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Alaska Gov.-elect Walker names 4 to key positions

...both the status of the lawsuit that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage and a National Guard scandal that rocked...election.A U.S. District Court judge overturned the state's ban on gay marriage in October, and the Parnell administration has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-28/alaska-gov-elect-walker-names-4-key-pos
State
Business Profile: Hassan Bani Saaid

...tennis, JRC/The Alaska Club Services: Bani Saaid offers private, semi-private and...hour and focus on perfecting one skill, Bani Saaid said. He also offers a private...the fact that everybody's different," Bani Saaid said. "It depends on what the student...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112102/bus_saaid.shtml
Business
Juneau got LBGT-friendlier in 2014

...place for lesbians and gays in 2014, mostly thanks to the 9th District Court of Appeals decision finding same-sex marriage bans unconstitutional. The Human Rights Campaign's Equality Index score for Juneau rose 10 points this year to 33 out of 100...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-13/juneau-got-lbgt-friendlier-2014
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Police in riot gear break up street party

...people felt like they weren't going to get arrested," he said."It wasn't violent really," he said. "It was just bizarre."He said he plans to ban about 20 patrons for their involvement."This behavior is inexcusable," he said.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-25/police-riot-gear-break-street-party
State
Healthy habits or burning freedoms?

...against the university's smoking ban on campus.Student Jarmyn Kramlich...students and staff of an impending ban on tobacco and tobacco-related products. The ban, covering all University of...the growing trend of tobacco bans at universities across the country...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/healthy-habits-or-burning-freedoms
Local
Alaska spends $100K defending gay marriage lawsuit

...in October that the state's ban on gay marriage approved by voters...Nevada last month.With the ban overturned in Alaska, about...Circuit Court of Appeals upheld bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio...of Alaska's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. It also...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-19/alaska-spends-100k-defending-gay-marria
State
State of Alaska spends $103,000 defending gay marriage lawsuit

...in October that the state's ban on gay marriage approved by voters...Nevada last month.With the ban overturned in Alaska, about...Circuit Court of Appeals upheld bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio...of Alaska's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. It also...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/state-alaska-spends-103000-defending-ga
State
Clarification

In Thursday's article "Healthy habits or burning freedoms?", the implementation date for the tobacco ban at the University of Alaska Southeast will be Dec. 1, 2015. The year was not originally specified.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-23/clarification
Local
Alaskan 'Ghostwalker' speaks against smoking

...unavoidable danger."I want to see smoking removed from the streets of Juneau," Patterson said.He had planned to propose a ban on smoking in all public locations, both indoors and outdoors, at the next convention of the Alaska Tobacco Control Alliance...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-18/alaskan-ghostwalker-speaks-against-smok
Local
For Juneau and Alaska, gay marriage legalization is good for business

...years, with a $5.1 million boost in the first year alone. The 9th U.S. Circuit of Appeals ruled Oct. 7 that marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada were unconstitutional because they violate the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/juneau-and-alaska-gay-marriage-legaliza
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