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Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

...demonstrating the stark divide that remains in the most theologically conservative stretches of the South and Midwest, where state leaders fought hard for years to prevent same-sex marriage."Our country is on the wrong path, we as a people no longer...
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US looking into whether hostage was kept by leader

...of the plan was to free an 18-year-old Yazidi girl who was believed to have been kept as a slave by the Islamic State leader and his wife.The girl was found and freed by the commandos and is expected to be returned to her family after she...
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My Turn: Alaska cannot afford to miss this opportunity

...LNG project will help provide revenue for an economy that is essentially dependent on global fossil fuel markets. State leaders have already announced their fiscal "tightening of the belt" on infrastructure projects, when Gov. Bill Walker...
Walker: Nothing off the table in budget talks

...over the next three years but isn't ready to disclose it.Even taking a longer view, he said he doesn't expect state leaders to just dabble around the edges of the fiscal situation this session.Departments are looking for efficiencies and...
Alaska voters legalize recreational marijuana're going to see a patchwork of municipalities stepping up to the plate to do that," he said. "I think our state leaders are going to want to see a regulatory structure that works for the whole state."Cynthia Franklin, director of the...
My Turn: The Unity Ticket and American exceptionalism the job of governing our great state. Once again Alaskans will be able to see the information upon which elected state leaders make decisions affecting Alaskans.It is time to put partisanship aside. Bill Walker and Byron Mallott propose to...
New Alaska FAA chief focused on safety

...Long said he is happy to talk about the agency's mission in Alaska, whether that's a group of school children or state leaders. It's a vital part of the job he enjoys, and best of all, it hardly costs anything, he said."I'm free...
Juneau questions SB21 experts

...Juneau residents filled the Mendenhall Valley Public Library Monday evening for a question and answer session with four state leaders on the oil tax referendum voters will decide on next month.Proponents of the "Yes" side - those who oppose SB21...
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Legislators: Large-scale mining can be done right

...seen the integrity of our permitting system unfairly maligned during public debate on Pebble.""It is important for state leaders to express our confidence in mining as a way to bring Alaskans jobs, revenue and economic diversity," said Saddler...
Alaska Native foster children to receive federal help

...Shircel said in a statement. "This agreement is a testimony to the commitment and persistence of many Tribal and state leaders and their hard-working and talented staff."In the TCC region, tribal foster programs currently care for about...


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