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Four Royals elected to start MLB All-Star Game

...year. In the closest vote at any position, Cruz's 10.6 million votes edged Morales' 10.32...after receiving a record vote total of 14.09 million...overturned a 232,000-vote deficit in totals announced...Carpenter by 2.5 million votes in mid-June and by 63...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-06/four-royals-elected-start-mlb-all-sta
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Tigers' Cabrera on DL for 1st time, out 6 weeks

...year's game at Cincinnati on July 14. He led AL first baseman in the latest fan balloting update with nearly 11.6 million votes. Kansas City's Eric Hosmer was second at 9.15 million.Final totals are to be announced Sunday.Miami outfielder Giancarlo...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-06/tigers-cabrera-dl-1st-time-out-6-week
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My Turn: Medicaid expansion has majority support, just not 'the majority'

...September. Blocking a vote on a Medicaid Expansion...House and Senate floor votes during 140 days of regular...Republicans that we have the votes to pass it. But GOP leaders...won't allow a floor vote unless a majority of their...even though it had enough votes to pass. No one disputes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-05/my-turn-medicaid-expansion-has-majori
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Discretionary voting rigs the game for Native corporations

...stamp one-sided endorsements on the ballots and spread votes among their prefered candidates so each had just enough...or her ballot by mail, he or she is allowed to assign votes (votes are distributed per number of Sealaska shares) to different...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-02/discretionary-voting-rigs-game-native
Opinion
Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

...the country out of the EU if the vote is 'No.' They are lying with...international observers to monitor the vote.Sunday's vote "has been called on such a short...and his agency, which monitors votes, had not been invited to do so...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/greece-proceeds-vote-plan-creditors-r
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Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches

...election of the first openly gay bishop.The vote came in Salt Lake City at the Episcopal...would create a chasm in the church.The vote eliminates gender-specific language from...prayer service for marriage on a 184-23 vote.The measures take effect the first Sunday...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/episcopalians-vote-allow-gay-marriage
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Greece in the red as bailout ends

...referendum on Sunday and urged a "No" vote.The move increased fears the country...might be open to calling off the popular vote, saying it was a political decision...negotiations with Greece before Sunday's popular vote on whether to accept creditors' demands...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-01/greece-red-bailout-ends
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My Turn: The liberal contribution to freedom, justice for all

...legalizing same-sex marriage, the nation's understanding of equality evolved. It would happen again when women won the right to vote and civil rights were established for racial minorities. Conservatives may have triumphed in claiming the mantle of patriotism...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-03/my-turn-liberal-contribution-freedom-
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Ballot measure oversight leaves villages unable to prohibit pot sales

...alcohol.In Akiak, part of House District 38, musher Mike Williams worked as chairman of the "Big Marijuana. Big Mistake. Vote No on 2" campaign. In 2014, during the campaign for Ballot Measure 2, he said it had been hard enough to regulate alcohol...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-02/ballot-measure-oversight-leaves-village
State
Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

...contacted the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky to represent them."This is where we live; we pay taxes here, we vote here. And we want to get married here," said Miller.Outside Davis' office, drivers honked and waved, flew rainbow flags...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-01/same-sex-marriage-fight-turns-clerks-
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