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Judge rejects call to block Walker from expanding Medicaid

JUNEAU - A judge on Friday rejected a request by state lawmakers to temporarily block Gov. Bill Walker from expanding Medicaid in Alaska.Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner denied the request by the Alaska Legislative Council to...

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Still searching for health care solutions

...of services, small market and a small group of individuals with high-cost claims.And on Friday, a state Superior Court judge rejected a request from the Alaska Legislative Council to block Gov. Bill Walker's expansion of Medicaid. With the ruling...

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Kenai man charged with assault granted new custodian

...38, was brought back into custody by his previous custodian after the situation was not working out, and Superior Court Judge Anna Moran granted him a new one during a bail hearing at the Kenai Courthouse on Wednesday.Dey was charged with two counts...

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Suit seeks to bar Walker from expanding Medicaid on his own

...patients and providers stand to suffer irreparable injury.The lawsuit, filed in Anchorage Superior Court on Monday, asks a judge to bar the administration from expanding Medicaid unless lawmakers approve doing so.The state Department of Law argues that...

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Greenpeace has earned a contempt citation

...Shell's Arctic exploration efforts, it is time for a federal judge to hold it accountable for continued and brazen violations of...only question now is how long Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason will continue to allow Greenpeace USA to thumb...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-08/greenpeace-has-earned-a-contempt-cit
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Race and the death penalty collide in Colorado

Denver District Judge John Madden IV was, of course, correct this week when he advised jurors who'd just convicted Dexter Lewis of five murders at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-16/race-and-the-death-penalty-collid
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Kenai man denied release from custodian

...for his run-ins with the law."If there's no alcohol, he doesn't have issues," Walton said. Kenai Superior Court Judge Anna Moran denied the request, citing numerous prior convictions and a history of assault as reason to worry about the safety...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/kenai-man-denied-release-from-custod
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Kenaitze Youth Council attends conference in Washington, D.C

...The four members interviewed said one prominent subject was suicide prevention. Ashley Segura recalled a speech by Montana judge and Crow tribal member Leroy Not Afraid, whose daughter Zoe killed herself in 2014 at age 11. "It had me almost crying at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-09/kenaitze-youth-council-attends-confe
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Unserious country deserves unserious candidates

...classified material at home, or failing to ensure its secure storage.She has also filed a sworn affidavit with a federal judge stating she has turned over all work-related emails. Should that turn out to be false, she and her husband could hold the...

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Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt, sets escalating fines for bridge protest

...in the Arctic for Shell or face fines ramping up each day until it does.An annoyed-looking Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason imposed a fine of $2,500 per hour beginning at 10 a.m. Alaska Time Thursday on Greenpeace until the 13...

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