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Tigers' Cabrera on DL for 1st time, out 6 weeks

...obvious replacement for Cabrera. Ausmus plans to rotate the spot while team president Dave Dombrowski seeks a longer-term solution."Dave always looks at the options, so I'm sure he's scouring names," Ausmus said.For Saturday's...
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Begich proposes new tier of insurance policies

...keep their existing policies through 2015. Begich said his copper plan idea would build off that and offer a longer-term solution for people wanting more affordable coverage options while also helping ensure that risk pools are more balanced...
Emergency regulations give seniors another month of aid

...July. That will give the Alaska Legislature time to hold a June 26 special session in Anchorage to approve a longer-term solution, said Meghan Stapleton, Palin's press secretary. "Financial assistance for our seniors continues to be a...
BP defends 'F' ratings on Alaska oil pipelines

...That could mean immediate repairs, taking a line out of service, or reducing pressure in the line pending a longer-term solution. ProPublica says it obtained an internal BP maintenance report generated in early October that noted at least...
Education task force faces tight timeline

...intensive-needs students are compensated for them," Elton agreed. The senator also said he wants to see a better, longer-term solution for dealing with the state's charter schools. "Charter schools are beyond the experimental stage, but they're...
Palin urges revenue sharing

...separate, one-time appropriation as part of the capital budget this year. Lawmakers would "next year address a longer-term solution," he said. Palin said this year, when the state has the money, is the time to cover the basics. Ketchikan...
Bill would help Alaskans with energy costs

...Sarah Palin, in which Alaskans received a $1,200 rebate to help offset fuel prices. But it also seeks a longer-term solution and calls on the governor to evaluate other alternatives to provide energy assistance.Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage...
USPS wrestles with cutting services or increasing prices

...billion annually. Congress cut the amount the agency had to prepay last year, but it was a temporary fix. A longer-term solution would help reduce the projected budget shortfall. The Postal Service delivered 213 billion pieces of mail in...
Letter: Create a habitat so urban bears can safely forage for berries

...This kind of project is going to be more challenging than say putting up a song bird feeder but, just might be a longer-term solution than simply hiding the garbage cans, because next comes broken windows and scarier confrontations. The obvious...
Anti-tax conservatives say no to tax-increase deal

...temporary extension that delays the cliff's most onerous provisions and gives Congress more time to work out a longer-term solution.That's becoming the favored path by some Republicans leery of going over the cliff.Mississippi Republican...


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