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'Blowing my mind': Peaks on Pluto, canyons on Charon

...its internal heat, the scientific team reported.Breathtaking in their clarity, the long-awaited images were unveiled in Laurel, Maryland, home to mission operations for NASA's New Horizons, the unmanned spacecraft that paid a history-making flyby...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-16/blowing-my-mind-peaks-pluto-canyons-c
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It's showtime for Pluto; prepare to be amazed by NASA flyby

...celebrate, especially for those gathered at the operations center at Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland. The lab designed and built the spacecraft for NASA, and has been managing its roundabout route through the solar...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-13/its-showtime-pluto-prepare-be-amazed-
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A second life for abandoned huskies

ANCHORAGE - Sometimes, Raven Vinter prefers not to know where the sled dogs come from. When a rescued animal arrives at the Sled Dog Sanctuary, Vinter's 40-acre property south of Talkeetna, each dog is given a new name.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-13/second-life-abandoned-huskies
State
JIRPers start 68th summer on the Juneau Icefield

...New Hampshire college student Eric Van Dam. "It's a cool blend of adventure and science."Incoming high school senior Laurel Rand-Lewis is from Los Angeles. She hopes to figure out if scientific fieldwork is something she might want to pursue, career-wise...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/jirpers-start-68th-summer-juneau-ice
Outdoors
Pluto just 4 weeks, 20M miles away for spacecraft

...light into a planet and its moons overnight in the next month."The Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland, is operating the spacecraft for NASA. The lab also designed and built the relatively lightweight craft, about...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-17/pluto-just-4-weeks-20m-miles-away-spa
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TMHS students recognition

...would like to recognize Dakota Purcell, Laurel Sheufelt, Bryan Balonos, Sonny Mauricio...year, and I am sure she will excel."Laurel Sheufelt, sophomore, nominated by Mr. Knight.Knight said: "Laurel consistently makes smart and reflective...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-19/tmhs-students-recognition
Neighbors
Scientists breed Arctic fish as they study ocean warming

...Chukchi and Beaufort seas, said Benjamin Laurel, a fisheries research biologist with...cod have a relatively high growth rate, Laurel said. At 35.5 degrees, Arctic cod...if they're replaced by something?" Laurel said.Arctic cod have the richest fat...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-01/scientists-breed-arctic-fish-they-study
State
4-Hers conquer horse course

...Rider team of Dara Reeves, Leah Neyhart, Laurel Scheufelt, and Victoria Larson placed second...Tanana)3. Chena Litzen (Kenai)4. Laurel Sheufelt (Southeast)5. Makayla Derevorkian...Litzen (Kenai) Back To the Basics2. Laurel Scheufelt (Southeast) Warmbloods3...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-06/4-hers-conquer-horse-course
Sports
On the Trails: Tricky flowers

...back of the flower, where the sexual organs just happen to be located, convenient for pollen deposition and pick-up.Bog laurel: When the flower opens, the anthers are held in little pockets on the faces of the petals, with slim filaments linking them...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-04/trails-tricky-flowers
Outdoors
Obama offers Gulf nations "ironclad" security cooperation

...and Bahrain all sent lower-level but still influential representatives.As the leaders gathered around a large table in the Laurel lodge, the most notable absence was Saudi King Salman. On Sunday, Saudi Arabia announced that the king was skipping the summit...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-15/obama-offers-gulf-nations-ironclad-se
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