning the right to play for the Mid Alaska Conference Championship. The number-two-seeded Crimson Bears... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Crimson Bears girls top Palmer in tournamentThe Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball team spread the ball around Thu
Crimson Bears girls top Palmer in tournament
Juneau Empire / Posted 49 minutes ago
The Juneau-Douglas High School girls basketball team spread the ball around Thursday and beat Palmer 47-34 in its second game at the Lady Lynx Shootout Tournament at Dimond High School. Nine different players scored for JDHS to lead the Crimson... Read more
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Juneau Empire
During 'fly-in' season, group makes its message planeThis time of year, the Alaska Legislature receives plenty of guests on “fly-in”
During 'fly-in' season, group makes its message plane
Juneau Empire / Posted 49 minutes ago
This time of year, the Alaska Legislature receives plenty of guests on “fly-in” receptions. Groups like the Alaska Chamber of Commerce and the Bristol Bay Borough arrive by jet, stopping in Juneau for a few days to talk with Legislators about the... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Weekend hoops roundup: SoHi, Kenai girls wrap up play at Lady Lynx tourneyThe Soldotna girls basketball team dropped a 45-32 decision to Chugiak on Satur
Weekend hoops roundup: SoHi, Kenai girls wrap up play at Lady Lynx tourney
Peninsula Clarion / Posted an hour ago
The Soldotna girls basketball team dropped a 45-32 decision to Chugiak on Saturday in the championship game of the Maroon bracket at the Lady Lynx Prep Shootout at Dimond. Nicole Pickney had 14 for the Mustangs, while Randi McMullen had 12. For the... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Friday hoops roundup: SoHi, Kenai girls win at Lady Lynx tourneyThe Soldotna girls basketball team escaped with a narrow 37-36 victory Friday o
Friday hoops roundup: SoHi, Kenai girls win at Lady Lynx tourney
Peninsula Clarion / Posted yesterday
The Soldotna girls basketball team escaped with a narrow 37-36 victory Friday over the South Anchorage Wolverines at the Lady Lynx Prep Shootout at Dimond, setting up SoHi in the championship game of the Maroon bracket against Chugiak, which beat... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Legislative report says owner of Anchorage offices provided 'misleading' dataJUNEAU -- The company that owns the newly refurbished Downtown Anchorage office
Legislative report says owner of Anchorage offices provided 'misleading' data
KTUU Anchorage / Posted yesterday
JUNEAU -- The company that owns the newly refurbished Downtown Anchorage office building leased by the Legislature provided "misleading" data that overstates the cost of moving into a state-owned building, according to a report prepared by the leader... Read more
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Alaska Public
Friday, Feb. 5, 2016Alaska News Nightly: State seeks to charge Bill Allen in federal sex case Li
Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
Alaska News Nightly: State seeks to charge Bill Allen in federal sex case Liz Ruskin, APRN Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards says the state wants authority to pursue charges against former VECO boss Bill Allen for... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Alaska halibut stocks stabilizing, regulators sayAlaska's halibut stocks are showing signs of an uptick and regulators say they
Alaska halibut stocks stabilizing, regulators say
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted yesterday
Alaska's halibut stocks are showing signs of an uptick and regulators say they are more and more confident the increase is part of an overall stabilization of the species population. Fishery managers on Friday set the coast wide Pacific halibut... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Schools identify more homeless studentsHELENA — Montana’s public school districts are doing a better job of identifyin
Schools identify more homeless students
Char-Koosta News / Posted yesterday
HELENA — Montana’s public school districts are doing a better job of identifying homeless students, which has improved connecting students with school, community, and local outreach organizations to provide important services. In 2010, just 40... Read more
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Alaska Public
With understanding comes forgiveness: Turning ‘Yuuyaraq’ into film Juneau filmmaker Lisle Hebert is making a film based on Harold Napoleon’s ess
With understanding comes forgiveness: Turning ‘Yuuyaraq’ into film
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
Juneau filmmaker Lisle Hebert is making a film based on Harold Napoleon’s essay “Yuuyaraq: The Way of the Human Being.” Napoleon gave Hebert his blessing to do the adaptation, but he... Read more
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Alaska Public
Sealaska dividends funded by other Native corporations More than 60 percent will receive $1,050. Most of the rest will get around $1
Sealaska dividends funded by other Native corporations
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
More than 60 percent will receive $1,050. Most of the rest will get around $130. Sealaska’s December distribution to its 22,000 shareholders ranges from $1,182 to $131 each. (Graphic from... Read more
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Alaska Public
Public testimony: Keep state hands off of dividends Alaskans don’t want to see large cuts to their annual Permanent Fund dividend
Public testimony: Keep state hands off of dividends
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
Alaskans don’t want to see large cuts to their annual Permanent Fund dividends. At least, that was the message most people delivered Thursday night about Gov. Bill Walker’s plan for the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Police & Fire for Friday, Feb. 5, 2016This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforc
Police & Fire for Friday, Feb. 5, 2016
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
This report contains public information available to the Empire from law enforcement agencies. This report includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed innocent. • At 8:12 a.m.... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Where winter staysThis January may not have had much snowfall, but it’s still winter out Montana
Where winter stays
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
This January may not have had much snowfall, but it’s still winter out Montana Creek, where volunteers with the Juneau Nordic Ski Club have been grooming every day since November. This Wednesday, long-time groomer Del Carnes let me tag along as he... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Off the Beaten Path: A humble request for Playbird MagazineDear Mr. Hugh Hefner: Both you and I know there comes a time when the pleasure
Off the Beaten Path: A humble request for Playbird Magazine
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
Dear Mr. Hugh Hefner: Both you and I know there comes a time when the pleasures of Earth no longer amount to much. It’s easy to get depressed when you’ve drunk the best wines only to taste a metallic bitterness, owned the fanciest cars only to find... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Bystanders come to woman's aid during assaultTwo people early Thursday morning near Telephone Hill Park heard a loud argumen
Bystanders come to woman's aid during assault
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
Two people early Thursday morning near Telephone Hill Park heard a loud argument and then found a man on top of a woman, striking her and refusing to let her go, according to a report by the Juneau Police Department. Shortly after, the two stepped... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Around TownGED orientation class, 9 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. GED orie
Around Town
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
GED orientation class, 9 a.m., The Learning Connection, 210 Ferry Way. GED orientation is designed to improve the success rate of those taking the tests. Details: www.serrc.org/tlc. Senior ceramics, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Juneau Senior Center. Details:... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Falling LightsSteve Davis, center, volunteers with Bing Carrillo, left, and Joe Carlson on Th
Falling Lights
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
Steve Davis, center, volunteers with Bing Carrillo, left, and Joe Carlson on Thursday at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center to build creative lighting for the Wearable Art Extravaganza to be held Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13-14. Saturday's show is sold... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Finalists named in city manager searchIn mid August, City Manager Kim Kiefer announced that she planned to retire, se
Finalists named in city manager search
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
In mid August, City Manager Kim Kiefer announced that she planned to retire, sending city officials into an urgent search to find her replacement. Almost six months and 56 applicants later, it’s down to two candidates. During the past few weeks, the... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Moving forward with the artsGovernment, education and art leaders in the community came together Thursday t
Moving forward with the arts
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
Government, education and art leaders in the community came together Thursday to answer one question about arts in the schools: What’s next for Juneau? Alaska’s capital is the only city in the state that’s part of Ensuring the Arts for Any Given... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska judge hears arguments in Medicaid expansion suitJUNEAU — A state court judge in Anchorage heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit
Alaska judge hears arguments in Medicaid expansion suit
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
JUNEAU — A state court judge in Anchorage heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit challenging Alaska Gov. Bill Walker’s authority to expand Medicaid without legislative approval. Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner said it was unlikely that he could... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Alaskans weigh in on proposal to finance government with Permanent Fund earningsJUNEAU -- People from all over Alaska have inundated the Senate State Affairs C
Alaskans weigh in on proposal to finance government with Permanent Fund earnings
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 2 days ago
JUNEAU -- People from all over Alaska have inundated the Senate State Affairs Committee -- the first to review Gov. Bill Walker's S.B. 128 -- with their take on the proposal to use Permanent Fund earnings to pay for government operations. There was... Read more
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ABC Montana
Local man helping combat human trafficking at the Super BowlDISCLAIMER: A Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas, Some Viewers May Find Pictur
Local man helping combat human trafficking at the Super Bowl
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
DISCLAIMER: A Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas, Some Viewers May Find Pictures OffensiveA Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas SPOKANE, Wash. - After months of secrecy, new documents first released to KHQ reveal an intricate and complex... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Local man helping combat human trafficking at the Super BowlDISCLAIMER: A Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas, Some Viewers May Find Pictur
Local man helping combat human trafficking at the Super Bowl
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
DISCLAIMER: A Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas, Some Viewers May Find Pictures OffensiveA Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas SPOKANE, Wash. - After months of secrecy, new documents first released to KHQ reveal an intricate and complex... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Judge hears arguments in Medicaid expansion caseJUNEAU — A state court judge in Anchorage heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit
Judge hears arguments in Medicaid expansion case
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 2 days ago
JUNEAU — A state court judge in Anchorage heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit challenging Alaska Gov. Bill Walker’s authority to expand Medicaid without legislative approval. Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner said it was unlikely that he could... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
The Alaskan String Band will play in Fort Morgan on MondayThe third installment in the Morgan County Concert Association's winter series
The Alaskan String Band will play in Fort Morgan on Monday
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 2 days ago
The third installment in the Morgan County Concert Association's winter series will feature a family of musicians from Juneau, Alaska. The Alaska String Band is made up of Paul, Melissa, Laura, Quinn and Abigail Zahasky. They play stringed... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Community Calendar9:30 to 11:30 a.m. MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers) at Life Fellowship Church, 17723
Community Calendar
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 2 days ago
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. MOPS (Moms of Preschoolers) at Life Fellowship Church, 17723 MCR 20, Fort Morgan. Open to any mom of children ages 0-6 and child-care is provided. Noon to 1 p.m. Fort Morgan Lions Club at the Country Steak-Out, 19592 E. 8th Ave.,... Read more
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Alaska Public
New TV series goes inside the yellow tape with Alaska’s plane crash investigators A producer of “Alaska Aircrash Investigations” says it’s not another reality
New TV series goes inside the yellow tape with Alaska’s plane crash investigators
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
A producer of “Alaska Aircrash Investigations” says it’s not another reality show. The TV crew had unprecedented access to information that’s not yet public. NTSB... Read more
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Alaska Public
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016Alaska News Nightly: Obama proposes big new tax on oil Liz Ruskin, APRN-Wash
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
Alaska News Nightly: Obama proposes big new tax on oil Liz Ruskin, APRN-Washington, DC President Obama wants to impose a $10-per-barrel tax on crude oil. The White House says the tax is included in the budget the president... Read more
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ABC Montana
Mom sues for $14 million in wrongful birth caseDISCLAIMER: A Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas, Some Viewers May Find Pictur
Mom sues for $14 million in wrongful birth case
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
DISCLAIMER: A Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas, Some Viewers May Find Pictures OffensiveA Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas SPOKANE, Wash. - After months of secrecy, new documents first released to KHQ reveal an intricate and complex... Read more
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Juneau Empire
JDHS, North Pole to face off in tourneyIn a repeat of last year, the Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team will face
JDHS, North Pole to face off in tourney
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
In a repeat of last year, the Juneau-Douglas High School hockey team will face North Pole in there most important game of the season. JDHS’ hockey team faces conference rivals North Pole at the Fairbanks-based Mid Alaska Conference Tournament at... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Mom sues for $14 million in wrongful birth caseDISCLAIMER: A Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas, Some Viewers May Find Pictur
Mom sues for $14 million in wrongful birth case
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
DISCLAIMER: A Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas, Some Viewers May Find Pictures OffensiveA Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas SPOKANE, Wash. - After months of secrecy, new documents first released to KHQ reveal an intricate and complex... Read more
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ABC Montana
Influx of bed bug cases in Cascade CountyUM Budget cuts: 27 people to be laid off In an email to University of Montana
Influx of bed bug cases in Cascade County
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
UM Budget cuts: 27 people to be laid off In an email to University of Montana faculty, staff and students Friday, President Royce Engstrom detailed decisions about impending budget cuts, which he says will lay off 27 people and reduce hours for 14... Read more
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ABC Montana
Bozeman Mayor plans to explore higher minimum wageDISCLAIMER: A Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas, Some Viewers May Find Pictur
Bozeman Mayor plans to explore higher minimum wage
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
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ABC Montana
A Glacier National Park without glaciers?DISCLAIMER: A Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas, Some Viewers May Find Pictur
A Glacier National Park without glaciers?
ABC Montana / Posted 2 days ago
DISCLAIMER: A Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas, Some Viewers May Find Pictures OffensiveA Look Inside Spokane's 'Erotic' Spas SPOKANE, Wash. - After months of secrecy, new documents first released to KHQ reveal an intricate and complex... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Influx of bed bug cases in Cascade CountyUM Budget cuts: 27 people to be laid off In an email to University of Montana
Influx of bed bug cases in Cascade County
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
UM Budget cuts: 27 people to be laid off In an email to University of Montana faculty, staff and students Friday, President Royce Engstrom detailed decisions about impending budget cuts, which he says will lay off 27 people and reduce hours for 14... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wal-Mart wouldn’t allow job fair information in store Wal-Mart says it’s trying to do right by its soon-to-be-laid-off employees in
Wal-Mart wouldn’t allow job fair information in store
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
Wal-Mart says it’s trying to do right by its soon-to-be-laid-off employees in Juneau. For example, it’s flying in trainers to help with job skills. But it’s also been strictly sticking to a... Read more
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Alaska Public
Kreiss-Tomkins previews session, proposes license plate design contest The Alaska legislature gaveled in Tuesday (01-19-16), in what will be the fou
Kreiss-Tomkins previews session, proposes license plate design contest
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
The Alaska legislature gaveled in Tuesday (01-19-16), in what will be the fourth session for Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins of House District 35, representing his... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wal-Mart wouldn’t allow job fair information in store A Wal-Mart employee talks to a Juneau Job Center staffer during a Jan. 29 job
Wal-Mart wouldn’t allow job fair information in store
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
A Wal-Mart employee talks to a Juneau Job Center staffer during a Jan. 29 job fair. (Photo by Elizabeth Jenkins/KTOO) About a minute’s walk from Wal-Mart, a small room at Gruening Park has been... Read more
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NBC News
NBC AffiliatesWVTM P.O. Box 10502 Birmingham, AL 35209 http://www.nbc13.com WAFF P.O. Box 21
NBC Affiliates
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
WVTM P.O. Box 10502 Birmingham, AL 35209 http://www.nbc13.com WAFF P.O. Box 2116 Huntsville, AL 35801 http://www.waff.com WPMI 6610 Azalea Rd. Mobile, AL 36609 http://www.local15tv.com WSFA 12 E. Delano Ave. Montgomery, AL 36105... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Human Remains Could be at Least 200 Years OldUM Budget cuts: 27 people to be laid off In an email to University of Montana
Human Remains Could be at Least 200 Years Old
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
UM Budget cuts: 27 people to be laid off In an email to University of Montana faculty, staff and students Friday, President Royce Engstrom detailed decisions about impending budget cuts, which he says will lay off 27 people and reduce hours for 14... Read more
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The Advocate
Livingston Parish Prison bookings for Jan. 20-26, 2016The following people were booked into the Livingston Parish prison from Jan. 20
Livingston Parish Prison bookings for Jan. 20-26, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
The following people were booked into the Livingston Parish prison from Jan. 20 through Jan. 26. ALLEN, JOSEPH MIXON: 38, 35215 Riverview Ave., Holden, fugitive. BRYER, LESLIE: 36, 13080 Quick Blvd., Hammond, unauthorized use of a motor... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
The city in every state with the cheapest rentBen Franklin once said, “nothing is certain except death and taxes.” If he were
The city in every state with the cheapest rent
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
Ben Franklin once said, “nothing is certain except death and taxes.” If he were alive today, he very well might add “rent” to that list. Major U.S. Census Bureau surveys show that 2014 marked 10 years of consecutive renter household growth. And,... Read more
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