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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
Today in Sports History

...Cipollini becomes the first rider since 1948 to capture three consecutive stages of the Tour de France, though only after Tom Steels of Belgium is stripped of the first-place finish in the sixth stage for dangerous riding. 2000 - Pete Sampras passes Roy...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-09
Sports
What to watch

...more than $100 million and be ready for the 2016 U.S. Open. It got underway in earnest over the past six months, when steel rods were driven 125 to 180 feet into the ground outside the octagon-shaped arena. What's visible now are concrete pedestals...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-25/what-watch
Sports
Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

...logging, farming and other purposes, but with high-altitude adaptations. It's made of lighter-weight aluminum instead of steel and uses electric controls instead of gas-powered ones.The device was used for the first time in 1996 to recover a climber...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/bodies-3-climbers-retrieved-mount-raini
State
State doesn't have money to replace Gustavus float

...still doesn't know what caused the failure of a $1 million steel float in Gustavus last winter. It also doesn't have the funds...appeared there would be issues because of weather.Five of the 10 steel piles holding the float in place were damaged in a December...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-13/state-doesn%E2%80%99t-have-money-replac
State
Southeast Unplugged

...insulating sap of an Asian gum tree. To protect the soft gum, steel wires were wrapped around the cable.That protection was a...the cables' durability - plastic replaced gutta-percha and steel armoring improved - cable capacity didn't improve in the same...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/southeast-unplugged
State | Local
Anchorage considers new strategy for multimillion-dollar port project

...anticipate having to design for with the funding available."Construction stalled in 2009 when inspections showed that some steel sheets for the dock had bent, jammed and separated, threatening the structure's integrity.The U.S. Maritime Administration...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/anchorage-considers-new-strategy-multim
State
Lots of big NFL names hoping for big comebacks

...right foot sent him to the sideline. He had a special cleat designed for him by Under Armour, a wider shoe that features a steel shank at the bottom for added support."I feel explosive, I still feel fast," he said. "I still feel like I can beat...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-10/lots-big-nfl-names-hoping-big-comeback
Sports
Photo: Sprucing up "Nimbus'

PCL crews lift the steel artwork titled "Nimbus" by Canadian sculptor Robert Murray from its spot in front of the Alaska State Museum on Friday. Nimbus...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-20/photo-sprucing-nimbus
Local
Alaska Ornamental Iron thrives on metal artistry

...Flynn said, was probably also the most challenging.It was the stainless steel railings behind the Eielson Visitor Center in Denali National Park.These...buying a new plasma cutter that would let him cut through thicker sheets of steel.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/alaska-ornamental-iron-thrives-metal-ar
State

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