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My Turn: The liberal contribution to freedom, justice for all

...it subverted the Constitution by denouncing slavery as a sin and tolerating citizen groups that assisted runaway slaves. Mississippi was much more direct in its justification for leaving the union. "Our position is thoroughly identified with the institution...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-03/my-turn-liberal-contribution-freedom-
Opinion
Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

...previous studies, but most places showed shoreline changes of less than 1 meter per year, and a bit higher in Gulf states like Mississippi and Louisiana. Extreme shoreline changes in Louisiana were as high as 22 feet per year, she said.Still to be studied...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-02/coastal-erosion-threatens-northern-alas
State
Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

...all Americans, clerks in Arkansas and Mississippi resigned Tuesday rather than be forced...the circuit clerk in Grenada County, Mississippi, for 24 years, wrote in her resignation...clerks made similar concessions.Even in Mississippi, Texas and Louisiana, where governors...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-01/same-sex-marriage-fight-turns-clerks-
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California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

...is without risk, the evidence shows that immunization powerfully benefits and protects the community."California joins Mississippi and West Virginia as the only states with such strict requirements.Democratic Sens. Richard Pan of Sacramento and Ben...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-06-30/california-governor-signs-strict-sch
Regional News
New USGS report: Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

...previous studies, but most places showed shoreline changes of less than 1 meter per year, and a bit higher in Gulf states like Mississippi and Louisiana. Extreme shoreline changes in Louisiana were as high as 22 feet per year, she said.Still to be studied...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-01/new-usgs-report-coastal-erosion-threate
State
Around town for Monday, June 29

...for ages 60 and older, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., at the Filipino Community Hall. Class enrollment is available by contacting Ms. Ferrer at 463-6181 and participants will be enrolled on a first come, first served basis.Senior ceramics, 10 a.m...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-29/around-town-monday-june-29
Local
California Legislature OKs school vaccine bill

...The Senate reaffirmed the bill striking California's personal belief exemption for immunizations on a 24-14 vote. Mississippi and West Virginia are the only two states with such strict requirements in place.Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown has not said...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/california-legislature-oks-school-vac
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Gatlin wins 200 with fastest time ever at US championships

...Sheena Johnson (UCLA) in 2004.MISSING MISSISSIPPI: TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna...political statement" by not flying the Mississippi flag all week at Hayward Field. Every...represented in a bank of flags except Mississippi, which has the Confederate flag in...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-29/gatlin-wins-200-fastest-time-ever-us-
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Court: Texas abortion clinics stay open

...Valley.The Supreme Court also is weighing an appeal from Mississippi, which is seeking to enforce an admitting privileges requirement...Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, has blocked the Mississippi law.In November 2013, Justice Stephen Breyer wrote that...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/court-texas-abortion-clinics-stay-ope
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Juneau Assembly has money for Gastineau Apartments demolition if Barretts don't pay

...Also at the meeting, two residents advocated removing the Mississippi flag from Egan Drive.Local group Friends of the Flags raises...flags along the main thoroughfare during the summer. The Mississippi flag includes the Confederate battle flag, which has come...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-30/juneau-assembly-has-money-gastineau-apa
Local

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