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Autism Speaks offers grants for lifesaving swim lessons

...she challenges another of her students. "Let's go. I'm winning! Come on, kick. Good. Yes!"Lisa Goring, executive vice president of programs and services for Autism Speaks, helps oversee the grants."We know that approximately 50 percent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-23/autism-speaks-offers-grants-for-
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Halliburton to cut 9,000 jobs in wake of oil's drop

...oil prices sap demand for its drilling help.Halliburton executives disclosed the job cuts Monday on a conference call with investors...of Halliburton's revenue comes from North America, and executives said they expect that revenue to decline from the first quarter...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-20/halliburton-to-cut-9000-jobs-in-wake
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Lawmakers approve new marijuana control board

...sectors, and the new industry. The bill included a $1.5 million fiscal note to fund the board. Cynthia Franklin, the executive director of the alcohol board, has said that the marijuana control board was the most needed marijuana bill this session...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-20/lawmakers-approve-new-marijuana-cont
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Around the District

...for members running for 2015-16 Student Council. Classes are electing both their class officers and the members of the executive board for the next school year. Congratulations to all those who participated in the Soldotna High School Talent Show. They...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-04-20/around-the-district
Schools
Legislature hits overtime on budget; special session eyed

...equipment bound for communities such as Anchorage and Fairbanks are scheduled to arrive beginning Wednesday, said Pam Varni, executive director of the Legislative Affairs Agency. Computers in certain offices could remain if the session runs long or there is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-20/legislature-hits-overtime-on-budget-
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Walker calls joint legislative session for appointments

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Gov. Bill Walker signed an executive proclamation Wednesday calling the Alaska House and Senate into joint session to take up consideration of his new Cabinet-level...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-16/walker-calls-joint-legislative-sessi
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Walker calls joint legislative session for appointments

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker signed an executive proclamation Wednesday calling the Alaska House and Senate into joint session to take up consideration of his new Cabinet-level...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-15/walker-calls-joint-legislative-sessi
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Lawmakers plan joint session for Sunday, bucking Walker

...take up appointments made by Gov. Bill Walker on Sunday, seeking to buck the new governor on the issue.Walker signed an executive proclamation Wednesday calling lawmakers into joint session Friday to take up his new Cabinet-level department heads and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-16/lawmakers-plan-joint-session-for-sun
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Legislature fails to confirm Ruffner to Board of Fisheries

...appointment suddenly. Maw is currently facing charges of falsifying his residency status in Montana. Ruffner is the outgoing executive director of the conservation organization the Kenai Watershed Forum. He has not actively participated in fisheries politics...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-19/legislature-fails-to-confirm-ruffner
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House amends, then re-passes bill to create marijuana board

...regulations are due in November, with the first licenses expected to be handed out in May 2016.Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Executive Director Cynthia Franklin said such a bill is the most important for lawmakers to pass, because it includes $1.5 million...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-15/house-amends-then-re-passes-bill-to-
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