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Juneau Empire Online Sports: Investigation, protests overshadow 18th stage 7/30/98

...Switzerland - The Tour de France, depleted by a rider revolt, limped back into action today with Tom Steels of Belgium winning the 18th stage. Steels beat Erik Zabel of Germany in a sprint finish for his third stage victory of the Tour. Stuart O'Grady...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073098/tour.html
Inmates eyed Mexico but ride backed out

...and dismembering of his former boss in western New York.The prisoners used power tools to saw through a steel cell wall and several steel steam pipes, bashed a hole through a 2-foot-thick brick wall, squirmed through pipes and popped out...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/inmates-eyed-mexico-ride-backed-out
Not For Web
Photo: Building a 'Big-R' bridge

Trucano Construction crew install a 94-foot-long bridge over Jordan Creek next to Egan Drive on Thursday. The steel bridge, prefabricated in Colorado by Big-R-Bridge, replaces a damaged 75-foot timber bridge and will accommodate vehicles...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/jordan-creek-bridge
Local
Juneau's Hidden History: East Glacier Trail

...dirt road.Heading north we left the trail to follow the 36" steel pipe that used to connect to the power plant. In several places...sticking up over the hill.A little further north, the 36" steel pipe changes into a 48" wooden stave made from Douglas fir...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-17/juneaus-hidden-history-east-glacier-trail
Outdoors
Arrested prison guard denies knowing of inmates' escape plot

...The tampering charges stem from the destruction and concealment of the paintings.Authorities say the inmates cut through the steel wall at the back of their cells, crawled down a catwalk, broke through a brick wall, cut their way into and out of a steam...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-26/arrested-prison-guard-denies-knowing-
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After attacks, shark fishing ban mulled

...opinion, no we would not" stop allowing shark fishing, Thomes said.Shark fishing usually involves large hooks, strong steel fishing rigs and bloody cut bait, such as the head of another large fish.It's unclear whether shark fishing bans are effective...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-18/after-attacks-shark-fishing-ban-mulle
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Alaska's 'most controversial sculpture' gets a new home

...landform, but it was inspired by qualities that this place has," Murray said.The sculpture is made out of twisting plates of steel an inch thick. All together, it's 12 feet across, between 18 ½ and 19 feet tall, and weighs ten tons.The parts of the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-24/alaskas-most-controversial-sculpture-gets
Art
Searchers buoyed by fresh DNA comb woods for escaped inmates

...home in Dickinson Center.Sweat and Matt escaped from the prison in Dannemora on June 6. Authorities say they cut through the steel wall at the back of their cell, crawled down a catwalk, broke through a brick wall, cut their way into and out of a steam...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/searchers-buoyed-fresh-dna-comb-woods
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Deadly balcony collapse tied to rotted beams

...said it was surprising to see such deterioration in a building just 8 years old.Normally, any building material - wood, steel or concrete - that will be exposed to the elements requires weatherproofing at the time of construction, Hom said.Nothing...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-18/deadly-balcony-collapse-tied-rotted-b
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Murkowski ready to lead Senate Energy Committee

...issue is far from over, and an encounter with three women from King Cove at an Anchorage restaurant on election night only steels her resolve.Murkowski also sits on the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee and will directly control Jewell's budget...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-09/murkowski-ready-lead-senate-energy-comm
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