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Report: Fewer state, federal jobs in Juneau

...Looking at 2013 economic indicators for Juneau, you can see how we're doing and what that might portend," said Lead Researcher Eva Bornstein during Monday's Assembly Committee of the Whole meeting. Bornstein, with JEDC Executive Director...
Assembly members debate legality of discussing topics

...on a draft that is 50-60 percent complete.Juneau Economic Development Council Executive Director Brian Holst and lead researcher Eva Bornstein presented the organization's economic indicators report for 2014, looking closely at Juneau's employment...
My Turn: The value of living with purpose

...for what you want to achieve can help you actually live longer, regardless of when you find your purpose," says lead researcher Dr. Patrick Hill of Carleton University in Canada.To see these results exemplified in Alaska, one need look no...
UAF officials: Researchers win $1.7 million grant

...important subsistence animal.UAF officials say many Alaska Native organizations are participating in the study.Lead researcher Nicole Misarti of the UAF Institute of Northern Engineering says the study will give scientists a more expansive picture...
Tongue piercing lets the paralyzed drive wheelchairs accurately - and on average, they performed about three times better on video game-like computer tests, said lead researcher Maysam Ghovanloo, director of Georgia Tech's bionics lab.The research, reported in the journal Science Translational...
Seattle set to open camp amid major hype a major issue, the NFL agreed.Doug Casa, professor of kinesiology at the University of Connecticut and the lead researcher for the Korey Stringer Institute, already has seen many health benefits resulting from the 2011 CBA.A leader in...
Auke Lake: home to Southeast standbys, uncommon species

...and Lake Two Creek," Stichert said. CLIMATE CHANGEUsing data provided by the research station, Tallmon and the lead researcher in a recent study, then-University of Alaska Fairbanks PhD student Ryan Kovach, found climate change causing...
Capital move would devastate Southeast economy, new report says

...losing the capital. "We'd lose somewhere between a quarter and a third of our economy," said Jim Calvin, lead researcher for the Juneau-based McDowell Group. "It has implications for virtually everyone in the community." The report...
UA institute finds grim statistics at teen shelter

...few had a high school diploma. "This is the bottom. We are looking at about as difficult as life can get," said lead researcher Stephanie Martin. About 1,000 youths stayed at least one night at the shelter last budget year. Covenant House...
New rules may separate ships, seals

...six weeks of nursing to have a better chance of surviving their first winter, said wildlife biologist John Jansen, lead researcher for the study. It suggests measures as severe as a blanket exclusion of cruise ships during pupping and molting...


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