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Daylight saving change could mean multiple Alaska time zones

...bill. The first of its kind was introduced in 1999. Two of them since have been carried by MacKinnon."It's one of those bills that keep coming back and back and it doesn't get any better," Stedman said.One of MacKinnon's arguments for eliminating...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-02/daylight-saving-change-could-mean-multi
State | AK legislature
Tobacco is target of new antismoking push in Legislature

Marijuana is old news. A pair of bills gathering support in the Alaska Legislature promise significant...to the rest of the state.Herron and Micciche each said their bills should not be considered related."It's nothing against smokers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/tobacco-target-new-antismoking-push-leg
State | AK legislature
Police arrest man suspected of stealing gun from Rayco

...leaving the store and that's why he was left unattended. Coxe and the employee say they were surprised to find two $100 bills on the counter to pay for the gun, and that they reported it JPD and went out searching for Coday without success. Video surveillance...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-28/police-arrest-man-suspected-stealing-gu
Local
Police seek man suspected of stealing gun from Rayco

...store and that's why he was left unattended in the store. Coxe and the employee say they were surprised to find two $100 bills on the counter to pay for the gun, and that they reported it JPD and went out searching for Coday without success. Video surveillance...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-27/police-seek-man-suspected-stealing-gun-
Local
School choice talk turns into ideological debate

Last week, the Alaska House of Representatives passed bills that created Great Alaska Earthquake Day and Alaska Law Enforcement Officers Day unanimously and without much discussion.Establishing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-24/school-choice-talk-turns-ideological-de
State | AK legislature
Former sex workers, advocates testify for, against bill

...Several other sex worker advocates testified via teleconference from across the country and shared similar critiques of the bills.Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies, Juneau's victim services provider, is a supporter of SB21. Deputy Director...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-24/former-sex-workers-advocates-testify-ag
State | AK legislature
DC moving forward with initiative for legal marijuana use

...possession last year.All the District's laws are subject to review by Congress, and members can also add language to unrelated bills to undo policies in the nation's capital that they don't like. That's what happened in December, when language added...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-24/dc-moving-forward-initiative-legal-mari
State
Prefiled bills in plain English

...prefiled legislation was released Friday. The bills covered a wide range of social issues...SB 3).Another of Wielechowski's bills would place a more stringent list of requirements...releaseNumber - Sponsor - DescriptionHouse bills? HB 49 - Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer - A benefit...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-18/prefiled-bills-plain-english
Local | AK legislature
Criminal pot bills put on hold for rewrite

JUNEAU - Bills that would decriminalize small amounts of...Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, said the bills, versions of which were introduced in both...House and Senate, are being rewritten. The bills were intended to legalize 1 ounce or less...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-29/criminal-pot-bills-put-hold-rewrite
State | AK legislature
Wildlife Spy: Romance in the bird world

...a series of postures. They point their bills skyward, making a mooing sound, then...times to each other. They rattle their bills loudly, half raise one wing and tuck their...shoulder, bow some more, sometimes touching bills together. It seems comical, but let's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-13/wildlife-spy-romance-bird-world
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