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Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for second day

...behind in Damascus. "I could pay a taxi 500 euros ($550) to take me to Austria, but the police might stop me. I could wait here forever before Hungary lets me take the train."Hungary tantalizingly opened the way Monday, allowing more than 1,000...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/migrant-tempers-fray-hungary
Nation and World
Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death

...make sure the indictments stuck," he said.Witherspoon said he wasn't concerned that severing the cases will mean a longer wait until they are resolved, as long as the officers are tried in Baltimore."I think that sometimes when we're too hasty we...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/judge-refuses-drop-charges-a
Nation and World
Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait

...the West no matter what barriers are put in their way," said Gyulai of the Helsinki rights committee. "This just makes them wait and suffer and spend their last pennies on train tickets they cannot use. This is simply done to give a fake impression to the...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-02/hungary-bars-migrants-trains
Nation and World
In climate bid, Obama stares down Exit Glacier

...timeline or costs."These icebreakers are an example of something that we need to get online now," Obama said. "They can't wait."Although Obama's trip hasn't entailed new policy prescriptions or federal efforts to slow global warming, Obama has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/climate-bid-obama-stares-down-exit-glac
State
My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...know what we can and will do to ensure the interests of our country. If we fail to capture this moment, the world will not wait. They will continue moving forward without us. It is we who must engage.As state oil reserves dwindle, opportunities associated...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-31/my-turn-location-expertise-and-timing
Opinion
Let's act like we have played the game before

...who were helpful, and they did understand the heavy work load our teachers and administrators are involved in.They could not wait to come to Alaska, they loved parts of our community, but they will now think twice about ever coming back.The two long-time...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-30/lets-act-we-have-played-game
Sports
Veterans say reformed VA hurting

...program that allows veterans across the nation to seek treatment at clinics and hospitals outside of the VA system if they face waits of more than 30 days or live more than 40 miles away from a VA facility.But the frustrated veterans who testified said they've...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/veterans-say-reformed-va-hurting
State
Local Sports Calendar for Monday, Aug. 24

...determine total race times. Riders should dress for the weather and plan to carry a warm jacket in a pack to stay warm during the wait at the turnaround. Minimum age for racers or riders is 10. Race volunteers are needed and some can ride the course after racers...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-24/local-sports-calendar-monday-aug-24
Sports
Local Sports Calendar for Tuesday, August 25

...determine total race times. Riders should dress for the weather and plan to carry a warm jacket in a pack to stay warm during the wait at the turnaround. Minimum age for racers or riders is 10. Race volunteers are needed and some can ride the course after racers...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-25/local-sports-calendar-tuesday-august-2
Sports
CBJ Finance gives Housing First another advance

...Bartholomew said."We've already sunk a million and a half into this project," Sanford said. We should sit back and wait to see if the other grants come in."Sitting back, however, could mean lives lost, according to Lovishchuk. Each winter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-27/cbj-finance-gives-housing-first-another
Local

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