Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...third week on the job. Ahead of a classified briefing Tuesday evening for lawmakers he assembled a task force of committee chairmen to bring refugee legislation to the floor as soon as this week."This is a moment where it's better to be safe than to...
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Walter Soboleff retrospective

...Sealaska Board of Directors Chair Joe Nelson gifted a portrait of Soboleff to the Sealaska Heritage Institute, through the Chairman of the Sealaska Heritage Institute Board of Trustees, Marlene Johnson. It was the only individual portrait of any leader...
French hunt 2nd fugitive

...the many challenges of gathering intelligence in Syria, where the CIA does not have a regular presence on the ground.The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee said Tuesday that it was likely militants plotting the attacks in Syria, Belgium and...
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Nonprofit works to replace Kodiak's Madsen Bear statue

...bear.The 60-year-old statue known as the Madsen Bear is in bad shape and the city could use a replacement, according to chairman of the Kodiak Brown Bear Trust Paul Chervenak. The Madsen Bear welcomes people to the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor...
Pro-Walker group accused of 'sanitizing' campaign contributions

...Money laundering is the worst campaign finance violation we can think of. It's time for Marcia Davis to resign," GOP chairman Peter Goldberg said in a statement.He added that the complaint "calls into question Gov. Walker's entire election...
APOC considers giving a bigger break to first-time politicos' mistakes

...task," Dauphinais said.The commission already reduces or waives fines based on extenuating circumstances. Kenneth Kirk, chairman of the commission, said during Thursday's meeting that the commission is also proposing statutory changes to the Alaska...
Most Alaska superdelegates undecided on candidate pick

...Metcalfe of Juneau; Casey Steinau of Big Lake; and Ian Olson of Fairbanks said they're still uncommitted. The fourth, party chairman Mike Wenstrup, said he has a preferred candidate, but isn't publicly endorsing, citing his position within the party and...
US troops didn't have eyes on Afghan hospital before attack

...says, without explaining why. That belief was so pervasive in the Pentagon that Carter Malkasian, a senior adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, emailed Doctors without Borders two days before the attack to ask about it. He was told it...
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Local businesses, organizations and individuals receive Vocational Service Awards

...Urata's commitment to Hospice and Home care. He also serves as a manager for the Gastineau Channel Little League and is chairman of the Perseverance Theatre Board.Justin Sleppy, a Thunder Mountain High School junior, was honored for being a "young...
Refugee quandary: Immigrant legacy versus 9/11-era fears

...vetted Syrian refugees who will eventually be able to bring in their relatives." Rep. Tom Price of Georgia, the House budget chairman, said the U.S. "must suspend our refugee program until certainty is brought to the vetting process."Among governors...
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