With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...We were all excited when (Boston) was announced, but it seems to have stumbled since," said John Coates, vice president of the International Olympic Committee, who was in Kuala Lumpur for an IOC meeting. "But it's better to face...
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Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...willing to work with them," said Brandon Emmett, vice-president of the Alaska Marijuana Industry Association and one...KeyBank's Northwestern region public relations vice president, echoed the Alaska banks' policy."KeyBank is...
BC to Skeena watershed mine: Improve design

...which have unprecedented water treatment needs - why were the same questions not asked there?" Seabridge Gold's Vice President of Environmental Affairs Brent Murphy has said the protecting the environment is "the key guiding principle behind...
Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground By LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER

...Hillary Rodham Clinton, have said they support a higher federal minimum wage, which is currently $7.25 per hour.Vice President Joe Biden was scheduled to promote a higher minimum wage during a stop Wednesday at a washroom equipment manufacturer...
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Group formed to promote legal weed

...that, but those involved have been busy working at the local level to help set up the industry, board member and vice president Brandon Emmett said in explaining the timing of Thursday's announcement.According to information provided by the...
University of Alaska's presumptive president visits Juneau for question session

...Fairbanks. Johnsen, who has experience as a former administrator and contract negotiator for the UA system and works as vice president for human resources for Alaska Communications, has lived and worked in the state since the 1980s, when he moved...
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4 Marines die in attack on military sites

...circumstance for these individuals who served our country with great valor to be killed in this fashion," he said.Vice President Joe Biden likewise said: "Their families have already given a lot to the country, and now this."The shootings...
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Obama on Iran deal: Only way to avert an arms race

...mounting a concerted push to sell the agreement to skeptics, while the deal's critics warned of dire consequences.Vice President Joe Biden spent the morning on Capitol Hill briefing House Democrats, and told reporters he was confident that lawmakers...
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Everybody into the pool!

...into writing books, giving speeches and getting an opportunity to go on TV." Not to mention a potential job as vice president or in the Cabinet.It worked for former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, who's running again after parlaying his...
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Sen. Schumer squeezed on Obama's Iran nuclear deal

...opponents to come up with an alternative. The liberal Jewish group J Street is backing the deal, and the group's vice president of government affairs, Dylan Williams, said Schumer risks angering progressive voters if he breaks with the White...
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