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Super fast Internet for all Alaskans - by 2020?

...would add $67.7 million to Alaska's economy. The report says distance education, telemedicine and emergency response systems would greatly improve and that better opportunities for technology-driven businesses would be created as a result...
U.S., Canada practice spill response on maritime border

...the ship starts spilling fuel. Who responds? Which nation has jurisdiction? Can the two countries' emergency response systems react in a coordinated way? And if so, how? Those questions and others were raised at the biannual Canada-U...
Communities set for emergency drill earthquake. Jeremy Zidek, spokesman for the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, says the response systems that will be tested could also be applied to wildfires, flooding and other natural disasters.
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City to consider designating 'Treadwell Mine Historic District'

...a grant for almost $268,000 from the Alaska Department of Military & Veteran Affairs for Metropolitan Medical Response Systems. The city uses the funds for equipment purchases and training for situations like mass casualties, mass prophylaxis...
New Coast Guard commander emphasizes security, safety

...have been retired and replaced with new ships. "We also have funding and plans to improve the marine distress and response systems," Underwood said. Though the Senate recently approved its own version of the homeland security bill, which would...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Dead mouse has role in PSP research 6/7/98

...caused by a poison-producing micro-organism known as Alexandrium catenella, which affects nerve and automatic response systems. Symptoms include numbness and respiratory collapse. Cooking has no effect on the poison and there is no known...


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