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Candidates start final push as early voting starts

...candidates in the state's hotly contested U.S. Senate race begin their final push.Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, whose campaign has been urging Alaskans to vote early, planned to cast his ballot on Monday in Anchorage and to hold a news conference defending...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-20/candidates-start-final-push-early-votin
State
Wide coalition forms to oppose pot legalization

...increased youth consumption.Woolston, spokeswoman for the campaign opposing the ballot proposition, said she also opposes the...out-of-state marijuana business groups who are also financing the campaign."Follow the money. Ninety-eight percent of the funds...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-20/wide-coalition-forms-oppose-pot-legaliz
State
Letter: Being Native should not be the qualifier for appointment

...2013 census, Alaska Natives and American Indians comprise about 18 percent of Alaska's overall population.Bill Walker's campaign continues to make statements before checking the facts. Parnell has a record of appointing women and Alaska Natives to his...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-20/letter-being-native-should-not-be-qua
Letters
Finding a way to thrive

...challenge. But in general, she likes to think of herself as someone who is thriving - not surviving - after cancer."I campaign against calling people survivors, because the definition of surviving is hand to mouth," she said. "You want to be a thriver...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-19/finding-way-thrive
Local
Dunbar: 'I believe in local governance'

...Alaska?Continuing to develop our North Slope oil and natural gas would be a big priority for me. Laying the groundwork for (campaign finance) reform would absolutely be a huge priority. Part of that is also term limits, which the Alaskan people are very...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-19/dunbar-i-believe-local-governance
State
My Turn: Alaska can't regulate marijuana like alcohol

...and individuals have funded approximately 98 percent of the campaign to legalize, commercialize and industrialize marijuana in...this with their misleading and false bus signs earlier in the campaign and with all of their offensive name calling. Now, they have...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-16/my-turn-alaska-cant-regulate-marijuan
Opinion
My Turn: Sullivan fought to silence Alaskans

U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan promises in his campaign material that he will be a fighter for Alaska. Depending...but by all state agencies. If you go to Sullivan's campaign website, you won't find any reference to the Coastal...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-10/my-turn-sullivan-fought-silence-alask
Opinion
Walker campaign didn't know about election pamphlet

The campaign of independent candidate for governor...pamphlet that left him out, according to a campaign spokeswoman. Even so, Walker isn't...Lindsay Hobson, spokeswoman for the Walker Campaign. "We appreciate the way the division...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-09/walker-campaign-didnt-know-about-electi
Local
Begich signs Outside money pledge

...who support his campaign should only have...final weeks of the campaign. The election is Nov. 4.Both campaigns have been the targets...attacking their campaigns. At the time...Reiker reiterated the campaign's call for Begich...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-13/begich-signs-outside-money-pledge
State
Plaintiff says they won't appeal ballot lawsuit ruling

...plaintiff in a lawsuit challenging the merged campaigns of two Alaska gubernatorial candidates...gubernatorial nominee Byron Mallott to join campaigns with independent gubernatorial candidate...politics at its worst," Walker, whose campaign intervened on behalf of the state, said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-30/plaintiff-says-they-wont-appeal-ballot-
State

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