Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...briefing Tuesday evening for lawmakers he assembled a task force of committee chairmen to bring refugee legislation to...about this."After an initial meeting of the House GOP task force Tuesday, aides to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said...
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Putin vows to hunt down, punish those who bombed Russian jet start cooperating with the French military "as allies" on operations in Syria. He said a French aircraft carrier task force was to approach the Moskva soon.The plane crash and the Paris attacks clearly have raised Russia's determination...
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Ninilchik officials working on plans for public transit

...council is more concerned with making transit available to those in need, rather than who provides it. A community task force is working on transit issues on the peninsula and the Central Area Rural Transit System already provides rides to the...
Rampant Rabbits: Invasive, feral rabbits overrun Valley Neighborhood

...effort to put together what they later called the "Bunny Task Force." Sell formed this group after hearing Neary's reports...getting about the rabbits from valley residents.The Bunny Task Force includes members from Animal Control, the Department...
Local | Outdoors
'Hero' officer staged suicide, embezzled from youth program

...authorities revealed Wednesday."Gliniewicz committed the ultimate betrayal," announced Lake County Major Crimes Task Force Commander George Filenko, who endured blistering questions from skeptical journalists about his handling of the two-month...
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GOP wins Kentucky guv's race in top state election

...tight race between two-term incumbent Ralph Becker, one of President Barack Obama's appointees on a climate change task force, and former state lawmaker Jackie Biskupski. A crush of last-minute, mail-in ballots could delay results. If...
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WSU regents to vote on tobacco-free campus

...promote healthier lifestyles and choices and smoking cessation," Dwight Hagihara, a WSU administrator who leads the task force assigned to research the ban, said on Tuesday.The college years are a critical period when many people begin smoking...
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Cancer group's mammogram advice: Start later, get fewer

...closer to an influential government task force's advice.In new guidelines out...switch to every other year at 55. The task force advises screening every other year...The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, whose guidelines have historically...
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Missing Florida girl found dead in freezer

...Bradenton Herald. He said the condition had killed the child's father and left her mother frustrated.A Manatee County task force is conducting a homicide investigation. But Radzilowski said his department will also investigate the case from "beginning...
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My Turn: Should Alaska's education go Hawaiian?

...Alaska. Is it time to say "Aloha" to our system of education - with all of its flaw - and say "Aloha" to the Hawaiian system of educational funding?? David Nees is an Alaskan educator and a member of the Sustainable Education Task Force.


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