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Ending a life of suffering

I recently read Bishop Burns' column, "Suicide is never a solution". I couldn't agree more with his position relative to our suicide rate, especially...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-02/ending-life-suffering
Letters
Joseph A Ritter

...Shane, husband of Loretta Dixon, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday at 3 PM Burns Funeral Home Milroy, IN Rev. Ron Simbro Officiating. Visitation for family and friends from 1 PM- 3 PM.Memorials to COPD...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174265624
Police & Fire for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

...at about 8:30 a.m. Responding firefighters found a fire burning in the backyard, which wasn't allowed because of the burn ban. The responsible party extinguished the fire. CCFR also responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash with possible injuries...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/police-fire-tuesday-march-3-2015
Local
A Bishop's Perspective: Suicide is never a solution

...neighbors deserve better from society than doctor-prescribed suicide which is being mistakenly proposed and presented in the name of compassion and dignity.? Burns is the Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Juneau and Southeast Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-23/bishops-perspective-suicide-never-sol
Opinion
Permanent Fund payout expected to be close to 2014 amount

...Fund Corporation says this year's dividend is expected to be in the same range as last year's payout.Corporation CEO Mike Burns says the amount is expected to remain about the same for several years.Eligible Alaskans last year received $1,884 checks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-20/permanent-fund-payout-expected-be-close
State
Former sex workers, advocates testify for, against bill

...prove to be too much of a barrier for many victims," said Tara Burns, a University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate student and formerly...That won't coax anyone to come forward about wrongdoing, Burns said."These are very serious human rights violations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-24/former-sex-workers-advocates-testify-ag
State | AK legislature
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

...scheduled fire drill that was not reported ahead of time, and one burn complaint on 12th Street where the fire was ordered to be extinguished since the person did not have a valid burn permit.? On Saturday, CCFR responded to eight EMS calls and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-24/police-fire-tuesday-feb-24-2015
Local
Police and Fire blotter for Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

...Mall Road that was activated by construction dust, one reported wildfire on Douglas Highway that was an authorized controlled burn, one report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle near Valley Boulevard (no one was found in the area) and one report of an unresponsive...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/police-and-fire-blotter-feb-22-2015
Local
Today In Sports History for Tuesday, Feb. 10

1908 - Tommy Burns knocks out Jack Palmer in the fourth round to defend his world heavyweight title in London.1949 - Joe Fulks of Philadelphia scores...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-10/today-sports-history-february-10
Sports
'Heart breaking' discovery

...she was ill at first. It started with little red dots, known as petechiae, all over her legs. She passed it off as razor burn, but then more signs followed. It wasn't until she saw the countless bruises on her legs that she decided to go to the hospital...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-15/heart-breaking-discovery
Neighbors

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