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My Turn: If Ballot Measure 1 is about jobs, families and our future - vote 'Yes'

...While they make no claim as to how many new oil jobs will be created as a result of Senate Bill 21, BP told the Fairbanks News-Miner that thanks to SB 21's tax cut, BP will now create 200 new jobs on the slope. This equates to the possibility...
UA regents take no stand on Senate gun bill

...enacting any firearms bans on its campuses with the exception of restricted areas where visitors are screened, the Fairbanks News Miner reported.Coghill has said the bill, brought to him by his intern, challenges the Board of Regents' authority...
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No fraud found at Fairbanks Behavior Health Center

...45-page report authored by BDO Consulting for the state found a "lack of transparency in financial planning," the Fairbanks News Miner reported Thursday.The $50,000 report also found lack of desk procedures, closing schedules, and document...
Tanana River study: How to identify dangerous ice

...or exiting sandbars due to these areas of potentially thin ice.____The original story can be found on the Fairbanks News-Miner's website: from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner...
Purple Heart award arrives 70 years late

...stood at the train depot in Tacoma, Wash., and said goodbye to her brother, Pfc. James Chester Mohn, the Fairbanks News-Miner reported Sunday.He was shipping off to Southeast Asia to serve as an Air Force radioman in World War II.She...
Fairbanks paddlers credited with rescue of teen

...of days into a five-day trip when they encountered 17-year-old Kraig Hammond and his father, Rick, The Fairbanks News-Miner reported in Saturday's newspaper.The father asked for their help, explaining that the teen had injured his...
Is BP cutting production to blackmail Alaska?

...millions of gallons of Alaskan oil on board, reports The San Francisco Chronicle, the Houston Chronicle, and the Fairbanks News Miner. With Valdez holding tanks 90 percent full, tankers top-off and return again to West Coast refineries that are...
State Briefs

...Murkowski, who has the power to veto the bill, has voiced opposition to it. Murkowski spokesman John Manly told the Fairbanks News-Miner on Monday that the governor maintains his disapproval of the bill. "He's said every time it's been brought...
Speaking of leadership

...opening the coastal plain of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or promoting the gas line to the Lower 48. The Fairbanks News-Miner is more reasoned. It quotes the University of Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research...
Alaska Briefs

...survey. One Fairbanks station owner said this year is the first time in more than 20 years that's happened. The Fairbanks News-Miner reported that the average price of gas at six stores in Fairbanks on Monday was seven or eight cents a gallon...


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