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Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Baltimore man

...said Michael Banks, 44.Lisa Logan, an HIV-awareness advocate, said she's glad the case is proceeding. But she doesn't...broke down, we'll have to wait and see."Equal-justice advocate Noche Diaz, who said he moved to Baltimore from New York to...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/prosecutor-6-officers-indicted-death-
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Scouts' leader: Ban on gays not sustainable

...Pascal Tessier, an 18-year-old Eagle Scout. Tessier, currently finishing his freshman year of college, has been a vocal advocate of opening the 105-year-old organization to gay scouts and leaders.Tessier had been getting legal advice from prominent...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/scouts-leader-ban-gays-not-sustainabl
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Alaska Editorial: A virtuous cycle

...appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Statistics suggest that running a small business isn't easy.Jennifer Clark, a regional advocate with the U.S. Small Business Administration, said Thursday in Ketchikan that seven of 10 small businesses will remain in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-12/alaska-editorial-virtuous-cycle
Opinion
Shell: Drill rigs coming to Seattle despite pleas for delay

...Shell's plan to move the two rigs to Seattle in coming days sets up a showdown between environmentalists and oil exploration advocates and touches off a wider debate about climate change and whether the nation should tap oil and gas reserves in the icy, remote...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-13/shell-drill-rigs-coming-seattle-despite
State
Exoskeleton that helps paralyzed walk faces safety barrier in Japan

...the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for individual everyday use. But despite Japan's prowess in robotics, ReWalk advocates say its wider application here could be stymied by convoluted bureaucracy."It's a wonderful tool for people who sincerely...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/exoskeleton-helps-paralyzed-walk-face
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Tlingit civil rights hero William Paul Sr. remembered

...citizenship, fishing and school desegregation. Those who attended Thursday's meeting described a passionate orator and advocate who argued for Native rights in many different contexts, from ANB halls in Southeast to courtrooms in Washington D.C...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-13/breathing-life-history-locals-gather-reme
Art
FBI hair analysis problems reveal limits of forensics

...hair played in the case," said Norman Reimer, executive director of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.Advocates say they are working to ensure that individuals potentially affected have opportunities to challenge their convictions. They've...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/fbi-hair-analysis-problems-reveal-lim
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AWARE recognized by FBI with 'extraordinary' award

...community really looks like."Tabachnick felt it was "kind of a surprise" to be selected for the honor. Swarupa Toth, a legal advocate with AWARE, attended a ceremony in Anchorage, receiving an FBI challenge coin, but Tabachnick didn't realize they would...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-13/aware-recognized-fbi-extraordinary-awar
Local
Marijuana ruling disappoints advocates

...have set a precedent for other criminal prosecutions and added to the growing push to change federal drug law, experts and advocates said.The classification of pot as one of the most dangerous drugs has pitted federal authorities against states that have...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-16/marijuana-ruling-disappoints-advocate
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My Turn: Time to revisit rural education

...one of the rare exceptions to the constitutional intent of not dedicating funds for a specific purpose. Gov. Hammond was an advocate of public education. After successfully creating and insulating the Board of Education from anticipated whims of any future...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-30/my-turn-time-revisit-rural-education
Opinion

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