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Historic Homer bar gets new life

HOMER - You just can't keep a good bar down.Yeah, that was the story in 1976, when the Club Bar rose from the ashes after a fire destroyed it. That was the story in 2007, when after three years Alice's Champagne Palace, its...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-28/historic-homer-bar-gets-new-life
State
Jimi: All Is By My Side

Opens Friday, Sep 26, 2014 Synopsis: André Benjamin steps into the role of Jimi Hendrix in this biopic set during 1966-67, as the iconic rocker rose from playing backup guitar at New York's Cheetah Club to igniting the Monterey Pop Festival with a scorching performance that would go down as one of the most memorable in rock-and-roll history. Imogen Poots and Hayley Atwell co-star in a film written and directed by Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Andre 3000, Imogen Poots, Ashley Charles, Hayley Atwell Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Annie (2014)

Opens Friday, Dec 19, 2014 Synopsis: 1981's beloved musical gets rebooted with this Overbrook Entertainment/Sony Pictures production surrounding a rags-to-riches orphan played by Beasts of the Southern Wild's Quvenzhane Wallis. Will and Jada Pinkett Smith, produce alongside Jay-Z, with Easy A's Will Gluck directing. Jamie Foxx co-stars. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhané Wallis, Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Thank you for Empty Chair Memorial

...my last visit to the Empty Chair Memorial before leaving, I saw a circle of cranes still intact despite the rains and a few rose petals on the bronze chair. This vision made me realize we will be remembered. Thank you.With deepest gratitude, Mary...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-20/thank-you-empty-chair-memorial
Neighbors
Hong Kong a hop, skip and jump away

...The Juneau Jumpers have had lots of action this year. They were in the famous Macy's Day Parade and the Tournament of Rose Parade. They have also traveled all over Alaska for workshops, but their fun doesn't stop there. Several team members will...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-20/hong-kong-hop-skip-and-jump-away
Neighbors
As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

...on France's border with Spain.Behind the Italian, the contest for podium places was shaken up: Thibaut Pinot of France rose to third in the standings, while compatriot Romain Bardet dropped to fifth. Tejay van Garderen of the United States lost more...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-23/tour-enters-pyrenees-rogers-wins-16th-
Sports
Long before 9/11, there was 1812

...help and supply arms, several battles were fought against the Americans. During this time, an Indian chief called Tecumseh rose to prominence. In August 1794, after the battle of Fallen Timbers near what is now called Waterville, Ohio, even though there...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-20/long-911-there-was-1812
Neighbors
Pete Rose manages 1st team in 25 years

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - Pete Rose stood behind the batting cage Monday...you working on, a sacrifice fly?'" Rose said.Charlie Hustle's jersey was...manager Butch Hobson at home plate. But Rose was back in his element, managing a...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-18/pete-rose-manages-1st-team-25-years
Sports
482-pound halibut caught near Glacier Bay

...that rivals the sportfishing world record.Jack McGuire, of Anaheim, was fishing with Captain Rye Phillips aboard the Icy Rose on July 3 when he hooked and landed a 95-inch, 482-pound halibut near the mouth of Glacier Bay.The "barn door" halibut...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-11/482-pound-halibut-caught-near-glacie
Outdoors
Thumbs up, thumbs down

...photographer spoke with a family living on View Drive, who said water levels were much higher than in the past. Mendenhall Lake rose to a record high 11.81 feet, and the Mendenhall River reached 13.52 feet, just inches shy of another record. Emergency...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-14/thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion

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