Anchorage mayor says police recruitment a priority

...outreach to communities around Anchorage," said Berkowitz. "I think that's going to yield results. It's just going to require a much more significant effort than we've undertaken in the past."The public safety budget will increase by $5 million...
Forum examines state's fiscal future

...going to be easy. Neither is coming up with a solution that everybody can feel good about. To start, it's likely going to require some combination of increasing revenue - likely through increased taxes - and diversifying the state's economy, according...
Soul-searching in House as McCarthy tries to lock up job

...Scalise's leading opponent, released a letter saying: "The hurdles that inevitably lay ahead will require effective and capable leaders. It will require new thinking and a change from the status quo. And it must advance the cause of a smaller, more...
Nation and World
Five school board candidates debate future amid budget cuts

...Children's Act, was brought up. The newly passed legislation would require school districts to provide age appropriate child sexual, technology, engineering and math charter school would require would best be used in a district-wide effort."I personally...
Court strikes down possible payments to athletes

...had appealed U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken's 2014 decision in the so-called O'Bannon case to allow - but not require - players in the top division of college football and in Division I men's basketball to be paid for the use of their names...
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Abbas says Palestinians no longer bound by pacts with Israel

...demand that Israel assume responsibility for the Palestinians as the occupying power in the territories, this arguably would require dissolving the Palestinian Authority and Abbas' resignation. He didn't mention any of this in his speech.He also made...
Nation and World
In year of diplomatic wins, Obama still dogged by Syria

...this point what else he might be willing to do to persuade Putin to follow his plan."If he has leverage, it really would require him to show countries in the region that the U.S. will become more involved," said Anthony Cordesman, a foreign policy...
Nation and World
Sage grouse plan aims for industry, wildlife balance

...American West's economy - oil and gas drilling and ranching.The Obama administration said the greater sage grouse does not require Endangered Species Act protections, walking a fine line with its assertion that economic development and preservation can...
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Obama makes forceful defense of UN goals

...conflict in Syria and the related refugee crisis.Obama offered a powerful defense of a 15-year development agenda and will require trillions of dollars of effort from countries, companies and civil society.He told delegates that 800 million men, women...
Nation and World
My Turn: Alaskans' dignity worth paying for

...all - while practically ensuring that Alaskans like Claire require public support for life.Maybe it'll come as a surprise...favor a 1 percent income tax. It's straightforward and would require minimal administrative costs. It won't close the shortfall...


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