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Judge strikes down law to limit Medicaid funds for abortions

JUNEAU - A state court judge in Alaska ruled Thursday that a law further defining what constitutes a medically necessary abortion for purposes of Medicaid funding...
Alaska redistricting plan passes muster

JUNEAU (AP) - A state court judge has ruled that Alaska's newly redrawn political boundaries meet constitutional standards.Superior Court Judge Michael McConahy...
Uber suspends ride-sharing service in Anchorage

...take paying fares, the Alaska Dispatch News reported.Uber drivers in Anchorage had been giving free rides since a state court judge ruled in October the ride-sharing company cannot offer transportation for hire unless it complies with a local...
McGuire waiting for investigator's report

...and then hold thorough hearings.Gov. Bill Walker's administration last month announced the hiring of retired state court judge Patricia Collins to investigate allegations of sexual abuse or harassment by National Guard members. A confidential...
Ex-acting adjutant general to retire from National Guard

...allegations shadowed last year's gubernatorial race.Since taking office, Walker's administration has named retired state court judge Patricia Collins as a special investigator to look into allegations of sexual abuse or harassment by National Guard...
New chief medical examiner named

...later reduced to misdemeanors.Zientek's Virginia license was restored with restrictions in late 2007. A Virginia state court judge had said Zientek's role as a medical examiner in a 2008 autopsy impeded prosecutors' ability to seek the death...
FEC to consider Miller request on campaign funds

...could also opt to make changes to the opinion. Public comment is being accepted in the lead-up to the meeting.State court Judge Stephanie Joannides in May ordered Miller to pay more than $85,000 in legal costs to the Alaska Dispatch, which...
FEC approves Miller request on campaign funds

...personnel file and released prior to the election.The Dispatch pursued attorney fees and costs in the matter. In May, state court Judge Stephanie Joannides ordered Miller to pay more than $85,000 in legal costs to the Dispatch. She also found that...
Convicted killer says he has 3 more victims

...shooting her in a wooded area near Wasilla.Wade was sentenced to 99 years in prison for the murder of Schloss. A state court judge placed a restriction on the parole board to make Wade serve at least 66 years.If Wade would be released at age...
Study says Pebble Mine would impact Alaska's economy considerably

...year based on availability of labor and skills, the quality of the geological database, and infrastructure." A state court judge was asked earlier this month to overturn a 2011 initiative that bans large-scale resource extraction that would...


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