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Meet the Nomeite in charge of Alaska's elections

...upgrade the department's computer systems and cope with the day-to-day personnel turnover and issues faced by all state departments."The lieutenant governor has said that he wants Alaska to have the best elections, so really, I think those...
Netanyahu accuses Arabs of incitement in wave of stabbings

...the U.N., the European Union and Russia - postponed a trip to the region. Edgar Vasquez, a spokesman for the State Department's Bureau of Near East Affairs, said it was at the request of the Israeli government due to the circumstances...
Nation and World
Judge declines to undo order on green cards cards.The initial notice, issued by the State Department Sept. 9, detailed which categories of the immigrants...members of Congress, some of whom criticized the State Department's handling of the matter, as well as top companies...
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Alaska hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

...Marquette said Tuesday.Obama visited Alaska over three days in late August and early September, speaking at a U.S. State Department-hosted Arctic climate summit in Anchorage before traveling to outlying communities as part of an effort to draw...
Anchorage requests federal help to stop Spice crisis

...also proposed a budget increase for police and fire departments and hired a homeless coordinator, Nancy Burke.The state Department of Health and Social Services is analyzing the problem, but had little new information on its investigation since...
More scams since PFD payouts

...dividend payments will likely increase that activity," said Davyn Williams, assistant attorney general at the state Department of Law.The Department of Law warns that the Cancer Exam Network, Children's Safety Bureau and Search and Rescue...
Groups form alliance to tackle climate change by initiative

...Environment Council, which is a member of the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy.The dual initiative efforts come as the state Department of Ecology is writing rules to cap greenhouse gases from about 35 large industrial emitters in the state, just months...
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San Francisco's last gun store closing doors for good

...owner tired of the continued opposition and mountains of paperwork required by the San Francisco Police Department, state Department of Justice and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.Alcairo grew up near the store...
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Russia begins airstrikes, West disputes targets

...civilian casualties were part of an "information war ... which, it appears, someone prepared well."U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said a Russian official in Baghdad had told U.S. Embassy personnel in the Iraqi capital that...
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Alaska Editorial: Alaska should open its doors to refugees

...185 refugees from a variety of countries in 2015. That's not enough - not by a long shot.Although the U.S. State Department is responsible for assigning refugees to various cities and states for resettlement, there's nothing stopping...


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