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More ferries for less ridership

...subject, Executive Director Shelly Wright said, with 60 percent of members against building the road. The organization was formed in the late 1950s specifically to advocate for the establishment of a ferry system.Because its membership doesn't agree...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-19/more-ferries-less-ridership
State | Local
Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

...side prevails, he will have realized a long-held dream of leading his country to independence from an alliance with England formed in 1707.In a final speech on Wednesday night, Salmond told voters: "This is our opportunity of a lifetime and we must seize...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-19/vote-counting-begins-scotland-indepen
Not For Web
Lawsuit: Lt. Gov. erred in campaign action

...organization declined to endorse either Walker or Mallott, but labor leaders later overwhelmingly threw their support behind the newly formed team.AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami did not immediately respond Wednesday to a request for comment.Margaret Paton-Walsh...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/lawsuit-lt-gov-erred-campaign-action
State
My Turn: Walker's statements threaten gasline progress, jobs

...Equally important, we secured the right for the state to continue with the project on its own if industry backs out.We formed the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation to carry the state's interest. As an owner, Alaska will chart its own course...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-17/my-turn-walkers-statements-threaten-g
Opinion
Wildlife Spy: A gathering of cranes

...plants, insects, small mammals and amphibians, herons are predators. One of the vertebra in the heron's neck is specially formed to provide that lethal s-shaped coil that allows the heron to strike prey (fish, amphibians, birds, or small mammals...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/wildlife-spy-gathering-cranes
Outdoors
Labor leaders endorse Walker, Mallott

ANCHORAGE - Alaska labor leaders on Thursday endorsed the newly formed team of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott in the governor's race.The Alaska AFL-CIO announced the endorsement in a news release...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-05/labor-leaders-endorse-walker-mallott
State
Harsh ad gives Begich re-election bid a hiccup

...incumbents and a lynchpin to his party holding onto their majority in the chamber. He raised $8 million on his own while supporters formed a super PAC to help him, and national groups have already spent almost $5 million to attack his Republican opponent, Dan...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-07/harsh-ad-gives-begich-re-election-bid-h
State
Fall Arts Preview

...usually perform three times a year, sometimes in conjunction with other arts groups, under the direction of Tyree Pini. Though formed as an independent organization, the group has been a symphony program since 1988.Dec.12-13: JSS String Orchestra and...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-11/fall-arts-preview
Art
In 'Magic in the Moonlight,' Allen reprises favorite themes

...fancifully, at times ridiculously, but not as cleverly.In fact, "Magic" at times seems more an unrealized idea than a fully formed movie. Perhaps, chalk it up to one of those off years for a filmmaker who keeps himself on a production line pace - 49 pictures...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-11/magic-moonlight-allen-reprises-favorite-t
Art
Marijuana and your kids

...pro-marijuana in Seattle right now, you're the enemy. There's something wrong with you."In 2006, a community coalition was formed to battle underage drinking in the upper-middle-class neighborhood where Kerby now works. Four years later, that group...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-04/marijuana-and-your-kids
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