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Channel 2 NewsAll national parks will have free entrance on Monday, January 21 in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Alaska has 23 national parks and had more than 2.3 million visitors in 2011, according to the National Park Service. “The holiday...
Channel 2 NewsThe story of the Fairbanks Four has remained alive for so long in large part thanks to the Alaska Native community in the Fairbanks region, where activists backing the men imprisoned for Jonathon Hartman’s 1997 death have created websites, staged...
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Channel 2 NewsJust as the Civil Rights movement is a continual work in progress, so is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the Anchorage downtown park strip. On Tuesday, crews finished work on a new wall near the corner of 9th and L Street. “Martin Luther...
In the wake of the deadly shootings in Tucson, Ariz. earlier this month, Alaskans looked to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for guidance Sunday. Politicians and local leaders say it's important to know there are non-violent means of protest. ...
About 300 volunteers turned out to build bicycles for 50 deserving children today, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The recipients were chosen by organizations that work with children and teens, based on what Martin Luther King Jr. called the six...
Bill Gates said, "I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act." In leadership positions that I have held, this has been my experience. Whether it be business, civic or political engagement, the...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Within hours of the Boston Marathon blasts, government officials and Boston Muslims called each other to offer assistance, calls that were the fruits of years of cultivating such relationships in an effort to ultimately prevent the...
If Baltimore native Leland Shelton had bothered to check his email in the hectic day before graduation, he might have avoided a shock during commencement. There he was, one of 500 men in a black cap and gown this week at Morehouse College in Atlanta,...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday to award Congress' highest civilian honor to four girls killed in an Alabama church bombing during the civil rights movement. He called it a tragic loss that "helped to trigger...
George Packer's new nonfiction book, "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America," has many of the qualities of an epic novel. Packer's subject is the last 35 years of U.S. history, the decades that gave us the conservative "Contract With...
Three-day weekends used to mean a day off of work and time spent with family. Period. This year, three-day weekends have evolved into something else. There is still a much-appreciated day off of work and some time spent with family, but a few more...
Mary Pipher became one of America's best-known psychologists with books that addressed complex family issues. "Reviving Ophelia" was a groundbreaking call to arms about the societal pressures facing American adolescent girls. It spent three years on The...
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