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Fairbanks politicians warned for violating 'billboard law'

...but not out in the right-of-way, blocking traffic or being intrusive," said Karl Kassel, who is running for Borough Mayor. "I sort of feel that political opinion is a personal free speech right from your own property. I think that it's totally...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/fairbanks-politicians-warned-violating-
State
As president comes to Anchorage, spots of Juneau rise to surface

...Action Network prepared signs Sunday night, Fran Ulmer, chairwoman of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission and former Juneau mayor, concluded a science expo in the NANA Regional Corp. offices.Representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard from Juneau are...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-30/president-comes-anchorage-spots-juneau-
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Mayor's Awards honor local achievements

...individuals and three organizations were honored with Mayor's Awards Friday during an event hosted and...Gile because he was out of town.Former Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho instituted the first annual Mayor's Awards for the Arts in 2007 to highlight...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/mayors-awards-honor-local-achievements
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Mayor creates city manager hiring committee

Mayor Merrill Sanford has appointed a small committee to help the City and Borough...recruitment, a selection process and materials," Sanford wrote. Deputy Mayor Mary Becker will chair the committee, which also includes Karen Crane and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-25/mayor-creates-city-manager-hiring-commi
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World mayors urge 'bold climate' pact

...Earth.One by one, the mayors lined up to sign a final...but also warned the mayors: "You are the conscience...of human emissions. Mayor after mayor made an individual...said Tony Chammany, the mayor of Kochi, India.Chammany...Peres Jaimes showed the mayors photos of some of the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-22/world-mayors-urge-bold-climate-pact
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Mines protest briefly interrupts luncheon

At a lunch with city and state officials organized by City and Borough of Juneau Mayor Merrill Sanford's office, some protestors entered the room as attendees were beginning to eat. The protest was an offshoot...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-27/mines-protest-briefly-interrupts-lunche
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NYC mayor: Regs for Times Square characters under study

NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio has launched a multiagency...way," de Blasio said Thursday,But the mayor acknowledges that because both public toplessness...option, comes with pros and cons," the mayor said.Criticism of the proposal was swift...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-21/nyc-mayor-regs-times-square-character
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Photos: Mayor's Award for the Arts

...the presentation of her Business Leadership in the Arts Award by Master of Ceremonies Debbie White, right, during the 2015 Mayor's Award for the Arts ceremony at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center on Friday. For more photos, see this week's Capital...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-24/photos-mayors-award-arts
Local
Tango lessons to be offered this week and next

...Champion Richard Council will be back in town this week to lead tango lessons at the Filipino Community Hall.Hosted by recent Mayor's Award winner Pat Belec of the Dance Loft, Council's workshops will begin on Friday, Aug. 28, and continue through...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/tango-lessons-be-offered-week-and-next
Art
Anchorage to form task force for suspected spice overdoses

...whose medical bracelets were still attached from their previous visit.The task force will likely include LeBlanc, Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz and Anchorage Police Department Chief Mark Mew, who said homeless people are being targeted.Assemblyman Paul...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/anchorage-form-task-force-suspected-spi
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