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Riots erupt after funeral of man injured in custody

...rioters moved through the city. One group piled onto and rode a car as it drove down the street. Officers for the most part formed lines to keep protesters at bay.Monday's riot was the latest flare-up over the mysterious death of Freddie Gray, whose...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-28/riots-erupt-after-funeral-man-injured
Not For Web
Thousands rally for Gray; protests get rowdy

...standing on top of the cruiser with several other protesters.At that point, scores of officer rushed into the area, stopped and formed a line, three officers deep. The protesters scattered but returned a few minutes later and began yelling "What do we want...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-26/thousands-rally-gray-protests-get-row
Not For Web
My Turn: Sen. Dan Sullivan explains his views on the Iran deal and why

...of the most pressing issues in Iraq was the growing threat of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), especially Explosively Formed Projectiles, or EFPs, the most deadly and sophisticated IED on the battlefield. Almost every time I was in Iraq with General...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-23/my-turn-sen-dan-sullivan-explains-his
Opinion
Alaskans can help answer 'Where have all the rusty blackbirds gone?'

...species, very little was known about its life history or ecology. In 2005, the International Rusty Blackbird Working Group formed to develop research efforts toward understanding the species and its mysterious decline. The group is composed of researchers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-17/alaskans-can-help-answer-where-have-
Outdoors
Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

...overran Mukalla, the provincial capital of Yemen's largest province, Hadramawt. In the port city, the militants on Monday formed an alliance with tribesmen to oversee the running of daily affairs and businesses.Militants and tribesmen in joint groups...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-21/bombs-shatter-houses-yemen-capital-hi
Not For Web
Pure Sole: Dear JD: A basketball love story

...We could not deny our attraction any longer."Consolidation," we laughed, our hands tightly grasping each others.We formed a big happy family thanks to that bridge that connected the best, and sometimes the worst, of both our communities.We made...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-17/dear-jd-basketball-love-story
Sports
Juneau School District seeks ways to save school activities amid budget cuts

...funding.Juneau School District Superintendent Mark Miller formed a special high school activities advisory group to make recommendations...committee with members from the the Activities Advisory Council, formed in 2009, as well as three board members - Sargeant, Andi Story...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-15/juneau-school-district-seeks-ways-save-
Local
Celebrating clean water

...way of life.Southeast Alaska Conservation Council recently formed "Inside Passage Waterkeeper," which communications director...The event was organized by Salmon Beyond Borders, a group formed by fishermen, tour operators, environmental groups and the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-08/celebrating-clean-water
Art
Taku Lanes profile: We B Bad

...days when the Sunday Mixed Bowling League started 20 some years ago. It is named after the slang saying from the 1990s and was formed by Karl and Sandy Mielke in the then-new Sunday Night League. Octogenarian (88 years young) and 1997 Alaska State Bowling...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-06/taku-lanes-profile-we-b-bad
Sports
JSD replaces texts that spurred protests

...better."The school district partnered with local Alaska Native heritage organizations to replace the texts. A committee was formed of JSD teachers and administrators, as well as representatives of Goldbelt Heritage Foundation and the Sealaska Heritage Institute...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-08/jsd-replaces-texts-spurred-protests
Local

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