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Need For Speed

Now Playing Synopsis: A mechanic who moonlights as an underground race-car driver strives to take the top prize in America's most prominent street race in order to have his revenge against the ambitious ex-NASCAR champ who had him framed and sent to prison. Inspired by the popular video-game franchise of the same name, Need for Speed tells the story of garage owner Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul). Desperate to keep his family-owned business afloat, Marshall forms an uncomfortable partnership with wealthy ex-NASCAR star Dino Brewster (Dominic Cooper). That partnership falls apart when a lucrative sale to car broker Julia Bonet (Imogen Poots) fails to pan out, and unscrupulous Brewster uses a tragic street-racing mishap to have the innocent Marshall incarcerated. Released from prison two years later, the vengeful Marshall plots to prove his mettle by winning the De Leon -- an illicit race showcasing the country's top underground talents. But getting to the De Leon will be no simple task, because not only has the ruthless Brewster put a bounty on Marshall's prized car, but the police are hot on his trail during the white-knuckle, coast-to-coast dash. Fortunately for Marshall, his loyal crew and Bonet are willing to help him get to the starting line in time for the big race. Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi, Ramon Rodriguez, and Michael Keaton co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Aaron Paul, Imogen Poots, Dominic Cooper, Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Scientists expect traces of ocean radiation soon

...federal health standards, said state health physicist Daryl Leon.The March 2011 tsunami off Japan flooded the Fukushima Dai-Ichi...water health standard is 7,400 Becquerels per cubic meter, Leon said.Becquerels are a measure of radioactivity.The crowdsourcing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-16/scientists-expect-traces-ocean-radiatio
State
Hawaii, Alaska, territories team up on Jones Act

...economic impact of the Jones Act, Puerto Rico Sen. Rossana Lopez Leon said. Studies by the World Economic Forum and Federal Reserve...the implementation of the Jones Act in Puerto Rico," Lopez Leon said.The territory of Guam is currently exempt from the Jones...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-17/hawaii-alaska-territories-team-jones-ac
State | AK legislature
Protests continue in Venezuela

...cannons - as well as raids by gun-firing men on motorcycle.Jose Leon, a 20-year-old business student who took part in a demonstration...government that hunts down its own citizens like criminals?" Leon said as he took part in a small protest on Thursday in the same...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-21/protests-continue-venezuela
Art
Sports On TV

...Edwards (26-3-1); lightweights, Mickey Bey Jr. (19-1-1) vs. Alan Herrera (32-5-0); super middleweights, J'Leon Love (16-0-0) vs. Vladine Biosse (15-2-2), at Verona, N.Y.GOLF5 a.m., TGC - European PGA Tour, Tshwane...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-28/sports-tv
Sports
Pope's 'off the cuff' talk includes mention of Alaska

...Father prompted me to learn a little more about his life and missionary experiences here in Alaska.Father Llorente was born near Leon, Spain on Nov. 18, 1906. On Oct. 1, 1930 he arrived at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., to learn English. He was...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-19/popes-cuff-talk-includes-mention-alas
Opinion
Blood Ties

Now Playing Synopsis: Two brothers on opposite sides of the law find their fates colliding in this explosive period crime drama from writer/director Guillaume Canet (Tell No One, Little White Lies). New York, 1974: Released from prison on good behavior, 50-year-old convicted killer Chris (Clive Owen) gets a second chance to go straight when he's invited to live with his younger brother Frank (Billy Crudup), a hot-shot cop who's never understood what their hard-working father Leon (James Caan) sees in his scofflaw sibling. But Frank hasn't given up on Chris yet, and in addition to helping his troubled brother find work, he also strives to repair Chris' fractured relationship with his ex-wife Monica (Marion Cotillard). Meanwhile, temptation soon gets the best of Chris, giving Frank no choice but to cast out his brother once and for all. Now it's only a matter of time before the two brothers meet again, and when they do, there will be hell to pay. Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana, and Matthias Schoenaerts co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Clive Owen, Billy Crudup, Marion Cotillard, Mila Kunis, Zoe Saldana, Matthias Schoenaerts, James Caan Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

FSU and star QB Winston could face lawsuit

...2012. Winston's attorney has said more than once that the sex was consensual. No charges were filed against Winston by Leon County prosecutors who investigated the case nearly a year after the woman said the attack happened.But Carroll said her client...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-10/fsu-and-star-qb-winston-could-face-law
Sports
Online shopping grows, with some growing pains

...deliveries."The central pillar of their business is a perception of reliability with their customers," said Jeremy Robinson-Leon, COO of Group Gordon, a corporate and crisis PR firm. This year's snafus "just really erodes trust among customers...

http://juneauempire.com/mae-anderson/2013-12-27/online-shopping-grows-some-growi
Police and fire report for Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013

...driven by a 65-year-old man slid down the hill, hitting two parked cars.Shoplift? At 3:20 p.m. Thursday, Joseph Leon Hasper, 25, was cited and released for shoplifting in the 6500 block of Glacier Highway.Theft? At 3:42 p.m. Thursday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-15/police-and-fire-report-dec-15-2013
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