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The Hero of Color City

Opens Friday, Oct 3, 2014 Synopsis: Exodus Film Group presents this computer-animated children's film featuring the voices of Christina Ricci, Rosie Perez, Craig Ferguson, and Wayne Brady. Ben is a young boy who loves to color; little does he realize his beloved crayons lead a secret life of excitement and adventure. Every night, when the sun goes down, Ben's crayons pay a visit to Color City, a whimsical world of breathtaking beauty. Trouble arises, however, when Ben falls asleep one night, and Yellow is left behind by her fellow crayons. In her attempt to catch up with them, Yellow accidentally stirs an unfinished sketch of the monstrous King Scrawl and his malevolent henchman Gnat. Before they can be stopped, the diabolical duo have made their way to Color City, and staked their claim on the magical Rainbow Waterfall. Now, if Yellow and her friends don't act fast, all of Color City's glorious hues will soon fade. Fortunately for the citizens of this enchanted land, courageous Yellow is about to learn that if she believes in herself, anything is possible -- even defeating a formidable foe like the dreaded King Scrawl. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Christina Ricci, Rosie Perez, Craig Ferguson, Wayne Brady, Arsenio Hall Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

NASA project to check out summer sea ice

...single-seat plane."There's a point where you actually can see stars and you can see the sun," he said. "The reason you can see the stars is because the sun is setting and over the coverage of the Earth it's throwing a shadow, which is nighttime...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/nasa-project-check-out-summer-sea-ice
State
David Raymond Richert

...Richert of Juneau, Alaska and more recently Sun City West, Arizona, passed away suddenly on...He enjoyed bowling in leagues in Juneau and Sun City West , chasing the elusive 300 game. In Sun City West (their retirement home), he played...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000171765248
Photo: Soaking up the park sun

George Martin, of Juneau, enjoys the sun at Gunakadeit Park on Franklin Street on Sunday.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-08/photo-soaking-park-sun
Local
Time to start picking

...blueberry picker Wayne Coogan, who's been picking Juneau's blueberries for 52 years, advises blueberry seekers to find sun-exposed areas. He's found "extremely bountiful" patches of big berries at Fritz Cove, the University of Alaska Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/time-start-picking
Outdoors
As rain soaks Alaska, state's wildland firefighters head south

...The Alaska Fire Service has also let resources head south in response to increased fire activity in the Lower 48. The Midnight Sun and Chena interagency hotshot crews are in Idaho on the Whiskey Complex Fire. Several overhead personnel and 26 smokejumpers...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/rain-soaks-alaska-states-wildland-fi
Outdoors
Good Reads: Summer vacation edition

...planned (this year's visit to Europe took place in spring) so my summer reading will be either on the deck at home when the sun's out or curled up on the couch when it's raining.My last three "must-reads" are by Alaskan authors, current and former...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/good-reads-summer-vacation-edition
Art
Kadri wins 8th stage to Vosges

...all-around rider with an outside shot at the title, crashed late in the stage and lost more than a minute in the title chase.The sun finally broke through clouds that had dumped rain over riders in recent days for the 234.5 kilometer (146 mile) ride from...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-13/kadri-wins-8th-stage-vosges
Sports
Tour leader Nibali: Doping belongs to cycling past

...10 riders sought medical assistance on a blistering hot day, during which Dutch rider Bram Tankink got badly sunburnt. The sun attracted the wasps, and Swiss rider Michael Schar was stung by one, while Spaniard Benat Intxausti had to stem a nosebleed...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-18/tour-leader-nibali-doping-belongs-cycl
Sports
Urban Decay

...and feel like nothing will change, Denton said.Karen Lawfer, a member of Juneau's planning commission, works at Midnight Sun Ventures and attended one screening. She says this year is worse than the previous seven."It's more abusive, verbally...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-16/urban-decay
Local

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