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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
Pure Sole: Fear is real

...down an icy slope hurts.It happens.I don't perceive the pain. I feel it.The danger was both perceived and real.The trick is to understand the danger and be prepared for what could happen.The four ultras know more about this than I...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-28/fear-real
Sports
Electrifying eco-tourism

...engine, leaving only a small wake and zero fuel emissions. The vessel would also have propeller guards to keep marine life from danger, since the motor would be almost soundless.It will be a high-tech venture all around, with a hydrophone to hear whale...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-27/electrifying-eco-tourism
Local
My Turn: The worst kind of domestic violence

...and grew. Unfortunately, since 1973, the place once thought to be the safest for a baby has become in some cases a place of danger and death. The home of every child, whether they are born or unborn, should be a safe place.From my perspective, abortion...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-18/my-turn-worst-kind-domestic-violence
Opinion
Drenched by pouring rain, Eaglecrest postpones all programs

...conditions are forecast through the week, and the weather service has issued a cautionary note: It expects mudslide and rockslide danger to be high this week.Rainfall above three inches is likely over the central and southern panhandle from tonight through Wednesday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-20/drenched-pouring-rain-eaglecrest-postpo
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Jan. 19, 2015

...Alaska children are obese. Obesity is a health crisis, even if that fact is uncomfortable to think about. At this point, its danger to Alaskans has surpassed that of smoking and drunken driving, yet we devote far less time and energy to fighting it. Perhaps...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-19/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion
Prosecutors dismiss case against woman who freed eagle from trap

...it's not something for the public to go into, and by going into it, they're putting themselves and their animals into danger potentially."Frenzel noted that the trapper would not be in trouble for killing the eagle."Not by us, no," he said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-23/prosecutors-dismiss-case-against-woman-
Local
Empire Editorial: No gray area for child predators

...the world daily because of the appetite for child pornography. By dealing in pornography, Petersen was contributing to the danger faced by children around the world. Though he never left Petersburg, Petersen was contributing to problems in St. Petersburg...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-15/empire-editorial-no-gray-area-child-p
Opinion
Ex-Petersburg school employee sentenced for child porn

...involvement was much more than a passing interest," Schmidt wrote in court documents. "It indicates that he is a potential danger to children and the public at large."Petersen received 12 years for each of the three counts he pleaded guilty to, but the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-11/ex-petersburg-school-employee-sentenced
Local
Pure Sole: What not to do for Christmas

...bat the mistletoe about, stay out of reach of stinky-old-(insert any Scandinavian girls name here) and tower above the dangers of seeing an immense fat man in a red suit.All started well.The family was bundled up and thrust into the gigantic four-door...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-23/what-not-do-christmas
Sports

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