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Military chaplain installed as Catholic bishop

...bishop for the Fairbanks Diocese during a three-hour ceremony at the Carlson Center on Monday, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.In his first blessing, he urged parishioners to "keep your heart and mind open because you'll never know...
Fort Greely to get $50 million under spending bill

...interceptor missiles at Fort Greely as part of a missile-defense expansion announced last year, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Murkowski spokesman Matthew Felling said the funding will help with field preparations for the new interceptors...
What others say: Alaska needs budget leadership

...the budget situation, who will offer equitable and sensible solutions - as the Percent of Market Value plan was 10 years ago - and who will have the courage to argue forcefully for their adoption.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Dec. 14
Avalanche survivor says mountain gave warning sign

...betrayed by the mountains he loves and thought he knew them better from trips along the same route, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported."I may have gotten a little too confident, a little too familiar," he said. "Maybe things are changing...
What others say: NCAA goes overboard with punishment

...sense.What doesn't make sense are the outsized additional penalties impacting current student athletes who had nothing to do with past issues. Put simply, the punishment doesn't fit the offense. - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Nov. 6
What others say: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...proceed down the track of constructing all projects at once - Gov. Bill Walker and the Legislature must weigh each carefully and continue forward with only those that pass the cost versus benefit test.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Dec. 8
Regents to mull University of Alaska tobacco ban scheduled for a vote Thursday at the regents' meeting at the University of Alaska Anchorage, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The proposal would halt the use of tobacco almost everywhere on UA properties. Forms of tobacco under the...
What others say: Price of higher education is rising

...the university doesn't wither through financial neglect will require a vigorous, coordinated and united effort from all of the area's legislators, aided by strong support from the community.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Sept. 26
What others say: Mass transit still needs to be sustainable

...Wainwright and downtown suffers from poor ridership. But a report in the News-Miner Sunday that calculates the cost per rider at $100 is shocking...borough taxpayers are the ones footing the bill.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Oct. 21
What others say: State should revisit, debate strengthening Public Records Act

...affairs, Alaskans deserve a robust debate about expanding public access to information, particularly the workings of government itself. Sunlight, as they say, has always been the best disinfectant.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,Oct. 10


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