Attorneys don't buy state's argument on land-into-trust lawsuit

...the U.S. Congress passed the Indian Reorganization Act, which permitted the Department of the Interior to...35 years, until the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act was passed. The act almost entirely erased "Indian Country" in Alaska...
Down 2 sets, Murray comes back to win and repeatedly found success with drop shots.But his play eventually dipped, while Murray really cleaned up his own act after the rough start: He went from making 21 unforced errors in the first two sets to only 14 the rest of the way."He has...
Not For Web
My Turn: Obama has another kind of climate change denial

...fuels instead, their total greenhouse gas emissions will climb beyond the point where it won't matter how much we clean up our act here at home.Solutions to the problems caused by climate change can't be American-centric. We simply cannot expect to...
Repsol settles with EPA over North Slope spill

...The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Repsol E&P USA will pay to settle allegations it violated the Clean Water Act. The company didn't immediately return an email to The Associated Press on Thursday seeking comment.State authorities said...
Parents want son with Down syndrome to attend local school"We strongly believe that, in 2015, and after 25 years of the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, every public school should be able to accommodate a student with Down syndrome or another disability in the classroom," said...
Nation and World
My Turn: The changing Arctic presents opportunity to thrive, if we act now

...knowledge as a valuable tool for planning and implementing how the Arctic is developed.We have a unique but limited opportunity to act. In addition to the immediate attention the President will bring to this region, the U.S. just assumed chairmanship of the...
Restoring the 'Center of Kasaan''s a bear.' Open interpretation and active dialogue keeps this traditional art form alive and modern. The carving shed acts as a central hub for discussion. An endless rotation of visiting community members and tourists pass through. Visitors practice...
Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

...guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts with minors and received child pornography...they could connect him with minors for sex acts, including some as young as 14 or 15 years...documents that Fogle traveled to pay for sex acts, including with minors, from 2007 until...
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My Turn: It's time for a better dialogue on mining

...projects are subject to stringent B.C. provincial and Canadian federal laws such as the Mineral Tenure Act, Mines Act, Environmental Management Act, Fisheries Act, Water Act, Wildlife Act and Environmental Assessment Act. Just like almost every...
Injunction against federal water rule may expand

...Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from regulating some small streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act. The EPA maintains that injunction applied only to the 13 states said it began enforcing the rule in all other states on Friday...


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