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First-time rules for secondhand stores

...many of Juneau's secondhand store owners don't know state law already requires that they log the information the city...the secondhand shops the same as pawn shops." Through state law, pawn shops are required to hold items for 30 days...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-01/first-time-rules-secondhand-stores
Local
Court rejects benefit denial in same-sex case

...constitutionality of state workers' compensation law limiting eligibility for survivor benefits to widows or widowers. Under state law, widows or widowers are entitled to survivor benefits if their husband or wife dies in a work-related injury; children...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/court-rejects-benefit-denial-same-sex-c
State
Piecing together Parnell

...voters opt to legalize recreational marijuana use in November, Parnell will again find himself in a position where the state law contradicts his own morality.Parnell said people shouldn't be looking at the legalization of marijuana as a top state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-27/piecing-together-parnell
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'Boxing coach' dodges assault charge

...went just the way I thought it would go, not guilty," he said. "It is called a fair trial."According to Oregon state law, it's not illegal for an adult to box a youth over age 11, so in the court's eyes no crime had occurred. "Essentially...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-17/boxing-coach-dodges-assault-charge
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Valley Dem clear for election

...he really did reside in Valley for that time, so we accepted his candidacy," Fenumiai told the Empire Friday.Under state law, if a candidate is not registered to vote in the district they seek to represent for the 12 months preceding filing their...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-13/valley-dem-clear-election
Local
Today in history

...In 1925, the so-called "Monkey Trial" ended in Dayton, Tennessee, with John T. Scopes found guilty of violating state law for teaching Darwin's Theory of Evolution. (The conviction was later overturned on a technicality.)In 1930, President...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21
Local
Concerns raised on direction of alcohol board

...website says the director supports the board's mission "to protect the public from alcoholic beverage abuse by enforcing state laws regulating alcoholic beverage commerce through licensing and enforcement."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-03/concerns-raised-direction-alcohol-board
State
Fiscal wiz banks on run for Senate seat

...while furthering his education.McGuan said his stint out of Juneau doesn't preclude him from running this year under state law. "It doesn't matter if you're out of town for school or work - if you maintain your address, that's where you...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-19/kito-and-dukowitz
State
Raid at pot club raises questions

...gray area. The officers handcuffed smokers, seized drug paraphernalia and ticketed the club's owner for violating state law banning indoor cigarette smoking. Three people were cited for smoking in public.Colorado law prohibits recreational...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-04/raid-pot-club-raises-questions
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Fairbanks assembly considers changes to truancy policy

...truancy program, inherited through state law, is broken, said Borough Assemblyman...The proposed program would override state law, which provides deference to local...to waive it much more quickly than state law. This is much more of a carrot than...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-08/fairbanks-assembly-considers-changes-tr
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