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KSM moves forward

...Canadian government's decision. But she said it wouldn't stop opponents, who will keep fighting the project.Opponents are asking President Barack Obama's administration to pressure Canada to use more stringent permitting standards.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-22/ksm-moves-forward
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Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

ANCHORAGE - President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that he's removing more than 52,000 square miles of waters off Alaska's coast from consideration...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-17/obama-withdraws-bristol-bay-offshore-dr
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Today in History for Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

...Copenhagen ended with a nonbinding accord to show for two weeks of debate and frustration; the deal was brokered by President Barack Obama, who attended the conference on its final day. A snowstorm paralyzed much of the eastern U.S. on the last holiday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/today-history
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World Sports Briefs

...Robinson West was feted with a parade and a visit to the major league World Series and the White House, where they met President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.Janes said Wednesday that he doesn't know if the matter is closed permanently, and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-17/world-sports-briefs
Sports
Obama meets with newly elected governors

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama met Friday with a handful of newly elected governors from across the country, including the Texas Republican who has led...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-07/obama-meets-newly-elected-governors
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Murkowski praises passage of duck stamp bill

...Representatives also passed a similar bill that mirrors the one Murkowski co-sponsored, which will now go before President's Barack Obama to be signed into law."Updating and improving the duck stamp process for Alaskans and Americans has been a key priority...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-05/murkowski-praises-passage-duck-stamp
Outdoors
Watchdog: Indian schools appear to violate rules

...schools attended by tens of thousands of Native American students, a federal watchdog says.The report comes as President Barack Obama makes high-profile promises to fix the schools, which are among the nation's lowest performing and have been plagued...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-08/watchdog-indian-schools-appear-violate-
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Sealaska land bill passes through Congress

...Native Claims Settlement Act has passed Congress, a Sealaska news release announced Friday.When signed into law by President Barack Obama, the Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Act will transfer control of a little over 70,000...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/sealaska-land-bill-passes-through-congr
Local
Begich bids emotional farewell to US Senate

...that saw the GOP regain control of the Senate. Republicans here as in other states made the race a referendum on President Barack Obama and Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid. Begich insisted the race was not about Obama but about the future of the state...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-12/begich-bids-emotional-farewell-us-senat
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Keeping your health law plan may mean a premium hike

WASHINGTON - Many of the 7 million consumers who got insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law will see their premiums rise next year unless they switch to another plan, independent analysts said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/keeping-your-health-law-plan-may-mean-p
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