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Juneau testifies against budget cuts

...Youth Court; SERRC programs including the Juneau Construction Academy; sign language interpreters; sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment; pre-kindergarten education; Alaska Legal Services; and the University of Alaska Southeast.One...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-04/juneau-testifies-against-budget-cuts
State | AK legislature
Letter to the Editor: Lawmakers have chance to combat sexual violence

...possible.Measures like Erin's Law are a good step forward, but we can do more. Alaska has the highest rate of chlamydia infection (nearly double the national average) and in 2013, 40 percent of Alaska high school students reported that they did not...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-27/letter-editor-lawmakers-have-chance-c
Letters
On the Trails: Snow at last!

...seeds we saw scattered on the snow or did the wind bring them all down?We found good examples of the rough-bark fungus infection on alders, which was featured in a recent essay. Some of the infected sites had been heavily used by sapsuckers, but these...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-20/trails-snow-last
Outdoors
'Heart breaking' discovery

...can be a sign of bleeding in the brain. Once Anderson got her CAT Scan results back, it was determined she had a bad sinus infection. Anderson and her family have to take every headache serious because one missed symptom could be fatal.The JDHS faculty...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-15/heart-breaking-discovery
Neighbors
Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian dies in Vegas

...Tarkanian chewing on one of his famous towels.Tarkanian's wife, Lois, said her husband - hospitalized Monday with an infection and breathing difficulties - fought health problems for the last six years with the same "courage and tenacity" he showed...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-12/hall-fame-basketball-coach-jerry-tarka
Sports
On the Trails: Findings on the North Douglas rainforest trail

...alders are particularly susceptible to infection, but the rough bark remains as the tree...trunks, I thought I could detect newer infections, just beginning to develop, that had...these trees in the earlier stages of the infection. Or could the birds have helped to disperse...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-23/trails-findings-north-douglas-rainfo
Outdoors
Alaska at low risk for infection

JUNEAU - Alaska is at low risk for Ebola infections but the risk is real, and the state is taking steps to be prepared, Gov. Sean Parnell said Thursday.During a news conference...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-17/alaska-low-risk-infection
State
Hunters find giant spruce burl; burls' cause a mystery

...spruce trees have them. They also don't appear to threaten the tree's health.This is different from fungus-borne infections like gall rust fungus, which grows on pines. The fungus doesn't directly kill the tree, but can make it vulnerable to...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-23/hunters-find-giant-spruce-burl-burls
Outdoors
Iditarod brings friendship between musher, girl

...women with various symptoms."Some people have some health issues along with it, and mine is I can't fight bacterial infections," Perry said.Every three weeks, Perry undergoes about two hours of life-saving transfusions. Her bravery and courage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-06/iditarod-brings-friendship-between-mush
State
My Turn: Eighty insurance cards, and counting

...the local emergency clinic for sinus infections was next. I was surprised to receive...the cards stopped.Next came an eye infection for me. I pulled out my multitude of...after my call.Then one son got an ear infection. After attempting to fill his prescription...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-10/eighty-insurance-cards-and-counting
Opinion

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