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Alaska village pulls out of lawsuit that stalled drilling

...Mexico and other drilling areas.The original lawsuit, with 15 plaintiffs, including mostly conservation groups, said the Bush administration rushed the sale and used a deficient environmental review.Federal courts twice ruled that the pre-sale environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-25/alaska-village-pulls-out-lawsuit-stalle
State
Where are we, anyway?

...it's hard to make the case that this is still "the bush." After all, roughly half of the houses in town are...decision.Can we really claim to be living "in the bush" any more? How "bush" can a place be if the local store stocks gourmet...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25/where-are-we-anyway
Art
Sullivan meets with Canadian ambassador on mine issue

...even talked about the possibility of going to Ottawa myself."As assistant secretary of state under President George W. Bush, Sullivan "spent a fair amount of time in Canada on these issues," he said. He worked on a U.S.-Canada energy group...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-25/sullivan-meets-canadian-ambassador-mine
Local | AK legislature
Alaska police discover four bodies, handgun near family home

...of a dog that match the size of the family dog also were found along the trail.The bodies were found in a depression behind bushes that made them hard to see from the trail.Rebecca Adams, 23; her boyfriend, Brandon Jividen, 38; and her children, Michelle...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-23/alaska-police-discover-four-bodies-hand
State
Search for missing family comes to grim end

...trail, which is used mostly by four-wheelers and snowmobiles. They were in a slight depression in the ground amid grass and bushes, Ross said."If you were standing on the trail, you probably would not have seen them with the foliage the way it was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-24/search-missing-family-comes-grim-end
State
My Turn: Congress should have a say in US-Iran nuclear weapons deal

...the Executive Branch pursues agreements that are strongly backed by the Congress. As an assistant secretary of state in the Bush Administration who worked to economically isolate Iran, I saw firsthand how the threat of congressional sanctions strongly discouraged...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-22/my-turn-congress-should-have-say-us-i
Opinion
Jeb Bush's emails detail donor communications

...Among the many thousands of emails Jeb Bush received as Florida governor are a string...favors and making suggestions.Invariably, Bush responded quickly. Sometimes, he appointed...of legislation.It's an insight into Bush's work as governor that's possible...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-13/jeb-bushs-emails-detail-donor-communi
Not For Web
How spending became an American way of life

...Republican rhetoric happened in the 1980s. Private debt measured against disposable income began to soar. During George W. Bush's presidency, the average household debt went off the charts. New Yorker magazine cartoonist William Haefeli recently challenged...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-20/how-spending-became-american-way-life
Opinion
NFL free agency opens today

...passing clubs needing a boost on the ground, he'll be a prime target.What about Justin Forsett, C.J. Spiller, Reggie Bush and Shane Vereen? The money might not be what they project, but they should find jobs relatively quickly.WHERE ARE THE BARGAINS...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/nfl-free-agency-opens-today
Not For Web
My Turn: The letter that shouldn't have been sent

...respond to hardliners by electing one of their own. Iranians elected Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as president soon after George W. Bush put them on his axis of evil with neighboring Iraq a year before invading Iraq.Netanyahu was greeted with applause immediately...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-13/my-turn-letter-shouldnt-have-been-sen
Opinion

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