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Hey batter batter batter, swing batter!

...baseballs away.And more youths lined up to dig their hands into the white goodness of used cowhide and pull out a treasure or two for the days of catch that waited on the fields of summer baseball."Hey batter, batter, swing batter..."

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-03/hey-batter-batter-batter-swing-batter
Sports
At Safeway, co-workers and friends remember Brandon Cook

...into a microphone while sniffing back tears."I think it was my second day, he walked up and said, 'Hey, are you new to Safeway?' or 'Hey, are you new to Juneau?'" another employee named Andrew said.Cook, 30, was fatally shot inside...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-27/safeway-co-workers-and-friends-remember
Local
Hiker, dog rescued on Mount Roberts

...needed to wait until sunlight returned to make it home."He realized he was in a tricky spot, called his family and said, 'Hey, I'm here, I'll try and get back later, don't worry,'" said Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters. "The...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-07/hiker-dog-rescued-mount-roberts
Local
Veterans' bond strengthened by kidney donation

...June 2014, abruptly thrusting him into dialysis.But "we got through Vietnam. We'll get through this," Warner said."Hey, Bill," Middaugh joked, "we got a PT formation tomorrow."Their connection goes back to March 1968 in Fort Carson, Colorado...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-11/veterans-bond-strengthened-k
Nation and World
A second chance

...President Peterson said Hartsock's story is inspiring and that he hopes others think to themselves, "'Hey, I can do that, too. Hey, I can be successful. I deserve a second chance.'""We all make mistakes," Peterson said. "There's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-11/second-chance
Local
Melino's Marine Services: Expecting the Unexpected

...you're going to be thinking 'Whoa, what happened,'" he said."I want to be the guy that the community calls up and says "Hey, Melino does that," he said. "Any wacky thing, I want to do it."Melino's Marine Services is at http://www.melinosmarineservices...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-19/mlw-melinos-marine-services
Art
Slack Tide: Are we there yet?

...tailgating altogether.Indeed, I can pinpoint the exact moment I entered maturity: the first time I pulled over and yelled: "Hey, you kids, quit horsing around back there!" Of course, nowadays I hurl this invective frequently - indeed, I daresay it's...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-10-25/slack-tide-are-we-there-yet
Neighbors
Concerns block STEM charter school

...Thunder Mountain High School students as parting gifts. Carlson, who previously served as board president, said with tears in hey eyes she hoped board members continued to consider the needs of undeserved populations: "Be conscience of who we are leaving...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-21/concerns-block-stem-charter-school
Local
Sitka's 'slave auction' to be renamed

...don't know why it's such a big deal," Ledbetter said by telephone Monday."Why I wasn't called by the NAACP and say, 'Hey,' instead of slamming us for a word that just means squat now. I mean, how long has that been? 150? Almost 200 years...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-20/sitkas-slave-auction-be-renamed
State
Refereeing is not easy

...and it was an early morning region game," Osburn said. "The coach's wife was heckling him and she yelled something like 'Hey ref, I think you need a new prescription' or something like that. He just laughed it off. He actually looked up in the stands...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-10-08/refereeing-not-easy
Sports

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