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Obama to seek wilderness designation for ANWR

...undisturbed by humans, and we owe it to our children and their children to permanently protect this invaluable resource."Robert Thompson, who lives within the refuge's borders at Kaktovik and is chairman of the group Resisting Environmental Destruction...
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Man shot to death in Fairbanks apartment

...Police say there were multiple people in a Fairbanks apartment where a 27-year-old man was shot to death. Sgt. Robert Thompson told The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that officers responding to a report of a shot fired early Sunday found the...
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Alaska authorities beef up patrols for New Year's Eve

...Fairbanks police will be out in force New Year's Eve looking for people who are driving under the influence, said Sgt. Robert Thompson. "In general if you're going to be drinking, take a cab or get a designated driver," he said. "Especially...
Natives worried about Shell plan

...We have tried to have questions answered about these activities and they haven't been answered adequately," Robert Thompson, a member of Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands, said Thursday. "This is our culture...
Police: Woman nearly severs intruder's hand

...woman told officers she yelled for the man to stop, and as he broke through her door, she swung a sword. Sgt. Robert Thompson says no charges have been filed and the case is still under investigation.
Regional News
Senator puts citizens in bad light

...impress anyone with his threats to other senators. They rose up and opposed him. It is good to see that the U.S. Senate will not be forced to do something that the people of the United States do not approve. Robert Thompson Kaktovik
Investors bid on 48,000 acres in Beaufort Sea lease sale

...Native groups and environmental organizations said the sale did not consider concerns of people who live nearby. Robert Thompson of Kaktovik, an Inupiat Eskimo community of 272, said the sale ignores concerns of subsistence hunters who depend...
Groups file challenge to Chukchi drilling

...the Chukchi next summer. "They have never demonstrated the ability to clean up oil in the Arctic Ocean," said Robert Thompson, chairman of Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands (REDOIL), a Native group that along with...
This Day in History

...that shocked Britons, two 10-year-old boys, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, lured 2-year-old James Bulger...that shocked Britons, two 10-year-old boys, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, lured 2-year-old James Bulger...
This Day in History

...mall two days earlier, was found along a stretch of railroad track. (Two boys who were 10 years old at the time, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, were later convicted of murdering James; they spent eight years in detention before being paroled...


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