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Outcome of Common Core compromise appears murky

...reached last week.Rep. Brett Geymann, R-Lake Charles, a chief critic of the multistate...standards intact.Rep. John Schroder, R-Covington, one of the compromise negotiators...Education Committee Chairman Conrad Appel, R-Metairie, a fierce supporter of Common...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-21/outcome-of-common-core-compromise
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Legislature adjourns, convenes new session in Anchorage over minority objections

...capitalization and retirement accounts.Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, discussed the possibility of gathering funds from...the budget is resolved.Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-Fairbanks, called reconvening in Juneau "practically impractical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-21/legislature-adjourns-convenes-new-se
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What others say: Legislature's unwillingness to engage public a symptom of partisanship

...of different issues. After public comment closed on the state operating budget, Sen. Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, and Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, moved to reduce education formula funding by 4 percent, introducing an unexpected funding...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-18/what-others-say-legislatures-unwi
Opinion
Gillis resignation was over board appointment

...commercial interests due to her background as executive director of the Bering Sea Fishermen's Association.Sen. Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, referred to Quintavell as his preferred nominee during his remarks at Ruffner's confirmation hearing. Stoltze did...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-20/gillis-resignation-was-over-board-ap
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Walker won't force Juneau as special session venue

...session and call its own."We were just under the impression that we could" meet outside Juneau, Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, told reporters. Legislators are now learning it's "questionable" whether they can meet elsewhere during this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-19/walker-wont-force-juneau-as-special-
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Gov. Bill Walker veto means layoff notices could loom

...spokeswoman said by email that members of Walker's Juneau staff continue to work at the Capitol.Senate President Kevin Meyer, R-Anchorage, said that while he intended to reconvene in Juneau, it makes sense given the noise at the Capitol and cost of flying...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/gov-bill-walker-veto-means-layoff-no
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Reeling it in: 'Mad Max' blazes down 'Fury Road'

...Fury Road" will make you seriously re-evaluate the terms "Fast" and "Furious."Grade: A"Mad Max: Fury Road" is rated R for brief nudity and non-stop violence.Chris Jenness is a freelance graphic designer, artist and movie buff who lives in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-05-20/reeling-it-in-mad-max-
Arts & Entertainment
Brenda Jean Hacklin

...Brenda moved to Moscow five years ago to the great joy of her grandchildren. She worked as a seasonal receptionist for H&R Block and cheese packer for the WSU Creamery, taking pride in her work and enjoying her free summers to spend with grandkids...

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Betty Josey Thomas

...member of the Sterling Baptist Church and her hobbies were reading and crossword puzzles. Betty is survived by her husband Willie R. Josey of Sterling; son Glen E. Josey and daughter-in-law Elaine Josey of Anchorage; brother Fred Jordan and sister-in-law...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174884459
What others say: A needed compromise for the railroad

...firefighters, but the third was critically important to the operation of the Alaska Railroad. Sponsored by Rep. Steve Thompson, R-Fairbanks, House Bill 140 will allow for the issuing of bonds to fund safety improvements necessary for the railroad to continue...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-12/what-others-say-a-needed-compromi
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