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JSD boots hazers from football

...Rice said.The Falcons will travel to play at defending medium school state champion Soldotna at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Stars' field. Soldotna defeated 4A Eagle River 53-6 to open the season and 4A Palmer 33-0 last weekend."We are preparing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-29/jsd-boots-hazers-football
Local | Sports
NASA project to check out summer sea ice

...There's a point where you actually can see stars and you can see the sun," he said. "The reason you can see the stars is because the sun is setting and over the coverage of the Earth it's throwing a shadow, which is nighttime over there...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/nasa-project-check-out-summer-sea-ice
State
First woman becomes NBA coach

...hard-nosed, tough-minded player. She made six All-Star teams and averaged 13.1 points in her 16 seasons with the Stars and New York Liberty.Hammon was receiving congratulatory messages from all over, including from Lieberman, Boyer and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-06/first-woman-becomes-nba-coach
Sports
Stage is set for final battles

...British attempted to capture Baltimore. During the bombardment of Fort McHenry, Francis Scott Key wrote the words to "The Star Spangled Banner." The British, in the end, abandoned their attempt to take Baltimore.On Oct. 21, the British offered...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-03/stage-set-final-battles
Neighbors
At Wrangell, the cause for a grin is a bear

...visitor boardwalk.Visitors might have flocked to Wrangell to hear from the experts, but the area's bears are still the stars of the five-day festival.Bears rarely come into Wrangell proper, but the area is known for its four-legged inhabitants...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-30/wrangell-cause-grin-bear
Local
Students dig into Tlingit culture

...all - of the topics were "Canoe Protocols and Calculations," a lecture at the planetarium called "Navigating with the Stars" and "How Glaciers Shape Culture.""The camp here is to shape young leaders to learn more about their culture, more...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-18/students-dig-tlingit-culture
Local
Guardians of the Galaxy

Now Playing Synopsis: A group of interstellar outlaws team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks ultimate power in this comic book space adventure from Marvel Studios and director James Gunn (Slither, Super). Peter Quill was just a young boy when, devastated by his mother's death, he sprinted out of the hospital and was swept into the stars by Yondu (Michael Rooker), the leader of an eclectic band of space scavengers known as The Ravagers. Twenty-six years later, Quill has adopted the nickname Star Lord (Chris Pratt). He's broken away from The Ravagers in an attempt to track down an ancient orb that is also coveted by the evil Ronan (Lee Pace), who is in league with the dreaded Thanos, and who dispatches his top assassin Gamora (Zoe Saldana) to retrieve it from Star Lord. In the process of doing so, Gamora also gets drawn into a fight with furry bounty hunter Rocket (voice of Bradley Cooper) and his tree-like, humanoid companion Groot (voice of Vin Diesel). Subsequently thrown into prison, this unlikely quartet quickly makes the acquaintance of fearsome warrior Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista), who seeks bitter revenge for the slaughter of his entire family at the hands of Ronan. In the process of making a daring prison break, Star Lord, Gamora, Rocket, Groot, and Drax recover the orb, and transport it to The Collector (Benecio Del Toro), who reveals that it houses an Infinity Gem - one of six precious stones that harbors incredible powers that could pose a dire threat should they fall into the wrong hands. Later, Ronan acquires the Infinity Gem and plots to use its power to destroy The Nova Corps home-world of Xandar, The Guardians of the Galaxy must race through the stars to recover it before Ronan can carry out his genocidal plan. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, David Bautista, Lee Pace, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

US arrives in congested Sao Paulo for World Cup

...later on a bus with the American flag and the slogan "United by team, driven by passion." Police on motorcycles with the Stars and Stripes sticking out of their wheels led the way, and a helicopter hovered.Four soldiers in fatigues and about...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-10/us-arrives-congested-sao-paulo-world-c
Sports
A Day in the Life of: Daku'dane John Perkins

...martin@capweek.com.THUNDERBIRD CHILD(For our Mothers)The Great land smiled and brought forth a Childbeneath the Stars of NorthIt's taken near ten thousand yearsto bring this Child forthThose starry skies lit up her eyesand Sunshine gave...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-03/day-life-dakudane-john-perkins
Art
Pure Sole: Math favors USA

...on a Brazilian soccer pitch.Local soccer coaches put me in my place quickly, plus gave insightful opinions as to how the Stars & Stripes can make it out of the group stage."Don't let them score," Thunder Mountain girls soccer coach Kris Coffee...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-26/math-favors-usa
Sports

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