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Gun shop owner accused of hiding evidence

...the misuse of firearms.Choate and co-counsel Jonathan Lowy of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence in Washington, D.C., then appealed the ruling and argued the law (the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, or PLCAA for short) was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-28/gun-shop-owner-accused-hiding-evidence
Local
Obama to seek wilderness designation for ANWR

...worries that oil and gas development would displace Native subsistence activities. He said he was pleased with Obama's action, even if it is symbolic.? Associated Press writer Jim Kuhnhenn contributed to this report from Washington, D.C.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-26/obama-seek-wilderness-designation-anwr
State | AK legislature
State of Indian Nations speech underlines US-tribe relations

...recognizing Indian Country's legal authority to control its own destiny," Cladoosby told a crowd gathered in Washington, D.C. "It means respecting Native peoples for who we are, not who others think we are. And it means modernizing the trust...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-23/state-indian-nations-speech-underlines-
State
NBA Capsules

...Westbrook finished with 32 points and led a third-quarter comeback that made up a 12-point halftime deficit. Durant, the D.C. native whose 2016 free agency is much anticipated in his hometown, added seven rebounds. Nene scored 24 points for the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-22/nba-capsules
Sports
WSJ ranks Alaska Airlines best overall in U.S.

...Performance (RNP) in the mid-1990s and that system is now used in 36 cities including Seattle, Palm Springs, Washington D.C., San Diego and 12 airports in Alaska, a press release from the company said."The satellite-based navigation system...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-20/wsj-ranks-alaska-airlines-best-overall-
Local
Arts calendar

...Foundation: Defining Arts Integration, developed by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C. Designed to help teachers and teaching artists establish a shared understanding about the definition and practice of arts...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-15/arts-calendar
Art
Number of ships transiting Arctic waters falls in 2014

...Arctic waters may have been premature, said Malte Humpert, executive director of the Arctic Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank."I think 2014 kind of shows that development and Arctic shipping may be further off than we might...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-06/number-ships-transiting-arctic-waters-f
State
American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

...British Columbia's mining development plans, forming the United Tribal Transboundary Mining Working Group, traveling to D.C. to meet with Alaska's Congressional delegation and environmental regulators, and holding many meetings sharing their...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/american-indian-alaska-native-organi
Outdoors
Rule allows trust status for tribal lands

...interpretation that tribes had lost the trust status right under the settlement act.The U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., rejected the state's position that the settlement act mandated different treatment for tribes in Alaska. The state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-21/rule-allows-trust-status-tribal-lands
State
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...7, 1941 with the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and the loss of the U.S. battle fleet moored there. In Washington D.C., before a joint session of Congress, President Franklin Roosevelt expressed the nation's outrage by describing December...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/forgotten-battle-alaska
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