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Mayweather wins richest fight ever

...testing and a variety of other issues sidelined it until Pacquiao beat Chris Algieri in November and immediately launched a campaign to get the fight made.When they finally got it, it wasn't the fight it might have been five years ago. But it was enough...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-03/mayweather-wins-richest-fight-ever
Not For Web
Canadians, Americans, call for safer tailings storage in BC

...Chris that failed at Mount Polley and that the expert panel specifically recommends against," said Chris Zimmer, Alaska Campaign Director of Rivers Without Borders. "The panel called Mount Polley a 'loaded gun' and B.C. is loading the chamber at...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-01/canadians-americans-call-safer-taili
Outdoors
Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

...rescued.The plight of the schoolgirls, who have become known as "the Chibok girls," aroused international outrage and a campaign for their release under the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. Their kidnapping brought Boko Haram, whose nickname means "Western...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/scores-more-women-girls-freed-nigeria
Not For Web
Nigerian army rescues 293 women

...garnered international attention and the #BringBackOurGirls campaign.Their kidnapping brought Boko Haram to the attention of the...Obama got engaged, tweeting a photograph of herself with the campaign sign.The Nigerian army announced two weeks ago that it would...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/nigerian-army-rescues-293-women
Not For Web
Police station attack in Bosnia reignites tensions

...Bosnia's1992-95 war. Almost all Muslim residents were expelled from the town, and many were rounded up and killed as part of a Serb campaign to create a purely Serb area.Bosnian security analyst Goran Kovacevic said, "This country is living in an atmosphere of...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-29/police-station-attack-bosnia-reignite
Not For Web
In the name of love

...Gov. Walker told me himself he would not get in the way of gay marriage." Longworth said she supported Walker during his campaign and voted for him. Another attendee, Illa Little, said discriminating against same-sex couples seeking to marry is akin...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-28/name-love
Local
Wells Fargo's workplace giving program earns United Way's top honor

...Fargo and Company for leading the largest workplace giving campaign in the U.S. last year. This will be Wells Fargo's sixth-consecutive...company's month-long Community Support and United Way giving campaign, Wells Fargo team members pledged $70.5 million, a 9 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-26/wells-fargos-workplace-giving-progr
Neighbors
Alaska Editorial: Legislature should listen on Medicaid

...with a president with low approval in the Last Frontier. It was one of Gov. Bill Walker's most successful issues in his campaign against former Gov. Sean Parnell. A recent poll found support of both the governor and Medicaid expansion surpass 60 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-22/alaska-editorial-legislature-should-l
Opinion
Medi-jammed

...against the clock to be ready for expansion - if it happens. Gov. Walker made Medicaid expansion his No. 1 priority during his campaign and has said he will most likely call a special session of the Legislature to continue to push his legislation. Push back...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-26/medi-jammed
State | AK legislature
Four-time Iditarod winner champions literacy

...funding programs like the Born Learning initiative, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and UWSEAK's Literacy by Third Grade campaign. "Children who have trouble reading at grade level often struggle in school and drop out as a result, while successful readers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-27/four-time-iditarod-winner-champions-lit
Local

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