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Former Seattle police chief advocates legal pot

...of the Seattle Police Department during the 2000 World Trade Organization riots, where police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at mostly peaceful protesters and arrested some 600 people. He resigned a few days later, then apologized for such...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-02/former-seattle-police-chief-advocates-l
Local
Wildlife troopers cite Nome woman in musk ox death

...locally. The large shaggy animals have killed or injured pets and damaged propertyAttempted deterrents have included rubber bullets, bear decoys and bear urine, but those have proven unsuccessful.Alaska Department of Fish and Game Biologist Tony...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-29/wildlife-troopers-cite-nome-woman-musk-
State
Got unwanted musk oxen? Try bear urine to ward them off

...homeowner chasing them with a pickup after the animals tried to ram a dog pen.Wildlife officials have tried shooting rubber bullets at the musk oxen and setting off fireworks, but the only thing that seems to provide temporary relief is moving them...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-04/got-unwanted-musk-oxen-try-bear-urine-w
State
Rocks, tear gas fly as Thai protests heat up

...Thursday, as the country's festering political crisis again flared into violence.Officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets toward protesters trying to force their way into a sports stadium where candidates were gathering to draw lots for...

http://juneauempire.com/papitchaya-boonngok/2013-12-27/rocks-tear-gas-fly-thai-p
Protests continue in Venezuela

...and rocks and blocked streets with flaming barricades of trash. Troops and police have responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and blasts from water cannons - as well as raids by gun-firing men on motorcycle.Jose Leon, a 20-year-old...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-21/protests-continue-venezuela
Art
Brazil beats Spain 3-0 to win Confed. Cup

...deflect the ball over the crossbar.There were protests outside the stadium during the match, with police using rubber bullets and tear gas to keep demonstrators from getting too close. A wave of anti-government protests has swept across...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-07-01/brazil-beats-spain-3-0-win-confed-cup
Sports
Alaska Editorial: Living in bear country

...necessary. There have been nine bears killed in defense of life and property this year, and Kenai police report using rubber bullets to haze a bear away from a neighborhood recently.First and foremost, if you're out and about for a walk or a...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-07-11/alaska-editorial-living-bear-country
Opinion
Miners charged in deaths of 34 killed by police

...after they were fired upon and had failed to stop a charge of miners with water cannons, stun grenades, tear gas and rubber bullets.Prosecution spokesman Lesenyego said the 270 miners were charged under Roman-Dutch law that held sway in South...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-08-30/miners-charged-deaths-34-killed-polic
Not For Web
Kodiak steps up bear safety for Halloween

...addition to denying bears food by using the new trash bins, public safety officers have stepped up hazing efforts with rubber bullets and flashbang hand grenades.The other two steps of the plan are public awareness and killing any bears that threaten...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-30/kodiak-steps-bear-safety-halloween
State
Hiker injured by grizzly bear in Denali National Park

...Joanne Saunders can be located and it is determined it is behaving aggressively, aversive conditioning methods such as rubber bullets could be used to drive it from the area. Park managers have temporarily closed the area. It likely will remain closed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052505/sta_20050525025.shtml
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