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Medicaid expansion sees small increase

...even as the lawsuit was debated in an Anchorage courtroom."We knew in order to launch Sept. 1, we had to plan on moving forward," he said. "We had to continue to do everything we needed to do to be ready ... otherwise, we wouldn't have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-03/medicaid-expansion-sees-small-increase
State
Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death

...and the judge was ready to be decisive. Too often we see justice delayed, and I'm encouraged that matters are moving forward."Williams will hear arguments for a change of venue on Sept. 10.Meanwhile outside the courtroom, dozens of...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/judge-refuses-drop-charges-a
Nation and World
McKinley-named businesses mull switch

...50 years, officials said they are unsure if they can keep their branding and change the name."Our big challenge moving forward is we want to try to protect our branding," said Executive Vice President Bart LeBon. "Can we keep the mountain...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-02/mckinley-named-businesses-mull-switch
State
Gastineau Apartments going down, likely taking Pocket Park with it

...not made any progress toward selling the building in the past three weeks. In the meantime, the city will continue moving forward with the demolition process.Also at Monday's meeting, the Assembly voted to comment on the state Marijuana Control...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/building-going-down
Local
My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...ensure the interests of our country. If we fail to capture this moment, the world will not wait. They will continue moving forward without us. It is we who must engage.As state oil reserves dwindle, opportunities associated with an opening Arctic...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-31/my-turn-location-expertise-and-timing
Opinion
My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...on the forefront of new exploration and use of Arctic resources, and of new circumpolar cooperation."Instead of moving forward from the days of 2007 when our two U.S. senators supported action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, we've...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-30/my-turn-president-has-right-spotlight
Opinion
To fight housing costs, city looks at tax breaks for subdivision and renovation

...I see this working in a variety of settings downtown, and it would be good to have this tool in your tool belt, moving forward."Continuing his tool metaphor, Hart said a variety of communities in Washington state are "using these tools...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-25/fight-housing-costs-city-looks-tax-brea
Local
Two bodies recovered from Sitka landslide

...recovered. The identities of those found are not being released."Even though it's sad results, it's good to be moving forward," Sitka Mayor Mim McConnell said.Two adult brothers and a city building inspector were reported missing after...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-20
State | Local
Living & Growing: Seeking the 'perfect church'

...all their heart, even though sometimes self gets in the way. But they keep growing, and fast or slow, they keep moving forward on their journey. A good church is one where people mess up, but where others come along and are willing to help...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-08-23/living-growing-seeking-perfect-chur
Neighbors
Lena Beach, West Glacier improvements moving forward

The public comment is in, and the Forest Service is moving forward with planned improvements to Lena Beach Recreation Area and the West Glacier Spur Road Enhancement project.At Lena Beach, Douglas...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-10/lena-beach-west-glacier-improvements
Outdoors

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