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Homeowners' Easter surprise is a house fire

Capital City Fire and Rescue extinguished a fire at a Mendenhall Valley home on Easter Sunday that began inside a plastic coffee container.The fire caused about $3,000 in damage to the insured home at 9446 Carroll...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/homeowners-easter-surprise-house-fire
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Legislature passes bill honoring Native languages

...legislators met behind closed doors much of Easter Sunday, the group waited. When the midnight...A divided Legislature spent much of Easter Sunday working out its differences on...In this late hour, on the night of Easter, we stand hopeful and resolved for a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/waiting-it-out
State | AK legislature
Education a sticking point as session ends

...wrap. Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, helped lead an Easter egg hunt for children of lawmakers and aides on the Senate floor...members for the amped-up schedule - some had hoped to attend Easter services.The committee did not reconvene until after 3 p...

http://juneauempire.com/weddings/2014-04-21/education-sticking-point-session-end
State | AK legislature
Legislature calls it a day without finishing

...increase to the BSA, so the stalemate carried through all of Easter Sunday.What late finish meansThe midnight deadline carries...certain bill.As legislators met behind closed doors much of Easter Sunday, the group waited. When the midnight deadline came...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-21/legislature-calls-it-day-without-finish
State | AK legislature
Paying it forward

...This week, she was working on coordinating putting together 60 Easter baskets for troubled teens.The site is geared to help people...She was able to purchase 75, she announced happily. For Easter, she wrangled goodies from local businesses and spent this...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/paying-it-forward
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-18/making-green-peony-growers-blossoming-alaska-southeastThumbs up to a gorgeous Easter Sunday! We hope you were able to spend time with people you care about (preferably outside!).

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-21/thumbs-thumbs-down
Local
Huggins: Late Saturday target to finish work

...lawmakers are aiming to complete their work by Saturday night.Sunday is the scheduled end of the 90-day session, but that's Easter. Legislative leaders have said they'd like to complete their work before then, if possible.There are several major pieces...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/huggins-late-saturday-target-finish-wor
State | AK legislature
Commentary: The sacredness of this week

...and his resurrection from the dead on Easter Sunday.Holy Week provides an opportunity...countries, the days of Holy Week and Easter are celebrated not only as religious observances...those who are observing Holy Week and Easter in our community and around the world...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-13/commentary-sacredness-week
Opinion
In the Stacks: Nonfiction for adults

...Gordon Youth Center at 5 p.m. Friday, April 18.The Mendenhall Valley Library will be closed on Sunday, April 20, for Easter. All other public libraries will be open.For information about upcoming programs, or to place a hold, visit www.juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/stacks-nonfiction-adults
Art
Around Town for Friday, April 4

Bunny Hope 5k/1 mile run and Easter Egg hunt, Riverbend Elementary covered court. Registration at 9 a.m., race starts at 10 a.m. $20 for 6th graders and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-04/around-town-friday-april-4
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