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Italian tourist killed when hit by piece of Alaska glacier

...Beth Ipsen says the group was gathering for a photo when someone ran after hearing the ice crack.Hellweger was struck by an ice chunk.His body was not immediately retrieved because of diminishing light and the danger of more ice breaking.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-02/italian-tourist-killed-when-hit-piece-a
State
Italian tourist killed by piece of glacier

...the group ran when they heard the ice start to crack. The glacier calved and a chunk fell on Alexander."His body was recovered Monday. It wasn't retrieved Sunday night because of diminishing light and the danger of more ice breaking.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-03/italian-tourist-killed-piece-glacier
State
Report: Scale of racism in World Cup host a threat

...safety of fans and of players," Powar added. "Players have already said they will walk off if they hear racism. That is a danger. We want that to be addressed in advance."The Russian Football Union and World Cup 2018 organizers both declined to comment...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-01/report-scale-racism-world-cup-host-thr
Sports
Letter: Ban high-intensity headlights

...People who have any respect for their fellow drivers need to do away with their blue, high-intensity headlights. They are a danger to oncoming traffic. It appears as though someone is approaching with their brights still on and it is difficult for one to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-25/letter-ban-high-intensity-headlights
Letters
No new charges against couple who caged granddaughter

...Endangering the welfare of a child and assault charges also might not apply."You can't just say 'Well, the child was in danger so it must fit in here,'" Hofmeister said. "There's specific theories for each one of those (charges), which KPD is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-25/no-new-charges-against-couple-who-caged
State
Minor earthquake rattles Juneau; no damage reported

...weak shaking. No damage was reported, and according to the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, there is no tsunami danger from the earthquake.The quake is the largest in Southeast Alaska since a magnitude 5.9 temblor struck Glacier Bay National...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-18/minor-earthquake-rattles-juneau-no-dama
Local
2015 'I-Did-A-Detour' start moved to Fairbanks

...you can't make the Iditarod, by its very nature entirely safe we have a strong obligation to eliminate as much unnecessary danger and risk as possible. Hence the decision to relocate the restart."The ITC heard a final report from a four-person trail...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-12/2015-i-did-detour-start-moved-fairbank
Sports
'Heart breaking' discovery

...At a low count of 4,000 platelets, she could have had internal bleeding at any moment without realizing she was in mortal danger. A simple fall could have been fatal. One of her biggest challenges was the day she had to step away from the Juneau-Douglas...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-15/heart-breaking-discovery
Neighbors
Man to serve 8 years for sharing child porn

...can be safe from him, more importantly. I'm hopeful for that. Am I confident about that and that he doesn't present a danger? I'm not. And I think most parents would be very, very frightened if Mr. Deach was living next door to them."

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-10/man-serve-8-years-sharing-child-porn
Local
NFL players who started young show more thinking problems

...age whose brains are rapidly developing?"Stern, whose research into CTE has helped lead to a greater understanding of the dangers of concussions, said he isn't ready to write off the sport. Although he said he can no longer watch youth football, he...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-29/nfl-players-who-started-young-show-mor
Sports

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