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Japan's secret campaign against the U.S.

...didnt the japanese attempt to drop plague-infested rats or biological weapons from the balloons?Coen: This was the primary fear of U.S. officials, that the balloons would be weaponized with bacteriological or chemical agents. And in fact...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-22
State | Local
What Alaska's Congressional delegation thinks about the Iranian nuclear deal

...leaders are not trustworthy and the agreement appears to lack the unfettered inspections needed to verify compliance."The primary responsibility of the president and of those of us in Congress is to keep our country safe. The president seems to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-15/what-alaskas-congressional-delegation-t
State
Shell awaits damage report on vessel for Arctic drilling

...will explore only during the short open water season."Our whole goal is to never interact with ice," Smith said.The primary use of the Fennica for Shell in Alaska is to host a capping stack, the third line of defense to control a wellhead...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-10/shell-awaits-damage-report-vessel-arc
Not For Web
Art, like Nimbus, should inspire conversation

...better way to show off the Alaskan spirit as it is today, especially in the middle of, and constantly in the view of, the primary governing processes for our great state.Jerry SmetzerJuneau

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-07-08/art-nimbus-should-inspire-conversatio
Letters
Tenakee resident heats homes geothermally

...buildings, some studies said it wasn't possible, Allred said - for one, the water wasn't thought to be hot enough.The primary spring, where the public bathhouse is, measures 106 degrees Fahrenheit when it comes out of the water and 103 after...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-08/tenakee-resident-heats-homes-geothermally
Art
Alaska Editorial: Processing disaster

...time, it is with a heavy heart that the town learns the facts and begins to take care of those most closely affected.The primary concern is for families of those who died, the injured when there are some and the floatplane company staff that had...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-16/alaska-editorial-processing-disaster
Opinion
Clinton to make boosting wages key to plan

...like an agenda that came out of a bunch of Wall Streeters."Clinton has said she will take nothing for granted in the primary contest, but the economic message will allow her to begin contrasting herself with Republicans. In recent speeches...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-12/clinton-make-boosting-wages-key-plan
Not For Web
Jeb Bush and allies hit their mark, raise $114M for prez bid

...Bush's formal campaign operates in far more restrictive territory. Individual donors can't give more than $2,700 to the primary elections and, if Bush wins the GOP nomination, $2,700 he can spend in the general election.After making his...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-10/jeb-bush-and-allies-hit-their-mark-ra
Not For Web
Federal report: Polar bears in peril due to global warming

...the process after the agency listed the species as threatened in 2008."Short of action that effectively addresses the primary cause of diminishing sea ice, it is unlikely that polar bears will be recovered."Halting Arctic warming will require...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/federal-report-polar-bears-peril-due-gl
State
Outdoor Recreational Trails Advisory Board recruiting for board position

...have special knowledge, experience, or interest in outdoor recreation and accessibility needs for all trail users. The primary role of the ORTAB is to assist the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation in evaluating grant proposals for the Recreational...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/outdoor-recreational-trails-advisory
Outdoors

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