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Williams defends initiative stance

...there are examples of public officials advocating for particular projects, such as Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Jim Whitaker, who has been a vocal advocate for a pipeline to Valdez and construction there of an LNG plant. "Does that benefit...

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Concealed carry bill narrowly passes House

...D-Anchorage, Reggie Joule, D-Kotzebue; Beth Kerttula, D-Juneau; Bill Hudson, R-Juneau; Drew Scalzi, R-Homer; Jim Whitaker, R-Fairbanks; and Porter. Ten members were absent. Berkowitz gave notice he may ask that the bill be reconsidered...

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Company eyes Alaska's North Slope for Internet data storage center

...state's share of North Slope gas and lawmakers passed a resolution expressing their support for the project. Rep. Jim Whitaker, R-Fairbanks, said legislators want to know more about the proposal, including how much Netricity would be willing...

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House loses 1 incumbent, keeps GOP majority

...Murkowski, Norm Rokeberg and Kevin Meyer of Anchorage, plus newcomer Paul Seaton of Homer, faced no opposition. Jim Whitaker of Fairbanks faced only an 11th-hour write-in challenge from perennial candidate Urban Rahoi, a Republican, and...

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House committee approves regulatory exemption for gas pipeline

...state-federal agency that regulates the trans-Alaska oil pipeline and Valdez tanker terminal. Committee chairman Jim Whitaker, R-Fairbanks, suggested that exempting gas-processing facilities and shipping terminals from JPO jurisdiction...

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Rebirth

Now Playing Synopsis: Filmmaker Jim Whitaker profiles five people whose lives were irreversibly changed by the 9/11 terrorist attacks while using time-lapse cameras to document the reconstruction of 7 World Trade Center over several years. A student mourns the mother he lost in the World Trade Center that fateful day; a woman who was on a level above the impact zone struggles with vivid memories that will never fade; a first responder's widow contends with the loss of her spouse and best friend; a firefighter recalls his friends who perished in the chaos; and a key figure in the Ground Zero reconstruction reveals what it's like to witness progress in a place where so much tragedy occurred. As these survivors share their incredible stories, the reconstruction of 7 World Trade Center is captured on 17 time-lapse cameras. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

Sales tax, Permanent Fund bill move out of House Finance

...an income tax which exempts some segments of society. ''I don't know how better to define fair,'' said Rep. Jim Whitaker, R-Fairbanks, the sponsor of the sales tax measure. Davies and Croft also objected to the way Permanent Fund earnings...

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State-owned gas line plan passes House

...20 billion pipeline project would not produce enough profit for them to take the risk. The bill's sponsor, Rep. Jim Whitaker, R-Fairbanks, has said state ownership offers tax advantages. State ownership would guarantee access to the gas...

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House Republican leaders say new revenue proposal has a chance

...than $1,200 per year. But it would require more taxes or fund earnings in the future to close the gap, said Rep. Jim Whitaker, R-Fairbanks. ''In two or three years, we'd be back making adjustments,'' he said.

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alaska
Rebirth

Opens Friday, Aug 26, 2011 Synopsis: Filmmaker Jim Whitaker profiles five people whose lives were irreversibly changed by the 9/11 terrorist attacks while using time-lapse cameras to document the reconstruction of 7 World Trade Center over several years. A student mourns the mother he lost in the World Trade Center that fateful day; a woman who was on a level above the impact zone struggles with vivid memories that will never fade; a first responder's widow contends with the loss of her spouse and best friend; a firefighter recalls his friends who perished in the chaos; and a key figure in the Ground Zero reconstruction reveals what it's like to witness progress in a place where so much tragedy occurred. As these survivors share their incredible stories, the reconstruction of 7 World Trade Center is captured on 17 time-lapse cameras. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

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