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The story behind Juneau's 'iron' throne

If you build a towering Iron Throne sculpture out of more than one hundred wooden pallets and set it on fire on a public beach, the Internet is bound to notice.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15/story-behind-juneaus-iron-throne
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Mead tapped as new City Attorney

The search for a new City Attorney is over. Amy Mead, a current Assistant City Attorney, accepted the position late Friday. "We had an excellent pool of candidates to choose from," said Mayor Merrill Sanford in a statement.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-28/mead-tapped-new-city-attorney
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Judge to rule Monday on new marijuana law

...sanctions, the group says. "As the judge said, it's a complex issue," said Dean Guaneli, assistant attorney general for the state, pointing to two boxes of binders in front of him. The ACLU maintains this case is a question of constitutional...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070606/loc_20060706005.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

Halter Marine of Gulfport, Miss., filed a claim in April that the state had the company build a much more expensive ship than the $77 million vessel Halter thought it was agreeing to build.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021500/Loc_ferry.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Allowing the Legislature to repeal regulations set by state agencies - an idea some argue would fundamentally alter the balance of power in government - was approved today by the state Senate.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031799/Loc_regulation.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

After attaching a minor amendment that calls for review of the program after three years, assembly members voted almost unanimously to hike waste management utility fees from $2.80 to $4 a month. The estimated return to the city would be $173,000 a year. ``I think it's a wonderful step forward.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071399/Loc_recycling.shtml
Sentence of deadly drunken driver appealed

...affect the way judges sentence drunken-driving homicides in the future, said Dean Guaneli, chief assistant attorney general for the state. But the opinion won't increase the sentence for Michael Glaser, because state law doesn't allow prison...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010203/loc_drunksentence.shtml
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Pro-move group calls for new election

Legislative-move advocates are contesting the results of a failed ballot initiative to move the Legislature from Juneau to Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough and are calling for a new election in 2004. Ballot Measure 3 failed by a 2-1 margin statewide in November, but initiative sponsor Alaskans for Efficient Government says the public was not fully informed of the costs of the move.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012803/sta_legmove.shtml
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Initiative may reach ballot without disclosures

Despite new laws aimed at letting the public know who is providing the financial backing for ballot initiatives, the way the Alaska Sea Party is conducting its campaign means it will be able to evade that scrutiny.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-01-10/initiative-may-reach-ballot-without-dis
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Judge makes ruling in Exxon Valdez case

JUNEAU - A federal judge on Wednesday refused Exxon Mobil Corp.'s request that he declare government efforts to seek additional cleanup funds related to the Exxon Valdez oil spill a violation of a consent decree. U.S. District Judge H.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-02-16/judge-makes-ruling-exxon-valdez-case
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