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For those who don't want to read

...tough choice is before you. You want to have an opinion on the Man Booker Prize nominees (your own opinion, not mine) but you don't want to read all six books in the next five weeks. How then do you choose the most worthy?Below are several tried-and-true...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/those-who-dont-want-read
Art
A camera that doesn't record

...we could send them the tapes, and we had to tell them, 'We don't have any tapes,'" DOT Regional Traffic and Safety Engineer...and I've heard (police) chief (Bryce) Johnson say we don't want to live in a Big Brother society where everything we...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/camera-doesnt-record
Local
Northrim Bank officially completes takeover

...Northrim is the best-case scenario for minimal attrition. Beedle said it was inevitable that some positions would be cut - "we don't need two presidents," for example - so they expect to shrink from 60 employees to 40 at the Juneau locations. Some leadership...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-19/northrim-bank-officially-completes-take
Local
Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

...dream nurtured during three decades living in the U.S. with her late husband."The one thing America has that the Scots don't have is confidence," said Smith, who returned to Scotland years ago. "But they're getting it, they're walking tall...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/vote-counting-begins-scotland-indepen
Not For Web
Booker season: For those who don't want to read

...tough choice is before you. You want to have an opinion on the Man Booker Prize nominees (your own opinion, not mine) but you don't want to read all six books in the next five weeks. How then do you choose the most worthy?Below are several tried-and-true...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2014-09-18/booker-season-those-who
My Turn: The 'do nothing' style of Parnell's leadership

...increases on individual plans offered under Obamacare. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, said "many of us already knew it was coming...one-term president." Then he clarified his position, adding: "I don't want the president to fail; I want him to change."McConnell...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/my-turn-do-nothing-style-parnells-lea
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Be smart with your PFD - don't just spend, save

Amid much anticipation Wednesday, Gov. Sean Parnell announced this year's Permanent Fund Dividend amount to be $1,884. Sure, we'll take it. As will roughly 641,489 fellow Alaskans when checks are distributed on Oct. 2.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-18/empire-editorial-be-smart-your-pfd-do
Opinion
12 questions: Shiver Twins

...coming of age" band. A group of guys who don't necessarily want to grow up yet but...big brother I never wanted ever since. I don't even know how I met Lance, he's just...who want to form their own bands?All: Don't do it.What do you think of Juneau's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-18/12-questions-shiver-twins
Art
Senate races: Dems decry birth control plan

...without a prescription, Democrats cried foul.Republicans still want to repeal "Obamacare," they said, and insurers generally don't pay for over-the-counter products. Women would end up paying more for over-the-counter contraceptives than they...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/senate-races-dems-decry-birth-control
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My Turn: Alaska's Women: Pioneers of the past and present

...Pearce and Lyda Green.In Alaska, women don't record history - they write it.Today...to shattering the "glass ceiling."We don't ask for handouts or special privileges...ahead. Our success shows the world that we don't just survive the last frontier, we...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-19/my-turn-alaskas-women-pioneers-past-a
Opinion

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