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Sponsor pulls bill allowing guns on campus

JUNEAU - A bill that would allow people to carry concealed...of Alaska campuses has been pulled.The bill's sponsor, Sen. John Coghill, R-North...during a Tuesday hearing to not take up the bill this year, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-17/sponsor-pulls-bill-allowing-guns-campus
State
Empire Editorial: Welcome to Juneau, Chuck

Charles "Chuck" Bill, an assistant administrator of physician...Members of the community were able to meet Bill and four other CEO finalists recently at...during interviews with the Empire. We hope Bill will live up to those words.When CEO...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-17/empire-editorial-welcome-juneau-chuck
Opinion
My Turn: Big city budget problems require big solutions

...box and taking a hard look at what we are paying for with our public dollars. The downtown pool will likely close for good, but wouldn't it be nice if they did so with a long-term replacement plan?? Bill Hagevig lives in Juneau.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-17/my-turn-big-city-budget-problems-requ
Opinion
My Turn: Keep public court documents public

The Alaska Press Club Board has approved the following resolution against Alaska Senate Bill 108, "An Act relating to the confidentiality of certain records of criminal cases; and providing for an effective date."The...

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Opinion
Huggins: Late Saturday target to finish work

...pieces in play, including the budgets and bills dealing with education, the state's...natural gas project.Also pending is a bill to raise Alaska's minimum wage. The...measure later this year.Huggins says the bill would need to have the votes to reach the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/huggins-late-saturday-target-finish-wor
State | AK legislature
Untold reality of state's minimum wage debate

...it has the ability to strip parts of the bill in future years, which they argue couldn't...raise the state minimum wage, worry the bill is a precursor to history repeating itself...Tuesday.In 2002, the Legislature passed a bill to increase the state minimum wage. Because...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/untold-reality-states-minimum-wage-deba
State | AK legislature
Legislature passes bill on AGDC appointment

JUNEAU - The Alaska Legislature has passed a measure allowing out-of-state residents to serve on the board of a corporation that could play a key role in a major liquefied natural gas pipeline project.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/legislature-passes-bill-agdc-appointmen
State | AK legislature
Alaska House names 20 Native languages "official" for state

...preventing them from going extinct."The bill now heads to the Senate, where its rapid...approval is expected.The 20 languages in the bill are Inupiaq, Siberian Yupik, Central Alaskan...Eyak died in 2008. An amendment to the bill clarifies that state and local governments...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-17/alaska-house-names-20-native-languages-
State | AK legislature
No Parnell-Mallott debates scheduled for Juneau

...possibility of adding a Juneau debate. "I don't want to get expectations up."Parnell is expected to face independent candidate Bill Walker, Democratic candidate Byron Mallott and Alaska Constiution candidate J.R. Myers in the Nov. 4 general election...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-17/no-parnell-mallott-debates-scheduled-ju
State
Today in sports history

...history to score 100 points in a season. The 18-year-old becomes the seventh NHL rookie to reach the 100-point mark.2009 - Bill Guerin scores his second goal of the game during a rare 5-on-3 power-play as Pittsburgh wins 3-2 against Philadelphia...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-17/today-sports-history
Sports

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