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Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 workers killed

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Islamic extremists set off a bomb in a U.N. van in normally tranquil northern Somalia on Monday, killing at least seven people, including four employees of the U.N. children's agency in an attack that was widely denounced.

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-21/al-shabab-bombs-un-van-somalia-4-work
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Thinning ice signals culmination of the annual Nenana Ice Classic

...time," Forness said of river ice breakup.It's the 99th year of the Nenana Ice Classic, begun when railroad construction workers first bet when ice would move on the river and boats could begin moving on interior Alaska's primary means of transportation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-21/thinning-ice-signals-culmination-annual
State
Thinning ice signals culmination of Nenana Ice Classic

...time," Forness said of river ice breakup.It's the 99th year of the Nenana Ice Classic, begun when railroad construction workers first bet when ice would move on the river and boats could begin moving on interior Alaska's primary means of transportation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-20/thinning-ice-signals-culmination-nenana
State
SC paper wins Pulitzer for domestic violence coverage

...immigration systems. Kathleen Kingsbury of The Boston Globe was recognized for editorial writing; she looked at restaurant workers' low wages and examined the toll of income inequality.Adam Zyglis of The Buffalo News won the editorial cartooning prize...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-21/sc-paper-wins-pulitzer-domestic-viole
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CEO to cut his pay so workers earn $70K

...his employees didn't just make those workers happy.He's already gained new customers...of the company, stunned his 100-plus workers on Monday when he told them he was cutting...that much within three years.For some workers, the increase will more than double their...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-16/ceo-cut-his-pay-so-workers-earn-70k
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Senate agrees with House; passes bill vetoing 2.5 percent raise for state's nonunion employees

...9.3 million per year on pay.Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, offered an amendment that would have given state workers the option of a voluntary unpaid furlough. It was voted down.Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, said passing the bill is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-19/senate-agrees-house-passes-bill-vetoing
State | AK legislature
Small aircraft lands on Capitol lawn

WASHINGTON - Police arrested a Florida Postal Service worker who steered his tiny aircraft onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol after flying through restricted airspace around the National...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-16/small-aircraft-lands-capitol-lawn
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Napping worker in cargo hold bangs for aid as plane departs

...AP) - A Seattle airport worker started his shift early and...Flight 448 landed, the ramp worker walked out of the front cargo...airline did not identify the worker, and a Menzies Aviation spokesman...answer, the airline said. Co-workers figured he had finished his...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/alaska-airlines-crewman-takes-accidenta
State
House uses Tax Day to pass bills targeting IRS

...blocked a bill that would prohibit federal workers from having a "seriously delinquent tax debt."Federal workers and retirees owed more than $3.5 billion...Means investigation that found several IRS workers had sent confidential taxpayer information...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-16/house-uses-tax-day-pass-bills-targeti
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Empire Editorial: Lawmakers want one more big meal before tightening belts

...likely be plenty of space to accommodate the two dozen Anchorage lawmakers and their staffs once state departments lay off workers and consolidate offices in July.Alaskans expect to see government shrink this year and next, so if there is no space in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-17/empire-editorial-lawmakers-want-one-m
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