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Message in a bottle

When Bennett "Bud" Sparks sent a message in a bottle in 1964 from...me a letter."It was signed by Bud Sparks, a fireman stationed at the lighthouse...birthplace.He laid the message from Sparks on the table, partially torn where it...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-24/message-bottle
Local
Today in Sports History

...Joyner-Kersee.2011 - The Tulsa Shock snap the longest losing streak in WNBA history with a 77-75 win over the Los Angeles Sparks. The Shock (2-25) had 20 straight losses before Sheryl Swoopes hit a jumper with 2.9 seconds left. Tulsa's last win...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-26
Sports
Recovery: A lesson in purpose

...Love said. Hope is one reason why recovery works. Our brains are hard-wired with behaviors, and hope is one thing that sparks that new route."Hill has other hopes now that he's a parent. He wants her to have better options than he had if she finds...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-24/recovery-lesson-purpose
Local
Reviews of new pop music releases

...sorely, even glumly) like themselves. Norah Jones, too, comes across as timidly confused. By contrast, the art-pop band Sparks, folkie Loudon Wainwright III, and glam elder David Johansen have spirited glee with their tracks while maintaining their...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-21/reviews-new-pop-music-releases
Art
Today in Sports History

...becomes the first driver to complete the sweep since NASCAR expanded to three national series in 1995.2011 - The Los Angeles Sparks run off 16 straight points to overcome a 15-point, second-half deficit and hand the Tulsa Shock their WNBA-record 18th...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-21
Sports
Mormon church bucks the trend

...talking about our families and beliefs, and such conversations spark interest in our neighbors, co-workers and acquaintances...starting with Pope John Paul II, there has been a goal to "really spark within the lives of people once again a personal relationship...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-11/mormon-church-bucks-trend
Local
Miller, Treadwell debate

...on Monday, and that he recognizes the importance of reaching out to Alaskans in person.Sullivan's campaign manager Ben Sparks said last week that voter enthusiasm wins races, and having Sullivan out meeting with voters helps drive that enthusiasm...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-14/miller-treadwell-debate
State
Dear White People

Opens Friday, Oct 17, 2014 Synopsis: A satirical portrait of race relations in early 21st Century America, writer/director Justin Simien's playfully perceptive feature debut tells the story of a bi-racial Winchester University student whose controversial radio show sparks a media frenzy of epic proportions. When Samanta White begins her radio program by declaring that white people will now be required to have two black friends in order to avoid appearing racist (and that drug dealers don't count), she immediately catches the attention of the all-black residential hall that is being forced out of existence due to diversification. Subsequently elected president of the hall, Samantha subsequently becomes the subject of a reality show that deals with racial issues. Meanwhile, the Winchester University's all-white student newspaper staff mistakenly assumes that young black outcast Lionel Higgins is an expert on black culture, and recruits him to report on the brewing controversy. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Teyonah Parris, Brandon Bell, Kyle Gallner Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Best of Me

Opens Friday, Oct 17, 2014 Synopsis: 20-once years after being torn apart by forces beyond their control, two lovers who have never forgotten one another get a second chance at happiness in this romantic drama from bestselling author Nicholas Sparks. Dawson (Luke Bracey) and Amanda (Liana Liberato) were just teenagers when they fell hopelessly and helplessly in love. Unfortunately for them, it just wasn't meant to be - at least not then. Two decades later, in the wake of a mutual friend's death, Dawson (James Marsden) and Amanda (Michelle Monaghan) are reunited as adults. Their passion still burns as bright as ever, too, though just when it seems as if their happy ever after is finally within reach, Dawson and Amanda discover that the very same threat that separated them in youth has returned stronger, and more determined to divide them than ever before. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Michelle Monaghan, James Marsden, Luke Bracey, Liana Liberato, Caroline Goodall, Sebastian Arcelus, Jon Tenney, Gerald McRaney Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Juneau Juniors win district title 15-1 over Sitka

...in our subs that the energy exploded and provided us with the spark off the bench."Juneau, which won its first two games against...happened today. We really started off sluggish and we needed a spark. At the state level you are not going to get away with low...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-16/juneau-juniors-win-district-title-15-1
Sports

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