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Maxwell ready for chance to start in secondary

...Maxwell's play late last season gave the team the confidence to let Browner and Thurmond leave in free agency. Despite the larger role, Maxwell said he doesn't plan on changing anything now that he is a starter."We won the Super Bowl so we've just...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-31/maxwell-ready-chance-start-secondary
Sports
Harassment amid the fantasy

...Groping, cat-calling and other forms of sexual harassment are a larger social issue, not just a Comic-Con problem. And many comics...of Geeks for CONsent. "It's very much connected (to the larger problem) and it's the same phenomena, but manifesting a...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-28/harassment-amid-fantasy
Not For Web
How to survive in the (Southeast Alaska) wilderness

...gathered plenty of fuel prior to trying to start the fire. To start off, you'll need both small, thin twigs and some slightly larger ones. This means you won't let your fledgling fire go out as you run to collect more fuel. Another tip is to strip wet bark...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-25/how-survive-southeast-alaska-wildern
Outdoors
Gustavus meadows

...small plant known as alpine bistort is not restricted to alpine areas, apparently, but the specimens here were considerably larger than those I've seen on Mount Roberts. This little plant is distinguished by being "viviparous," meaning that it produces...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-25/gustavus-meadows
Outdoors
Cleanup of trash in remote Alaska island underway

...those funds and provided staff, supplies, equipment and volunteers. Pogson said the money isn't likely to be renewed, so efforts are focused on larger items, such as floats, nets and buoys.The work will continue until mid-August.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/cleanup-trash-remote-alaska-island-unde
State
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...previously thought not to extend past Icy Strait are actually found in the western Gulf of Alaska.After a small bed in Kenai and a larger bed in Kodiak were noted, CIRCAC funded dive studies to learn more about the habitat, Saupe said, and researchers have looked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/uses-spill-planning-tool-expanding
State
In the Stacks: Large print

All the public libraries have a Large Print collection for readers who love to read but need a larger font size. Besides the titles below, you'll find Stephen King's "Mr. Mercedes," Lisa Scottoline's "Keep Quiet...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/stacks-large-print
Art
Whales may impact herring stocks' recovery

...said require the equivalent of around 1,100 herring per day, can do no such thing. The smaller the herring population, the larger a percentage whale predation takes. According to a 2004-2006 census, whales that winter in Hawaii - about half the North...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/whales-may-impact-herring-stocks-rec
Outdoors
My Turn: Why I'm voting 'Yes' to repeal SB 21

...them will yield no further exploration. Rather than hoping the larger companies explore for smaller pockets of oil, we want an attractive...aided. Fourth is heavy and viscous oil in the legacy fields (larger fields like Prudhoe and Kuparuk). These are massive, in-ground...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-16/my-turn-why-im-voting-yes-repeal-sb-2
Opinion
Arbitrator: Guard should not have been fired

...security checks and prisoner counts."''The state has more than a simple problem of discharging (Jacobsen) but rather has a larger problem with regard to the effectiveness of training and the manner in which COs are supervised," Williams wrote.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-16/arbitrator-guard-should-not-have-been-f
State

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