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...by small glass marbles. "We've been studying physics and motion and energy, and one of the best ways we figured to do it was to have this kind of hands-on, creative project," math and science Teacher James White said. The project, which...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/ready-roll
Neighbors
Crimson Bears football in a coaching uproar

...level. If it were to happen you could only require them to do it for one year and then you have to find someone else to fill...want to do differently that I think will work better if I do it now, this way."Sjoroos received an email from Hamrick...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-20/crimson-bears-football-coaching-uproar
Sports
Jobs, taxes and buildings: Behind CBJ's austerity offensive

...juggle around to make everything fit into the appropriate category," he said. "It's bigger and more contentious to do it this time around. There's plenty of money in different areas to do the things we want to do. But is there money to be...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-20/jobs-taxes-and-buildings-behind-cbjs-au
Local
On the Trails: The cost of making males

...This is true of some lizards, salamanders, fishes, and certain invertebrates, but no birds or mammals. If they can do it, why don't we?There would seem to be real advantages to parthenogenesis. A female would make all female offspring...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/trails-cost-making-males
Outdoors
Juneau runners prepare for Boston Marathon

...with the bombing and everything that happened I felt like I needed to come back and just be there. Support the race and do it again to show that we are not going to be scared off by that kind of activity. A lot of people have similar feelings...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-18/juneau-runners-prepare-boston-marathon
Sports
Making green: Peony growers blossoming in Alaska, Southeast

...August, Southeast Alaska rains tend to drench the flowers. But they do bloom in July."If coastal Oregon can do it, Juneau can do it," Holloway said. Fluetsch says peonies are easy to grow as long as they're planted at the right depth and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/making-green-peony-growers-blossomin
Outdoors
Today In Sports History

...Garnett becomes the ninth player in NBA history to average 20 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in a season. The last to do it was Charles Barkley for Phoenix in 1992-93.2009 - Rafael Nadal becomes the first player to win five straight Monte Carlo...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-18/today-sports-history
Sports
Folk Fest profile: Jane Roodenburg

...music scene - apart from the actual Alaskans - is the do-it-yourself approach to learning and performing, said...somebody more qualified to tell you what to do. You just do it or don't do it."At the Alaska Folk Festival, this can-do spirit...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-10/cajun-kitchen-jane-roodenburg
Local | Art
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...plants and animals that "built the soil in the first place" rather than import fertilizer and exotic plants and animals to do it. He writes with authority about work horses, bird dogs, seasons, mountains, county agents and open country. The essays...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/five-good-reads-earth-day
Art
Pure Sole: Random gravity check

...the Mendenhall Glacier and into the ice caves.Yes, we do it. It is beautiful and wild and you feel alive.Because you...probably should not be running winter mountains, but we do it.We try to go in pairs, and we try to bring enough food...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-17/random-gravity-check
Sports

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