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Police & Fire for Tuesday, July 7, 2015

...a fire alarm at a building on Mendenhall Loop Road that sounded due to a malfunction, a public service call on Egan Drive to move a car blocking traffic, a call to University Drive that was cancelled en route and a fire alarm at a building on Glacier Highway...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-07/police-fire-tuesday-july-7-2015
Local
Empire Editorial: Walker's tax credit cut a fair move

...before they ever put a drop of oil into the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.Slashing payouts to the oil industry is the necessary move if Alaska is ever to balance its budget amid low oil prices. No entity, whether private business or governmental, should be...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-05/empire-editorial-walkers-tax-credit-c
Opinion
Housing commission: Less talk, more action

...facilitated the meeting, assured attendees that the next steps will be to delve into specifics and provide explicit steps to move Juneau's "stuck" housing market forward. After discussing each item, meeting attendees ranked the 11 action items in order...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-06/housing-commission-less-talk-more-actio
Local
An old tool in new packaging

...identified as McCurley, was standing in a crosswalk and preventing him from driving down the street. When Dolan asked McCurley to move, Dolan was met with "obscenities," so he got out of his car and contacted McCurley on the sidewalk.The incident took off...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-05/old-tool-new-packaging
Local
Federal report: Polar bears in peril due to global warming

...include better management of not only subsistence harvests, but deadly interactions with humans, which could increase as people move farther north in the Arctic. They also include protecting the animals' dens from humans and minimizing the risk to polar bears...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/federal-report-polar-bears-peril-due-gl
State
Today In Sports History for July 3

...two rain delays and downs China's Zheng Jie 6-2, 7-6 (5).2009 - Roger Federer beats Tommy Haas in straight sets to move within one win of a record 15th Grand Slam title. Federer becomes the first man to make it to seven consecutive Wimbledon finals...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-03/today-sports-history-july-3
Sports
Second Shell Oil drilling rig on its way to Alaska

EVERETT, WA - Royal Dutch Shell's second Arctic drilling ship, the Noble Discoverer, is on the move from Washington state to Alaska as it prepares to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean.KIRO-TV reported the 572-foot drill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/second-shell-oil-drilling-rig-its-way-a
State
Source: LeBron a free agent again

...For the third time in six seasons, LeBron James is an unrestricted free agent.The difference this time is he has no plans to move again.The Cleveland star will not exercise a $21.6 million option on his contract for next season, a person with knowledge...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-29/source-lebron-free-agent-again
Not For Web
California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

...statement just one day after lawmakers sent him the bill to strike California's personal belief exemption for immunizations, a move that requires nearly all public schoolchildren to be vaccinated. The bill takes effect next year."The science is clear that...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-06-30/california-governor-signs-strict-sch
Regional News
Survey: Confederate flag push hits key milestone in S. Carolina

...senators and 83 House members say the flag should go.That appears to meet the two-thirds majority needed from both chambers to move the battle flag. That rule is part of the 2000 compromise that took the flag off the Statehouse dome and put a smaller, square...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/survey-confederate-flag-push-hits-key
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