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What others say: Production not a priority for Obama administration

...candidate Obama pitched prior to the 2008 election.Yes, we do hope things change for oil and gas production on federal lands, here in Alaska and elsewhere. But it will fall to others to make it happen.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 20
What others say: Injection of students in medical class needs full inquiry and airing

...they are, in fact, working on these very things.Chancellor Rogers is clearly upset, as he should be. So far, he is saying and doing all the right things to maintain confidence in the university.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, April 12
What others say: Avoiding an in-state fight over F-35s is essential

...and local leaders. Another job, as demonstrated by Sen. Murkowski on Wednesday, is precluding any in-state squabbling that could undermine Eielson's opportunity - and its long-term future.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 3
What others say: Need for change to Judicial Council hasn't been demonstrated

...weeks left in the legislative session isn't enough time for the House to consider this fully to show Alaskans that there is clearly a need for change - and there doesn't seem to be an obvious need.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,April 7
What others say: Focus should be on reducing FASD, not on political points

...have people making a lot of noise about something that really isn't much of anything.People should instead be focusing on reducing and, ideally, eliminating, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,March 30
What others say: A convincing argument has yet to be made for allowing firearms on campus

...firearms. A line has to be drawn somewhere. If the line is to be moved, we must ask "What's the rationale for moving it?"With Senate Bill 176, that question has not been adequately answered.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,March 23
Iditarod officials must review decision that avoided safer route out of Fairbanks

...territory. The only responsible course of action now is for race officials to review the process that led to a decision that put people and dogs at a higher level of risk and to make public their findings. Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, March 18
What others say: EPA goes too far on Pebble Mine

...ever there is an example of overreach by a federal agency, the EPA administrator's decision to go out of her way to put up a major roadblock in front of the Pebble mine at this early stage is it. - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, March 1
What others say: 25 years after Exxon Valdez, resolution needed in dispute over newfound damage Exxon Mobil, is responsible under the 1991 reopener clause is a long-running bipartisan issue in need of resolution. Perhaps going to court will force all parties to come to a settlement.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,March 21
Alaska lawmaker wants coal plant without fed regs

...Senate Finance Committee last week.The resolution remains in the committee awaiting a cost estimate, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Sunday.The state should consider building a backup power source and coal is the cheapest and most...


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