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Alaska Editorial: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

...and frequently contested - legal issue in all communities, Native and non-Native alike. According to the state Attorney General's office, their interpretation of the decision is that state courts may yet have authority to intervene in child...
Appeals court reinstates charges in fishing case involved. Beyond informing his clients of Friday's decision, he said he has closed his practice.The state attorney general's office could not offer immediate comment.
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Samson brings on former Northland employees

...on track to close by the end of November, if not sooner, Assistant Attorney General Ed Sniffen said. The state Attorney General's office will keep an eye on Lynden and Samson as they operate in Southeast to make sure the companies are providing...
New rules in effect for ship shopping guides

JUNEAU - Shopping guides aboard cruise ships that come to Alaska have new rules to abide by, following complaints that they were misleading passengers and smearing local stores.
Leagues poised to challenge NJ over sports betting

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA are poised to move forward with their legal fight over New Jersey's plans to allow sports gambling.
Palmer-based Matanuska Creamery to close today

PALMER - The largest dairy in Alaska will close Sunday, laying off 15 to 18 employees, the general manager said Friday. Palmer-based Matanuska Creamery has failed to make payments on about $880,000 in state loans, according to the state.
AG approves Northland buyout with conditions

The state Attorney General's office approved freight transportation company Lynden's buyout of competitor Northland Marine Services on July 31, Assistant Attorney...
Project to archive Exxon Valdez records continues

JUNEAU - A project to archive records related to the Exxon Valdez oil spill is continuing after the state sought to address concerns raised by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge H.
Alaska Digest

Digest of Alaska staff and wire reports.
AG may suspend medical marijuana registration in Alaska

The state attorney general's office says it may suspend Alaska's medical marijuana registration list in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday allowing the federal government to override state laws allowing medical marijuana.


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