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DOT battles erosion along Sterling Highway

...while it's easier to work when water levels are lower, the department decided to begin the project. "I think (department officials) just felt that it was imperative enough to get this work done that they're just going ahead and going for it...

...completed adoptions," according to a State Department account of Biden's meetings.Several high-level State Department officials, including Secretary of State John Kerry, have raised the issue recently with Congolese authorities. The department...

...Al-Wefaq for three months.The move by the government comes after top Al-Wefaq figures met with a U.S. State Department official without a Bahraini government representative present earlier this month. This angered the Gulf country's leadership...
Saving cash, better communication top DOT aviation priorities

...Binder said plans are to have three more courses in 2014.Training the contractors saves significant resources, department officials have said, by eliminating the need to send individuals out to remote locations for issues the contractors can...
Rich Lowry: #HillaryAccomplishments

...and wounded in that suicide attack had had a hashtag devoted to them, she would have thought differently.State Department officials worried about giving Boko Haram more publicity. This is perverse, especially in retrospect. All the celebrity...

...agenda included visits to FBI facilities and meetings with U.S. law enforcement officials.On Saturday, a State Department official said the U.S. was increasingly concerned about actions of the Thailand military in the days since the coup...
U.S. memo justifying drone killings released

...acknowledgment by the government that the CIA is involved in the program.The July 2010 memo was written by a Justice Department official who is now a federal appeals court judge. It was released after a yearlong legal battle by The New York Times...
Avalanches cut off Valdez

...The precipitation trigged avalanches Friday morning that nearly trapped a trucker on the highway.Transportation Department officials had hoped to reopen the highway early this week, but they remain stymied by unstable snow pack conditions, including...
State releases revenue forecast

...effect Jan. 1, meaning the current fiscal year is divided between the former oil tax system and the new one.Department officials attributed some of the revenue decline to factors including the residual effects of the outgoing tax system, such...
Citizens petition for voter referendum on oil tax change

...referendum may have the effect of chilling industry investment, a former Republican state senator and U.S. Interior Department official, Drue Pearce, told legislators from several states and Canadian provinces July 16 at a conference in Anchorage...


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