Alaska rejects legislation to prevent prison rape

...opponents at the time, urging other states to join Texas in rejecting the rules.But in May, recently elected Texas Gov. Greg Abbott promised that while some of the audits required under the Prison Rape Elimination Act are still underway, the state would use...
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city hour and created huge piles of debris.Texas Gov. Greg Abbott flew over parts of the Blanco on Monday, a day after heavy rains pushed the river into surrounding neighborhoods.Abbott said the storms had "relentless tsunami-type power...
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Arlene Judy Jewell

...2015 in Hoonah, Alaska. Pallbearers will include, William Abbott Sr., Walter Jewell III, Peter Jewell, Sam Willard Jr...and Francine Pegues (Doug) of Juneau, AK; sons, William Abbott Sr. (Maria) of Juneau, AK and Frank Sharclane of Hoonah...
Rookie musher from California last to finish Iditarod

...News-Miner reported that rookie musher Cindy Abbott, from Irvine, California, arrived...seconds before 9:20 p.m. Sunday. Abbott wins the Red Lantern Award, given to the last team to arrive.Abbott finished in 13 days, 11 hours, 19 minutes...
Soldotna sweeps skating competition

...skaters from 5 to 30 years old, said Amber Abbott, a parent of Riverskate competitor McKenzie Abbott. Over the weekend the teammates competed...various other skating style performances.Abbott said the three-day competition is fast...
House votes to halt school bond repayment program Thursday, but that ultimately wasn't the case.Mike Abbott, chief operating officer for the Anchorage School District...for reimbursement of the bond package. Overall, however, Abbott said the school district valued the state's reimbursements...
State | AK legislature
House approves marijuana control board legislation the Senate.The vote could occur either late Tuesday evening, when the House reconvenes, or on Wednesday, said Grace Abbott, an aide to Millett.Rep. Bob Lynn, R-Anchorage, reintroduced an amendment that he unsuccessfully proposed during the...
State | AK legislature
Abbott sentenced

Jason Abbott, left, pauses Friday while reading an...Superior Court Judge David George sentenced Abbott, 20, to serve 140 years in prison for...deaths of his grandparents Alice and John Abbott, his aunt, Elizabeth Abbott, and her...
Abbott charged with four counts of murder

Jason Abbott was arraigned Tuesday in Sitka Court on...aunt. His bail was set at $1 million. Abbott had been released after being arrested...accused of assaulting his mother, Katherine Abbott-Jack. While Abbott was sitting in court...
Judge gives Abbott defense more time

...McDannel hasn't decided how to defend Jason Abbott against the evidence and testimony the...25. Without understanding more about Abbott's mental health the day he allegedly...examinations. More time is needed to understand Abbott, she said. "It's premature," she...


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