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Off the Beaten Path: Get off that iPhone and eat a worm

...Louv in his book, "Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder," points out that there are links between a disconnect with nature and depression, obesity, attention disorders and other negative trends in children. He puts...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-06/beaten-path-get-iphone-and-eat-worm
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Lynching by Facebook

...Fleener declares in the post, which has a delicately posed picture of an apparently naked, intertwined man and woman and a link to a Huffington Post article entitled "Five reasons you should have sex with your husband every night".A wag on Twitter quipped...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-05/empire-editorial-lynching-facebook
Opinion
Report: Scale of racism in World Cup host a threat

...get a point where people can be assured if they go they won't be attacked," Powar said.Some of the Russian groups have links with racist organizations, a factor in the prevalence of abuse against black players and fans from Russia's own ethnic minorities...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-01/report-scale-racism-world-cup-host-thr
Sports
Heritage Coffee Roasting Co. opens new location

...Heritage Front Street CafeWeekdays 6 a.m.-6 p.m.Weekends 8 a.m.-5 p.m.Exceptions for special events. Related links:http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-09/heritage-coffee-expands-corporate-headquartershttp...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/heritage-coffee-roasting-co-opens-new-l
Local
The Road's new price tag: $4 million

...planning process for the Road because of a potential conflict of interest. The MacKinnons stood to benefit financially from a road link to their property.He said in a 2006 Empire article that he did all he could to minimize any conflict due to his leadership...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-03/roads-new-price-tag-4-million
Local
Alaska Airlines to maintain essential service in SE

...we play in transporting our customers and cargo to the communities we serve in Southeast Alaska and throughout the state. The link between the markets served by this contract and cities like Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan is vital to our entire Southeast travel...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-26/alaska-airlines-maintain-essential-serv
Local
The Pacific Northwest Bestseller List

...Mandel7. Blue Horses by Mary Oliver8. Funny Girl by Nick Hornby9. The First Bad Man by Miranda July10. Get in Trouble by Kelly Link HARDCOVER NONFICTION1. Being Mortal by Atul Gawande2. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo3. Leaving Before...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-18/pacific-northwest-bestseller-list
Art
Burglary spree spreads

...stand were found half-empty on Coppa's counter."When the officer saw that, he was like, 'Hey, this is good because it links them together,'" Godkin said.Another similarity: both the ice cream shop and the sushi bar had their keys stolen."It...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-18/burglary-spree-spreads
Local
Applications for McNeil River bear viewing permits due March 1

...forms are available at http://www.mcneilriver.adfg.alaska.gov through the "Permits" tab and "Viewing Permits" link. More information about visiting McNeil River is available on the website or by calling 907-267-2257.A nonrefundable application...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-20/applications-mcneil-river-bear-viewi
Outdoors
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Feb. 2, 2015

...can be fixed anytime soon. Without land links, much of rural Alaska is connected to...Internet via slow satellite connections. Land links are expensive, and Alaska's government...to be in a position to subsidize those links anytime soon.Thumbs up to halibut. The...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-02/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-f
Opinion

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