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Fledgling nation goes to war

...Sunday, Aug. 3.James Madison was elected to the Presidency in 1808 but before he took office the following year, the Embargo Act of 1807 was repealed. Madison and his administration began by prohibiting trade with both Britain and France. Then in May of...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-27/fledgling-nation-goes-war
Neighbors
Local collects toiletries for homeless youth

...rate of homeless liaisons in Juneau. Under the McKinney Vento Act, school districts are required to "appoint an appropriate person...make sure the district is in compliance with the law."The act was first passed to help school districts, and kids overcome...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-27/local-collects-toiletries-homeless-
Neighbors
My Turn: Applying environmental protection where it matters

...published procedures for implementing this part of the Clean Water Act, the EPA administrator "may prohibit the specification of a...sizes, storm water runoff is regulated under the Clean Water Act. The state Department of Environmental Conversation requires...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-27/my-turn-applying-environmental-protec
Opinion
Piecing together Parnell

...people, it's because of my compass that I serve others beyond myself." Still, when the laws of the land require him to act contrary to his personal beliefs (such as providing public funding for abortions), he does what is legally required. That...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/piecing-together-parnell
State
Empire Editorial: Harvest season is upon us

...have seen sharp declines. Only Alaska Natives are allowed to harvest sea otters under the federal Marine Mammal Protection Act. In 2013, the reported harvest set a new record, surpassing the total harvest numbers for 2011 and 2012 combined. Management...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-27/empire-editorial-harvest-season-upon-
Opinion
The Hero of Color City

Opens Friday, Oct 3, 2014 Synopsis: Exodus Film Group presents this computer-animated children's film featuring the voices of Christina Ricci, Rosie Perez, Craig Ferguson, and Wayne Brady. Ben is a young boy who loves to color; little does he realize his beloved crayons lead a secret life of excitement and adventure. Every night, when the sun goes down, Ben's crayons pay a visit to Color City, a whimsical world of breathtaking beauty. Trouble arises, however, when Ben falls asleep one night, and Yellow is left behind by her fellow crayons. In her attempt to catch up with them, Yellow accidentally stirs an unfinished sketch of the monstrous King Scrawl and his malevolent henchman Gnat. Before they can be stopped, the diabolical duo have made their way to Color City, and staked their claim on the magical Rainbow Waterfall. Now, if Yellow and her friends don't act fast, all of Color City's glorious hues will soon fade. Fortunately for the citizens of this enchanted land, courageous Yellow is about to learn that if she believes in herself, anything is possible -- even defeating a formidable foe like the dreaded King Scrawl. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Christina Ricci, Rosie Perez, Craig Ferguson, Wayne Brady, Arsenio Hall Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

SB21 has been touted as the More Alaska Production Act. A more accurate description is Minimize Alaska's Profits Act. Historically, instability in the Middle East has driven the price of oil higher. Shouldn't Alaska shareholders benefit...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-07-25
Letters
My Turn: Hobby Lobby decision should outrage Alaskans

...Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act, also known as the Not My Boss' Business Act. The bill makes it illegal for any company to...co-sponsor of The Preventive Care Coverage Notification Act. It ensures that current employees and job applicants...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-24/my-turn-hobby-lobby-decision-should-o
Opinion
A mod revue

...bouffant and an attitude far bigger than her petite frame. Her first act had a traditional feel, removing a garish gown to reveal elaborate lingerie beneath. The second act was all sass and sparkle, leaving one with the difficult decision of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-24/mod-revue
Art
Kenai library one of six nominated for national award

...program that benefited the community involved trained healthcare staff brought in to help people sign up for the Affordable Care Act prior to the government healthcare website launch last October. Joiner said when people had trouble accessing the website will...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-24/kenai-library-one-six-nominated-national-
Art

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