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Soldotna's Summer Reading club ends with a "boom" and a "fizz"

...enthusiastic kids throughout the entire program. He went to the library to watch movies, which included "Flubber" and "Inspector Gadget," and made clay seals when a volunteer from Seward's Alaska SeaLife Center visited for a day. Mathew Schwartz...

...numbers to claim a total of $4.2 billion in payments under the child tax credit, according to a 2011 report by the Treasury inspector general for tax administration."The last thing we need is to continue to encourage folks from Central America to make the...
Beaver Loop culvert nearing completion prepare a large support area," he said. "It's the contractor's choice when they do that work." On Tuesday an inspector was on the job site observing the backfill procedure to ensure the structure is placed properly, Nelson said. A crew of...
Volunteers come to bat for Oilers

...and left a large pile of tin and wood debris in front of the concession stand. While the grandstand remains, a building inspector will have to check off the stability of the structure, which will need additional bracing of the backstop before the section...
Drone access to US skies faces significant hurdles

...or how to prevent lost links with ground control stations, Matthew Hampton, the Transportation Department's assistant inspector general for aviation, said in a report.The FAA also hasn't set standards for certifying the safety of drone designs and...
News the VA confronts allegations about treatment delays and falsified records at VA centers nationwide.The department's inspector general says 26 VA facilities are under investigation, including the Phoenix VA hospital, where a former clinic director... speak with the media. Three other inmates escaped with the gunmen, according to the officer.Grace Kaindi, a deputy inspector general of police, told reporters Sunday that preliminary investigations pointed to the separatist group Mombasa Republican...
Alaska VA has difficult recruiting, staffer says

...Murkowski, who also has met with veterans, has expressed concern with staffing at the VA clinic in Wasilla and asked the VA's inspector general to look into the quality of care provided there. She was unavailable for comment Thursday, but her spokesman, Matthew...
An open letter to the Inspector General

...David Williams, U.S. Postal Service Inspector General: It has come to our attention...U.S. Postal Service Office of the Inspector General has some suggestions for the...pose this question to the Office of the Inspector General: You argue that bypass mail...
Watchdog reviews EPA handling of Alaska mine study

...Sellers-Hansen, a spokeswoman for the EPA inspector general's office, said Tuesday. It...were among those who requested the inspector general investigate the EPA's preparation...statement that it will work with the inspector general's office to provide information...


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