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Pebble mine battle moves to Capitol Hill

...from entering the National Environmental Policy Act review process, Halford said.Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who has been a harsh critic of the EPA under President Obama, also criticized Pebble back in 2013 for not releasing a formal mine plan that could be reviewed...

...drew widespread support and inspired similar demonstrations at colleges across the country, it also prompted a backlash from critics who said some actions went too far.A Missouri assistant professor supportive of the student protests blocked a student photographer...
Review calls for changes in Alaska Department of Corrections for what needs to be addressed.Monegan was fired as Public Safety commissioner in 2008 by then-Gov. Sarah Palin. Critics claim Palin fired him after he refused to dismiss a state trooper who had been involved in a contentious divorce with Palin's...
State Government

LAS VEGAS - President Barack Obama on Monday accused fossil fuel interests and other critics of his energy policies of trying to restrict consumers from accessing solar, wind and other renewable sources in order to protect...
Reeling it in: Science to the rescue in 'The Martian', if nothing else, a clarion call for amateur writers everywhere. As far as writing goes (I know, I'm not the book critic here), the novel is merely adequate - the dialogue is a little clunky and the characters are a little flat. What seized the...
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Alaska oil industry defends tax credit program

...he thought AOGA's campaign was evidence that "the dynamic has changed pretty significantly."Wielechowski, an outspoken critic of the state's current oil tax program, said leaving the payments to oil companies at their current rate would force lawmakers...
GOP candidates debate Russia, immigration - and Trump stage. With his signature brashness, he immediately took on his rivals, saying Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a vigorous critic, didn't deserve to be on the crowded debate stage.Trump has become increasingly critical of Fiorina as her standing has...
Bob Franken: All sides hate the media

Everyone is a media critic. President Barack Obama, unsuccessfully pleading for a peaceful...heavyweights making their pitches wherever Wilson is hiding out. The critics charge that by stumbling all over each other to secure this major...
Cooking salmon

The salmon I cooked for dinner Tuesday night earned a thumbs up and a "Mmm-mmm!" from the in-house food critic, so I thought I'd share with you how it came to be. It began with a frozen fillet, the front half of a silver that tried in...
What others say: We say 'No' to Obama's 'Cadillax tax'

...affected. In Alaska, with plans in their current form, that percentage is closer to 80 to 90 percent.We're siding with the critics on this one, including Republican U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, who say this tax will disproportionately...


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