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Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

...was the only Missouri inmate serving such a sentence for a nonviolent marijuana-related offense when Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon agreed in May to commute his sentence. The commutation allowed Mizanskey to argue for his freedom before a parole board, which...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-01/man-who-got-life-marijuana-c
Nation and World
Empire Editorial: We wish you were here, Mr. President

...Roosevelt stopped in during WWII, then found the fishing better off Juneau than any other place he visited in Alaska. Even Richard Nixon stopped by, though that was in 1958, when he was still vice president.You won't have to worry about closing down roads...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-30/empire-editorial-we-wish-you-were-her
Opinion
My Turn: Decision time looms for Gov. Walker

...was a revolutionary model and it's had much to admire.Back when these laws were passed and signed by President Richard M. Nixon in 1971, many felt that federal trust lands, or reservation status, had done more harm than good to America's indigenous...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-12/my-turn-decision-time-looms-gov-walke
Opinion
With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

...Georgia governor. His "plainspoken" nature helped Democrats retake the White House in 1976 in the wake of President Richard Nixon's resignation.On Thursday, Carter said he remains proud of what he accomplished as president, but is more gratified by...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-21/humor-and-honesty-carter-talks-about-
Not For Web
Police shooting, protests put Ferguson back on edge

...the protesters."They were criminals," he said of those involved in gunfire. "They weren't protesters."Gov. Jay Nixon agreed, saying in a statement that such "reprehensible acts must not be allowed to silence the voices of peace and progress...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-11/police-shooting-protests-put-ferguson
Not For Web
Post 25 takes 'bitter' loss vs. Montana

...hit a one-out single, Zach Ringer singled to left field and Nate Loranger singled to left field, scoring Norman.Tylor Nixon closed for Montana (4 IN, 52 P, 6 K).The loss puts Juneau into an elimination game today against Utah's Fremont Silverwolves...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-09/post-25-takes-bitter-loss-vs-montana
Sports
Obama commutes sentences for 46

...and year out, serving too much time."Republican support in any such effort is critical, Stewart said, likening it to a Nixon-goes-to-China moment. "Nobody's going to question a Republican's credibility on being tough on crime," she said...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-14/obama-commutes-sentences-46
Not For Web
Trump criticizes border policy, trade

...getting a lot of heat, but you know, there's a silent majority out here," Arpaio said, borrowing from a phrase Richard Nixon popularized during his presidency in a speech about the Vietnam War.A single protester standing outside the room where Trump...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-12/trump-criticizes-border-policy-trade
Not For Web
Michael Allan McIntosh

...landmark Supreme Court case declaring impoundment of Congressional mandated funding for education unconstitutional during the Nixon Administration, the Community Service award from the Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach, the service award of the Chicago Legal...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174863133
Empire Editorial: Sealaska land deal should move forward

...government to fulfill its promise.On Dec. 17, 1971, President Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act into law.ANCSA...regional corporations created by the act.Almost 43 years since Nixon put pen to paper, many Native groups are still waiting for...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-07/empire-editorial-sealaska-land-deal-s
Opinion

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