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Police up presence for a safe Halloween

Juneau police want to ensure there are more treats than tricks this Halloween...during trick-or-treating hours since there will be more pedestrians on the street...to help pedestrians be seen at night. There's a limited supply of the lights and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-20/police-presence-safe-halloween
Local
Saturday Challenge

...8:42 a.m.I oversleep and realize there's no way I can make any one of the four...across the street from Foodland IGA, but there's only one other car in the parking lot...I know.) A man walks by and jokes if there's pot in the brownies."Just fudge...

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Wide coalition forms to oppose pot legalization

...been largely unable to impose restrictions."There are now more pot shops in Denver than there are Starbucks or McDonalds combined," she said...includes only incorporated municipalities."There is no provision in the ballot measure allowing...

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State
Eielson edges Nikiski for small schools championship

...The guys were putting so much energy out there, and it was going both ways," DeVaugn...We responded well (this year), and there's a lot of good guys coming back...from Anderson to Nathan Carstens. From there, things got really crazy.Eielson held...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-20/eielson-edges-nikiski-small-schools-ch
Sports
Waiting for White Mountains? Good luck!

...is to me," Laws said. "Being out there alone is the alluring part and achieving...to most ultra-endurance athletes, there is a mystique to a 100-miler that is different from other races."There is no faking a 100," Nagel said in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-20/waiting-white-mountains-good-luck
Sports
Drug court: Hard cases, some success

...she said."They are popular because there has been an enormous amount of research...she is teaching those who run drug courts there how to evaluate their programs. "Drug...criminal turned counselor.But for Pitts, there's no going back, he said. He looked...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-20/drug-court-hard-cases-some-success
State
Official: Kenai Peninsula residents oldest

...climbing. In two decades, seniors aged 65 and older on the peninsula are expected to make up nearly 25 percent of the population there, compared with 15 percent statewide and 20 percent nationwide.The growing population of seniors stems from a large influx...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-20/official-kenai-peninsula-residents-olde
State
Hickok, Maake earn Player of Year honors

...for us, a return specialist, plus a defensive back with five interceptions. I think that is the definition of utility right there. He just did everything for us."Hickok and Maake were First Team Defense selections as inside linebacker and defensive back...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-20/hickok-maake-earn-player-year-honors
Sports
Soldotna wins third-straight football championship

...went looking for teammate Shane Hursh through the air but instead found Fenton, who brought down the early interception.From there, it took Fenton one play to go 30 yards for the touchdown on a swing play.On the very next offensive play for North Pole...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-20/soldotna-wins-third-straight-football-
Sports
Arts benefactor donates $100K

...his wife bought the Taku Lodge."It was in really in bad shape, it was falling apart," he said. "My wife and I went up there and wintered with our kids and spent seven years fixing it up."In 1979 they opened Taku Lodge as a salmon bake and tourist...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-20/arts-benefactor-donates-100k
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