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Alaska ad proudly ties Begich to 'Obamacare'

...decide whether embracing the health law is popular in Alaska. "Good stories make good ads," Lottsfeldt said of the cancer survivor who thanks Begich for his help.Begich campaign spokesman Max Croes said the campaign does not comment on activities by friendly...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/alaska-ad-proudly-ties-begich-obamacare
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Photo: Cancer cuts

...was hosted by the Capital City Fire/Rescue at the Juneau eatery Salt. This was Tapp's third straight year being shorn at the event. He does it in honor of his great-grandmother Helen Watkins, a breast cancer survivor of 30 years.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-17/photo-cancer-cuts
Local
Lone Survivor

Now Playing Synopsis: Based on a true story, director Peter Berg's Lone Survivor stars Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Ben Foster, and Emile Hirsch as four Navy SEALs whose sensitive mission into the Afghan mountains is unexpectedly compromised, leading to a fierce skirmish with a small army of Taliban soldiers. The year is 2005. In the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks, the War in Afghanistan is well under way when military intelligence learns that a senior Taliban member is hiding out in a remote village deep in the Hindu Kush mountains of the Kunar Province. Convinced that his capture or killing could turn the tide of the difficult war in favor of the United States, the Navy SEALs hatch Operation Red Wings. The goal is simple -- send a select team of soldiers to stake out the village from the surrounding mountains, and move on their target when the time is right. Under the leadership of Lieutenant Michael Murphy (Kitsch), Marcus Luttrell (Wahlberg), Matt Axelson (Foster), and Danny Dietz (Hirsch) reach their checkpoint, and quickly realize that another nearby hill will provide a better vantage spot. Shortly after arriving at that new location and getting a positive ID on their target, however, the soldiers are caught off guard by three wandering shepherds, including a young boy. Ultimately, a heated vote over what to do with the captured shepherds leads Lt. Murphy to decide that the best course of action is to abide by the rules of engagement, meaning that the soldiers will abort the mission, release the captives, and retreat to their extraction point. Shortly after the shepherds are set free, however, the four SEALs find themselves surrounded by dozens of Taliban soldiers, and engaged in a fierce gunfight that -- with the aid of some truly brave villagers -- only one of them will make it out of. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch, Taylor Kitsch, Eric Bana Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Helicopter crash survivor taken off promotion list

JUNEAU - The sole survivor of a deadly 2010 Coast Guard helicopter crash has been removed from the promotion list, a decision his attorney said could end...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-30/helicopter-crash-survivor-taken-promoti
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Mackey skips Iditarod; will race Fur Rondy

...a shorter Anchorage race as he works to get dental implants, he told the Anchorage Daily News.Mackey is a throat cancer survivor and he's been losing his teeth in the last year, including one that fell out when he ate a piece of fudge during last year's...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-05/mackey-skips-iditarod-will-race-fur-ro
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Survivor of boat capsize dies

The sole survivor of a boat capsize that drowned two brothers died early Monday morning in a North Douglas residence, according to police.The...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-04/survivor-boat-capsize-dies
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Survivor of boat capsize dies from alcohol-related incident, police say

The sole survivor of a boat capsize that drowned two brothers died early Monday morning in a North Douglas residence, according to police.The...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-03/survivor-boat-capsize-dies-alcohol-rela
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Attorney: Crash survivor gets 'career killer' report

JUNEAU - The U.S. Coast Guard commander for Alaska is recommending that Lt. Lance Leone, the sole survivor of a 2010 Coast Guard helicopter crash, not be promoted or involved in flight operations again, an attorney for Leone said Tuesday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-04-25/attorney-crash-survivor-gets-career-kil
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The indie bestseller list

...Robert M. Edsel3. Hyperbole and a Half, Allie Brosh4. Lone Survivor, Marcus Luttrell5. My Beloved World, Sonia Sotomayor6...R.R. Martin4. Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card5. Lone Survivor, Marcus Luttrell6. A Clash of Kings, George R.R. Martin7...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-30
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The Indie Bestseller List

...Brosh4. "My Beloved World," by Sonia Sotomayor5. "Lone Survivor," by Marcus Luttrell6. "The Power of Habit," by Charles...Orwell6. "The Monuments Men," by Robert M. Edsel7. "Lone Survivor," by Marcus Luttrell8. "To Kill a Mockingbird," by Harper...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-02-20/indie-bestseller-list
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