McCarthy abruptly withdraws candidacy for House speaker," remarked Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, R-Ga., one of those discussed. He held...earlier this week by Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., asserting that any candidate...December 1998, when Rep. Bob Livingston, R-La., astonished Washington by suddenly...
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Joseph Dela Rosa Bernaldo

...Teodosia Cipriano, Nerio Bernaldo, Myrna Gonzales, & Francisco Bernaldo all who live in Juneau, AK. His Aunt, Teodora R. Gomez & Uncle Miguel Dela Rosa, both of Philippines.Joseph will be surely missed but never forgotten. His character will...
Young not in running for Speaker of the House

...obligations," Shuckerow said.On Thursday morning, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California and the House majority leader) - presumptive successor to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) - announced he will not stand for the speakership. The surprise...
Letter: Stuff doesn't just happen our attention to the need for gun control to stop our domestic crimes like recently were committed at the college in Oregon.I doubt if you are any more numbed than I am. I am ready for a change that I can believe in.Hugh R. HaysSoldotna
Judge declines to undo order on green cards at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, the government's main lab for renewable energy research.Their lawyers - R. Andrew Free, of Nashville, Tennessee; Gregory Siskind, of Memphis, Tennessee; and Robert Pauw of Seattle - argued in their...
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Seattle's offensive line inconsistent so far

...three of the five starting offensive linemen for the Seahawks were either late-round picks or undrafted, and those three - J.R. Sweezy, Drew Nowak and Garry Gilliam - all switched positions either late in college or once they reached the pros. Nowak...
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Around town for Thursday, Oct. 8

...a variety of games on any platform. Minors need parent's permission as some games are rated "M." Details: Greg, Peer-to-Peer Education Course, 5:30 p.m., KTOO building. Registration required. Details...
California governor signs aggressive climate change bill

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California Gov. Jerry Brown signed an ambitious climate change bill on Wednesday, aiming to increase the state's use of renewable electricity to 50 percent and make existing buildings twice as energy-efficient by 2030.
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Alaska Editorial: Forest management

This editorial originally appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, made an interesting point about the U.S. Forest Service last week during a congressional hearing on federal timber...
Movie guide

...Everest" (PG-13) - Synopsis: A climbing expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm."Sicario" (R) - Synopsis: An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by an elected government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs...


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