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Egan's attempt to save Haines forestry office fails in Senate

...required a forester to be "stationed in or within one mile of the state forest resource management area."Budgets moving forward in the Alaska Legislature call for the elimination of state forestry jobs across Southeast as a cost-cutting measure. The...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/egans-attempt-save-haines-forestry-offi
State | AK legislature
Big Thorne timber injunction denied

...denied an injunction requested by environmental groups, allowing the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island to move forward Saturday.The Thursday announcement follows a March appeal by the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council to the 9th Circuit...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-16/big-thorne-timber-injunction-denied
State | Local
Peterson reinstated by NFL, looks to leave Minnesota

...the star running back wants to play elsewhere next season. But the Vikings say they have no plans to trade him."We look forward to Adrian re-joining the Vikings," the team said in a statement issued after the announcement.Peterson was indicted on...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-17/peterson-reinstated-nfl-looks-leave-m
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World track championships coming to U.S.

...California, had also unsuccessfully bid in 1999 and 2001.The leader of the bid effort, Vin Lananna, said Eugene had carried forward its original commitments, knowing that Diack had a strong desire to bring the worlds to the United States."(It's) in...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-17/world-track-championships-coming-us
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Empowered pool board may answer to Parks and Rec.

...It's obviously not a long-term solution, but I'm certainly willing to make it work."He said the pools will still move forward with marketing plans he has outlined with the help of USA Pools consultants during the six-month transition to an empowered...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-17/empowered-pool-board-may-answer-parks-a
Local
My Turn: Medicaid expansion makes sense for many reasons

...budgets. Nonetheless, when you dig deeper into the facts, figures and underlying rationale, it makes good sense to move forward with Medicaid expansion.Many come to the discussion with the core belief that all Alaskan citizens deserve access to medical...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-14/my-turn-medicaid-expansion-makes-sens
Opinion
For Gastineau Apts, tide changes again

...Juneau Assembly passed a motion to move forward with eminent domain on the burned-out...last meeting that the Assembly was moving forward with eminent domain, which would allow...demolition agreement, the Assembly could move forward with eminent domain at any time if Barrett...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-14/gastineau-apts-tide-changes-again
Local
Falcons girls play even with Crimson Bears

...could not capitalize again.TMHS freshman forward Cierra McCain had a shot across the goalmouth...seconds into the second half as senior forward Maddie McKeown put a hard shot off the...Davenport.Thunder Mountain freshman forward Cierra McCain tied the game at 1-1 at...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-15/falcons-girls-play-even-crimson-bears
Sports
Alaska Editorial: Legislature's focus on cuts has avoided other half of funding equation

...bring significantly more revenue into state coffers before reserves are exhausted. Fewer still have had the courage to bring forward bills that would increase revenue.There's no time to delay this discussion because of its potential political consequences...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-14/alaska-editorial-legislatures-focus-c
Opinion
House uses Tax Day to pass bills targeting IRS

...tax debt."House Republicans said the bills were part of their efforts to "rein in the IRS.""This marks a major step forward in our common quest to strengthen transparency and accountability at the IRS, an agency in desperate need for a complete makeover...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-16/house-uses-tax-day-pass-bills-targeti
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