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Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

...doomsday scenario for the world if steps aren't taken to cut emissions: entire nations submerged...make an impression with audiences that don't follow the news through traditional means...timeline or costs.Although the trip hasn't entailed new policy prescriptions or federal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/obama-heading-melting-glacier-dramatic-
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White House: Alaska's Medicaid expansion 'right decision'

...adding more people to a system they consider broken. Administration officials have acknowledged the current Medicaid program isn't sustainable, but they see expansion as a way to get federal dollars to help finance reform efforts.Walker has said nearly 20...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/white-house-alaskas-medicaid-expansion-
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John Mark Kinney

...Dallas. During his summers while in Dallas, he attended Nashotah House Seminary, Nashotah, Wisconsin, and received an S.T.M. degree in 1967.John then launched another career path, the next chapter in his life, when he returned to The University...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175522227
Michael James Milnes

...invited to please share thoughts and memories of Mike with the family at: http://mikemilnes.forevermissed.com. Next time you're at a fork in the road and don't know which way to go, pick the road less traveled. Mike always did.

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175459065
Big push for STEM

American students aren't very good problem solvers, according to...elementary science teachers in Alaska don't teach science because their math and literacy...goal in mind."Children in poverty don't have the same opportunities," Norman said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/big-push-stem
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High court won't block expansion

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Supreme Court has refused to temporarily block the state of Alaska from expanding Medicaid. It's a victory for Gov. Bill Walker, who announced this summer he was expanding Medicaid without the approval of the Legislature.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/high-court-wont-block-expansion
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44th in the 49th

...least one day, party affiliation didn't seem to matter: The first person to greet...trillion."We're proving there doesn't have to be a conflict between a sound environment...the near future, but added that talk won't be enough."It's not enough to just have...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/44th-49th-james-brooks-juneau-empire
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Jewell: Denali name change is final

...name from Mount McKinley.On Monday, Jewell said it doesn't matter."The name change is official. The mountain is Denali...of the Interior has the ability to make that change. I don't think there's anybody that would argue that 40 years is a reasonable...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-31/jewell-denali-name-change-final
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From Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

...state's longtime attitude of, "We don't care how they do it outside" and called...Alaskans consider every place that isn't Alaska "outside." Q: WILL OHIO WILLING...NATIVE SON?A: Far from it, but it wasn't immediately clear what elected officials...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/mount-mckinley-mount-denali
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Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

...condemnations from Ohio lawmakers."You just don't go and do something like that," said Ohio...lead-up to Obama's trip that he hadn't done enough to protect Alaska and the climate...Alaska that climate change skeptics won't be remembered kindly.Obama and Kerry are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/alaska-bound-obama-renames-americas-tal
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