Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...least not initially. From one perspective the pipeline is merely an infrastructure project, unlikely to cause major lasting impacts on jobs or the environment, according to government analyses. In 2010, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton...
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Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...state for health care," Taylor said, both for economic and clinical reasons.When Alaskans leave for health care, that impacts what medical procedures are offered over the long term. "We don't want to be a city that has a check-out service for...
Abuser gets 25 years for harming two girls

...with respect to girls in this age range," she said.The impact on the two victims in this case has been tremendous, Paige...honor can give Mr. Griffin that's ever going to make these impacts less felt by these victims; there's nothing that we in the...
Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

...said Hisham al-Hashimi, a Baghdad-based expert on IS. "They want an attack that is so dramatic and large scale that it impacts every area of life," he added."What we see in Paris is really a turning point," Hassan said. "I think it's just...
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Glasses half empty at Chamber of Commerce luncheon

...for almost 30 percent of the city's total wages, according to the JEDC - the actions of the Legislature could have drastic impacts."We could create a recession by having dramatic cuts in government spending," Holst said after his presentation. "It's...
In first, global temps could average 1.8 degrees higher

...disruptions to agriculture and drinking water, the spread of diseases and the extinction of species."We're already seeing large impacts all around the world - a third global coral reef bleaching event, the triggering of irreversible loss of ice from the West...
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Schools in jeopardy

...less than 25 students in jeopardy. The impact of such a change would be felt by 55 schools...such a savings that it would be worth the impact?" Dunleavy asked. "I'm acutely aware...would very easy to show the detrimental impact," Rep. Sam Kito III, D-Juneau...
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From Australia to Zambia, slowing China economy causes pain

...earlier, according to the World Bank. The impact is seen in Standard & Poor's GSCI commodities...officer at the World Bank. "What is the impact? We are not totally sure."What is sure is that an impact is being felt in countries that export...
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Backlash over Mormon LGBT rule spreads among faithful

...dramatic detour from the religion's recent push to carve out a more compassionate stance on LGBT issues."The surprising impact has been the amount of people who are confused and troubled and disturbed and, frankly, repulsed," said Mason, associate...
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2 dead as business jet crashes into Ohio apartment building

...about 2 miles from where it crashed. It clipped a utility wire on the way down and burst into flames and disintegrated after impact, Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt. Bill Haymaker said.The plane then hit an embankment beyond the apartment building, causing...
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