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Hearings planned on proposed air regulations

FAIRBANKS - Fairbanks residents who burn wood to save money as an alternative to expensive heating oil will have three chances to discuss proposed state regulations aimed at curbing particulate pollution.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-30/hearings-planned-proposed-air-regulatio
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Health officials: Take sickness seriously

An enterovirus outbreak and the impending influenza season mean taking precautions to avoid the spread of sickness is important, especially in the most vulnerable populations.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/health-officials-take-sickness-seriousl
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Alaska's supply of flu shots safe in shutdown

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's supply of flu vaccinations was not affected during the federal government's partial shutdown, but efforts to monitor influenza were crippled before furloughed federal workers were able to return to work.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-18/alaskas-supply-flu-shots-safe-shutdown
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

Frank Lee felt there were bigger fish just waiting to be caught, so after bringing in a 25-pound king salmon Thursday near Hoonah he released it to keep the small fish from counting against his daily limit.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072300/Spo_fish.shtml
Federal rules stall funding for rural plumbing projects

Millions of dollars in government funds for Alaska rural water and sewer projects are stalled by an impasse between state and federal officials.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032307/sta_20070323028.shtml
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Program targets attitudes about pregnancy, drinking

Alaska is on the forefront of states trying to create a systematic way of diagnosing and treating FAS, said Diane Casto, program manager for the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services' Office of FAS. The state began its concentrated effort at addressing FAS in 1997. "We knew we had a huge problem, we knew that anecdotally we had one of the highest rates of FAS in the nation, and we knew that our state was not doing enough to truly address this 100 percent preventable disability," Casto said.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030903/loc_fasside.shtml
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Hoonah man catches 86-pound king salmon

Frank Lee felt there were bigger fish just waiting to be caught, so after bringing in a 25-pound king salmon Thursday near Hoonah he released it to keep the small fish from counting against his daily limit.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072300/Spo_fish.html
Sports
Lack of awareness factor in shutdown

JUNEAU - The operator of the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline system said Wednesday that an internal company review found that power failure and lack of "situational awareness" contributed to a contained oil spill in May.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072910/sta_687908461.shtml
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