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City slashes funding requests

...the biosolids problem, which has been ongoing since the city's biosolids incinerator broke down in 2010.Mayor Merrill Sanford, who proposed the Salmon Creek and Last Chance water solutions as top priorities, disagreed with Troll and thought...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/city-slashes-funding-requests
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Photos: International Thanksgiving

...Seventh and eighth grade students are applauded by Mayor Merrill Sanford and Deputy Mayor Mary Becker for their volunteer efforts...Davenport, left, and Samatha Johnson offer Mayor Merrill Sanford a taste of their pickle soup of Poland at Dzantik'i...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-27/photos-international-thanksgiving
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Aparc goes belly-up before meter lawsuit

...the lawsuit progress jovially."Do we want to congratulate staff on getting rid of the 27 blue machines?" Mayor Merrill Sanford asked.The laughter turned to silence as Mead explained that Aparc had failed to respond to a discovery request presented...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-28/aparc-goes-belly-meter-lawsuit
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Douglas residents lobby for simple solution at Treadwell

...rink's operating deficit.With the City and Borough of Juneau facing a budget crunch, the Juneau Assembly and Mayor Merrill Sanford have begun looking for ways to raise revenue or reduce expenses. The ice arena runs a deficit each year, and the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-07/douglas-residents-lobby-simple-solution
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Local cost of smoking may float higher

...Wednesday to the full Assembly for approval. The increase was put forward by the CBJ Finance Committee, with Mayor Merrill Sanford being the only one against the increase.The sales tax on tobacco and tobacco-related products was approved by...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-13/local-cost-smoking-may-float-higher
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Juneau gains a sister city in the Philippines

...Filipino. Mayor Lachica introduced his delegation of four top officials ranging from health care to peacekeeping.Mayor Merrill Sanford also expressed appreciation for the visiting sister city delegates, even choking up before the filled chambers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-04/juneau-gains-sister-city-philippines
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Juneau transportation heads for transformation

...West Douglas, which had been delayed due to the site of a barge port near the end of North Douglas Highway.Mayor Merrill Sanford said he had not been aware that the delay was due to barge ports and he wanted to get the project moving."Let's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/juneau-transportation-heads-transformat
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Assembly silent on pot shops

...the impact on the Borough and I don't know what would come before the Assembly," she said in an email.Mayor Merrill Sanford and Assemblymembers Mary Becker, Debbie White and Jerry Nankervis did not respond to an emailed request for comment...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/assembly-silent-pot-shops
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Pride abounds for LGBTQ community this month

...community, but this year, it's official. Mayor Merrill Sanford presented an official resolution at Monday's assembly...promotes equality and and unity."Now, therefore, I, Merrill Sanford, Mayor of the City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-10/pride-abounds-lgbtq-community-month
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Correction

The names of Mike Heiman and Andi Story were misspelled in a Wednesday article about a Juneau Board of Education meeting. The name of Mayor Merrill Sanford was also spelled incorrectly in Tuesday City and Borough of Juneau Assembly article.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-23/correction
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