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Ice cream contamination still in question

...He said consumers "are our No. 1 concern."The company said a team of microbiologists it hired is working with federal officials at its four facilities in Texas, Oklahoma and Alabama to identify the cause of the listeria. Blue Bell is also...
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Agency: Whales' recovery a success story

...species in 1966, and the U.S. government put it on the endangered species list four years later.On Monday, federal officials said removing most of the world's humpback whales from the endangered species list, noting that the massive mammals...
Alaska Editorial: Standing against sex trafficking

...It will allow states to pursue legal action against sex traffickers transporting victims across state lines when federal officials decline to prosecute. It's an issue Sullivan encountered in a famous case during his tenure as the state's attorney...
Terror program: Prevention or profiling

...Boston and Minneapolis.Local law enforcement officials have been doing such outreach for years. But now that federal officials are putting their stamp on it, the program is creating suspicion among American Muslims and others who fear it is...
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Alaska Editorial: YouTube the perfect venue for Murkowski video

...States territory.The challenge for Alaskans is that the federal government controls nearly 61 percent of the state. Federal officials make it next to impossible to develop the resources, and the concern among Alaskans is that that isn't about to...
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan

...Staff members in the governor's office said Walker is promoting projects in Alaska by speaking directly with federal officials. Craig Fleener, Walker's Arctic policy adviser, said the governor also is taking early steps to formalize state...
State | AK legislature
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...congressional delegation said Monday.U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she was briefed last week by federal officials who told her the Obama administration will permanently remove from consideration some areas that had previously been...
State | AK legislature
Tribes tread carefully into pot discussions

...said it wouldn't grant the tribe a license until federal officials clarified their position regarding pot on reservations...provided a path for tribes to grow and sell marijuana, federal officials cautioned that they won't allow all tribal members...
Empire Editorial: Sealaska land deal should move forward Edna Bay and Thorne Bay.The federal government has a duty to fulfill the land claims promised under ANCSA. Federal officials did not ask Native approval when they established the Tongass National Forest or Glacier Bay National Park - they...
Alaska deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters the Chukchi if it can obtain the necessary permits. Tour boats travel across the Bering Strait, and state and federal officials anticipate shipping companies could someday use Arctic Ocean routes for moving freight between continents.Nome...


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