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Today in sports history

...French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 2010, also finished at the top of the ATP rankings in 2008.2010 - The Seattle Storm complete their undefeated march through the postseason, beating the Atlanta Dream 87-84 for a three-game sweep in the WNBA...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-16/today-sports-history
Sports
Wildlife Spy: A gathering of cranes

...flew up. Quickly scanning the skies, I spotted the culprit: A bald eagle crossed the meadow with powerful wing-strokes.A storm of hundreds of cranes and geese erupted into the air. The eagle rocketed through it, in hot pursuit of a Canada goose flying...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/wildlife-spy-gathering-cranes
Outdoors
For military ship, civilian science is the mission

...stuck in the ice pack. It also is able to bring supplies to remote places, as it did in January 2012 for Nome when winter storms prevented the town's normal fuel delivery.But the fact that the Healy can access the Arctic also makes it a valuable asset...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/emily-russo-miller/2014-09-10/military-ship-ci
Harsh ad gives Begich re-election bid a hiccup

...Begich and Sullivan to stop running them. An attorney for the victims' family blamed Begich for stirring up an "emotional storm."Meanwhile, Begich's advisers in Washington and some in Alaska told him there was no way the campaign could continue to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-07/harsh-ad-gives-begich-re-election-bid-h
State
Court says coal discharge into bay is illegal

ANCHORAGE - A permit covering storm-water runoff does not apply to coal falling...the Environmental Protection Agency for storm water discharged during industrial activity...disagreed. Coal is not on the list of non-storm-water discharges, such as those used...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-04/court-says-coal-discharge-bay-illegal
State
Runners blister Treadwell Trails at Capital City Invitational

...Mountain High School junior Naomi Welling and freshman Erin Wallace took the Juneau Invitational High School Cross Country meet by storm on Saturday on the Treadwell Mine Trails, winning the girls race in 19 minutes 49.63 seconds and 19 minutes 54.53 seconds...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-31/runners-blister-treadwell-trails-capit
Sports
Pure Sole: Road kill is art

...miners made and lost fortunes on.I ran to the top where the last broken bridge now is met with boulders and stumps washed by storms and beyond is a land where one should fear to tread.To the Mining Trail Hill in which slides have buffeted and cut the zigzag...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-04/road-kill-art
Sports
Sometimes children are people who kill

...haters, campus killers, airport killers, shopping mall killers, and killers who scheme to destroy our country with massive storms of violence against our power grids or vicious waves of chemicals or disease that could collapse as a society that sustains...

http://juneauempire.com/francis-wilkinson/2014-09-01/sometimes-children-are-peop
Opinion
Empire Editorial: When it comes to police weaponry, use logic - not emotion

...of it.Think of it in terms of weather. You're more likely to buy storm windows after a storm shatters your kitchen sconce, but that doesn't mean the chance of a storm has gone up. Global warming is making for higher global temperatures...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-31/empire-editorial-when-it-comes-police
Opinion
Today in History

...Louisiana, bringing floods that devastated New Orleans. More than 1,800 people in the region died.Ten years ago: Tropical Storm Gaston made landfall in South Carolina at near-hurricane strength. Protesters filling 20 city blocks peacefully swarmed Manhattan's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-29
State

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