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NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players' painkillers suit

...FRANCISCO - The National Football League on Thursday asked a judge to toss out a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health.The...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-31/nfl-seeks-dismiss-ex-players-painkille
Sports
Local Sports Calendar

...1SWIMMINGAway, 1 p.m., Region V Swim Championships at Petersburg.Tuesday, Nov. 4OFFICIALSHome, 6-8 p.m., Basketball Officials Meetings in room C105 at Thunder Mountain High School. Discussion of rules and mechanics as perparation for the National...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-31/local-sports-calendar
Sports
AFN president's criticism of Parnell unwarranted

...is not working with the Native community? While our AFN president is quick to criticize our governor, a statewide elected official, it appears our junior Senator Mark Begich gets a free pass. The AFN has passed resolutions over the years urging the federal...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/afn-presidents-criticism-parnell-unwarr
Local
Mayor Sullivan supports Juneau as capital, won't relocate if elected lt. gov.

...a bill earlier this year that would have made the House of Wickersham, a historic Victorian home in downtown Juneau, the official residence of the lieutenant governor. Mallott joked at the chamber debate that if new legislation designates the home as the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/mayor-sullivan-supports-juneau-capital-
Local
My Turn: The corrupting power of debt

...behalf of or against any candidate. The laws overturned by the ruling were enacted to reduce the likelihood that elected officials would seek illegitimate personal gain through the power of their public office. That's called corruption, the oldest and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/my-turn-corrupting-power-debt
Local
Local Sports Calendar

...1SWIMMINGAway, TBA, Region V Swim Championships at Petersburg.Tuesday, Nov. 4OFFICIALSHome, 6-8 p.m., Basketball Officials Meetings in room C105 at Thunder Mountain High School. Discussion of rules and mechanics as perparation for the National...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-30/local-sports-calendar
Sports
Guard members sue over leaked records

...the U.S. Army, saying investigative and other records pertaining to them were improperly leaked to reporters and state officials.The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in federal court in Washington, D.C., said the plaintiffs have suffered humiliation, embarrassment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/guard-members-sue-over-leaked-records
State
Death on the Hill

...Gastineau Historical Society were the first places to look for evidence. To my surprise, there are no records - personal or official - of anyone being hung from the tree on what was then known as "Telephone Hill." (Marie Darlin of the Gastineau Channel...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-30/death-hill
Local
Requirements for Alaska LNG project detailed

...That's pretty much the way to put it. If it all goes well and the project succeeds, you should thank your local elected officials ... if it collapses and goes bad and nothing happens - just blame the feds because we do that in Alaska very well anyhow...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/requirements-alaska-lng-project-detaile
State
Fire at partially built Bethel treatment center

BETHEL - Officials say a partially built alcohol treatment center in the southwest Alaska city of Bethel caught fire Monday night.KTUU-TV reported...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-28/fire-partially-built-bethel-treatment-c
State

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