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Alaska governor tours Shell oil rig in Seattle

SEATTLE - The governor of Alaska on Wednesday toured a massive oil drill rig parked on Seattle's...Walker an independent.Inslee spokeswoman Jaime Smith said the two governors didn't talk about the dispute over the drill rig but generally discussed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/alaska-governor-tours-shell-oil-rig-sea
State
House majority puts education add-back on table

...2001, the budget bill that holds the leftovers vetoed by the governor in the first, mostly unfunded budget bill, adds back $16...didn't specify how many state workers could be laid off.The governor's original fiscal year 2016 budget cut 371 jobs, 55 of which...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-27/house-majority-puts-education-add-back-
State
Local Sports Calendar for Wednesday, May 27

...Juneau Midnight Suns Post 25 vs. Ketchikan Post 3 at Adair Kennedy.Saturday, July 11RUNNINGHome, 9 a.m., McDowell Group Governor's Cup 5K and Kid's 1-Mile (Empire Cup Race) at Dimond Courthouse, 4th and Main Street. Kid's 1-mile starts at...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-27/local-sports-calendar-wednesday-may-27
Sports
Alutiiq Museum welcomes new director

...She also serves on the statewide Alaska Native Language Preservation and Advisory Council, as an appointee of former Alaska Governor Sean Parnell.The Alutiiq Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating Alutiiq heritage through living culture...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27/alutiiq-museum-welcomes-new-director
Art
'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case

...damage control.A likely reason: Twenty-six of the 34 states that would be most affected by the ruling have Republican governors, and 22 of the 24 GOP Senate seats up in 2016 are in those states.Obama's law offers subsidized private insurance to...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/ugly-potential-fallout-supreme-court-
Not For Web

...state, the legislature approved gay marriage in 2013 despite opposition from the Catholic hierarchy. And several Catholic governors across the country have led efforts to legalize gay marriage in their states. There has not been an equivalent phenomenon...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26
Not For Web
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city

...relentless tsunami-type power." He urged communities downstream to monitor flood levels and take the threat seriously.The governor added 24 counties to his disaster declaration, bringing the total to 37, most in the eastern half of the state.Among the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-26/twister-kills-13-mexico-border-city
Not For Web
Local Sports Calendar for Tuesday, May 26

...Juneau Midnight Suns Post 25 vs. Ketchikan Post 3 at Adair Kennedy.Saturday, July 11RUNNINGHome, 9 a.m., McDowell Group Governor's Cup 5K and Kid's 1-Mile (Empire Cup Race) at Dimond Courthouse, 4th and Main Street. Kid's 1-mile starts at...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-26/local-sports-calendar-tuesday-may-26
Sports
Senate Finance: We can't work until the House reaches agreement

...Many scolded legislators for a perceived inability to work together."Shame on this legislative body for fighting with the governor," said one caller. "Keep your hands off the Permanent Fund.""Stop playing with Alaska's money like it's your own...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/senate-finance-we-cant-work-until-house
State | AK legislature
Slack Tide: Hey, Alaska: Go fund yourself!

...them aside from public safety and prisons - not to mention the Governor's annual free hotdog cookout at Sandy Beach. And with the...baby daughter at one of those holiday fudge giveaways at the Governor's Mansion (which also stands to get the axe).Am I seriously...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-05-24/slack-tide-hey-alaska-go-fund-yours
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