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Begich's health insurance idea gets look from federal government

...to expand Medicaid, educate Alaskans about their options, and improve the rate review program," he wrote. The U.S. government offered individual states up to $250 million to invest in strengthening rate review programs when the Affordable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/begichs-health-insurance-idea-gets-look
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US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents'

WASHINGTON - Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-01/us-trained-alaskans-stay-behind-agents
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Death Notice: Daniel Eldemar

...his return home, he married Janie G. Isturis in 1961. In 1993, Eldemar retired after working 36 years for the U.S. government in the Forest Service. Eldemar is preceded in death by his parents, Annie and John Eldemar Sr.; siblings, Paul...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-08-06/death-notice-daniel-eldemar
Death Notices
Southeast AK village sues over nonrural status

...engaged in traditional subsistence gathering since the community was first settled in the late 1800s. They say the U.S. government considered the village rural, at least for subsistence purposes, until 2007. The subsistence board in 1990 ruled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-05/southeast-ak-village-sues-over-nonrural
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Southeast Alaska village sues over nonrural status

...engaged in traditional subsistence gathering since the community was first settled in the late 1800s. They say the U.S. government considered the village rural, at least for subsistence purposes, until 2007. The subsistence board in 1990 ruled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/southeast-alaska-village-sues-over-nonr
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My Turn: Fracking: Poster child for the corporate welfare state

...of personnel between federal law enforcement and the oil and gas industry's private goon squads, and how "the U.S. government has colluded with private corporations and extractive industries to ratchet up their COINTELPRO-esque tactics upon...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-30/my-turn-fracking-poster-child-corpora
Opinion
My Turn: Invading Iraq wasn't our worst mistake

...part of it. Another reason was the desire to bring down Saddam Hussein, who had made himself very unpopular in U.S. government circles. In any case, it is possible to argue that invading Iraq could - and did - serve some useful purposes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-10/my-turn-invading-iraq-wasnt-our-worst
Opinion
No-fly list ruled unconstitutional

PORTLAND, Ore. - The U.S. government offers no adequate method for people to challenge...several court hearings in 2013 and earlier this year. U.S. government attorneys cautioned the judge not to engage in "policymaking...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-25/no-fly-list-ruled-unconstitutional
Not For Web
My Turn: Reckoning with our moral weakness

...President Jimmy Carter, the U.S. government paid $90,000 in reparations...a joint resolution urging the U.S. government to formally apologize. It's...believed a formal apology from the U.S. government is justified. Slave labor is...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-11/my-turn-reckoning-our-moral-weakness
Opinion
Today in History

...day the Supreme Court cleared the way for Chrysler LLC's sale to Fiat.One year ago: Risking prosecution by the U.S. government, 29-year-old intelligence analyst Edward Snowden was revealed as the source of The Guardian and The Washington...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-09
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