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Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

...an annual event that distributes books to students in schools statewide, brings the author to the schools, and uses social media and public radio to increase the author's reach to other schools. The grant-funded project pays special attention...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/dee-longenbaugh-wins-contributions-litera
Art
Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case

...people to await the findings of his office and other agencies involved in the investigation rather than speculation on social media.Mathis said he wanted the committee to help the case move forward based on "credible evidence and not rumors...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/texas-prosecutor-names-committee-revi
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Two stages down, two to go in Alps for Froome on Tour

...frame, which could give cheaters a leg up in the race.Froome says he believed the suspicions have been mainly in social media, adding "surely they don't come from nowhere - the technology exists.""I'm happy that they're doing the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-24/two-stages-down-two-go-alps-froome-tou
Sports
Jailed woman talked previous suicide attempt

...was uploaded for public viewing, and the department has since uploaded it again.Bland's death has resonated on social media, with posts questioning the official account and featuring the hashtags #JusticeForSandy and #WhatHappenedToSandyBland...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-23/jailed-woman-talked-previous-suicide-
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Texas jail where woman died admits breaking rules

...scrutiny of police and their dealings with black suspects who have been killed by officers.The case has resonated on social media, with posts questioning the official account and featuring the hashtags #JusticeForSandy and #WhatHappenedToSandyBland...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-22/texas-jail-where-woman-died-admits-br
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Military site shootings demonstrate FBI terrorism concerns

...inspired and directed is blurred in an age of pervasive social media, where anyone with a computer or smartphone can be...violence. Authorities say there's no question that social media platforms, coupled with the small-scale plots being...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/military-site-shootings-demonstrate-f
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Empire Editorial: Sometimes, more is better

...wooden railing. A photograph of them reacting to an onlooker - all smiling, with one flashing a peace sign - circulated social media with great fanfare. What the three tourists from California did was not only vandalism, it was an act of ignorance...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-14/empire-editorial-sometimes-more-bette
Opinion
Everybody into the pool!

...for president, thanks to the equalizing effects of social media and digital fundraising, and with looser federal rules...DOLLARSNo sugar daddy? No problem.Online fundraising and social media have made it cheaper and easier for candidates to haul...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-13/everybody-pool
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Sen. Schumer squeezed on Obama's Iran nuclear deal

...months to come.With the deal just a few days old, Schumer is already being targeted in advertising, news releases and social media from both sides.The Emergency Committee for Israel announced an ad campaign on New York City cable television encouraging...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-17/sen-schumer-squeezed-obamas-iran-nucl
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Little known 1 year after airliner shot down

...the rebels actually publicly admitted to downing the plane. Just minutes after the crash, a posting appeared on the social media account of then-rebel commander Igor Girkin, saying that the rebels had shot down a Ukrainian An-26 transport plane...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-17/little-known-1-year-after-airliner-sh
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