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Novel govt. cancer study will test precision medicine

...responses we can expand rapidly" and offer the drug more widely, said Dr. Douglas Lowy, the Cancer Institute's acting director.Details of the study were revealed Monday at an American Society of Clinical Oncology conference in Chicago.It...
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Craig Public Library named finalist for national award

...contributions to their local communities through programs that engage and inspire the public," said Maura Marx, acting director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services. "These institutions serve as trusted providers of educational resources...
Senators hear public notices bill

...committee, chaired by Sen. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, heard public testimony on the bill Thursday. Robin Ward, acting director of Anchorage's municipal real estate department, said the city government supports the bill. The city advertises...
State | AK legislature
Letter to the Editor: Funding cuts hit Round Island research

...accommodate those with an interest in visiting the island and maintaining some presence by our staff.Sam Cotten, Commissioner, Alaska Department of Fish and GameBruce Dale, Acting Director, ADF&G Division of Wildlife Conservation
Gun shop owner's license revoked

...ATF's 2013 inspection revealed repeat violations by the Licensee," reads the letter signed by Kent Sanchez, acting director of ATF's Industry Operations in Seattle. "As such, the Licensee's failure to record dispositions of firearms...
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan

...tribe before discussing the project, tribal President Samuel Kunaknana said in a Jan. 8 letter to David Conrad, acting director of Indian Energy Policy."This is blatantly unfair, and shows tremendous disregard for the voice of the tribal...
State | AK legislature
Federal agency releases Arctic drilling review

...walrus and other threatened species and Native Alaskans who depend on the ocean.Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Acting Director Walter Cruickshank said the document was released after "a robust and thorough process." It uses the best available...
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...had a chance to discuss Greens Creek and the Roadless Rule. Begich also held up the re-nomination hearing of IHS acting director Yvette Roubideaux over payments owed to tribal health clinics. After decades of underpayments, a $489 million settlement...
Better late than never in compliance with the Salazar v. Ramah Navajo Chapter Supreme Court decision," wrote Yvette Roubideaux as acting director of IHS in May of this year. "IHS has heard the request from Tribes and Congress to accelerate the resolution of...
My Turn: Begich champions rural, tribal and veterans health

...Affairs Committee, Begich held the Obama administration accountable by delaying the reappointment of the IHS's acting director until the government paid Alaska tribal health providers what they were promised. This half-billion-dollar boost...


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