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The business of beer

...The festival is the fair's biggest annual moneymaker.The 2015 festival was the largest ever, but it can't grow much larger, she said."We're a town of 2,500 people," Edwards said. "We can't do much more. ... We already have people...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-24/business-beer
Local
Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...black goo off the beaches, while boats towed booms into place to corral the two slicks off the Santa Barbara coast where a much larger spill in 1969 - the largest in U.S. waters at the time - is credited with giving rise to the American environmental movement...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/oil-spreads-across-9-miles-pacific-fo
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Celebrating self-esteem through running

Some were tiny, some were larger. Some were young, some were older. Some were male, more were female. And some were fast, and some took their time, but all...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-17/celebrating-self-esteem-through-runnin
Sports
Alaska Science Forum: Seventeen trillion wingbeats over Alaska

...many insects are stirring on the surface of Alaska? And, more to the point, is the biomass of mosquitoes on the North Slope larger than that of all caribou?That's the fun but hard-to-answer question writer and wilderness guide Michael Engelhard recently...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-15/alaska-science-forum-seventeen-trill
Outdoors
Search for missing Malaysia plane yields uncharted shipwreck

...an autonomous underwater vehicle - essentially, an unmanned sub - which revealed a large number of small objects and several larger items, the biggest 6 meters (20 feet) long.The debris field appeared to be man-made but wasn't typical of an aircraft...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-14/search-missing-malaysia-plane-yields-
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A new age of aid following Nepal quakes

...hundred dollars to a small organization like HRA might make a larger impact in what they are able to do.When Mulcahy wrote on May...through small, direct giving campaigns better than giving through larger organizations?"When it comes to effectiveness, whatever...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-14/new-age-aid-following-nepal-quakes
Local
New bill promises Alaska a share of Arctic oil revenue

...June 4, with the possibility of the bill leaving committee by the end of June, Dillon said. He added that the bill may be rolled into the larger national energy bill, submitted as an amendment to another bill or advance in some other way.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/new-bill-promises-alaska-share-arctic-o
State
Facing $1B deficit, Arizona limits welfare

...finish high school."We're all human," said Lopez, who got $133 per month for about a year until she qualified for a larger federal disability check. "Everybody has problems. Everybody is different. When people ask for help, we should be able...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-19/facing-1b-deficit-arizona-limits-welf
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New Kenai Wildlife Refuge visitor center opens

...their new visitor center, which began construction in 2013 and opened to the public for the first time on May 1, is not only larger than their previous center but more interactive.Matt Connor, the refuge's chief of visitor services, said that the old...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-08/new-kenai-wildlife-refuge-visitor-cente
State
Engineer Corp. prepares to leave Alaska amid Army draw-down

...the Army's national effort to shrink its force.KSKA-FM reported the 23rd Engineer Company's deactivation is part of a larger Army effort that could withdraw as many as 11,000 troops from Alaska.Captain A. Edward Major says the group serves a unique...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-12/engineer-corp-prepares-leave-alaska-ami
State

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