JPD gets a new face(book)

...likes" that they have a Facebook page now.They're not the only ones, either. Forty-three people "liked" the new official JPD Facebook page within the first hour it was created Thursday."As of today, we've kind of jumped into the social media...
Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds

...not looking for real allies," said Nasser Haj Mansour, an official at the defense office in Syria's Kurdish region about the...certainly be considered," Dempsey, the top American military official, said in an interview in Paris.He acknowledged the Syrian...
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More ferries for less ridership

...mobility of Juneauites to get out of Dodge is way up," he said after his presentation.The Juneau Access Project, the road's official name, would cost an estimated $523 million to build and would be completed by 2020, if the plan is successful."The Road...
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Official: Moda won't extend some Alaska policies

...keep policies past this year that are out of compliance with President Barack Obama's signature health care law, a state official said.Lori Wing-Heier, director of Alaska's Division of Insurance, said her best guess is that the decision by Moda...
FIBA says players can wear religious head coverings

...of players on the court.The central board will evaluate the rule again in 2015 and determine whether testing at the lowest official international level should begin next summer. A full review will be done in 2016 on whether it will be a permanent rule change...
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Juneau man facing felony sex abuse charge

...contraband in the first degree for possessing, making, obtaining, or attempting to obtain a controlled substance while under official detention. That's a class "C" felony that is punishable by up to five years in prison.? Joseph J. Finn, 31, was...
Juneau harriers attack state trails

...Falcons girls and 15 of the 20 boys had lifetime personal records.JDHS' Ali Arthur made a strong statement in his first official meet back, sprinting to a 17:43 finish for fourth place.The TMHS boys put three runners in the top 10 with Michael Lohrey...
Defeating the violence and ideology of ISIS

...and should have the support of all who cherish religious freedom.Unfortunately, in many countries in which Islam is the official religion, legal and social discrimination against Christians and other minorities remains the norm. Their right to freely...
On the Trails: Highbush cranberries Juneau can be a bit difficult-shortening days, lots of rain (in my neighborhood, there has been much more than the official numbers - flowers on my deck actually got moldy), migrating songbirds flocking up and leaving us for the south, the end...
JSD's response to high school hazing assaults raises questions

...source of the district position on confidentiality. The issue of confidentiality is important because, in the absence of official statements, the student community may believe that no significant consequence occurred. This reduces deterrence and victims...


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