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My Turn: Treadwell's national sales tax pitch wrong for Alaska

...This tax would have a major impact on Alaska, and I think Treadwell should reconsider his support for it.Washington, D.C. groups have pushed the National Sales Tax for a long time, even trying to label it the "Fair Tax." It's anything but fair...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-29/my-turn-treadwells-national-sales-tax
Opinion
Police & Fire for Tuesday, July 29, 2014

...Lewis was given a $60 fine out of Juneau District Court.? On Sunday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers Juneau post, cited Patrick C. Shanley, 27, of Juneau, for failing to record his personal use taken salmon from the Taku River before leaving the harvest...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-29/police-fire-tuesday-july-29-2014
Local
GCLL Juniors baseball All-Stars are state champs

...their hats imprinted with a Darth Vader black capital letter "J" outlined in blood red.Okay, they did follow Swofford.But, c'mon, the sophomore-to-be for Juneau-Douglas High School has a pretty special arm.One of those arms that raises in the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-28/gcll-juniors-baseball-all-stars-are-st
Sports
Fledgling nation goes to war

...hope of stopping the British from marching on Washington, D.C. On Aug. 24, at the town of Blandsberg, the Americans made...serious harassment.At about the same time in Washington, D.C., Dolly Madison, the President's wife, removed key documents...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-27/fledgling-nation-goes-war
Neighbors
Medical facilities can't reach agreement

...remain self-sufficient and off the taxpayer rolls, and that's what we're trying to do here."The surgery center is a Class C minor outpatient facility with a 23-hour maximum patient stay, Gear said.In July 2013, Gear received notice form the Department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/medical-facilities-cant-reach-agreement
State
My Turn: Applying environmental protection where it matters

...implementing this part of the Clean Water Act, the EPA administrator "may prohibit the specification of a site under Section 404(c) with regard to any existing or potential site before a permit application has been submitted to or approved by the Corps or...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-27/my-turn-applying-environmental-protec
Opinion
Bears

Now Playing Synopsis: Disneynature's Bears takes viewers on an educational and entertaining adventure through the Alaskan wilderness, where the documentary follows a fiercely protective mama bear named Sky and her two young cubs, Amber and Scout, over the course of an entire year. Narrated by John C. Reilly, the film trails this young family as they venture down a mountain in search of sustenance, and encounter a variety of threats, including a pair of imposing male bears named Magnus and Chinook, as well as a crafty -- and very hungry -- wolf named Tikani. As the seasons shift, Sky teaches Amber and Scout the secrets to recognizing danger and foraging for food. Later, as salmon appear in the local waters, Sky attempts to build her fat reserves for the coming winter. But it won't be easy, because challenges await over every summit, and the competition for food can be fierce. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: John C. Reilly Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Kid Cannabis

Now Playing Synopsis: A high-school dropout from Idaho starts trafficking pot across the Canadian border with his friend, and becomes an international kingpin while contending with ruthless, rival drug lords. Ron Perlman and John C. McGinley co-star. Inspired by actual events. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jonathan Daniel Brown, Kenny Wormald, Aaron Yoo, Ron Perlman, John C. McGinley Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Hundred-Foot Journey

Opens Friday, Aug 8, 2014 Synopsis: An Indian teen in France goes to work for his father's culinary adversary in this drama based on the bestselling novel by Richard C. Morais. Lasse Hallstrom directs a film produced by Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey, and Juliet Blake. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Helen Mirren, Manish Dayal, Om Puri, Charlotte Le Bon Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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