New ferries on schedule, on budget

...scheduled to be complete on Oct. 16, 2018."Vigor Shipyard is doing a bang-up job putting it together," said Mike Neussl, deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. "I think the workforce there is on target and...
Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

...the same."Decisions made by oil companies in the Arctic Ocean are finally starting to make sense," said Susan Murray, deputy vice president of Oceana, a group dedicated to the environmental preservation of Earth's oceans. "Pursuing oil and gas...
Coast Guard anticipates high-tech future with Arctic center

...responsibilities and respond to emergencies there.More than 100 federal and state dignitaries, including Homeland Security's Deputy Undersecretary for Science and Technology Robert Griffin and Rear Adm. Daniel Abel, commander of Coast Guard forces in the...
Sheriff fires deputy for tossing teen across classroom without ever calling the deputy."The sheriff also had intense spotlight on his deputy's actions."I can't fix...He did say that he and other deputies were trained not to throw or...of three, said removing the deputy from the schools sends the...
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Sheriff: Texas man killed by deputies appeared to hold knife

...motionless just before the two deputies opened fire, killing him...inappropriate to do so."The deputies, Greg Vasquez and Robert...Contreras, president of the Deputy Sheriff's Association of Bexar County, which is the deputies' union, said there are...
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Pro-Walker group accused of 'sanitizing' campaign contributions

...treasurer of Alaskans First and Your Future Alaska, now serves as deputy chief of staff to Walker.In an email Tuesday afternoon, not connected to Marcia Davis' role as the governor's deputy chief of staff."In addition to the alleged failure to identify...
With Olympic boycott ruled out, Russians to admit some wrong

...We think that all the goals have been achieved regarding this. We have not planned to extend (the contract)," VTB first deputy president Vasily Titov told the RIA Novosti news agency. "No, it's not linked to the doping scandal in any way...
Syrians express opposition to Russian plan

...ahead of a second round of talks in Vienna on Saturday among key governments on both sides of the Syrian conflict.Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told the Beirut-based Al-Mayadeen TV on Wednesday...
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Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...political future of Dr. Bashar Assad should only be decided by the Syrian people in democratic elections," said Iran's deputy foreign minister for Arab and African affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, speaking on Wednesday following a visit to Moscow...
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Online threats against blacks net arrest at Missouri campus

...tension.Among other recent events, members of the Legions of Black Collegians, whose founders include a recently retired deputy chancellor, said slurs were hurled at them by an apparently drunken white student while practicing for a homecoming performance...
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