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Jupiter Ascending

Opens Friday, Jul 18, 2014 Synopsis: Mila Kunis stars as Jupiter Jones, an everyday girl in the future whose life takes an unexpected turn when an ex-soldier (Channing Tatum) comes looking for her in hopes that she can live up to her destiny as the savior of the universe. Andy and Lana Wachowski once again dip their feet into sci-fi territory with this sprawling Warner Bros. epic. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...Some think the process is already too fast.The Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs, a B.C. First Nation whose traditional territory includes a watershed that would house KSM's proposed 2 billion-ton tailings facility, wrote in a November 2013 letter...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/ksm-part-iii-perfect-storm-mining-pu
Outdoors
State mental health laws are a work in progress

In 1956, Congress passed Public Law 830 granting the territory of Alaska authority over its mental health laws and providing funds to create "an integrated mental health program." Four years...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-04/state-mental-health-laws-are-work-pro
Opinion
Off the Beaten Path: Spring Break in Southeast Alaska

...season, but things are just heating up in Southeast Alaska. Male blue grouse are hooting on forested slopes to establish territory and seduce lady grouse. Red-breasted sap suckers are hammering on trees and chimneys trying to attract mates to warm their...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-04/beaten-path-spring-break-southeast-a
Outdoors
U.S. relationships with Asia-Pacific region: A confluence of imperatives for Alaska

...Council, wondering if this is just an attempt to expand their national influence into the governing structure of this critical territory. It was only in May 2013 that the United States issued its "National Strategy for the Arctic Region" report. But with...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-01/us-relationships-asia-pacific-region-
Opinion
Off the Beaten Path: The flux and flow of caribou

...estimating the herd at 123,000. The Porcupine herd most often winters in the taiga of northern Yukon and the Northwest Territory. Late each spring, led by pregnant cows and yearlings, the herd migrates, most often, to the Arctic National Wildlife...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-28/beaten-path-flux-and-flow-caribou
Outdoors
My Turn: Striking the Right Balance: House Bill 77

...were speaking directly to decades of taking of Alaska's natural resources by outside interests with little return to the territory or citizen's voice in decisions. Now Alaskans must stand up to our own state government to keep that strong voice.The...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-08/my-turn-striking-right-balance-house-
Opinion
USPS lowers package pricing in rural Alaska towns

...described as unprecedented. John Friess, communications manager for USPS western region, called it "uncharted territory."The pricing is not available to commercial mailers using a permit imprint or other type of postage payment.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-23/usps-lowers-package-pricing-rural-alask
State
Hawaii, Alaska, territories team up on Jones Act

...our economic development, we need to eliminate the implementation of the Jones Act in Puerto Rico," Lopez Leon said.The territory of Guam is currently exempt from the Jones Act, but because natural shipping lanes pass through Honolulu the law affects...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-17/hawaii-alaska-territories-team-jones-ac
State | AK legislature
Alaska Science Forum: Solving the mystery of the South Fork wolf, part II

...the South Fork wolf died when one pack of wolves (a group numbering from two to 20, with an average of eight) entered the territory of another."That's when things can happen," he says. "When the resident pack and this pack come together, there's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-07/alaska-science-forum-solving-mystery
Outdoors

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