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My Turn: 'Medically necessary' bill disrespects Alaska's women

...too many abortions. While I respect her honesty, I disagree with...their jobs.As someone who respects women if for no other reason...you can't just "choose respect" for women, you also have to show respect for them. Most of the women...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-24/my-turn-medically-necessary-bill-disr
Opinion
Pure Sole: Slaying a dragon (called domestic violence)

Dragons have been around a long time.You respect a dragon.When one is fighting a dragon, they should never just...work towards the head.Dragons have been around a long time.You respect a dragon.That is how you defeat it.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-23/slaying-dragon-called-domestic-violenc
Sports
Coaches come to Juneau to fight domestic violence

...really huge deal."The program, which promotes teaching respect for women and healthy relationships to young male athletes...that place as a coach of being able to teach your people that respect for each other," he said. "It's in how you coach, and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-23/coaches-come-juneau-fight-domestic-viol
Local
Words and Pictures

Opens Friday, May 23, 2014 Synopsis: An English teacher and fallen literary star challenges an art teacher to a war of words versus images to determine which form carries the greatest meaning in this romantic comedy drama from director Fred Schepisi (It Runs in the Family, The Eye of the Storm). Jack Marcus (Clive Owen) is a prep-school English teacher who sees his students' obsession with social media as a literary and intellectual abyss. His alcoholism is slowly taking over his life as his estranged son drifts ever further away, and the school's once-proud literary magazine lapses into irrelevance. Meanwhile, art teacher and abstract painter Dina Delsanto (Juliette Binoche) wrestles with debilitating arthritis that has forced her to lay down her paintbrush indefinitely. Jack respects Dina and even flirts with her on occasion, but he has a cruel habit of riling her that leads to swelling tensions between the two teachers. As Jack's performance review draws near, he knows that his continued failure to engage his students could cost him his job. Out of Jack's desperation comes a flash of innovation, and he boldly issues a challenge to his rival in the visual arts: Convinced that a mere picture could never truly convey the emotion and nuance of the English language, Jack challenges Dina to create a painting that's as powerful as his own written words. Meanwhile, as the student body grows increasingly engaged in this vibrant creative conflict, love starts to blossom in the heat of battle. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche, Valerie Tian Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

JDHS, TMHS softball teams open on opposite ends of panhandle

...will make the battle for the two conference state tournament spots more competitive than it already was."I have the utmost respect for the JDHS program," Sitka coach Bob Potrzuski said. "I would always strive to be modeled after what they do which is...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-22/jdhs-tmhs-softball-teams-open-opposite
Sports
Crimson Bears football in a coaching uproar

...kid is interested in, especially in a town where they are limited. It is not my intent to make this look bad on Rich. I respect what he has done with the program as far as winning goes. There is no denying it has been a winning program and I don't...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-20/crimson-bears-football-coaching-uproar
Sports
Teen kayaking trip applications due soon

...Pelican and Hoonah.Participants will develop leadership skills for building healthy relationships, positive group dynamics and respect for environment, according to a news release. They will have the opportunity to gain tools for promoting change in their...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/teen-kayaking-trip-applications-due-soo
Local
Commentary: The sacredness of this week

...dedicated to this important and significant activity. Those who have fallen in battle for our country are deserving of our respect. So, as a society, we set a day apart dedicated to the important, necessary and public activity of commemoration and gratitude...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-13/commentary-sacredness-week
Opinion
Museum event teaches art of paper crane folding

...Margie Alstead Shackelford, said in July 2013 that the 1,000 paper cranes for the dedication ceremony "are symbols of respect for departed ancestors, as well as symbols of peace. One thousand is considered a fortuitous number."The dedication ceremony...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/museum-event-teaches-art-paper-crane-fold
Art
My Turn: Together, we stand for respect

Respect is a traditional value at the core of nearly...stood the test of time.As important as respect is in creating safe homes and strong families...Alaskans will raise high the banner of respect, lending courage to those who need it, and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-23/my-turn-together-we-stand-respect
Opinion

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