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Senate passes education bill

...But education became a sticking point between the House and Senate in the waning days. While voters approved the 90-day limit - and many lawmakers in the past have been loath to violate that in the past - the constitution allows for up to 121 days...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-21/senate-passes-education-bill
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Court hears oral arguments on whether or not banning setnets considered an appropriation

...the precedent it could set throughout the state.Singer said that if this initiative were found unconstitutional, it could limit the public's ability to enact direct legislation, an express public right."If this stands, there's no room for the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-22/court-hears-oral-arguments-on-whethe
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What others say: Gas pipeline should be an American effort, not just Alaskan

...Alaska, and Alaskans should be prepared to think likewise.We prefer that pipeline workers come from Alaska, but we can't limit ourselves.If the best pipeline builders in the country are already in Alaska, let's use them. But if they aren't, we...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-22/what-others-say-gas-pipeline-shou
Opinion

...operated a small dairy farm and creamery a few miles out of town, recently opened a new 100-acre facility within the Thorp city limits that includes dairy, cheesemaking and retail operations. The rare setup means all of the major functions, from milking cows...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-04-22
Food

...leggings outright. Others have set limits. Haven Middle School in Evanston...complain about students who push the limits of good taste, and the parents who let them (and may even push those limits themselves).But how far is too far...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-04-19-0
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Update: Legislature to address education today

...McGuire said the Senate worked as hard as it could, and it wouldn't have been her choice to go beyond the 90-day session limit. Sunday, what was supposed to be the last day of session, was marked by delayed meetings and leadership talks. A group of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-21/legislature-to-address-education-tod
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Rich Lowry: The stupid hounding of Condi Rice

...They are offended by Rice's very presence. As usual, her harassment is about narrowing the range of respectability so as to limit the parameters of political debate. This time, it is failing. The leaders of the University of Minnesota, Rutgers and Dropbox...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-20/rich-lowry-the-stupid-hounding-of
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Budget work continues on last day of session

...bonding is expected to come through the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority. A companion bill that would raise the borrowing limit of the authority passed the House unanimously Sunday.The draft retained language that the University of Alaska implement a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-20/budget-work-continues-on-last-day-of
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Hunting group neutral on fishing issues

...have had board members from all user groups and have flourished partly because it is understood that fishery issues are off limits, and so the club was able to concentrate on hunting. We are a hunting organization, pure and simple, supporting our cause...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-13/hunting-group-neutral-on-
Letters
Senate fisheries act draft begins circulating

...and goals, and more explicit management of forage fish, including accounting for dependent fish when setting annual catch limits. It also requires more study and use of electronic monitoring, specifically in the North Pacific. As currently proposed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-16
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