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...Aug. 12 strike date, Kenny Rogers of the Texas Rangers pitches a perfect game for a 4-0 victory over California.2000 - Blaine Wilson, America's pre-eminent gymnast, wins his fifth straight championship in St. Louis. He becomes the first gymnast...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-28/today-sports-history
Sports
Photo: Shopping for a hat

Blaine Friedel sports a rain hat he fashioned from a shopping bag as he visits Juneau with his family from northern Alberta on Tuesday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-09/photo-shopping-hat
Local
Moving forward on education

...place before the voters the repeal of the Blaine Amendment in the Alaska Constitution...best meets their child's needs.The Blaine amendment, which was unfortunately included...in 1875 by Speaker of the House James Blaine as an amendment to the United States Constitution...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-02/moving-forward-education
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Heroes come in all sizes

...cops who go to the classroom and talk to (students) ... about situations like this."It just so happens that JPD Sgt. Blaine Hatch, who serves as the school resource officer, was named the department's officer of the year for 2013. Hatch's job...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-22/empire-editorial-heroes-come-all-size
Opinion
My Turn: Kids need our help

...words - a single sentence - should be removed. Known as a "Blaine Amendment," these words were born in bigotry, raised in anti-immigrant...Civil War, when the country was on the cusp of great changes. Blaine, a lawmaker from Maine, planned to ensure citizens would think...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-28/my-turn-kids-need-our-help
Opinion
My Turn: School choice would benefit rural education

...VII of the state constitution, sometimes referred to as the Blaine Amendment, has been interpreted by state courts as prohibiting...neighborhood public schools. For those who are not satisfied, the Blaine Amendment needs to go. In education, one size doesn't fit...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-26/my-turn-school-choice-would-benefit-r
Opinion
Continuing the discussion on education in Alaska

...pointed out that my previous criticism of the version of the Blaine Amendment we have in Alaska is in part on the fact that I am...allow the people of Alaska to vote on the legitimacy of the Blaine Amendment by calling into question its motivation and wisdom...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-16/continuing-discussion-education-alask
Opinion
3A Region V Basketball Tournament

...Sophomore 6'Jesse Lantiegne 33 Freshman 6'6"Alan McCay 2 Freshman 5'6"Coach Rick Brock, Asst. Matt Pawuk, manager Blaine Volk.VIKINGS girls (name, number, class, height):Sierra Streuli 11 Senior 5'4"Grace Weller 13 Senior 5'5"Fran...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-04/3a-region-v-basketball-tournament
Sports
Eighteen up, eighteen down, Baker stymies opponents

...2002; Bard, Josh - 2001; Barone, Daniel - 2006, 2007, 2008; Bautista, Denny - 2003; Bazardo, Yorman -2005; Beatty, Blaine - 1993, 1996, 1997; Beamon, Clifford - 1994; Beckett, Josh - 2003; Bentz, Chad - 2005; Benson, Kris - 1997; Berry...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-10/eighteen-eighteen-down-baker-stymies-o
Sports
My Turn: Don't allow public funding for religious, private schools

...sectarian control. Despite the implication by some, the language that amendment supporters like to refer to pejoratively as the "Blaine Amendment" was not included out of any anti-Catholic bias. In the nonpartisan Convention, there was none such.All constitutional...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-12/my-turn-dont-allow-public-funding-rel
Opinion

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