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JSD boots hazers from football

...anybody was punished for hazing," JDHS head football coach Kevin Hamrick said. "I...Hamrick, who is in his first season as head coach. "I think since I have been on...have not had any issues since I have been head coach. I think we are in the right direction...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/jsd-boots-hazers-football
Local | Sports
Empire Editorial: Waking up from Alaska's aerospace dream

When your head is in the clouds, it's easy to lose track of your feet.On Monday, the 17th rocket since 1998 lifted off from the state-owned...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-29/empire-editorial-waking-alaskas-aeros
Opinion
On the Trails: Marmots, gentians

...calmly up the trail ahead of me. We walked together but apart for many yards. Next to the trail, a young marmot sat with its head out of its burrow, watching the approaching trail-walkers. As the grouse drew near, the youngster hurriedly pulled back...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/trails-marmots-gentians
Outdoors
Harbor seal pup returns to wild

...hesitantly, into the waves. "I named him Puppy."After the kennel door opened, the seal looked around nervously. He put his head down and sniffed the sand, and after a minute, Alaska SeaLife Center Stranding Supervisor Halley Werner tipped the back of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/harbor-seal-pup-returns-wild
Outdoors
Thoughts on Richard Dauenhauer

...or other. He was so patient. I miss his smile; and I still have things I would like him to explain to me.-- Jim Simard, Head of Historical Collections, Alaska State Library Nora and Dick must be some of the most internationally famous and influential...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/thoughts-richard-dauenhauer
Art
Army rocket explodes after taking off

...launch complex is about 25 miles from the city of Kodiak.Witnesses watched the rocket lift off at 12:25 a.m., quickly head nose-down and explode, KMXT radio reported.Kodiak photographer Scott Wight watched the launch from Cape Greville in Chiniak...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/army-rocket-explodes-after-taking
State
Arts institute aims to activate young brains

...dance moves.However, at one point he stopped them."We've got some issues here," he said, chuckling and shaking his head. "I see some almost '70s Bee Gees dancing."The teachers broke into laughter and then regrouped for a fresh try, that time...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/arts-institute-aims-activate-young-brai
State
Harvin ready to explode for Seahawks

...with touchdowns."What we're seeing is really good execution and a lot of positive things with minimal negative plays," head coach Pete Carroll said. "Russell (Wilson) is getting the ball out really quickly and when he isn't, he's moving efficiently...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-26/harvin-ready-explode-seahawks
Sports
Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

...SpeedFlex that is supposed to be the latest in head protection.A vocal proponent of player...can reduce the risk of a devastating head injury."It's just like everything...return-to-play rules for players who receive head blows and create a $70 million fund to...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/teams-test-out-new-helmet-does-it-work
Sports
Ledecky wins two gold; Missy Franklin misses out

GOLD COAST, Australia - Katie Ledecky grinned and nodded her head, very slightly, in a show of approval as she surveyed the times on the scoreboard for the 800-meter freestyle.After starting...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/ledecky-wins-two-gold-missy-franklin-m
Sports

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