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Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama recent weeks undeclared Democratic senators, even from red states, have broken in favor one after another.State Department officials said Tuesday that Secretary of State John Kerry will send a letter to all members of Congress on Wednesday...
Nation and World
My Turn: Young leaders lend voices on culture and climate change

...youth ambassadors will be selected. The program was created by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. State Department in partnership with nonprofit partner Alaska Geographic to increase outreach and education during the U.S. chairmanship...
My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

The State Department's Special Representative for the Arctic, Admiral Robert J. Papp (USCG ret.), came to Anchorage a year ago this month...
Obama to walk fine line on climate, energy

...north of the Arctic Circle at the end of his three-day trip. He'll kick off the visit Monday with a speech to a State Department-hosted conference on climate change and the Arctic.The unambiguous goal of the president's trip is to use dramatic...
Judge rejects call to block Walker from expanding Medicaid

...and is later determined unlawful.In a court filing opposing the temporary restraining order, attorneys for the state Department of Law, representing Walker, said nothing would change with the scheduled Tuesday rollout of expansion that would...
My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership

...the highest per capita investment in renewable energy technology of any state. Any initiative undertaken by the State Department should be careful not to undermine these programs, but rather partner with existing state programs around shared...
Department reports death at Fairbanks jail

...Few details have been released, including whether the deceased was male or female, or how the person died.The state Department of Corrections only said the death occurred around 3:40 a.m. Thursday at the Fairbanks Correctional Center...
Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach

...cyclone intensification."Waikiki was not the only area of Oahu that was affected by an overflow of wastewater. The state Department of Environmental Services said Monday that Kailua, Kaneohe and Kalanianaole Highway in Aina Hina also experienced...
Not For Web
Obama, delegation won't cross paths during stop

...they're low on fuel."Murkowski, Walker and Sullivan are scheduled to speak at an opening reception for the State Department's GLACIER conference on Sunday, but the president isn't expected to visit the conference until the following...
State | Local
Suit seeks to bar Walker from expanding Medicaid on his own

...Monday, asks a judge to bar the administration from expanding Medicaid unless lawmakers approve the expansion.The state Department of Law argues that Walker has the authority to move ahead as he has, department spokeswoman Cori Mills said by email...


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