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Former Boko Haram captives still held - by Nigerian military

...after a fracas witnessed May 17 by a reporter in which a soldier falsely claimed that...readers to send $500 to her. An AP reporter who went to the camp to find out how...because he was not authorized to talk to reporters about the sensitive subject.He said...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/former-boko-haram-captives-still-held
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First special session concludes

...19. If a new budget isn't approved by the end of June, Walker plans to lay off thousands of state workers.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294 or at katherine.moritz@juneauempire.com. Follow her on Twitter @katecmoritz.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/first-special-session-concludes
State | Local | AK legislature
Senate Finance: We can't work until House reaches agreement

...minority will caucus tomorrow before heading to the floor at 1 p.m.The Senate adjourned until 2 p.m. Sunday.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294 or at katherine.moritz@juneauempire.com. Follow her on Twitter @katecmoritz.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-22/senate-finance-we-cant-work-until-house
State | AK legislature
DOR: Perm Fund draw wouldn't impact 2015 PFD checks

...balance the FY16 budget," Munoz said. "And we're hoping to do that with the cooperation of the minority."? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294 or at katherine.moritz@juneauempire.com. Follow her on Twitter @katecmoritz.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-21/dor-perm-fund-draw-wouldnt-impact-2015-
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Board director resigns over appointment

...familiar with board process, until the next legislative session when other candidates could be considered. ? DJ Summers is a reporter for the Alaska Journal of Commerce. He can be reached at daniel.summers@alaskajournal.com.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-21/board-director-resigns-over-appointment
State | AK legislature
Committee advances revised sexual assault prevention bill

...the culture is bound to shift in a way that districts get on board. Walker expressed a similar sentiment in speaking with reporters last week.But McGuire said she was concerned that the bill has been weighted down by provisions from other bills. Added-on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-21/comittee-advances-revised-sexual-assaul
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House, Senate end first special session, start second

...It soon adjourned until 1 p.m. Saturday.This is a developing story. Please check back later for updates.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294 or at katherine.moritz@juneauempire.com. Follow her on Twitter @katecmoritz.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-21/house-senate-end-first-special-session-
State | AK legislature
US looking into whether hostage was kept by leader

...Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, confirmed the line of inquiry at a breakfast with reporters Tuesday, but declined further comment. ABC News first reported that U.S. officials believe Mueller, whose death was...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/us-looking-whether-hostage-was-kept-l
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Russian troops captured in Ukraine treated in Kiev hospital

...of the Ukrainian General Staff, told reporters the two men were taken to Kiev, the...military spokesman, Andriy Lysenko, told reporters that the men's capture will no longer...means to protect them."Speaking to reporters in Moscow, U.S. Assistant Secretary...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-19/russian-troops-captured-ukraine-treat
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Russians captured in Ukraine send messages back home

...captain in the Russian army."I'm missing my family and relatives so much," the other, Sgt. Alexander Alexandrov, told reporters who accompanied the international representatives.In video statements posted by the Ukrainian Security Service, the men...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/russians-captured-ukraine-send-messag
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