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Fairbanks schools won't suspend military recruitment

...Ed Graff on Monday announced a moratorium on visits after news reports that at least one Alaska National Guard recruiter had made unwelcome advances on high school students.The Alaska National Guard has been under scrutiny after reports of sexual misconduct...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/fairbanks-schools-wont-suspend-military
State
Understaffing the culprit in RALLY enrollment drop

...affected by understaffing. Spunky Sprouts closed its doors this month and Puddle Jumpers shut down in August. Those two centers made up about 40 percent of available childcare positions in Juneau, according to a past Empire report. Unlike Spunky Sprouts and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-23/understaffing-culprit-rally-enrollment-
Local
Juneau restaurant scene is getting hip

...is SALT's eggroll. It's a classic Filipino eggroll but is made with a duck confit (duck cooked slow and moist so it just falls...places like this are part of a larger movement to bring back food made with art, love and skill. And that in turn may be the larger...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-23/juneau-restaurant-scene-getting-hip
Art
A player's perspective: Pierce

...fortunes.And, thanks in large part to moves like the one he made, the NBA has a different look on the court entering this season...piece to Washington's championship puzzle.He's convinced he made the right move.After watching the Wizards last season, Pierce...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-23/players-perspective-pierce
Sports
Young apologizes after suicide comment

...said.Young, the longest serving Republican in the House, has a history of colorful - sometimes offensive - quips, and has made headlines recently more for gaffes than policy.The House Ethics Committee in June rebuked Young after finding that he had violated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/young-apologizes-after-suicide-comment
State
Need to win one game?

...were overwhelmed by far-superior representatives from the NFC. When given a fair fight, thanks to Davis and Shanahan, he made the dramatic plays that beat Favre's Packers in one Super Bowl, and then whipped the Atlanta team that beat the '98 Vikings...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-23/need-win-one-game
Sports
Pistorius sentencing: What it means

...ever run competitively again on the carbon-fiber blades that made him one of the world's most recognizable athletes?Here's...Pistorius' agent, Peet van Zyl, said no decision will be made on the multiple Paralympic champion's career until they speak...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-22/pistorius-sentencing-what-it-means
Sports
Hats off! Royals get old-timey with tip o' the hat

...tipping their caps whenever an outfielder made a spectacular catch, or shortstop Alcides...Division Series against the Angels, Cain made a pair of spectacular catches, one climbing...is the best way to describe it."Cain made another memorable catch in Game 4 of the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-22/hats-royals-get-old-timey-tip-o-hat
Sports
Today in history

...French balloonist Andre-Jacques Garnerin (gahr-nayr-AN') made the first parachute descent, landing safely from a height of...the Franco-Lao Treaty of Amity and Association effectively made Laos an independent member of the French Union.In 1962, President...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-22/today-history
Local
Letter: Juneau is better off because of Cathy Munoz

...provide specific instances where this vision and understanding made demonstrable changes to our community.My wife and I have been...helpful to provide insight into two small ways that Munoz has made Juneau a better place for us as a family and for many others...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-22/letter-juneau-better-because-cathy-mu
Letters

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