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Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Baltimore man

...charging documents is illegal under a city ordinance.Mosby said the arrest was unlawful because the knife is legal under state law.None of the officers secured Gray's seatbelt in the van, a violation of police policy. Soon after he was placed...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/prosecutor-6-officers-indicted-death-
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Scouts' leader: Ban on gays not sustainable

...into the BSA's membership policies and influence over local councils' hiring decisions. The office, which cited state laws against hiring discrimination based on sexual orientation, was reviewing Gates' remarks Thursday.One of Tessier's...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/scouts-leader-ban-gays-not-sustainabl
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Seattle needs permit for oil

...when they're not being used in the Arctic. Environmentalists have already sued over the plan, saying the port broke state law in February when it signed a two-year lease with Foss Maritime, whose client is Shell, without doing an environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-05/seattle-needs-permit-oil
State
Chief: Memo wouldn't have changed cartoon contest response

...Soofi as "heroes."He said about 40 Garland police officers were protecting the event along with members of federal and state law enforcement agencies, after months of preparation for the event.Drawings such as the ones featured at the event are...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-12/chief-memo-wouldnt-have-changed-carto
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Safe? Google acknowledges 11 accidents with its self-driving cars

...total - four accidents since September - but would not comment about their nature or severity, citing a longstanding state law making collision reports confidential.Some details, however, were revealed to the AP by a person familiar with these...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-12/safe-google-acknowledges-11-accidents
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Lawmakers plan work on marijuana bills over interim

...Coghill, R-North Pole, said lawmakers will also work over the interim on a bill addressing how municipalities can trump state laws with local regulations, including prohibiting marijuana businesses or limiting hours of operation, for example.That...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-26/lawmakers-plan-work-marijuana-bills-ove
State
Village confirms banishment after troopers' deaths

...staff. The council said the men blocked access to grave sites, squatted on tribal lands and promoted violence toward state law enforcement officers.The banishment was for 90 days until a tribal court could consider the matter.A tribal court...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-23/village-confirms-banishment-after-troop
State
Marijuana ruling disappoints advocates

...have legalized medical marijuana and prompted raids on growers and dispensaries that appear to be operating legally under state law.A ruling against marijuana's classification "would have been significant because you would have had a federal judge...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-16/marijuana-ruling-disappoints-advocate
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My Turn: Losing our heads over taxes

...revenue? History tells us the latter.Now, back to the legislative proposal. Legally, according to both federal and state law, passenger head taxes must be dedicated to mitigate the direct costs and impacts of the industry. How and where should...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-16/my-turn-losing-our-heads-over-taxes
Opinion
House committee plans new draft of marijuana crime bill

...in the Senate Finance Committee that kept marijuana as a controlled substance in Alaska. The crime bill would update state laws to reflect what remains illegal after Alaska voters legalized limited recreational marijuana last year.House Judiciary...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12/house-committee-plans-new-draft-marijua
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