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Senate expected to vote on its budget plan Friday

...during school hours up until 30 minutes after the end of the school day currently must fall under the standards, department spokesman Eric Fry said by email. On Tuesday, House State Affairs is set to hear a bill from Rep. Lynn Gattis to repeal...

...Greene, a 16-year-veteran, and Gabriel Jordan, a 9-year-veteran.Jordan suffered a fractured leg, department spokesman Sonny Jackson said, declining to comment further about details of the case.Hernandez's mother said her daughter...
Walker proposes budget amendments ensure that service is available to them and Alaskans in the coming year.Jeremy Woodrow, a transportation department spokesman, said the details for how the shift in funds would affect other programs in the department were still being worked...
Transportation department proposes ferry service reductions

...subcommittee.The issue came up during a House Finance Committee overview of the department's budget on Monday.Department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said by email that most of the ferry system's operating budget is costs associated with the actual...
Tribes work to create sex-offender registries

...the final GAO report and look forward to working with states to identify ways to improve their notification systems and communications with tribal governments," Justice Department spokesman Wyn Hornbuckle said in a statement Thursday.
House Finance proposes $9.1 billion operating budget

...organization.The House Finance budget bill cuts $1 million for gift shops aboard state ferries. Transportation Department spokesman Jeremy Woodrow said by email that if the budget cut stands, the Alaska Marine Highway System will begin transitioning...

...owner is accused of setting her business ablaze, but all 28 puppies inside have been rescued.Clark County Fire Department spokesman John Steinbeck says 35-year-old Gloria Lee was booked into the county jail on suspicion of first-degree arson...
State sues over refuge closures

...government, there still could be a repeat of what's happened in the future, hence the lawsuit.An Interior Department spokesman declined comment on pending litigationThe lawsuit names as defendants Jewell, Fish and Wildlife Service Director...

...unknown number of hostages, trying to end the two-day standoff that had already killed nearly 70 people.State Department spokesman Marie Harf said five U.S. citizens were among the more than 175 injured, but no Americans are among those reported...

...rapidly: Trapped in her car, she climbed to the roof but was swept away in floodwaters, said San Antonio Fire Department spokesman Christian Bove. Her body was later found against a fence, he said. Her name was not immediately released.Authorities...


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