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Updated: Reporter, cameraman in Virginia killed on air; police chasing suspect

...claiming to be Williams. The network says the fax was turned over to authorities and did not elaborate on its contents.Federal law enforcement was assisting, and federal officials said there was no indication of a connection to terrorism.The shooting...
Regional News
Mine project to subpoena ex-EPA official

...subpoenaed as part of their lawsuit against the agency.The Pebble Limited Partnership alleged that EPA violated a federal law by establishing and working with groups of mine critics that essentially acted as advisory committees, but didn't...
Alaska Editorial: Fighting the fires

...and warmer summer temperatures, along with past forest management practices, set conditions for the fire season. Federal law and funds have limited fire prevention practices and allowed the forests to become thick with brush and dead trees...
Empire Editorial: Alaska needs legislation, not lawsuits, on Medicaid expansion

...General, the Legislature's own legal counsel and independent lawyers say Walker's actions are legal under state and federal law. Walker acted because the Legislature failed to say yes or no. Because they failed to act, Walker felt he had to...
Lawmakers vote to sue governor over Medicaid expansion plan

...enforcement mechanism does not change the language of federal law or the language of state law," Richards wrote. "Because...all people who fall under the 'required' category in federal law, Alaska statutes already authorize coverage for this...
Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...marijuana banking amounts to money laundering under federal law as a result of the substance designation."So far...local law provides a legal defense to a violation of federal law, including any civil or criminal violation of the...
My Turn: Walker doesn't need approval to expand Medicaid

...statutes do not allow for options unless the Legislature explicitly accepts those options in state statutes.Under federal law, Medicaid expansion is mandatory on states, not optional, and so the governor may expand Medicaid without legislatures...
Military site shootings demonstrate FBI terrorism concerns

...this kind of tactic has a lot going for it."One federal law enforcement official said investigators did not immediately...was not under investigation and was not on the radar of federal law enforcement before the shooting, officials have said...
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Senate blocks GOP bill to halt Planned Parenthood fed funds

...GOP supporters have said the videos show that Planned Parenthood sells the tissue for profit, which is illegal under federal law.Planned Parenthood says the videos are selectively edited and that the organization only recovers costs of the procedures...
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Meals with moms

...ask for feeding or pump breaks, unaware of laws in place for such privileges.Break Time for Nursing Mothers is a federal law requiring companies with at least 50 employees to provide time and a private space, not just bathroom stalls, for...


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