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Rural Alaskans rank port, harbor projects

...are moving across these systems in very complex ways. And you have to think about the transportation system holistically if you're really going to understand it," he said. Sean Manget can be reached at sean.manget@alaskajournal.com.

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Program brings high-speed Internet to rural libraries

...them had speeds of less than half of the minimum 1.5 megabits," Thibodeau said. Another batch of 20 libraries had between half and three-fourths of that speed, she said. Sean Manget can be reached at sean.manget@alaskajournal.com.

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$871M DOT budget includes roads, airports, more

...with DOT officials other than those at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport were requested, but DOT spokesman Roger Wetherell did not arrange anything before press time. Sean Manget can be reached at sean.manget@alaskajournal.com.

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Training for the future: UAA helping Alaskans fill job market voids

...labor for state DOL-defined "high demand job areas" is tracked by the Legislature in an annual report, Driscoll said. "We're doing very well in that regard," he said. Sean Manget can be reached at sean.manget@alaskajournal.com.

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Employment uptick expected

...But with the Census count over and fewer new employees being hired at school districts, 2011 will see a possible net loss of about 100 employees, according to the article. Sean Manget can be reached at sean.manget@alaskajournal.com.

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Senate looks at education funding: Vocational learning effort amasses support from rural districts

...doesn't want a surge in CTE programs to deemphasize other subjects. "We're just broadening the whole highway and saying that both need to be on the same road," he said. Sean Manget can be reached at sean.manget@alaskajournal.com.

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Despite crashes, Alaska aviation safer than ever

...times more pilots in Alaska per capita than in the rest of the country. Similarly, he said there are 16 times more airplanes per capita than there are throughout the nation. Sean Manget can be reached at sean.manget.@alaskajournal.com.

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Better diversity in schools leads to diverse workplace

...The index for net profit is 58, compared to 54.6 last year. The only index that dropped was that of employment, with the rating being 53 this year and 53.8 last year. Sean Manget can be reached at sean.manget.@alaskajournal.com.

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Alaska retailers upbeat about future

...electronics stores can attract. Meanwhile, rising costs associated with health care and other life essentials means customers have less money to spend on discretionary purchases. Sean Manget can be reached at sean.manget.@alaskajournal.com.

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New rule makes agencies justify contracts

...Mark Begich, D-Alaska, according to Chuck Young, a GAO spokesman. In an email, Young said the findings of the report cannot be discussed until the report is issued. Sean Manget can be reached at sean.manget@alaskajournal.com.

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