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Alaska attorney general begins work

JUNEAU - Alaska's new attorney general is now officially on the job. John J. Burns had been transitioning from his job as a corporate and insurance defense attorney in Fairbanks to the new role since Gov. Sean...
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Parnell names Fairbanks lawyer AG

JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell has picked Fairbanks attorney John J. Burns to be Alaska's new attorney general. Burns will replace Dan Sullivan, who has been named to lead the Department of Natural...
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Probation may be revoked for man in 'Romeo' case

...Nov. 6, 2010, and Nov. 13, 2010, according to the report. A petition to revoke probation from Attorney General John J. Burns was signed by Deputy Attorney General Rick Svobodny on Tuesday. In addition to probation, Myers received a sentence...
Judge sides with state in lawsuit over exploration at Pebble Mine site; suit dates to 2009

...coalition of Alaska Native village corporations, are considering an appeal to the state Supreme Court. Attorney General John J. Burns and the Pebble Limited Partnership, which is pursuing development of the world-class gold and copper prospect...
TSA: Agency won't negotiate on security

...state Rep. Sharon Cissna, is a breast cancer survivor who had a mastectomy. On Tuesday, Alaska Attorney General John J. Burns said the state is evaluating whether a compromise can be reached over airport pat-downs that many passengers consider...
Burns resigns in 1st year

ANCHORAGE - Alaska Attorney General John J. Burns has submitted his resignation less than a year after taking office, the governor's office announced Friday.The 51-year-old...
Parnell: Enacting health care may violate oath

...expected to be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, he said he has a duty to uphold the law and wants Attorney General John J. Burns to advise on what that duty is after the Florida ruling. "I'm caught between a federal government that says...
Brower named new District Attorney

...Juneau District Attorney's office has found a replacement for former District Attorney Doug Gardner. Attorney General John J. Burns named Dave Brower as the new Juneau District Attorney, and Brower is actively attending to cases. "I have a lot...


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