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Planes will fly without DHS budget without pay starting Friday, but they'll still be working."We received a call from the assistant federal security director," Juneau airport manager Patricia deLaBruere said Tuesday. "Their direction is to remain on duty. ... We may...
Marijuana and your kids

...marijuana from a grandparent's stash."Come on, people, secure your weed," said John Gates, the safety and security director at Greeley-Evans School District 6. He opposed legalization for fear that more contraband would wind up in the...
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TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes

...someone getting on a plane taking up valuable space with their pool cues and hockey sticks."Douglas Laird, a former security director at Northwest Airlines and now a security consultant, said the change was long overdue. He said security should...
Dick appointed employment security director

Paul Dick of Juneau has been named director of the Employment Security Division by Department of Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Click Bishop.
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Boosting airport security airport security screeners sworn in Saturday at a ceremony at the Federal Building. Dave Mitchell, federal security director for the Juneau Airport and other airports in Southeast, led the new employees as they took an oath to uphold their...
Former Kmart director concluded theft was 'inside job'

...completed in 10 or 15 minutes, a former director of the store testified Wednesday. As Frank Brian Rowcroft, the former security director for the store, stands trial on a first-degree theft charge, another co-worker from the now-closed store testified...
TSA meets federal screening deadline in Southeast Alaska's federal deadline, the agency's regional security director said Monday. The agency also will meet a Dec. 31...airport, according to Jim Owen, assistant federal security director for screening. Joanna Markell can be reached at...
New screening procedure starts at Juneau Airport

...checked luggage for bombs last week in preparation for a New Year's Eve deadline. David Mitchell, the federal security director for Southeast Alaska, said the Transportation Security Administration will screen all checked luggage for explosives...
Web site calls for attacks on pipeline

...and go forward," she said. "We take all of these matters quite seriously," said John Madden, state Homeland Security director. However, the posting was "not any great, analytical document," but rather a collection of information available...
Alaska security director says bin Laden was not only threat, America must continue readiness

ANCHORAGE - Alaska's state director of homeland security said Monday the death of Osama bin Laden will not mean an end to vigilance against terrorism in America's largest state. "Osama bin Laden is not the only person who wishes ill on the United States," said John Madden. "The removal of one person affects the threat, but I believe it does not greatly diminish it." He said Alaska and the nation will continue to improve its capabilities to protect infrastructure and people.


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