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Tlingit Dagger Points to Hidden History

...the meteorite became a tarnished memory, its metallic content as well. An 1890 study revealed 92.56 per cent iron and 7.11 per cent nickel, easily polished to a bright gleam.In Juneau, with the parallel creation of the new State Library...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/tlingit-dagger-points-hidden-history
Art
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...said Tom Kloza, global head of energy at the Oil Price Information Service.In fact, Californians probably will see high prices drop a bit because the wholesale price of crude has dropped 60 cents a gallon in the past week, Kloza said.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/oil-spreads-across-9-miles-pacific-fo
Not For Web
Empire Editorial: Location doesn't matter when lives are at stake

...special session work in Anchorage, if lawmakers complete their budget work in Juneau first.Lawmakers can talk dollars and cents all they want, but in Juneau, we think about the people behind those numbers. The budget approved by the Legislature at the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-15/empire-editorial-location-doesnt-matt
Opinion
Anchorage family clings to hope murder will be solved

...through the Trans-Alaska pipeline for less than a year. In the Anchorage Daily News, advertisers offered fryer chickens for 89 cents a pound and an AM/FM 8-track recorder for $79.95.Thirty-seven years, three months and 26 days have passed since...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-11/anchorage-family-clings-hope-murder-wil
State
Pure Sole: I mushed, for a quick moment

...into a campfire to warm his feet."The tales blossomed into myth when retold in the drug store, where tellers took our 50 cents for bubble gum baseball cards or coconut-tasting Idaho Spud bars, and they reached Biblical proportions in the grocery aisles...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-07/i-mushed-quick-moment
Sports
Gas prices still look low for summer even after spring surge

...The national average price of gasoline reached $2.66 per gallon, where it has held steady in recent days. The price is 99 cents cheaper than last year at this time, according to AAA, OPIS and Wright Express.But many believe the surge in both oil and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-12/gas-prices-still-look-low-summer-even-a
State
Legislature passes gas tax increase to fund spill cleanup

...marine fuel and heating oil by 0.95 cents per gallon.House Bill 158, proposed by Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, suggested a cent-per-gallon increase. It passed the...proposed tax increase by five hundredths of a cent, to provide what DEC has truly asked for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/legislature-passes-gas-tax-increase-fun
State | AK legislature
Fliers get a bit of relief as summer airfares fall

...the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. With U.S. airlines burning through 42 million gallons of fuel a day, that 90-cent savings adds up quickly: $14.7 billion for the entire year if prices remain at these levels.Travelers are only seeing a...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-21/fliers-get-bit-relief-summer-airfares
Not For Web
Switch to diesel will only cost you 'fractions of a cent'

...Electric Light & Power Co. customers will only see 'fractions of a cent' in added cost to their monthly electric bill as a result of...cost to customers."In this case, it will be fractions of a cent," Driscoll said.AEL&P initially thought the outage was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/switch-diesel-will-only-cost-you-fracti
Local
House passes fuel tax by a hair

...A bill sponsored by Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, places a cent-per-gallon tax on refined fuel at the wholesale level. The...the next fiscal year without the tax. SPAR is funded by a 5 cent-per-barrel tax on crude oil, but with steadily declining...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/houses-fuel-tax-passes-hair
State | AK legislature

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