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Report: Fewer state, federal jobs in Juneau

...decreasing, private sector jobs are on the rise. The largest area of growth, however, tends to be in lower-paying jobs. One of the "stars of growth" was the leisure and hospitality field, which includes tourism, restaurants and hotels...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-24/report-fewer-state-federal-jobs-juneau
Local
Juneau asked, candidates answered

...housing first model, he'd like to "prevent the homeless problem by increasing economic opportunities" with more jobs.One of the questions for candidates involved whether to end certain tax exemptions, while another talked about increasing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-18/juneau-asked-candidates-answered
Local
City workers shouldering more after job cuts

...you're going to notice it," he said.The Parks and Recreation Department lost the equivalent of 2.25 full-time jobs; one of those is a recreation coordinator. Without this position, the department had to cut its adult basketball program...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-09/city-workers-shouldering-more-after-job
Local
Judi Dench brings out the best in 'Philomena'

...plot, it seems to gain confidence in the strength of its narrative and accepts the fact that telling a dramatic story is Job One.While one can wish that some of the storytelling were less on the nose, the film's overall effectiveness is hard to...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-02/judi-dench-brings-out-best-philomena
Art
Saturday's Top 25 football

...goal-line offense.No. 25 Mississippi (2-0) at Texas (1-1), 7 p.m. (LHN)Line: Texas by 2 ½. Mack Brown's job? One game won't decide it, but the pressure is rising in Austin after a blowout loss at BYU, pushing to the point where...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-13/saturdays-top-25-football
Sports
Kenai Teen Center now the place to hang out

...Travers will have been working at the Teen Center for five years. He describes his supervisor position as a "dream job" - one that he will work until retirement, he hopes - but turning around the center was not easy, he said."You know, four...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-14/kenai-teen-center-now-place-hang-out
State
My Turn: Black History Month - A eulogy for Rob Meachum, an African-American man

...or your sharpness as an attorney was not easy. There were many upsides to the job including satisfaction of doing the job one set out to do. Rob rarely spoke about his personal values or the reasons he worked the job that he worked for 30 years...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-28/my-turn-black-history-month-eulogy-ro
Opinion
Why grow fickle bulbs in Southeast Alaska?

...joy, in a form nothing else offers, and the delight of delayed gratification. We plant them now, and it's an easy job, one that allows us to combine the joyful planting of next year's spring garden with the more melancholy acts of cleaning...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091102/nei_gardening.shtml
Neighbors
What issue should be the priority for the lame-duck session of Congress? Staving off the disastrous effects of climate change ought to be Job One

GREEN BAY, Wis. - To the lame-duck Congress: Act on climate change now! The midterm elections are over and, as anticipated, Republicans have retaken the House and improved their margin in the Senate. Not surprisingly, commentators now talk about likely political gridlock in Congress.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111210/opi_735051005.shtml
Opinion
Gunshots at Aurora Harbor still under investigation

...stuff they took out of my boat, which is cool; I have never had that happen before. All in all I think they did a good job." One of the lights shot out near Eaton's boat shows what appears to be an exit hole in the metal casing indicating the shot...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122110/loc_759613119.shtml
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