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Assembly won't send commercial marijuana cultivation measure to voters

...at Tuesday's meeting. Regulations for commercial marijuana cultivation facilities are currently being developed by state officials. Language in the ballot initiative that legalized marijuana for recreational use allows for municipalities to regulate aspects...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-25
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Board of Fisheries nominee withdraws name

JUNEAU - A state official says a controversial Board of Fisheries appointee has indicated he no longer wants to be considered for a seat on the board.Karen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/board-of-fisheries-nominee-withdraws
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Administration "fully engaged" in advancing Alaska LNG project

State officials are "fully engaged" in negotiations over commercial agreements needed in 2015 for the large North Slope natural gas pipeline...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/administration-fully-engaged-in-ad
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...His followers headed north into what is today Turkey, where they established the Ottoman Empire. Some historians question official accounts about Shah's tomb, saying they might have been retrospectively concocted to enrich an imperial identity for Turks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/suzan-fraser/2015-02-23

...about the risks at the time. Health officials now acknowledge Lariam can cause severe...extremely low risk to infants. Federal officials also say GMOs in foods are safe, as...defensive. Educational messages from health officials may also make little difference and could...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/gosia-wozniacka/2015-02-23
Alaska becomes 3rd state with legal marijuana

...Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, officials tried and failed in December to ban a...porches if they live next to a park.Other officials are still discussing a proposed cultivation...long as it doesn't create a nuisance, officials there said.While the 1975 court decision...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/alaska-becomes-3rd-state-with-legal-
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...evacuation of hundreds of families.Monday's accident was the latest in a spate of fiery derailments, and senior federal officials said it drives home the need for stronger tank cars, more effective braking systems and other safety improvements.LOS ANGELES...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-02-23
Davis, Bartel hit Nome in 2nd in Iron Dog

...suffered a crash outside of White Mountain that resulted in his sled flipping on top of him. Online photos from Iron Dog officials showed Davis' Ski-Doo sled without a front windshield.Davis' 26-year-old son, Cory, arrived in Nome in sixth place...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-24/davis-bartel-hit-nome-in-2nd-in-ir
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Eastside Cook Inlet beaches closed to clamming

...east-side Cook Inlet beaches in 2013 and 2014, and in 2014 closed clamming on a portion of Ninilchik beach. Fish and Game officials do not know the cause of the declining clam population, but in the news release said it may be due to "poor spawning and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-24/eastside-cook-inlet-beaches-closed-t
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Deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...in the Chukchi if it can obtain the necessary permits. Tour boats travel across the Bering Strait, and state and federal officials anticipate shipping companies could someday use Arctic Ocean routes for moving freight between continents.Nome would welcome...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/deep-water-port-proposed-for-vessels
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