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  1. Walker's tax credit veto: Goal is to start an oil tax discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Gov. Bill Walker said Wednesday. Walker this week vetoed $200 million in oil tax credits. At a news conference in Juneau, he said his veto was aimed at sending the message the tax credit system is unsustainable and needs to be reformed by the ...

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  2. Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, July 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | APRN

    ... stood 5 feet tall, and she was one of those people. On the day of the ruling, Boesser was on her deathbed at home in Juneau, surrounded by family. Tucked among the summer crop of food trucks in Anchorage is a vintage bus, a frying pan, and an ...

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  3. On heels of same-sex marriage victory, Juneau mourns loss of gay rights leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... stood 5 feet tall and she was one of those people. On the day of the ruling, Boesser was on her deathbed at home in Juneau, surrounded by family. "Friday she was still up and in the chair and talking and holding court and doing well," says Sara ...

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  4. Juneau Afternoon - 7-2-15Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    That, Writer's Almanac, Bird Note, music and More, Thursday on A Juneau Afternoon, live at 3, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and available on line via ktoo.org

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  5. Fireworks techs prep for 'playing in the sky'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Volunteers with the Juneau Festival Association are preparing launching tubes for this Friday's fireworks display. Organizers of the Independence Day fireworks display say crowd reaction and their own enjoyment will often dictate the pacing of the annual waterfront spectacle.

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  6. Juneau's Loren Jones appointed to state marijuana boardRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The body is tasked with developing regulations covering aspects of marijuana cultivation, processing and commercial sale. Board members represent the public health and public safety sectors, the marijuana industry and rural Alaska.

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  7. Walker reduces amount available for oil tax creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Gov. Bill Walker holds a news conference to discuss the state budget he recently signed and his call for a conversation on the state's system of oil and gas tax credits on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Juneau, Alaska. Gov. Bill Walker's budget director, Pat Pitney, right, addresses reporters as Walker looks on during a news conference on the state budget that Walker recently signed, on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Juneau, Alaska.

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  8. Flying Karamazovs and friends bring Chautauqua spirit to JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | APRN

    ... courtesy Eben Sprinsock/New Old Time Chautauqua) Now, the motley troupe of almost 60 performers and educators is in Juneau for three days of workshops , shows and activities that start Thursday. The traveling Chautauqua movement began on Lake ...

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  9. Meals with Midgi: Here's to you, USARead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Capital City Weekly

    ... what's on the menu we all enjoy celebrating our great country and the date that marks the beginning of it all. In Juneau it isn't typically too warm, but it's always a great day. The festivities actually start on July 3 with the midnight fireworks ...

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  10. Juneau airport ready to use resurfaced runwayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Juneau Empire reports that Wednesday is the first day planes will land on the refurbished runway. They have been using the airport's taxiway as a temporary runway since work began in April.

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  11. Walker names appointees for Alaska's first Marijuana Control BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... with this developing industry," the release states. Public health : Loren Jones. Jones is City and Borough of Juneau assembly member who has served as the director for the Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, and "has a long history in the ...

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  12. Passion for pediatrics takes SEARHC doctorRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Capital City Weekly

    ... - another case of a never-ending "vacation." She didn't hop on that ferry heading to Washington, choosing to make Juneau home instead of returning to the Lower 48. She worked with the Juneau School District for a number of years before moving to ...

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  13. MLW: Tenakee Logging CompanyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Capital City Weekly

    ... Forest Service, acts as a liaison to TLC and other small mills around Sitka, Hoonah, Yakutat, Admiralty Island and Juneau. "Our goal is to keep these guys in business," Budke said. "To supply them with logs, so that they can continue to make logs, ...

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  14. Lack of ferries hurts Tenakee SpringsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Capital City Weekly

    In a normal summer, Tenakee Springs gets two roundtrip ferries from Juneau a week, and the town, which does not receive cruise ships, can count on a steady flow of business from visitors and those that own vacation homes along its salmonberry-lined dirt road. This isn't a normal summer, however.

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  15. CalendarRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Capital City Weekly

    New Old Time Chautauqua Juggling and Magic Class, 10:30 -11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 2, Mendenhall Valley Public Library. Food Truck Fridays, 5:30-7 p.m., Fridays, Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

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  16. Ten questions: Jeff BrownRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Capital City Weekly

    ... and Brown's doctored photos, as well as fake ads from local businesses. The project grew out of his experience with "Juneau What," a satirical newspaper started by Brown, Bill Hudson and Ken Burch in 1983. The first issue of "Real Alaskan" came out ...

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  17. July First Friday Art WalkRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Capital City Weekly

    Highlights of this month's art walk include a birthday party for Annie Kaill's featuring a visit by Kaill herself, artwork and dancing at the Soboleff Center, and a furniture and art show by Toby Harbanuk at the JAHC Gallery. Annie Kaill's will celebrate 40 years in downtown Juneau with an anniversary party featuring artists current and past, along with store founder Annie Kaill.

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  18. A soldier's - and a poet's - wilderness stationRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Capital City Weekly

    Juneau writer Aleria Jensen's first experience with poetry in wild places was a unexpected and "magical" one as she was hiking in Maryland's Shenandoah Mountains with her mother. "Suddenly there was a painted gourd hanging from a tree, with a tiny trap door," she said.

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  19. Writer's Weir: PeepersRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Capital City Weekly

    * Aleria Jensen lives and writes in Juneau. This poem was previously published in "Wildbranch: An Anthology of Nature, Environmental, and Place-Based Writing."

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  20. Alaska Wildfires Map Puts 1.8M Acres Burned This Year in PerspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... single-abc_national postid-78641 group-blog masthead-fixed singular wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-4.5.3 vc_responsive" (JUNEAU, Alaska) - The number of Alaska's active wildfires is literally off the charts, according to a map recently released by the ...

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