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Medicaid gets green light to move forward

...rapidly to beat the scheduled Sept. 1 start of the expansion program. The suit was...restraining order to stop the program's start, the Council's attorneys needed to meet...before Sept. 1, allowing the program to start unfettered. ? Contact James Brooks at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/medicaid-gets-green-light-move-forward
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Marijuana Committee seeks more municipal control, again

The public-comment period for the state Marijuana Control Board's third set of proposed regulations closes at the start of September. Before it does, the City and Borough of Juneau's Marijuana Committee is hoping to make a few recommendations...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/marijuana-committee-seeks-more-municipa
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CBJ Finance gives Housing First another advance

...additional $250,000 advance from the City and Borough of Juneau in order to stay on track for a spring 2016 construction start date. The members of the CBJ Assembly Finance Committee passed a motion to allocate the requested money at their Wednesday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-27/cbj-finance-gives-housing-first-another
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Fewer kids, less funding

...day-to-day for some time as school starts up again, and a more official number...for a younger government workforce to start families is one avenue of hope, but it...to the district if the charter school starts up. However, Means doubts it will be...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/less-kids-less-funding
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Time to hang up the running shoes? Not just yet

...need everything in your favor to tackle this one. The race starts at the lower tram terminal, just south of the library, and...mountains around Juneau for hikes and runs. Much of the brush starts to die back, so it's even a great time to frequent some of...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-28/time-hang-running-shoes-not-just-yet
Sports
Hernandez, Cruz lead Seattle past Oakland 8-2

...getting knocked around in his last start against the Chicago White Sox...second of the season - between starts to work on being slower in his...Doubront is in line to make his start Saturday against Oakland after...Mariners: Elias makes his first start in the majors since July 2 as...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-27/hernandez-cruz-lead-seattle-past-oakla
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Photos: Roller coaster bike ride

...Tuesday. Volunteers with the Juneau Freewheelers Cycle Club and Eaglecrest staff have been working on the downhill trail this summer. About one third of the trail is complete and will start at the top of the Hooter Chairlift when finished.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-28/photos-roller-coaster-bike-ride
Outdoors
Aging boxer, new promoter trade blows

...getting my MMA belts filled. Once we have that, then we can start focusing on getting belts secured for boxing."Noticeably...addressed, outside it will be stressed even more. While fight start times and breaks used to depend more on the line up for alcoholic...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-27/aging-boxer-new-promoter-trade-blows
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One last summer road trip for Troop 6

...The crew checked out the first confirmed T-Rex track at the start of the 5.3-mile trek. Huge lightning and thunderstorm brought...90 minutes to make the scouts feel at home.Day 3 ? A late start included 7 miles with rock climbing and repelling.Day 4...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-28/one-last-summer-road-trip-troop-6
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Miller: Progress more complex than pass, fail

...Rosemary Hagevig, among others, expressed concern that extending start times at high schools was a poor decision because students won't...said.Miller asserted that physiologically speaking, a later start time is best for students.Hagevig said in the real world...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-28/miller-progress-more-complex-pass-fail
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