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Alaska high court: Local mining initiative unenforceable

JUNEAU - Alaska's highest court has ruled that an initiative seeking to restrict large-scale...handled the case for the sponsors.Pebble is pleased with the high court's ruling, company spokesman Mike Heatwole said by email Friday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-17/alaska-high-court-local-mining-initiati
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Local mining initiative not viable

JUNEAU - Alaska's highest court ruled Friday that an initiative seeking to restrict large-scale...handled the case for the sponsors.Pebble is pleased with the high court's ruling, company spokesman Mike Heatwole said by email Friday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-20/local-mining-initiative-not-viable
Local
Poll: Sharp divisions after high court backs gay marriage

NEW YORK (AP) - The Supreme Court's ruling last month legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide has left Americans sharply divided, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll that suggests support for gay unions may be down slightly from earlier this year.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/poll-sharp-divisions-after-high-court
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Obama: 'Feeling good' on health care

...he wants to refocus the debate on improving health care quality, expanding access and eliminating waste now that the high court has upheld a key element of the Affordable Care Act."I'm feeling pretty good about how health care is going...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/obama-feeling-good-health-care
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Court: Texas abortion clinics stay open

...wrote that four justices probably would want to review the constitutionality of the Texas regulations. Last year, the high court prevented enforcement while the case was on appeal to the 5th Circuit.Backers of the regulations say they are common-sense...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/court-texas-abortion-clinics-stay-ope
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...his legacy with the help of unlikely allies in Congress and the Supreme Court.Led by Chief Justice John Roberts, the high court preserved Obama's signature health care law Thursday, hours before a Republican-controlled Congress paved the way...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-26
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High court upholds use of controversial execution drug

WASHINGTON - Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it's "highly likely" the death penalty itself is unconstitutional.On their last day together until the fall, the justices voted 5-4 in a case from Oklahoma that the sedative midazolam can be used in executions without violating the Eighth Amendment prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/high-court-upholds-use-controversial-
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Day after SCOTUS ruling, longtime Juneau partners wed

...unconstitutional state marriage amendments that define marriage as between one man and one woman," it read. "Based on the high Court's ruling, it is anticipated the State will withdraw its appeal at the Ninth Circuit and continue the status quo of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-26/day-after-scotus-ruling-longtime-juneau
State | Local
Reaction to health care decision mixed in state

...keep federal subsidies to help cover health insurance premium costs following a U.S. Supreme Court decision.The high court Thursday upheld the subsidies underpinning the federal health care law.Gov. Bill Walker said he was pleased so many...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/reaction-health-care-decision-mixed-sta
Local
Anger, no surprise as US newly accused of spying in France

...from privacy advocates concerned about massive U.S.-style data sweeps. It won't take effect, however, until a high court rules on whether it is constitutional.Hours before the vote, the Socialist-led government again denied accusations...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-25/anger-no-surprise-us-newly-accused-sp
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