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Willie Nelson becomes latest celebrity in marijuana business

...restrictions, and more states are expected to vote on legalization next year.The moves have created marketing opportunities, but links to celebrity smokers aren't always considered a positive.This year, the National Cannabis Industry Association decided...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-20/willie-nelson-becomes-latest-celebrity-
State
Jim Furyk tops Kevin Kisner in playoff to win RBC Heritage

...stroke when Kisner birdied the 72nd hole to force the playoff, the fourth in the last six tournaments at Harbour Town Golf Links. On the first extra hole, Kisner rolled in a second straight birdie putt on the 18th. But Furyk answered with a birdie to...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-20/jim-furyk-tops-kevin-kisner-playoff-wi
Sports
Capital budget includes $25 million in federal money for Juneau Road

...in place.The road would indirectly connect Juneau to the state's road system via the Lynn Canal Highway and a fast ferry link.In December, Gov. Bill Walker issued an administrative order that halted work on the Road and a few other state "megaprojects...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-18/capital-budget-includes-25-million-fede
State | AK legislature
Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...Herron, D-Bethel, a member of the Republican-led majority, said he's willing to log extra days to figure out how to "link (expansion and reform) together."He said he told Walker, "'If it's that important to you, keep us here,'" Herron...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/ralliers-demand-medicaid-expansion
State | AK legislature
A name restored

...and the Lkoot ? Jilkaat Storyboard project in Haines, which links Google map imagery with recordings and stories of each Tlingit...Compared to Hawaii, where official place names have a much clearer link to the Hawaiian language, the process of naming places in Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-15/known-name
Art
Study: Autism linked to diabetes during pregnancy

...period of fetal brain development. Reasons for the potential link are uncertain but it's possible that exposure to high levels...information - a research method that can only show potential links, not proof. They couldn't rule out different factors that...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/study-autism-linked-diabetes-during-p
Not For Web
Slack Tide: Save some daylight for me

...subscription to the Juneau Empire, and I'm determined to get my $15.50 per month's worth by clicking on every available link (while simultaneously streaming its multi-media galleries on up to five portable devices). Anyway, I recently noticed Gov...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-12/slack-tide-save-some-daylight-me
Neighbors
Off the Beaten Path: Transboundary mining efforts are just another gold rush scam

...gun battle with Frank Reid in 1898 in Skagway) acquired the statue and promptly claimed he'd found the body of the missing link. He put it on display in the booming mining town of Creede, Colorado and charged a fee for a look. After supposedly making...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-10/beaten-path-transboundary-mining-eff
Outdoors
Patients' medical records under threat

...a cybersecurity expert at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.Those messages require clicking on a link to get information, and patients should instead should call the purported sender to verify whether the email is legitimate...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/patients-medical-records-under-threat
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No answer for schools

...to the state's other, smaller LIOs were anticipated going into the legislative session, and some communities feared their link to state government would be closed because of budget reductions, the conference committee decided to keep intact all funding...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/no-answer-schools
State | AK legislature

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