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Today in sports history

...Francisco Giants hits catcher John Roseboro of the Dodgers in the head with his bat. A 14-minute brawl ensues and Roseboro suffers cuts on the head. Marichal thought Roseboro threw too close to his head when returning the ball to Sandy Koufax.1984 - Evelyn Ashford...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/today-sports-history
Sports
Kito, Dukowitz face off at Chamber debate

...candidates were unable to list items in the state budget they would cut or whittle down. They were also asked to list their two biggest...is "one area if we don't have the money will probably get cut," he said.Kito said he is a "strong supporter of pre-K...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-22/kito-dukowitz-face-chamber-debate
Local
Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska

...as mayor, his campaign signs sat in some yards next to the independent candidate for governor and those supportive of oil tax cuts put in place by the Republican-controlled state Legislature last year. Some people still remember his days as a property manager...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/embattled-sen-begichs-secret-weapon-ala
State
Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

...22 percent since 2001. Another program that partners with states and private landowners to conserve wildlife habitat has been cut by 17 percent during that same period.The biggest hit has occurred with the maintenance of thousands of recreational sites...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/report-firefighting-costs-eroding-conse
State
US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

...question on the ballot is a referendum to overturn the state's new oil production tax. Supporters of the new system see the tax cuts as a way to boost investment and production, while critics deem them a giveaway to oil companies. Voters also will narrow fields...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/us-senate-race-draws-focus-alaska-prima
State
New Capital Transit plan slows to a halt

...department's budget by 4 percent as part of citywide budget cuts. That means instead of increasing Capital Transit's annual...pointed out that all reaches of city government are experiencing cuts."We have a budget shortfall and the only way to give you more...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/new-capital-transit-plan-slows-halt
Local
Defending champs continue football reign

...so we need to work on that," Juneau head coach Kevin Hamrick said. "We had receivers run the wrong route, and we had some cuts up field that should have been made outside instead of inside and they would have had a lot more running room. Plenty of fixable...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-19/defending-champs-continue-football-rei
Sports
5 things to know about the primary

...included in debates he participates in.? OIL TAX REPEAL: Ballot Measure 1 asks voters whether they want to repeal the oil tax cuts passed by lawmakers in 2013 and revert to the system enacted under Palin in 2007. A "yes" vote favors repeal. According to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-19/5-things-know-about-primary
State
5 things to know about the Alaska primary

...included in debates he participates in.3. OIL TAX REPEAL: Ballot Measure 1 asks voters whether they want to repeal the oil tax cuts passed by lawmakers in 2013 and revert to the system enacted under Palin in 2007. A "yes" vote favors repeal. According to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-18/5-things-know-about-alaska-primary
State
An Alaskan Idiot's Guide to voting on SB 21

...their hands and back into the Alaska Legislature.? ... it's a bit strange to have two ConocoPhillips employees vote to cut taxes on ConocoPhillps.? ... the Permanent Fund will disappear unless you vote YES.If you vote NO, you probably believe...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-18/alaskan-idiots-guide-voting-sb-21
State

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