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Photo: Sunny weather and happiness

Mic McHugh and Colin Daniels, 2, watch as dogs Apollo and Alli chase a ball thrown by Colin along the airport dike trail on Wednesday. The National Weather Forecast for Thursday is for mostly cloudy. Highs around 51.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-23/photo-sunny-weather-and-happiness
Local
Soldotna library trades fines for food

...said."We've made it less common," she said.Nash said that one of the reasons for the decline in overdue items is the Apollo Integrated Library System, implemented in January. She said that the system can provide pre-overdue notices to those who...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/soldotna-library-trades-fines-food
State
My Turn: Launching fiction from Kodiak

...old federal textbook. We've replaced it with the corrected versions," Ms. Hanley tells Cooper while explaining that the Apollo moon missions were faked in order to bankrupt the Soviet Union.She called it a brilliant piece of propaganda before adding...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-02/column-launching-fiction-kodiak
Opinion
Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...while in Palm Beach, Florida.In 1972, Apollo 17 splashed down in the Pacific, winding up the Apollo program of manned lunar landings.In 1984...collapsed onto a packed audience at the Apollo Theatre in London, injuring almost 80 people...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/today-history
Local
Tales of Tarkanian, a coach who stood up to the NCAA

...Philadelphia in 1997, Tarkanian told me didn't really want to play Temple in the first game in the new building, then called the Apollo of Temple."I'd prefer to play the second game," he said the day before.He went along with it when ESPN called. He...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-12/tales-tarkanian-coach-who-stood-ncaa
Sports
Empire Editorial: Arctic issues are Alaska's issues

In 1969, the Apollo 11 crew planted six U.S. flags in the surface of the moon, a gesture more symbolic than literal, as a reminder to anyone who...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-05/arctic-issues-are-alaskas-issues
Opinion
Showtime At the Apollo

...Awareness Association hosted its fourth annual evening of entertainment with a theme based on the legendary "Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater" on Friday, Feb. 24, at Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall. The festivities started at 6 p.m. with a soul food dinner...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030106/nei_20060301023.shtml
Neighbors
Outside Editorial: End of an era at NASA

...more than a millennium and a half before Apollo 11's commander, Neil Armstrong, stepped...people want to know what is unknown. Apollo 11's safe completion answered the challenge...flying and training accidents leading up to Apollo 11's successful return. The administration...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-07-16/outside-editorial-end-era-nasa
Opinion
Moon may be younger than scientists thought

...to a new analysis of a rock brought back to Earth in 1972 by Apollo 16 astronauts. Or, if not, the moon may never have had the...sophisticated techniques to better test a sample collected by the Apollo 16 mission - one that was considered one of the oldest moon...

http://juneauempire.com/amina-khan/2011-08-18/moon-may-be-younger-scientists-tho
Alaska reclaims missing moon rocks

Lunar rocks collected from the Apollo 11 mission, the first spaceflight to successfully land astronauts on the surface of the Moon, are going on display at the Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-07/alaska-reclaims-missing-moon-rocks
Local

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