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Goldbelt wants updated tramway lease

...can't just say the leasor and the leasee want to change it," he said. "A responsible assemblyman is going to say, 'Tell me why this isn't good for the city.'"The crux of the discord comes from the appraised unimproved value of the property...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-10/goldbelt-wants-updated-tramway-lease
Local
My turn: High and dry out Thane

...CIA could encourage our CBJ officials to reveal a secret or two that I've been trying to crack for years. Can anyone tell me why the city has extended municipal water, sewage and fire hydrant services to every community in the borough within the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-08-25/my-turn-high-and-dry-out-thane
Opinion
A Hard Day's Night

Now Playing Synopsis: During the first worldwide flush of Beatlemania in 1964, United Artists wanted to ship out a movie with The Beatles before their vogue was over. Working within a tight $500,000 budget, director Richard Lester turned out A Hard Day's Night in a fast 6 1/2 weeks; the picture was in the theatres three months after shooting commenced. Using a variety of techniques cribbed from Hollywood slapstick comedies, the French "new wave" movement, and his own experiences as a TV-commercial director, Lester, with screenwriter Alun Owen, fashioned an exhilarating study of a "typical" 36 hours in the lives of the Fab Four. Onto a plot about getting to the Big Show on time are hung a series of instant-reaction gags, character vignettes, and musical setpieces. Much of the humor arises from Paul McCartney's efforts to keep his grandfather (Wilfred Brambell), a "clean old man," from getting into mischief. Also good for several laughs is the hookey-playing Ringo Starr, whose mistimed declaration of independence lands him in jail. We are also treated to a war of nerves between the unflappable John Lennon and an uptight TV director (Victor Spinelli), who worries that, should the Beatles not show up at broadcast time, he'll be demoted to "News In Welsh." George Harrison stars in a sequence in which he is mistaken for an auditionee by the producer (Kenneth Haigh) of a superficially trendy, teen-oriented TV weekly. Then there's Norman Rossington and John Junkin as The Beatles' managers, who carry on a battle royale simply because one man is taller than the other. The supporting cast includes comedienne Anna Quayle, cartoonist Bob Godfrey, TV host Robin Ray, dancer Lionel Blair, Harrison's future wife Patti Boyd, and director Lester himself. The songs include "I Should Have Known Better," "And I Love Her," "Tell Me Why," "If I Fell," "Can't Buy Me Love," and the title song. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi Cast: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Wilfrid Brambell Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Housing Commission seeks further Assembly support

...with the budget at this time?" Mayor Merrill Sanford said, noting the effects of the budget and its cycle. "And tell me why we can't continue on with JEDC helping and coordinating some of this with you? Is there a reason why they can't...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-21/housing-commission-seeks-further-assemb
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'Radical' beliefs?

...our chests and boast about being the greatest country in the world is insulting to other people and to our own intelligence. Leave it to George W. Bush to do that. If any of this is radical, Richard, please tell me why. Lisle Hebert Juneau

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061003/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Inappropriate to reduce killer's sentence

...my life. That is the day Judge Link is apparently prepared to do reduce Mr. Glaser's sentence. Please, someone tell me why. Steve Rice has lived in Juneau since 1978.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062102/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...children. I support testing because of a preference for future generations of Alaskans who can understand, write and tell me why this opinion should or could be different. Alaskans who can see through all they read and hear, to weight differing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/033099/Ope_zukasltr.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Medicaid who pay hundreds of dollars a year to provide their families with insurance. Michele Yandell Can someone please tell me why JDHS has 400 parking spots for 120 teachers? What about the 700 students who also drive? Emily White Regardless of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041901/Ope_Word.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...window of your car as you're driving down the road? Are you a smoker? If you answer no and yes in that order, then tell me, why do you throw your cigarette butts on the street? They are ugly and never disintegrate. That's what the ashtray is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082999/Ope_word.shtml
My Turn: Peace marches bring questions

...hated the West simply because of the freedom it stood for. If the United States and U.S. policy are so hideous, tell me why 1 million people try to enter our country every year? I'll tell you why, because this nation founded under God has...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031703/opi_myturn2.shtml
Opinion

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