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NFL to change extra-point kicks to longer distance

...point kick from short distance, that is an exciting and usually a critical play.Some teams could look into 2-point specialists; there's conjecture that Eagles coach Chip Kelly brought in Tim Tebow to potentially fill such a role.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-20/nfl-change-extra-point-kicks-longer-di
Sports
Coast Guard floats boating safety guide

...members of the Coast Guard threw out flotation devices to an invisible man overboard.It's Coast Guard boating safety specialist Mike Folkerts' job to stress that that isn't enough. He brought a whole "toolbox" of boating safety equipment to show...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-20/coast-guard-floats-boating-safety-guide
Local
FBI hair analysis problems reveal limits of forensics

...WASHINGTON - Kirk Odom was convicted of a 1981 rape and robbery after a woman identified him as her attacker and an FBI specialist testified that hair on her nightgown was consistent with hair on Odom's head.But DNA testing some 30 years later...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/fbi-hair-analysis-problems-reveal-lim
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School board approves charter school contract

...regarding billing for school district specialists serving the charter school and equity...and bills the charter school for specialists like speech and language therapists, English language learning specialists and more, at about $65 per hour...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-14/school-board-approves-charter-school-co
Local
New medevac plane in Ketchikan

...went into service in late March and has been used regularly each week since, according to Sarah Cruz, business development specialist with Guardian Flight.Guardian - which has 21 jets statewide - currently uses Learjet 31s for its medical transports. However...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-13/new-medevac-plane-ketchikan
Local
New Kenai Wildlife Refuge visitor center opens

...exhibit that contains the smell of cottonwood."For me, as an educational specialist here at the refuge, I wanted to make it very kid-friendly," said education specialist Michelle Ostrowski. "I wanted to make it very tactile and multi-sensory...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-08/new-kenai-wildlife-refuge-visitor-cente
State
Juneau housing commission looks Outside for fresh ideas

A visiting urban planner warned Juneau housing specialists Monday to not lose sight of old housing as they build new homes to cope with the city's housing crunch.The Affordable Housing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-10/juneau-housing-commission-looks-outside
Local
Carlton Smith lends name to new brokerage

...beyond that."Two of their agents boast certification from the National Association of Realtors as Certified Residential Specialists; the other two agents are working on their certification. Another measure is the number of transactions each agent completes...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-12/carlton-smith-lends-name-new-brokerage
Local
End of winter heralds arrive of mosquitoes

...calves and cause them to run until they're exhausted, which can end in death for the calf. Other mosquitoes are "bird specialists," according to Sikes."I once saw a falcon with over 30 mosquitoes on its face," Sikes said.Sikes recently was asked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-04/end-winter-heralds-arrive-mosquitoes
State
Death toll tops 4,000 in Nepal

...trapped."As people are pulled from the wreckage, he said, even more help is needed, including orthopedic doctors, nerve specialists, surgeons and paramedics."We are appealing to foreign governments to send these specialized and smart teams," Poudyal...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-28/death-toll-tops-4000-nepal
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