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Belle

Opens Friday, Jun 13, 2014 Synopsis: Director Amma Asante (A Way of Life) teams with screenwriter Misan Sagay to tell the remarkable story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) in this richly detailed period drama. The illegitimate, mixed-race offspring of Admiral Sir John Lindsay (Matthew Goode), Dido was raised under the care of her great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson), a noted aristocrat. As a result of her lineage Dido grew up torn between two worlds, longing to find true love as her cousin Elizabeth (Sarah Gadon) was courted for marriage. Dido's fate took an unexpected turn, however, when she fell in love with the idealistic son of a vicar. Along with Dido, the vicar's son would not only help to advance the career of Lord Mansfield, but to also eventually halt the practice of slavery in England as well. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Matthew Goode, Sarah Gadon Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

...A senior Coast Guard official, Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, also cited the lack of...the Kulluk) in the winter," the rear admiral wrote in his review of the report. He...checklists and other procedures.Rear Admiral Joseph Servidio, the Coast Guard's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/coast-guard-tug-engine-failure-blamed-w
State
Downtown parking holiday concludes with new rules

...enforcing its new Parking Management Zone rules.All free street parking within the zone defined by Main Street, Marine Way, Admiral Way, South Franklin Street and Fourth Street is limited to two consecutive hours, Kiefer said.Anyone parking more than...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-19/downtown-parking-holiday-concludes-new-
Local
Coast Guard admiral asks for Arctic resources

...facilities and equipment in the far north to secure U.S. claims and prepare for increased human activity, according to Rear Admiral Christopher C. Colvin, who is in charge of all Coast Guard operations in Alaska and surrounding waters. "We have to have...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101910/sta_722701655.shtml
News
Reprieve for icebreaker Polar Sea

...The Coast Guard has postponed plans to scrap the Seattle-based icebreaker Polar Sea this year.Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Robert Papp made the decision Thursday after meeting with Sens. Maria Cantwell of Washington and Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-17/reprieve-icebreaker-polar-sea
State
Sports Transactions

...professional tryout contract.CONNECTICUT WHALE - Released F Michael Pelech from a professional tryout agreementMILWAUKEE ADMIRALS - Recalled F Josh Shalla from Cincinnati (ECHL).PEORIA RIVERMEN - Signed F Trevor Lewis to a professional tryout contract...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-03-01/sports-transactions
Sports
Today In Sports History

...mark.1938 - Before a crowd of 40,000 spectators, Seabiscuit, under jockey George Woolf, beat odds-on favorite War Admiral in the Pimlico Special, a winner-take-all match race with a purse of $15,000.1951 - Brooklyn's Roy Campanella won...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-01/today-sports-history
Sports
Colvin honored at change of command ceremony

...quite the Coast Guard rear admiral he is now when, at age 3...three. Colvin was promoted to admiral in 2006. In his two years...lieutenant governor and two Navy admirals in a plywood shack, and a...done. "As you have seen, Admiral Colvin has stood a taut watch...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-19/colvin-honored-change-command-ceremony
Local
Why the Bertholf matters to Alaska

...maritime State. ? Colvin is the Seventeenth Coast Guard District commander based in Juneau. During his afloat career Rear Admiral Colvin conducted Alaskan patrols aboard Hamilton and sister ships Morgenthau, Sherman, and Midgett. He was also assigned...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-04-16/why-bertholf-matters-alaska
Opinion
Alaska's Coast Guard leadership in transition

...Alaska and Alaska loves the Coast Guard. ? Colvin has served as 17th Coast Guard District Commander since July, 2009. Rear Admiral Ostebo will assume command of the 17th Coast Guard District today. Colvin's new assignment will be as Deputy Commander...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-05-18/alaskas-coast-guard-leadership-transi
Opinion

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