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Surfing champ, shark wrestler: 'I haven't got a scratch on me'

...of his days, about how he fought off a shark with his bare hands during a surfing competition...Dundee-style Aussie. He's the real thing: his shark-wrestling exploits were broadcast live...trauma right now."To walk away from a shark attack with not a scratch on you - it is...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-22/surfing-champ-shark-wrestler-i-havent
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Three-time surf champ fights off shark during South Africa competition

...Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, three-time world champion Mick Fanning...The Australian surfer was struck by the shark from behind and knocked into the water...defend himself and turned to punch the shark in the back."I saw it taking my board...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-20/three-time-surf-champ-fights-shark-du
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After attacks, shark fishing ban mulled

...punished for the rare shark attacks, but local officials in Oak Island want a shark fishing ban to limit the food supply for sharks close to shore - at least...swimmers by attracting sharks."Until we get some...would not" stop allowing shark fishing, Thomes said...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-18/after-attacks-shark-fishing-ban-mulle
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Man bitten by shark on Outer Banks is 7th this summer

...at critical risk of dying.Shark experts say the recent spate...record-breaking numbers of shark bites might be related to an...usual, said Chuck Bangley, a shark researcher at East Carolina...this summer, which attracts sharks. There have also been reports...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/man-bitten-shark-outer-banks-7th-summ
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A day in the life of: Marian Call

...and was also mentioned on national sites Boing Boing and Slate. The two also cowrote a song about the Discovery Channel's Shark Week, which was played on the Discovery Channel website."He has some fantastic ideas," she said."Good Morning Moon...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/day-life-marian-call
Art
Local Sports Calendar for August 21

...peak. the trio battle their complicated pasts, inner demons and nature's harshest elements in an attempt to confront the Shark's Fin on Mount Meru, the most technically complicated and dangerous peak in the Himalayas, one that has never been scaled...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-21/local-sports-calendar-august-21
Sports
Local Sports Calendar for August 20

...peak. the trio battle their complicated pasts, inner demons and nature's harshest elements in an attempt to confront the Shark's Fin on Mount Meru, the most technically complicated and dangerous peak in the Himalayas, one that has never been scaled...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-20/local-sports-calendar-august-20
Sports
Local Sports Calendar for Wednesday, August 19

...peak. the trio battle their complicated pasts, inner demons and nature's harshest elements in an attempt to confront the Shark's Fin on Mount Meru, the most technically complicated and dangerous peak in the Himalayas, one that has never been scaled...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-19/local-sports-calendar-wednesday-august
Sports
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 13, 2015

...watched salmon start to stack up in the waters of Gastineau Channel, their dorsal fins cutting the surface like those of tiny sharks. Fishermen have lined the shoreline near Douglas Island Pink And Chum, and farther from town, the summer king salmon troll...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-13/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion
Cuba, US improve relations, but sports defections continue

...won't matter," he said. "People can go back and forth like in any other place so then they won't have to be killed by sharks going to Florida."Borrell said many Cubans were unaware of defections, since the government doesn't publicize them, and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-20/cuba-us-improve-relations-sports-defec
Sports

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