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Pig farms rebound from virus; meat prices may drop

AP US News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 2:23am
Pig farms rebound from virus; meat prices may drop Associated Press - 11 October 2014 10:23-04:00 News Topics: Business, General news, Prices, Pig farming, Pig and hog markets, Agriculture, Economy, Livestock farming, Industries, Livestock markets, Livestock and meat markets, Soft commodity markets, Commodity markets, Financial markets People, Places and Companies: United States, Iowa Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Hospital: Ebola patient shows modest improvement

AP Health News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 2:10am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska hospital treating an American video journalist with Ebola says he's shown modest improvement. 2014-10-10T12:46:00-04:00 2014-10-10T16:46:40-04:00

WHO: Ebola death toll rises to more than 4,000

AP Health News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 2:10am
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian lawmakers on Friday rejected a proposal to grant President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf the power to further restrict movement and public gatherings and to confiscate property in the fight against Ebola. One legislator said such a law would have turned Liberia into a police state. 2014-10-10T12:36:00-04:00 2014-10-10T16:36:34-04:00

After shipwreck, refugee finds despair in Europe

AP Top news - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 1:36am
After shipwreck, refugee finds despair in Europe Associated Press - 11 October 2014 09:36-04:00 News Topics: General news, Political refugees, Maritime accidents, Human welfare, Social issues, Social affairs, Transportation accidents, Accidents, Accidents and disasters, Transportation People, Places and Companies: Bashar Assad, Germany, Berlin, Syria, Europe, Damascus, Libya, North Africa, Baltic Sea, Middle East Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Americans for Prosperity builds political machine

AP Politics - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 1:12am
Americans for Prosperity builds political machine Associated Press - 11 October 2014 09:12-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, Elections, National taxes, State taxes, Government spending, Volunteerism, Legislature, Government taxation and revenue, Government finance, Government business and finance, Business, National governments, State governments, Fiscal policy, Economic policy, Economy, Government policy, Social affairs People, Places and Companies: David H. Koch, Barack Obama, Scott Walker, Rick Scott, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Miami, Florida Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Keg stands, illicit kisses spice Louisiana races

AP Politics - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 1:10am
Keg stands, illicit kisses spice Louisiana races Associated Press - 11 October 2014 09:10-04:00 News Topics: Government and politics, Elections, Legislature, Mid-term elections, State governments People, Places and Companies: Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, Bobby Jindal, Edwin Edwards, Bill Cassidy, Louisiana Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

AP Analysis: In wake of Gaza war, hints of change

AP Top news - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 1:03am
AP Analysis: In wake of Gaza war, hints of change Associated Press - 11 October 2014 09:03-04:00 News Topics: General news, Militant groups, War and unrest, Territorial disputes, Cabinets, Government and politics, Peace process, Diplomacy, International relations People, Places and Companies: Mahmoud Abbas, Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian territories, West Bank, Israel, Cairo, Gaza Strip, Middle East Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Kurds struggle to defend besieged Syrian town

AP Top news - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 12:55am
Kurds struggle to defend besieged Syrian town Associated Press - 11 October 2014 08:55-04:00 News Topics: General news, Militant groups, War and unrest People, Places and Companies: Turkey, Syria, Middle East Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Kurds struggle to defend besieged Syrian town

AP Top news - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:40pm
Kurds struggle to defend besieged Syrian town Associated Press - 11 October 2014 07:40-04:00 News Topics: General news, Militant groups, War and unrest People, Places and Companies: Syria, Turkey, Middle East Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Cardinals add Pierzynski, Giants set to add Morse

AP Sports News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:10pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The San Francisco Giants expect to add Michael Morse to the roster for the NL Championship Series, while the St. Louis Cardinals strengthened their bench by including catcher A.J. Pierzynski. 2014-10-10T14:05:00-04:00 2014-10-10T18:05:13-04:00

Gore, Young the latest subs to impact postseason

AP Sports News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:10pm
Delmon Young is a power hitter without much speed. Terrance Gore can breeze around the bases — but he might never be good enough with the bat to play consistently at the major league level. 2014-10-09T23:53:00-04:00 2014-10-10T03:53:28-04:00

Watching Heisman race as season nears halfway mark

AP Sports News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:10pm
The Heisman Trophy race, much like the playoff chase, took a detour last weekend. The presumptive favorite, Marcus Mariota of Oregon, was unable to prevent his team from being upset. Dak Prescott emerged as a legitimate contender for Mississippi State and a couple of guys who were trending in September — Kenny Hill of Texas A&M and Ameer Abdullah of Nebraska — cooled off. 2014-10-10T15:01:00-04:00 2014-10-10T19:01:48-04:00

Report says Colorado school shooter sought revenge

AP US News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:56pm
Report says Colorado school shooter sought revenge Associated Press - 11 October 2014 06:56-04:00 News Topics: General news, School shootings, Shootings, School violence, Violent crime, Homicide, Columbine High School massacre, Crime, Violence, Social issues, Social affairs, School safety, Education issues, Education, Events People, Places and Companies: Colorado Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Iraqi Yazidi girl tells of captivity in IS group

AP Top news - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:42pm
Iraqi Yazidi girl tells of captivity in IS group Associated Press - 11 October 2014 06:42-04:00 News Topics: General news, Hostage situations, Siblings, Relationships, Lifestyle People, Places and Companies: Syria, Iraq, Turkey, Middle East Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Czech actor Pavel Landovsky dies at 78

AP Entertainment News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:31pm
Czech actor Pavel Landovsky dies at 78 Associated Press - 11 October 2014 06:31-04:00 News Topics: Arts and entertainment, General news, Movies, Entertainment, Obituaries, Plays, Theater, Performing arts, Government and politics People, Places and Companies: Vaclav Havel Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Latest Read: “Sharing the Skies: Navajo Astronomy”

Clarissa Rizal: Alaska Native Artist Blog - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 6:27pm

“Sharing the Skies: Navajo Astronomy” by Nancy C. Maryboy, PhD and David Begay, PhD

I find these kinds of books fascinating because they provide us another indigenous perspective outside of the western mindset.  I see similarities amongst the Navajo and our own people, the Tlingit.  The Navajo stories like our own are inspirational; more often than not they lead me to envision a robe or painting or some form of art piece.

This book provides a cross-cultural view of Navajo and Western astronomy.  “Sharing the Skies” provides a look at traditional Navajo astronomy, including the constellations and the unique way in which Navajo people view the cosmos and their place within it.  In addition, this book offers a comparison of the Navajo astronomy with the Greek (Western) perceptions.  Beautifully illustrated with original paintings from a Navajo artist and scientifically enhanced with NASA photography.

The authors are Nancy C. Maryboy and David Begay.  Marboy is a Cherokee/Navajo scholar working in the area of Indigenous Science, with a focus on astronomy.  she is the President and Executive Director of the Indigenous Education Institute located in Bluff, Utah and Santa Fe, New Mexico.  She teaches Indigenous Astronomy at Northern Arizona University.  She works with NASA educational outreach projects and with University of California, Berkeley, Space Science Labs on National Science Foundation projects.  She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico and San Juan Island, Washington.

David Begay is a scholar and member of the Navajo Nation, and one of the founders of the Indigenous Education Institute.  He works with University of California Berkeley, Space Science Labs in areas of Western and Indigenous science with support from NASA and the National Science Foundation.  He lives on the Navajo Nation and works as an independent contractor with federal, state, tribal and corporate entities.

You may purchase a copy of this book for $14.95 from Rio Nuevo Publishers in Tucson, Arizona (www.rionuevo.com) or when you visit the Mesa Verde National Park visitor’s center gift shop, like I did !

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Superintendent speaks out about student privacy rights

Juneau School District Announcements - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:40pm

Supe's On  - Welcome to the Superintendent's Blog

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School District Report on Investigation into Hazing

Juneau School District Announcements - Wed, 08/27/2014 - 4:35pm

The Juneau School District has concluded our investigation into allegations that on or about May 30-31 of this year a group of incoming senior boys hazed/initiated a group of incoming freshmen boys by paddling them multiple times.

These events were first brought to our attention in early June. At that time the district began an initial investigation, which, due to an active police investigation and summer vacation, was put on hold. When we were informed that the police had concluded their investigation we resumed our efforts.

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