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Agents: 'Titanic' composer James Horner died in plane crash

LOS ANGELES - James Horner, who composed music for dozens of films and won two Oscars for his work on "Titanic," died when his plane crashed in Southern California, his agents confirmed Tuesday. He was 61.
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For Juneau and Alaska, gay marriage legalization is good for business

Gay or straight, money spends the same - and there's big money in weddings. Predictions for the economic impact of same-sex weddings in Alaska range to millions of dollars annually.
State | Local
Heritage language programs on the rise

...languages for diplomacy and counterintelligence.The National Heritage Language Resource Center at the University of California, Los Angeles, funded by the U.S. Department of Education since 2006, recently conducted the first national survey...
Sports Quote

...again in 1961. Ranked the fifth best junior player in the country, Ashe accepted a scholarship at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he graduated with a degree in business administration.In 1963, Ashe became the first African...
Hand, face transplants to be regulated like other organs

...critical - "otherwise we could undermine public trust," said McDiarmid, a transplant specialist at the University of California, Los Angeles."The consent process for the life-saving organs should not, must not, be derailed by a consent...
Alaska Science Forum: Old dogs, Alaska and the New World

When people first walked across the Bering Land Bridge thousands of years ago, dogs were by their sides, according to researchers who wrote a paper published in the journal Science. Scientists from Washington, D.C.
Native tribal leaders worry about road access to cultural landmarks

Rosa Miller, tribal leader of Juneau's Auk Kwaan, faces an uphill battle in keeping development far away from her tribe's culturally significant spots in Berners Bay.
University of Alaska one of dozens hit by hackers

Universities have become attractive targets for hackers who are taking advantage of the openness of the schools' networks, their decentralized security and the personal information they keep on millions of young adults.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the son of Tecumseh Strong. He is a graduate of Santa Fe, N.M., Industrial High School and of the University of California Los Angeles. He is also serving in the U.S. armed forces. Share this page: Print Email Digg Twitter Reddit ...
Capturing Juneau's essence

Renowned Southern California photographer Catherine Opie and her assistant, Nicole Belle, traveled from one end of the Juneau road system to the other over the last week and a half.


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