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  1. Incident involving Greeley high school students holding anti-fracking signs during field trip sparks | GreeleyTribune.comRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Greeley Tribune

    ... type of student speech and it ruled against the student journalists. Facts: During an Olympic Torch Relay through Juneau, Alaska, Juneau-Douglas High School senior Joseph Frederick held a banner reading, "Bong Hits 4 Jesus." Frederick and other ...

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  2. Alaska halibut catch sees first increase in a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    ... limit for charter anglers, and charters will not operate on Thursdays. Charter anglers in southeast ports, including Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan, will be limited to one fish per day, which must be 42 inches or smaller, or 80 inches or larger. Sport ...

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  3. Rep. Ortiz talks ferries, state's budget deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ortiz has been on the job in Juneau since Jan. 20th, when he was sworn in, and he says it's been non-stop ever since. "I was not overly surprised, but it was apparent soon that I was going to be busy, busy, busy.

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  4. Juneau Afternoon - 2-2-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    That, Writer's Almanac, Bird Note, music and more; live at 3 on KTOO-NEWS, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and on-line via ktoo.org

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  5. Pot legalization puts Alaska drug-sniffing dogs out of workRead the original story

    Yesterday | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    The legalization of marijuana in Alaska is putting some police dogs out of work. The Juneau Empire reports that 10 drug-sniffing dogs used by the Alaska State Troopers will be taken out of service when recreational use of marijuana becomes legal Feb. 24. The 10 Belgian malinois, Dutch shepherds, German shepherds, Czech shepherds and yellow Labrador retrievers have been trained to sniff out pot, heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine.

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  6. Marijuana decisionsRead the original story

    Friday | Ketchikan Daily News

    ... In February, AML has scheduled a session on marijuana legalization to start its winter legislative conference in Juneau. The February session will include presentations by individuals with experience in Colorado and Washington - the two states that ...

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  7. Headcount of city's homeless conducted at charity eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... event. Visitors could enjoy services from 28 local agencies trying to combat homelessness. (Kevin Reagan/KTOO) At Juneau's Project Homeless Connect workers and volunteers tried to get more than 200 people on track to permanent housing on Wednesday. ...

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  8. Innovation required to deal with budget shortfall, Walker saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Gov. Bill Walker speaks at the 2015 Innovation Summit, sponsored by the Juneau Economic Development Council. Speaking at the Innovation Summit in Juneau on Thursday, Walker shot back at some naysayers in the Alaska Legislature who said the state won't be able to balance its budget on beer and carrots.

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  9. Juneau School District preps for grim budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Juneau School District anticipates a deficit ranging from $1.3 million to $3.3 million. As the Juneau School District looks to figure out its budget next year, the biggest obstacle is not knowing how much money it'll get from the state and city.

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  10. Mining News: Mine eyes next decade, beyondRead the original story

    Friday | Petroleum News

    ... ver producing mine in Southeast Alaska. The underground mine, located on Admiralty Island about 18 miles southwest of Juneau, extracts ore from a volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit with an unusu....

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  11. Alaska schools deserve better than one-time fundingRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... deficit will be; it's building a budget without knowing what its actual revenue will be, as usual. Meanwhile in Juneau, Gov. Bill Walker has said he wants to insulate education to the greatest extent possible, but that nothing is off the table as ...

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  12. Mallott tells Juneau Native forum of better relationships with tribal governmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Byron Mallott, the first Alaska Native to hold such a statewide office. Mallott told a packed Native Issues Forum in Juneau on Thursday that they will be doing more than working together, in some cases joining to provide better services. Mallott is ...

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  13. Juneau Afternoon - 1-30-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    And we'll talk with musician Yngvil Vatn Guttu about her music and her concert on Friday at the Gold Town. That, Writer's Almanac, Bird Note, music and More, Friday on A Juneau Afternoon, live at 3, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and available on line via ktoo.org

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  14. Coast Guard Maps Out Marine Traffic Lanes To The ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | APRN

    ... voluntary nature of the access routes to and from the Arctic," Abel says. Ed Page, head of the Marine Exchange , a Juneau non-profit specializing in maritime information and vessel tracking, says it makes sense. "Provide some order, some ...

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  15. Cruising to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the wayRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Orlando Sentinel

    In this July 28, 2014 photo, a sea plane is at a dock as a cruise ship is anchored in the background in Juneau, Alaska. Juneau is only accessible by boat or plane.

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  16. The Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities is tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... From left to right, Yada Di is Allison Warden, Yngvil Vatn Guttu, and Lena Lukina. Photo courtesy Yada Di. The Juneau Arts and Culture Center hosts the Governor's Awards for the Arts and Humanities tonight. Ryan Conarro will emcee, and Gov. Bill ...

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  17. Juneau man to serve three months in prison for Egan Drive crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Silver Maake enters the courtroom in Dec. 2013 for arraignment on assault charges in connection with the Jan. 2013 car crash. A Juneau man who seriously injured a cousin during a motor vehicle accident two years ago is going to prison on Thursday.

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  18. Juneau-raised dancer to perform at Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Leading up to the Super Bowl, Genevieve Carson practices with an instrument from the Earth Harp Collective. Former Juneau resident Genevieve Carson is performing at the Super Bowl.

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  19. Scattered services make homelessness in Haines hard to graspRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Lynn Canal Counseling and the police department also help sometimes. They often provide one-way ferry tickets to Juneau, to the Glory Hole shelter. "[That happens] several times a year," Jimenez said. "And I don't know that it's a solution but it's ...

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  20. Legislators Agree to Overhaul Marijuana Bill With Controversial a oeDefensea ProvisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | APRN

    Law-makers in Juneau are overhauling a bill dealing with the first phase phase of full marijuana legalization in Alaska. Anchorage Republican Gabrielle LeDoux co-chairs the joint Judiciary committee that met for the second time Wednesday, and opted not to move Senate Bill 30 or the House versions introduced last week.

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