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Robot kills man at Volkswagen plant in Germany

...human error was to blame, rather than a problem with the robot, which can be programmed to perform various tasks in the assembly process. He said it normally operates within a confined area at the plant, grabbing auto parts and manipulating them...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/robot-kills-man-volkswagen-plant-germ
Not For Web
Assembly approves raise for city manager

...Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl said after Monday's meeting the Assembly had skipped raises for Kiefer since 2013 because of the city's tight finances.The Assembly went into executive session Monday to begin an annual...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-30/assembly-approves-raise-city-manager
Local
Airport project would cost the taxpayers

...itself and answers to its own board of directors, not the Assembly, just as city-owned Bartlett Regional Hospital does...system. Airport management made a pitch June 22 for the Assembly to place a $10.15 million general obligation bond...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-01/new-project-would-cost-taxpayers
Local
California Legislature OKs school vaccine bill

...said Anderson.Although the bill passed the Senate and the Assembly with bipartisan support, it did not pass with a two-thirds...The Senate voted Monday on changes made to the bill in the Assembly that make it easier to obtain medical exemptions. The...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-30/california-legislature-oks-school-vac
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Juneau Assembly has money for Gastineau Apartments demolition if Barretts don't pay

...advertise for demolition, if or when the Assembly directs that action," Kiefer...the demolition if they don't.The Assembly also approved a city ordinance...Monday is unchanged from the draft the Assembly discussed earlier this month except...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-30/juneau-assembly-has-money-gastineau-apa
Local
Proposed ordinance would remove barrier to childcare centers in homes

...ordinance almost unanimously in a Tuesday meeting, with only commissioner Nicole Grewe voting against. It now goes to the Assembly for introduction, further public comment and an eventual vote.Grewe is the chairwoman of the Planning Commission...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-24/proposed-ordinance-would-remove-barrier
Local
Empire Editorial: Daycare proposal is a good start to fixing persistent problem

...choose to stay home, but when they are forced by necessity, it isn't ideal.This new ordinance must be approved by the Assembly before it becomes effective, so we hope the gears of government will spin quickly and enact this proposal.It's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-25/empire-editorial-daycare-proposal-goo
Opinion
Capital Transit proposes new routes

...reworked. Watt presented the drivers' proposal to the Assembly Monday evening. The best part? Implementing the plan...a public comment process before its implementation. The Assembly on Monday gave permission for that comment process to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/capital-transit-proposes-new-routes
Local
JSD, airport staff ask for millions

...financial obligation. In a February meeting between the Assembly and the Airport Board, Kiehl had asked for an update...these numbers."The Juneau School District also asked the Assembly for capital project money - $1.3 million of it...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-23/jsd-airport-staff-ask-millions-%E2%80%A
Local
CBJ appoints 7 to Aquatics Board

...report to City Manager Kim Kiefer. The assembly approved a "hybrid" aquatics...board. City Attorney Amy Mead told the assembly that giving the board that power...the Aquatics Board positions, the assembly had two seats to fill on the airport...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-17/cbj-appoints-7-aquatics-board
Local

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