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Fledgling nation goes to war

...Presidency in 1808 but before he took office the following year, the Embargo Act of 1807 was repealed. Madison and his administration began by prohibiting trade with both Britain and France. Then in May of 1810, Congress authorized trade with both...
Governor picnic today at Sandy Beach

...chips, cookies and beverages will be available while the governor and his wife, along with the ranking members of his administration, visit with locals. There's no charge for attending.
Begich weighs in on Hobby Lobby, Iraq

...said it "depends on the day.""Around oil and gas, it's a little rough to say the least, because I think his administration was wrong," Begich said about Arctic resource development issues.He said his stance for Alaskan issues - such...
Parnell defends timing of National Guard inquiry

...Anchorage Daily News reported.Early in his tenure, Parnell said halting assaults on women would be a focus of his administration.Parnell said he met with National Guard chaplains in 2010 regarding the lack of the service's response to reports...
NAACP wants apology over politician's slavery comment

...measure to limit pay raises for municipal workers and their right to strike. On his campaign website, he said his administration took a lead on "reforming labor laws to reflect the economic reality of our community." A referendum on that...
More proof that production isn't a priority for Obama administration

...published in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner on April 20: More evidence came out Friday that President Obama and his administration aren't big fans of oil and natural gas development.It came in the form of an indefinite delay in a decision...
My Turn: It's not complicated: Alaska needs board members serving residents' interests

...down in California somewhere.It isn't just state boards that Gov. Parnell has tried to stack with outsiders. His administration tried to hire a Pennsylvanian named Paul Pozonsky to be a state workforce compensation hearing officer, a job that...
Gov. defends actions for oil refinery's future

FAIRBANKS - Gov. Sean Parnell said critics of his administration's actions in a North Pole oil refinery's impending...sure Interior residents get relief."He also said his administration negotiated a lower royalty oil price in 2012.Flint...
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Alaska Editorial: Governor slips up on education lawsuit

...that system.Let's hope that Gov. Parnell is true to his revised statement and that neither he nor anyone in his administration seeks to punish Ketchikan or any of its municipal supporters for exercising their right to seek a change through...
Alaska Editorial: Parnell edges away from a flawed gas pipeline development model too many uncertainties and pitfalls."Gov. Sean Parnell now seems to have come to that conclusion as well. His administration is seeking to extract itself from the agreement the state signed with TransCanada in 2008, under AGIA's terms...


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