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Alaska delegation splits on Homeland Security funding

...representatives in Congress were divided on funding the Department of Homeland Security through the end of the federal budget cycle...Obama's immigration policy.Funding for the Department of Homeland Security - which includes the U.S. Coast Guard...
Planes will fly without DHS budget

Despite a looming Department of Homeland Security shutdown, it will be business as usual at the Juneau International Airport if Friday's midnight deadline comes and goes without...
Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

...Act, authority over the U.S. Coast Guard was transferred from the Department of Transportation to the Department of Homeland Security.Twelve years on, we can safely say that this move has been a mistake.In recent years, we've seen the...
Coast Guard proposes Bering Strait shipping route

...the journal Marine Policy.Retired Coast Guard Vice Admiral Roger Rufe, former operations chief for the Department of Homeland Security, said that's an indication that climate change has made the region more passable for ships, with ships...
Empire Editorial: Our need for more icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder another one, which according to the Department of Homeland Security is a big problem.A report commissioned by...missions," says a 2011 report by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's inspector general. The U.S. is the...
Intense storm headed to Aleutian Islands

...watching the western coast of Alaska's mainland, according to Jeremy Zidek, a spokesman for the state Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Fall storms routinely batter many coastal communities, and erosion has long been...
Perpetual war is our reality

...slowed down with Obama. If anything, he's doing a good job in justifying it every time he blinks. The Department of Homeland Security isn't going away. The so-called "Patriot Act," which enables our government to spy on us and arrest...
This is just a drill shooter response drill, said FPS Chief of Public Affairs Jacqueline Yost.FPS is an agency of the Department of Homeland Security and it runs the drill in Juneau twice a year to ensure tenants of the federal building know what to do in...
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7.9 quake in Aleutians spawns small tsunami

...southwest of Anchorage.There were no reports of damage, said Jeremy Zidek, a spokesman for the Alaska Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.Residents in some communities like Adak, which were first in line for the tsunami...
No-fly list ruled unconstitutional

...did not create a new procedure for those on the list to challenge their placement. Instead, Brown said the Department of Homeland Security needs to find a way to disclose to those on the list the unclassified information used to place them there...
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