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...are you most like? Overheard in Mayberry Quiz Fictional Mayberry, North Carolina, was home to quite a few unforgettable characters from "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Mayberry R.F.D." How many of their famous phrases can you recall?

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/juneauempire/
Egan introduces bill to name SLAM after Native historian

...introduce the same bill on the House side. Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, said Kashevaroff was chosen as the namesake of the...the State Affairs committee, chaired by Sen. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak.The SLAM building is scheduled to be completed in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/egan-introduces-bill-name-slam-after-na
State
Medicaid expansion rejected by House Finance

...bill from the governor that would expand Medicaid, rather than it appearing as an operating budget item.Rep. Cathy Munoz, R-Juneau, is a member of House Finance. She voted for the budget without allocations for Medicaid expansion, but said she is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/medicaid-expansion-rejected-house-finan
State
Ferry system budget slashed in committee

...The subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, recommended a $9.5 million cut to the...members of the subcommittee are Reps. Shelley Hughes, R-Palmer; Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski; Neal Foster, D-Nome; Liz Vazquez, R-Anchorage...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/ferry-system-budget-slashed-committee
State | AK legislature
My Turn: The folly of Chenault's federal land grab

If House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, has his way, the Tongass National Forest and another 150 million acres of federally owned land will soon become state...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-27/moniak-column-folly-chenaults-federal
Opinion
Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 27

1955 - Boston's 62-57 victory over Milwaukee in Providence, R.I., sets records for fewest points by one team and both teams since the introduction of the 24-second clock.1959 - The...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-27/today-sports-history
Sports
Tobacco is target of new antismoking push in Legislature

...Bob Herron, D-Bethel, would add e-cigarettes to the state's antismoking laws. SB1, proposed by Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, would prohibit smoking in public places, restaurants and bars across the state. SB1 would effectively spread the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/tobacco-target-new-antismoking-push-leg
State | AK legislature
Minority lawmakers push back on education budget proposal

...the operating budget. Whatever passes the House would have to be considered by the Senate.Subcommittee chair Lynn Gattis, R-Wasilla, said Alaska's budget situation requires tough decisions. The state is facing projected multibillion-dollar deficits...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/minority-lawmakers-push-back-education-
State | AK legislature
After Funny River, fire academy faces axe

...rural Alaska and it's a great way for people to make a living," Sen. Click Bishop, R-Fairbanks, said.Senate finance committee chairman Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said he is also concerned about rural jobs. The committee will look to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/after-funny-river-fire-academy-faces-ax
State | AK legislature
Budget proposal could ground some aircraft

...about $920,000 in total funds from the current year during a brief meeting Thursday morning.House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, called it a first step in the process. While the cut may not seem like much now, negotiations are under way dealing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/budget-proposal-could-ground-some-aircr
State | AK legislature

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