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Juneau gains a sister city in the Philippines

...province. It's estimated about 3,000 Juneau residents are Filipino. Mayor Lachica introduced his delegation of four top officials ranging from health care to peacekeeping.Mayor Merrill Sanford also expressed appreciation for the visiting sister...
Hearing addresses string of Alaska inmate deaths

...Alaska inmate deaths prompted a call for legislation to establish a third-party independent review of such deaths.Top officials with the state Department of Corrections attended the hearing on Tuesday to answer for the deaths of five young inmates...
Alaskan leading Arctic discussion

...knowledgeable Alaskan about the Arctic and will be an invaluable advisor to Secretary (John) Kerry, the President and other top officials on Arctic issues," Begich said. "I know all Alaskans join me in praising her special appointment."Ulmer said she...
3 things to watch in the Legislature

...session Monday, with lawmakers set to dig into plans to advance a natural gas pipeline project and salary increases for top officials.The fight over oil taxes also is expected to continue casting a shadow over discussion on issues such as state spending...
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Empire Editorial: The cost of moving on

...shed on the situation so employees and members of the public can understand how and why its hospital lost three of its top officials within months of one another.What could provide many of those answer would be the most recent investigation conducted...
South Korean ferry crew face hostile crowd, judges

...southwestern coast.Since the sinking, President Park Geun-hye has pushed to restructure government agencies and reshuffle top officials to try to restore public confidence damaged since the ferry sinking.On Tuesday, Park nominated a former senior journalist...
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Empire Editorial: If Alaska is to live within its means, top brass should too

...are expected to tighten our belts, then Alaska's top officials should lead by example and do the same. Parnell said...should plenty of money for the SOCC to give Alaska's top officials a pay increase sometime in the next few years. Until...
GCI announces planned leap in Internet speed to download a high-definition movie in 18 seconds, instead of the 30-minute U.S. average, the company's top official said Thursday."It doesn't even leave you time to make popcorn," General Communication Inc. President and CEO...
Pakistani activists accuse outed US spy of murder

...S. liaison to Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency, where the station chief's identity is known by top officials.The CIA station chief who ran operations in Pakistan during the raid that killed Osama bin Laden left his post in...
Women and Sunshine Week

...the degraded living conditions for wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Medical Center, which led to the resignation of top officials and improvements in health care for veterans.She previously uncovered secret overseas prisons that the Central Intelligence...


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