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Empire Editorial: Obama 'declares war' on Alaska

...declared in a prepared statement.Along with the wilderness designation, more Arctic actions are expected. The Washington Post reports that the Department of the Interior will this week set certain parts of the Arctic Ocean off-limits to drilling...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-26/empire-editorial-obama-declares-war-a
Opinion
My Turn: Making free speech free again

...cowardly manner that online bloggers do when using aliases. What effect is this having on our real freedoms? In a 2012 Washington Post piece she co-authored, Sen. Lisa Murkowski explained that the "unregulated political cash stemming from the Supreme...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-14/my-turn-making-free-speech-free-again
Opinion
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...despite his bold pronouncements and moral posturing, cannot be counted on," Corker said in an August op-ed in The Washington Post. Obama's ambassadorial picks and other nominees would face a rough outing before the committee, now led by New...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/republican-senate-means-changing-chairm
State
Proposed minimum wage increase does not go far enough

...neighboring SeaTac weren't afraid to pass laws raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour. As Dana Milbank wrote in the Washington Post earlier this month, the wage increase didn't stop the wood and paper products giant Weyerhaeuser from deciding...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-26/proposed-minimum-wage-increase-does-n
Opinion
Rearden's 'Raven' continues its literary journey

...devastating epidemic. Published in 2011, the book was named 2012 Alaska Novel of the Year and landed Rearden a spot on the Washington Post's Notable Fiction List for 2013, alongside authors such as Stephen King and Donna Tartt. The Post's reviewer...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-05-15/reardens-raven-continues-its-literary-jou
Art
Today in History

...government, 29-year-old intelligence analyst Edward Snowden was revealed as the source of The Guardian and The Washington Post disclosures about secret American surveillance programs. Rafael Nadal became the first man to win eight titles at...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-09
State
Alaska Dispatch to buy the Anchorage Daily News for $34M

...Anchorage Daily News comes after other high-profile newspaper purchases lately.Amazon founder Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post last year for $250 million.Billionaire Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway, owns 31 small- and medium-sized...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-08/alaska-dispatch-buy-anchorage-daily-new
Local
Empire Editorial: Education reform shouldn't be rushed

...needs to be thought out so the program doesn't turn out like the Affordable Care Act website.According to a 2013 Washington Post article, Lower 48 students have used vouchers for unaccredited schools. States have been left with little to no...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-20/empire-editorial-education-reform-sho
Opinion
Anti-abortion voters look for one of their own contenders

...the nominee - is open to many of the potential White House candidates but has yet to rally behind one of them.In a Washington Post-ABC News poll published this month, 50 percent of conservative Republicans and 46 percent of white evangelical Protestants...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-03-13/anti-abortion-voters-look-one-their-o
Not For Web
My Turn: Ryan budget means harsh cuts for Alaskans

...at least not in any reality shared by Americans lacking Ryan's religious belief in those "voodoo economics."A Washington Post analysis of the budget found that the "proposals fall short of balancing the budget, forcing (Ryan) to resort...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-13/my-turn-ryan-budget-means-harsh-cuts-
Opinion

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