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Emmitt Smith, rapper Flo Rida out of Miss USA; Macy's dumps Trump

...perform. Country singer Craig Wayne Boyd, winner of "The Voice" last year, and pop singer Natalie La Rose, whose single "Somebody" hit the Billboard Top Ten this year, also dropped out. There were no more announced performers.Smith, the former Dallas...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/emmitt-smith-rapper-flo-rida-out-miss
Not For Web
Alaska is beating drunk driving

...redeployed from traffic stops to cover other crimes.There can be reporting biases too, said JPD Lt. David Campbell."If somebody drives home drunk and they don't get caught, did a crime occur? Yes. Did someone report it? No," he said. "The numbers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/alaska-beating-drunk-driving
State
Agents: 'Titanic' composer James Horner died in plane crash

...something the audience can feel with their heart," Horner said in 2009. "When we lose a character, when somebody wins, when somebody loses, when someone disappears - at all times I'm keeping track, constantly, of what the heart is supposed...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/agents-titanic-composer-james-horner-
Regional News
Proposed ordinance would remove barrier to childcare centers in homes

...households without a stay-at-home parent.In 2014, there was only enough day care for one in four of those children."For somebody coming in (to the child care industry), there was a really high bar," Satre said of the city's current rules. "Now...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-24/proposed-ordinance-would-remove-barrier
Local
Juneau's Smith giving up soccer for futbol

...said. "I pick up a little bit. I know the soccer stuff but it is in the city when I am walking around and want to talk to somebody. I don't want to be the guy that walks around and makes everybody speak English. I need to be part of their culture, they...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-28/juneaus-smith-giving-soccer-futbol
Sports
Slack Tide: 49 meditations on a sunny Alaska summer

...cheese bagels.29. Is it just me, or is starting to cloud up?30. Nope, just wildfire haze.31. Speaking of which, will somebody do something about all the smoke? It's ruining my view.32. I find myself wishing for rain just so I can clean the house...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-28/slack-tide-49-meditations-sunny-ala
Neighbors
The truth about Juneau teens and sex: It's not what you (or they) think

...in certain situations," she said. "Knowing that, for example, 88 percent of their peers say that they would step in if somebody was harassing another person, hopefully that will motivate them to be like, 'Oh, this is a good thing to do, other people...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/truth-about-juneau-teens-and-sex-its-no
Local
Rainy weather hinders hunt for loose killers

...was "a kind of survivalist," who was caught in the woods in New York's Southern Tier five days after that killing after somebody came forward with information, he said.___Associated Press writer Michael Virtanen in Albany contributed to this report...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-17/rainy-weather-hinders-hunt-loose-kill
Not For Web
Investigators believe prison employee was in on escape plot

...something so stupid," neighbor Sharon Currier said. She said Mitchell is always happy to help people, but she's "not somebody who's off the wall."She said Mitchell is a former town tax collector in Dickinson, a community near Dannemora. Quick...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-12/investigators-believe-prison-employee
Not For Web
Aggressive moose near Denali campground injures onlookers

...unusually unpredictable," said Denali spokeswoman Kathleen Kelly. "At one point somebody can walk by and she doesn't care. The next minute she can charge somebody who is 50 yards away."One woman was hurt badly enough to be sent to the hospital...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-07/aggressive-moose-near-denali-campground
State

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