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Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

...mariner's worst nightmare: At sea, in a bad storm, pulling a heavy load and working to keep control in a dicey situation. Then, all the engines quit. And won't restart.Precisely this event occurred in late December 2012 to the crew of the Edison...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/coast-guard-tug-engine-failure-blamed-w
State
Car expert testifies in Kodiak double homicide trial

...station on Kodiak Island repeatedly viewed blurry security-camera footage Tuesday showing a blue car passing the murder scene, then heading in the opposite direction five minutes later.Prosecutors contend the video shows James Wells, 62, in his a sport...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/car-expert-testifies-kodiak-double-homi
State
Huggins: Late Saturday target to finish work

...end of the 90-day session, but that's Easter. Legislative leaders have said they'd like to complete their work before then, if possible.There are several major pieces in play, including the budgets and bills dealing with education, the state's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/huggins-late-saturday-target-finish-wor
State | AK legislature
Hoonah's dock divide

...or residents won't be able to use it then, she said."I'm all for tourism...Hoonah, was first granted years ago. Then-Mayor Alf R. "Windy" Skaflestad set...the city-owned site at Shaman Point. Then, things got complicated.The letter also...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-16/hoonahs-dock-divide
Local
Untold reality of state's minimum wage debate

...Supreme Court case Warren v. Thomas, then-Justice Roger Conner wrote, "the constitution...virtually the same bill as legislation, then there must be a political motivation involved...But if people feel it's important, then we should vote on the issue."Sen. Lesil...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/untold-reality-states-minimum-wage-deba
State | AK legislature
Crimson Bears track team boasts big numbers

...to be strong in some areas and weaker in others. With our boys, we have some of the faster sprints like the 100 and 200 and then a good group of distance runners, but we are kind of missing the middle. With the girls, we are still developing our 100 sprint...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-17/crimson-bears-track-team-boasts-big-nu
Sports
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...epiphany from Sand County Almanac, "We reached the old wolf in time to watch a fierce green fire dying in her eyes. I realized then, and have known ever since, that there was something new to me in those eyes - something known only to her and to the mountain...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/five-good-reads-earth-day
Art
Delta performs Juneau test runs

...not quite."They were more like missed approaches," he said. "They came to the runway, hovered above the runway, and then lifted and accelerated up."The pilots needed to get the craft's technology configured for takeoffs and landings in Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-17/delta-performs-juneau-test-runs
Local
Random gravity check

...beverage and communication skills to get us out of a jam.But then there is gravity.Somewhere heading up the Mt. Roberts Trail...thick and wet.Gravity stuck me like Velcro to the pitch.And then off again.All was well.We traversed down in our little scientific...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-04-17/random-gravity-check
Sports
University of Alaska Southeast opens Tony Award-winning comedy "Lend Me A Tenor"

...surroundings, characters are mistaken for one another, and love is in the air. "Lend Me a Tenor" was first performed in 1986, and then hit Broadway in 1989, directed by Jerry Zaks and starring Philip Bosco, both of whom won Tony awards for the show. Performances...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/university-alaska-southeast-opens-tony-aw
Art

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