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White Pass train halts runs after derailment

...Most of the people on the train suffered "scratches and bruises...the warning was canceled.The train is a popular tourist attraction...town, he said.Up to seven train trips were canceled after the...investigation to proceed, and would run trains again when it could assure the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/white-pass-train-halts-runs-after-derai
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Today In Sports History

...open in Amsterdam and the Olympic flame is lit for the first time.1929 - The Chicago Cardinals become the first NFL team to train out of state, holding camp in Michigan.1972 - The American Basketball Association announces that San Diego will receive a...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-28/today-sports-history
Sports
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...helped ACS fix the problem in a timely manner.Thumbs down to the derailment of Skagway's White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad train on Wednesday, which injured 19 passengers (though none were reported to be serious). Two vintage locomotives went off the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-28/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
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Seventh Son

Opens Friday, Feb 6, 2015 Synopsis: A powerful knight trains his young apprentice to do battle against a diabolical witch who is gathering an army to wage supernatural war on all of mankind in this adaptation of author Joseph Delaney's young-adult novel The Spook's Apprentice. Years ago, brave Master Gregory (Jeff Bridges) succeeded in capturing evil enchantress Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore), and locking her away to rot in prison. Now Mother Malkin has escaped, and she's hungry for revenge. As her followers gather power, the dreaded witch reveals her infernal intentions to the noble knight who once imprisoned her, and who now has until the next full moon to train Tom Ward (Ben Barnes), the seventh son of a seventh son, to defend humanity against a threat whose evil knows no bounds. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Ben Barnes, Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

19 passengers minorly injured

...information Thursday about the Wednesday train derailment northeast of Skagway that injured...360 people on the 15-passenger railcar train that was headed north from Skagway to Fraser...get into different passenger cars on the train and ride it back to Skagway. The railway...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/19-passengers-minorly-injured
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Train derails in Skagway

A White Pass & Yukon Route railroad train reportedly derailed near Skagway late Wednesday...In fact, Leggett said they rode the train down the rest of the way. A bus was scheduled...pick up inured passengers at the Skagway train station to take them to the local medical...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-23/train-derails-skagway
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BRH CEO talks disaster preparedness

...preparedness in the wake of Wednesday's train derailment in Skagway.After getting word...flight crew on their way to Skagway that a train derailment had caused up to 25 casualties...preparedness trainings was actually based on a train derailment. Such trainings, he admitted...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-25/brh-ceo-talks-disaster-preparedness
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Moebius

Opens Friday, Aug 8, 2014 Synopsis: Those in tune with the complexities of Argentine politics will have the best understanding of the subversive, satirical points made in this off-beat low-budget parable. Those unfamiliar with the country's history and problems, but who have a taste for intellectual and academic filmmaking, will still find much to enjoy. The story is set beneath Buenos Aires, deep within its labyrinthine subway system, and centers on a train containing 30 riders that has mysteriously disappeared (much like political dissidents tend to "vanish" in Argentina). The subway officials are greatly troubled and so call in topographer Daniel Pratt to help them find it. Unfortunately, the tunnel system is so vast and complex, that Pratt must find his mentor Hugo Mistein for help. Unfortunately, he too has disappeared. Fortunately, he left the system plans behind and as Daniel studies them, he comes to the awful realization that the train, which can be heard but not seen, has somehow become trapped in a fourth dimension. His findings attract the attention of local bureaucrats who are too rigid and pragmatic to accept Pratt's outlandish theory. This causes the determined Pratt to board a train that contains an exact replica of Mistein and see for himself exactly where it goes. The film was adapted from A.J. Deutsch's short story "A Subway by Moebius." ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from Pelican, Alaska

...Southeast Alaska," said Lt. Matthew Herring, a Coast Guard Jayhawk pilot at Coast Guard Air Station Sitka. "Our crews train regularly in order to safely and efficiently transport the sick and injured to a higher level of care when necessary."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/coast-guard-medevacs-injured-man-pelica
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Honoring Col. Van Winkle

...He researched and found that her husband had been buried in an American cemetery in Italy, so he flew to Italy and took a train south from Rome to place a floral wreath on the grave. "What really, really hurt me was I found out I was the only one that...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-24/honoring-col-van-winkle
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