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Investigators unsure anything struck train

...Craig Schultz said it was important to restore service, calling the Northeast Corridor "an economic engine here on the East Coast."Lawyers for four passengers injured in the derailment announced lawsuits against Amtrak on Monday. Amtrak has said...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-19/investigators-unsure-anything-struck-
Not For Web
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 18, 2015

...man confessed to the crime, police say. While Maryland police have been the ones holding the press conferences on the East Coast, JPD deserves credit for what appears to be a successful collaboration. As Maryland police were searching the man's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-18/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-m
Opinion
Juneau woman seeks mother in Nepal post quake

...and seems so cut off," Yasmine said by phone from the East Coast, where she's with family. "We've been hearing...with her brother, sister-in-law and nephew on the east coast; she coincidentally had a trip planned and left Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-29/juneau-woman-seeks-mother-nepal-post-qu
Local
Mining reps discuss business in Ketchikan

...site of a proposed rare earth metal mine pursued by Ucore.Heatherdale Resources owns the Niblack Project, also on the east coast of Prince of Wales, a proposed precious metal mine. Niblack Director Graham Neale, who also spoke for the AMA, said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-30/mining-reps-discuss-business-ketchikan
Local
Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row

...that are designed to prevent overfishing. They point to a recent federal report that says several economically valuable East Coast fish stocks are rebounding and no longer subject to overfishing as evidence that the Magnuson-Stevens act is effective...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-30/proposed-changes-us-fishing-laws-spark-
State
Federal agency, Alaska businesses partner on whale program

...speeds around whales and limiting the amount of time spent near feeding whales.According to the release, the participants worked with the federal agency this winter to tailor the program to Alaska. The program developed on the East coast.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-24/federal-agency-alaska-businesses-partne
State
Gambling problems lead to Canton House shutdown

...when he went to pick up his paycheck Tuesday, it wasn't there. The problem was he had an 8 p.m. flight to the East Coast for a new job opportunity. He feared he wouldn't be paid before he left. Threats were made and the police were called...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-02/gambling-problems-lead-canton-house-shu
Local
Permanent Fund Corporation not immune to DST impact

...firms."Outsourcing work to the East Coast would cost the state an estimated...with the federal government on the East Coast - although the change would probably...when employees in Alaska and on the East Coast are in the office at the same time...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/permanent-fund-corporation-not-immune-d
State | AK legislature
Off and mushing

...Alaska's fairly warm and snowless winter was caused by the same weather pattern that repeatedly dumped snow on the East Coast. It has made for poor conditions south of the Alaska Range, especially in the area of the Dalzell Gorge, considered...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-10/and-mushing
Sports
Clock stopped on daylight saving time repeal - for now

...legislation believe it will harm commerce in the state by pushing Alaska further from the population and business hub of the East Coast.Southeast lawmakers have denounced the bill, saying a change in daylight will impact summer tourism in the region...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/clock-stopped-daylight-saving-time-repe
State | AK legislature

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