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Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

...get puts more pressure on the Supreme Court to weigh in," said Douglas NeJaime, a law professor at the University of California-Irvine. "It's very likely the Supreme Court ultimately settles this question. Given how quickly things have...
To live and fly in L.A.

The Los Angeles Clippers are 8-2 in the National Basketball Association's Pacific Division, and off to the best start in franchise history thanks to a flashy backcourt and a quiet, superstar power forward.
The Iron Women of Juneau

...championship, the seeds were planted way back in August in California. The entire team attended a swim camp at the University of California-Irvine. "I told them flat out there were three reasons we were going there," JDHS coach John Wray said. "One...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

After three trips to the NAIA Division I national tournament with the Biola University Eagles, this is Lockhart's last chance to win the title. Lockhart, a senior point guard for the Eagles, would love to end his college basketball career with his first national title.
Soldotna grad learns coaching ropes

...Tuter fulfilled the second part of her career goal just recently when she was named interim head coach at the University of California Irvine on Dec. 27, taking over for Mark Adams, who resigned after the team started 0-7. "It's always been...
Defendant in Wigen case will dispute evidence, statements

The attorney for James D. Harmon, charged with raping and killing Maggie Wigen in Tenakee Springs nearly two years ago, gave notice last week that he plans to call expert witnesses to dispute scientific evidence and question statements his client allegedly made to state troopers.
Robo-signed mortgage docs date back to late 1990s

NEW YORK - Counties across the United States are discovering that illegal or questionable mortgage paperwork is far more widespread than first thought, tainting the deeds of tens of thousands of homes dating to the late 1990s.
Lockhart wants one last shot at NAIA hoops title

This is it for former Juneau-Douglas High School basketball player Josh Lockhart.
Dancing the Mommy Dance

Halfway through "The Mommy Dance," a one-woman musical comedy about motherhood, writer and star Jill Bess finally has to pause. "I woke up one day and realized that a piece of me was missing," Bess says in a soliloquy while sitting on an oversized couch. "I woke up one day and there was too little of me left." Her breakdown - a desperate grab at clarity and rest - is one of the rare moments of calm in Bess' 85-minute production, the opening show for Perseverance Theatre's 2003-04 season opener. "The Mommy Dance" premieres Friday, Sept. 12, and closes Sunday, Oct. 5.
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The law is on Blagojevich's side

...higher ends. It would be an enormous mistake, as a new administration prepares to take charge, for Democrats to send the Senate down that same path. Erwin Chemerinsky is the dean of the University of California, Irvine School of Law.


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