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Marijuana Committee seeks more municipal control, again

...to revoke the licenses of marijuana businesses that break city laws. Currently, the state's proposed regulations don't require the board to take into account whether businesses violate the laws of municipal governments when deciding whether to revoke...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/marijuana-committee-seeks-more-municipa
Local
Alaska Editorial: Fighting the fires

...quotes Lloyd McGee of the Nature Conservancy: "We need to be proactive in reducing these hazardous fuels," which would require controlled burns and thinning, the results of which would be taken to a mill. The mill is needed infrastructure, according...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-25/alaska-editorial-fighting-fires
Opinion
Why was repeat burglar placed at halfway house?

...someone violated a domestic violence restraining or stalking order or has walked away from a halfway house in the past year - require additional approval by the DOC's Central Classification Unit in Anchorage, a committee that decides where inmates should...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-27/why-was-repeat-burglar-placed-halfway-h
Local
Falling oil gouges state budget deeper

...the Statutory Budget Reserve and the Constitutional Budget Reserve - are currently keeping it afloat, and a shortfall will require the state to dip into those reserves to top off the FY15 budget before considering the FY16 budget."The reality is to balance...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/falling-oil-gouges-state-budget-deeper
State
More problems plague ferry Columbia

...was being performed to its bellows, part of the exhaust system. The repairs to the Columbia's exhaust and propellar will require it to be dry docked for repairs.The Malaspina has been rerouted to sail the Bellingham to Southeast Alaska schedule through...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-20/more-problems-plague-ferry-columbia
State | Local
Planned Parenthood brings services to your smartphone

...the ring. These are methods of birth control that don't require a physical visit for either the consultation or use. The pill...monthly method. Mahony said it is popular because it doesn't require the same regiment of the pill, and the hormones released are...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-24/planned-parenthood-brings-services-your
Local
Village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

...more doable two years ago, before U.S. and Russia relations cooled. Taking a large contingent of people to Chukotka will require a substantial level of Russian cooperation, a necessity that's difficult to predict, according to Krupnik. But Little...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/village-seeks-reunite-russian-relatives
State
Obama's Iran deal may well survive on Capitol Hill

...and, underscoring slim prospects for his side, he stopped short of predicting opponents would prevail.The agreement would require Iran to dismantle most of its nuclear program for at least a decade in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-19/obamas-iran-deal-may-well-survive-cap
Not For Web
Nelson hurt as Packers fall to Steelers 24-19

...after Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey exited in the first quarter with a left ankle injury coach Mike Tomlin said will likely require surgery. Pouncey, who missed all of 2013 after tearing multiple ligaments in his right knee in the opener against Tennessee...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-24/nelson-hurt-packers-fall-steelers-24-1
Sports
NYC mayor: Regs for Times Square characters under study

...touching our child. Absolutely not."One possibility being considered is a separate zone just for the women. Another is to require them to obtain a license. And then Bratton shocked the civic-minded by suggesting that the city do away with the pedestrian...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-21/nyc-mayor-regs-times-square-character
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