Today at 3 on KTOO-FM on A Juneau Afternoon, Pat Moore will host. He’ll talk with Della Cheney, recipient of the Alaska Federation of Natives Culture Bearer Award; Dr. Elaine Schroeder will be here to talk about Grief, Death, and Hospice; we’ll talk with Ken Fix about tonight’s Planetarium presentation on Helios and the Aurora; and Teacher Sunshine Winn will be here with members of the 2011 Mendenhall River Community School Marathon Club.
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- President Trump hasn't mentioned it as he's defended the memorabilia over the past week, but historians say the statues were originally built to send a clear message to black Americans.
- Thousands of counterprotesters gathered in Boston Common to meet the rally participants, who said they have no connection to those who perpetrated violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last week.
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