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It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

...passengers "an escalating problem," saying there was one incident for every 1,300 flights in the past three years. The trade group would not share detailed historical data to back up the assertion that this is a growing problem.Today's flying...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/its-no-longer-safe-recline-your-airplan
State
Oil-tax opponents vow to monitor industry promises

...assessing a fair tax for companies and government.Kara Moriarty, president of the Alaska Oil and Gas Association, a trade group, said companies already are spending more money under the new law. The indicator of the system's success will be...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/oil-tax-opponents-vow-monitor-industry-
State
Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

...subsidy information, but they haven't been able to get that built," said Brendan Buck, a spokesman for the industry trade group America's Health Insurance Plans.Here's the issue, in a nutshell:To streamline next year's open enrollment...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-28/plan-simplify-2015-health-renewals-ma
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Thirst for US craft beer grows overseas

...according to the Brewers Association, the Colorado-based trade group for the majority of the 3,000 brewing companies in...Pease, chief operating officer for the U.S. beer trade group. "The word is out now that the highest quality beer...

http://juneauempire.com/alcohol/2014-07-27/thirst-us-craft-beer-grows-overseas
More flights arriving late; complaints are rising

...April and last May.The airline industry said bad weather was largely to blame. Jean Medina, a spokeswoman for the trade group Airlines for America, said that nearly 8,300 flights were canceled due to storms in the Midwest and Northeast between...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/more-flights-arriving-late-complaints-a
State
Cactus, palm tree latest attempts at stealth cellphone towers

...towers is limited, but STEALTH said it works on up to 800 projects a year. The Wireless Association, an industry trade group also known at CTIA, said the presence of towers in general around the country has dramatically increased over the years...

http://juneauempire.com/barbara-rodriguez/2014-06-15/cactus-palm-tree-latest-att
Ammunition shortage reaches rural Alaska

...contributed to rising demand for ammunition, Michael Bazinet, spokesman for the National Shooting Sports Foundation, a trade group for gun manufacturers and retailers, said in October.The Gambell Native Store gets its ammunition from the Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-21/ammunition-shortage-reaches-rural-alask
State
A startling scratch

...spoken to the police, and I know it's unlikely they'll find anything," Carrie Joy wrote on the Juneau Buy-Sell-Trade group online. "Maybe someone here knows someone and it's important that our community is aware."She described the man...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-13/startling-scratch
Local
Helmet camera craze lets skiers record their own runs for posterity, YouTube and grandma

...123,000 at snow sports retailers for the 2012-13 ski season, according to the SnowSports Industries America. The trade group expects a higher number for 2013-14, with additional sales at electronics stores and elsewhere that the SIA does...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-11-25/helmet-camera-craze-lets-skiers-record
Sports
Study: Wind farms killed 67 eagles in 5 years

...president of the American Bird Conservancy, Mike Parr, said the tally was "an alarming and concerning finding."A trade group, the American Wind Energy Association, said in a statement that the figure was much lower than other causes of eagle...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-12/study-wind-farms-killed-67-eagles-5-yea
State

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