Empire Editorial: An ounce of prevention

...state's future as gas pipelines, oil prices, roads and dams. Erin's Law prevents future abuse through education, and as Benjamin Franklin famously said, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." If lawmakers are serious about protecting Alaska's...
2 Williams sisters, 2 Madisons into 4th round at Aussie Open

...struggled to finish off No. 18 Gilles Simon in four sets. No. 8 Raonic fired 22 aces in a 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 win over Benjamin Becker and will next play No. 12 Feliciano Lopez.Serena Williams will have to be top of her game when she meets No. 24...
Taku windstorm brings big gusts but little damage

On Sunday morning, Benjamin Storey stood on the deck of his boat under a brilliant blue sky.It wasn't a fun experience."I chopped all this out," he...
Legislators file first round of bills

...the registration of guides and operators, and sets the price of sportfishing guide licenses.? HB 42 - Reps. Munoz and Benjamin Nageak, D-Arctic - Adds to the powers and duties of the State Commission for Human Rights to cover discrimination based...
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Today in sports history for Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015

...37 assists in a 164-144 victory over College of Faith.2014 - Jameis Winston throws a 13-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beats No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the last BCS national championship game.
Assembly blocks marijuana paperwork

...getting our cards, we ask 'How do we get medicine,' and they say 'Well, you can grow it in three months,'" Berkey said. Benjamin Wilcox, a longtime bartender, and attorney Kevin Higgins told the assembly that the longer it takes to get legitimate businesses...
Juneau delegation outlines priorities from both conservative and liberal constituents.Munoz's anti-discrimination bill will be co-sponsored by Rep. Benjamin Nageak, D-Arctic. Rep. Andy Josephson, D-Anchorage, is also putting forward a bill that would prohibit discrimination...
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Hirscher beats Neureuther to win WC slalom

...The victory also made Hirscher the most successful Austrian slalom skier with 15 World Cup wins, after being tied on 14 with Benjamin Raich."It's very cool, I am super happy with these successes," Hirscher said. "But I don't want to give it too...
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Waiting game for weed?

...will be issued as planned."The longer you put this on the backburner, the more issues you will face," Juneau resident Benjamin James Wilcox told the Assembly committee Monday. "You are impeding something that will be a large source of revenue for the...
My Turn: 29th Alaska Legislature has new faces in new positions after election

...that the 29th Alaska Legislature continues to appreciate all we offer as the Capital City and treats Juneau accordingly.? Benjamin Brown is a lifelong Alaskan and an attorney who lives in Juneau, and who serves as Communications Co-ordinator for the Capital...


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