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Juneau needs an improved fireworks policy

...area(s) for the public to go and safely set off their fireworks during the holidays.Fireworks are hazardous explosive devices; the noise is hazardous and so is the fallout. Users of fireworks have little control over where a firework goes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-29/juneau-needs-improved-fireworks-polic
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Police warn about blasting caps JUNEAU - The Juneau Police Department is warning residents about explosive devices. Police recently received two reports of blasting caps being found in the Mendenhall Valley. All devices were found...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040600/Loc_briefs.shtml
Sea urchin diver finds 3,000 unexploded shells

...fishing gear. ``I've seen instances, not here in Alaska, but on the East Coast, where fishermen have caught explosive devices in their nets,'' said Coast Guard spokesman Roger Wetherall. The rounds Cassin found Thursday were cylindrical...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100899/Loc_shells.html
Local
A long recovery for Fairbanks solider

...Army combat medic who grew up in Fairbanks. That was in August 2005. Over the following six months, improvised explosive devices struck Wagner's patrol convoys 27 times. Four times, the shrapnel tore into the Humvees in which he rode. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060606/sta_20060606025.shtml
News
Outside editorials: Taking the Pentagon to task on weapons

...been looted by insurgents and militias. They are the main source of explosives used to construct deadly improvised explosive devices that have "killed or maimed people," and "support terrorist attacks in the region," the report found. But...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081007/opi_20070810038.shtml
Opinion
My turn: 'Collateral damage' a weak excuse in Iraq war

...at Soldiers moving through Iraqi streets in armored vehicles have been the target of insurgents using improvised explosive devices. These may be detonated by common radio signals from devices like cell phones or garage door openers. Spotters...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/063006/opi_20060630013.shtml
Opinion
This Day in History

...in Princeton, N.J. In 1957, suspected "Mad Bomber" George P. Metesky, accused of planting more than 30 explosive devices in the New York City area since 1940, was arrested in Waterbury, Conn. He was later found mentally ill and committed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012204/sta_dih.shtml
News
Teen arrested for having pipe bombs, improvised grenade

...a student at West High School, has possessed the explosive devices on school grounds, police said. "Today, ASD staff...Drive. He said he had found what he thought might be explosive devices in his son's backpack. He removed the objects...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120109/sta_530776073.shtml
Outside editorial: Apply the lessons of Iraq to Iran

...they are echoing once again, more ear-splitting than ever, as the administration argues that Iran is providing explosive devices to Iraqi militants that are killing and wounding American soldiers in Iraq. Maybe Iran is. Iranian leaders are...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021907/opi_20070219021.shtml
Opinion
Red Cross 'moms' dole out their TLC

...the telephones. All three soldiers, members of the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, were wounded by improvised explosive devices as they patrolled Rawah, Iraq, in their Stryker vehicles. They are recovering from their wounds at Fort Wainwright...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012306/sta_20060123010.shtml
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