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Youth robotics teams need more coaches

...launched 20 years ago and gets students from elementary school through high school involved in building small robots - from LEGO blocks at the lower levels - as a team and programming them to complete tasks and compete against others. FIRST operates nationwide...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/youth-robotics-teams-need-more-coaches
Local
Today in History

...years ago: Tropical Storm Gaston made landfall in South Carolina at near-hurricane strength. Protesters filling 20 city blocks peacefully swarmed Manhattan's streets on the eve of the Republican National Convention to demand that President George W...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-29
State
Police & Fire for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

...burglarized in the past 24 hours in the 4700 block of Thane Road.Disturbance? At 12:15...pointing a rifle at another person in the 8700 block of Glacier Highway. He was taken to Lemon...for driving while intoxicated in the 2200 block of Trout Street.Fire and medical? At 12...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-28/police-fire-thursday-aug-28-2014
Local
Coffee stand robbed - again

...amount of cash, police said. No one was reported injured in the incident.Responding officers arrived on scene in the 1500 block of Glacier Highway about two minutes after the woman called 911, said Juneau Police Department spokesman Lt. David Campbell...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-28/coffee-stand-robbed-again
Local
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

...substance in the sixth degree in the 100 block of Franklin Street.Drunken driving...report of a vehicle in a ditch in the 2600 block of Douglas Highway. JPD spokeswoman Erann...merchandise from a business in the 6500 block of Glacier Highway. ? At 5:15 a.m...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/police-fire-wednesday-aug-27-2014
Local
Seattle teens dive into international underwater robotics competition

...she said.Haley, who learned pre-algebra at 8, said she is fascinated with the ocean."I want to be one of the building blocks of ocean exploration," she said. "People say space is the last frontier; actually, the ocean is the last frontier...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-24/seattle-teens-dive-international-un
Neighbors
Police & Fire for Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

...arrested for disorderly conduct in the 2200 block of Trout Street. The vehicle she was driving...driving while on a revoked license in the 800 block of 12th Street. He was taken to Lemon...under the influence of alcohol in the 29000 block of Glacier Highway. He was taken to LCCC...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-25
Local
Animal Control, JPD investigate animal shooting

...Control received a report of the shooting of a canine at about 5:20 p.m. Friday from a caller at a residence in the 5400 block of North Douglas Highway. The caller reported that several dogs were loose on his or her property and were acting aggressively...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-25/animal-control-jpd-investigate-animal-s
Local
Summer Hikes: Part II

...saw one other hiker coming from the other direction, so I had the mountains all to myself most of the day. If I could just block out the piercing pain in my foot that stabbed so hard I would involuntarily cry out loud every once in a while, it would be...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/betsy-fischer/2014-08-26/summer-hikes-part-ii
A portrait of our community: Local artist creates new map for tourists

...that map."Like the Fiesta map, Race managed to fit a lot of information into a tiny space. His target area is just a few blocks of central downtown, extending from the Juneau Public Library up to Third Street, and from Main Street over to Gold Street...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/portrait-our-community-local-artist-creat
Art

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