January 2017 archive

FYI January 31, 2017

  On this day: 1747 – The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Lock Hospital. The London Lock Hospital, which opened on 31 January 1747[citation needed], was the first venereal disease clinic and the most famous and first of the Lock Hospitals which were developed for the treatment of syphilis following the end of …

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907 Updates January 31, 2017

Lisa Demer: New brand of borough aimed at cheaper energy, but critics worry it could do more harm than good   Comments?  Lobbyists, good work if you can get it, eh? Nathaniel Herz: Is it time for a lobbyist union? Lawmaker proposes industry tax   Congratulations Ron Doubt and Michael Mahoney Studying the sea: How …

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Quotes January 31, 2017

And in life, it is all about the choices we make. And how the direction of our lives comes down to the choices we choose. Catherine Pulsifer     Life is a choice – as is how you handle the pitfalls along its bumpy road. Julie Donner Andersen     We are partners by fate. …

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FYI January 30, 2017

  On this day: 1661 – Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, is ritually executed more than two years after his death, on the 12th anniversary of the execution of the monarch he himself deposed. Some Christians believed that the resurrection of the dead on judgement day requires that the body be …

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907 Updates January 30, 2017

Devin Kelly: What’s happening in the Anchorage city election? Here’s what you need to know.   Where is this money coming from? Tegan Hanlon: Anchorage School District hires lobbyist for monthly fee of $10,000   Presented by Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium: Training leaders at home SPONSORED: Alaska schools create distance learning opportunities with technology.

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