Criminal pot bills put on hold for rewrite

...marijuana for adults 21 and older.But they raised concerns from marijuana legalization supporters and the state's public defender agency. They said the method proposed for decriminalizing the drug didn't match what voters asked for in approving an initiative...
State | AK legislature
Healthy Gronkowski ready to roll in Super Bowl

...or more yards receiving in three of them. He knocks down defenders and keeps on running."Totally back to my old self," to the tackle - Gronkowski will be covered by different defenders. On some plays, it will be 232-pound safety Kam Chancellor...
Man charged with child sex abuse

...attire, Scaggs sat quietly with his arms crossed in court next to another defendant in a separate case. Assistant Public Defender Tim Ayer entered not guilty pleas on Scaggs' behalf and requested a jury trial.Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez...
New version of pot bill scrapped

After hearing from the state's Public Defender Agency, the House and Senate judiciary committees will most...illegal.It might seem like splitting hairs, but deputy public defender Tracey Wollenberg told a joint House and Senate hearing that...
State | AK legislature
Seahawks' Sherman doubts any punishment ahead for Patriots

...deflation is a non-topic. Quarterback Russell Wilson brushed aside questions about the subject the way he escapes onrushing defenders. All-Pro safety Earl Thomas admitted he knew nothing at all about it: "I've been in my own little world. I don't...
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In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits

...combine services," Walker said in his Thursday night address. "Corrections, public safety, law, the court and public defender systems must work together to reduce costs and keep Alaskans safe ? and avoid the need to build another prison. ... I...
State | AK legislature
Falcons to chase Kings afraid to shoot from beyond the arch; follow all shots taken; make 80-percent of their free throws; always leave a defender back to stop the fast break and, most importantly, be strong with the ball under full court pressure."We are definitely...
NFL competition committee should have a busy off-season

...the back-of-the-pile shoving.Let it be so...No. 5 Two points for both teams on two-point conversionsWatching a defender intercept a two-point conversion attempt only to drop the ball to end the play is anticlimactic. On the off chance the defense...
Crimson Bears' 'Tiny Terror'

...and watching Ketchikan advance north to Anchorage where they tied for seventh place. Roldan was awarded the team's Best Defender honor.Roldan is a senior captain this season. She has averaged three steals and forced four turnovers on opponents through...
Empire Editorial: No gray area for child predators

...the case isn't that bad. That's what Petersen's public defender wrote to U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess lens," stated a memo from Assistant Federal Public Defender Cara McNamara. "This is an important distinction when considering...


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