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Op-ed: Debates vs. debates

...to debates the Oxford Union, which bills itself as the "world's most prestigious debating society," remains the gold standard. Begun in 1823, The Union, in modern times, has hosted debates that have included such luminaries as Ronald Reagan and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-01/op-ed-debates-vs-debates
Opinion
What others say: Canada can say 'no' to mining

...past year has questioned Canada's mining standards, including if they exist. In light of...casting judgement. Even if Canada's mining standards don't match our own, there's proof now standards do exist. How high they are is still yet...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-29/what-others-say-canada-can-say-no
Opinion
Voices of Faith: The doctrine of fairness

...only exists in the mind of the beholder. There is no objective standard for fairness.Justice on the other hand is rooted and grounded in God's law. It has objective standards. If God is just and righteous, then His law is also. His law...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-07-30/voices-of-faith-the-doctrine-of
Community

...push the market higher.The Dow Jones industrial average rose 121.12 points, or 0.7 percent, to 17,751.39. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 15.32 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,108.57 and the Nasdaq composite rose 22.53 points...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/ken-sweet/2015-07-29

...regulations are based on bacteria levels."What would be the standard that should be followed for the quantity of virus? Because...presence or absence of virus in the water ... needs to have a standard, a limit," he said.Spilki, the Brazilian virologist...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/brad-brooks-and-jenny-barchfield/2015-07-30
Op-ed: 50 years of Medicare and Medicaid

...wouldn't otherwise have health coverage. Medicare and Medicaid are also driving innovation. These programs have become the standard bearers for coverage, quality, and innovation in American healthcare. The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation funds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-29/op-ed-50-years-of-medicare-and-me
Opinion
What others say: Stepping beyond No Child Left Behind

...failed, that doesn't mean national standards will never work. The Every Child Achieves...able to develop their own assessment standards and decide how to include mandated tests...and those that failed to meet federal standards faced sanctions. But NCLB has outlived...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-26/what-others-say-stepping-beyond-n
Opinion
Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...activities conducted offshore Alaska must be held to the highest safety, environmental protection and emergency response standards," said the bureau's director, Brian Salerno. The department had given a conditional OK to Shell's drilling plan in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kevin-freking-and-dan-joling/2015-07-23
News
New director chosen for Alaska Division of Elections

...voting materials in Native languages. As part of that case, the state argued that it had taken reasonable steps to implement standards for voting materials for non-English speakers.Bahnke is known as a collaborator, Richardson said.Bahnke said the opportunity...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-27/new-director-chosen-for-alaska-divis
News
Soldotna mobile food vendor regulations approved

...application filed through the city, proof of a DEC permit and waste management plan among others and adhere to eight general standards of operation, delineated in the municipal code.Council Member Keith Baxter suggested four changes to the final set of regulations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-25/soldotna-mobile-food-vendor-regulati
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