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Alaska pot supporters make deal with opponents

...anti-marijuana group collected in campaign donations from alcohol lobbyists during his time in Congress.Messages from The Associated Press to a spokesman for former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a Rhode Island Democrat, weren't immediately returned...
Gov handles range of questions in online town hall

...the House and Senate where there's new opportunities created and significant new funding this year," he told The Associated Press.The bill, HB278, contemplates increases in the base student allocation over three years, so it would not be...

...practicable and appropriate." Former National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Administrator Joan Claybrook told the Associated Press that the bus industry fought with safety advocates "like cats and dogs" to prevent "hard deadlines" for the...
Voices of Alaska: Don't be fooled by phony support for minimum wage

...initiative off the ballot and curb turnout by low-income voters who might lean Democratic. Here's what he told the Associated Press on May 16, 2002:"Rep. Pete Kott, R-Eagle River, has said that was not his motivation for sponsoring the...
Troopers identify plane crash victims

...crash site is completely reviewed there is no way to determine who was at the controls," he wrote in an email to The Associated Press.The NTSB also is investigating the crash of another Hageland Aviation Cessna 208 last November. Four people...
Rio Tinto to give away Pebble Mine project shares

...costly consequences for both its investors and the environment," New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer told The Associated Press.Northern Dynasty President Ron Thiessen said in a statement the company was "pleased" Rio Tinto was providing...

...40 million)."The painting, showing fruit, seemed to fit in with dining room decor," Quagliarella told The Associated Press about the now-retired autoworker's choice of placement in his kitchen, first in Turin, then in Sicily.The...
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...Courtney Jenkins, a spokeswoman for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In the absence of federal data, The Associated Press surveyed the status of nonprofit insurers in numerous states, primarily those running their own marketplaces...
Iditarod officials must review decision that avoided safer route out of Fairbanks

...head hit a tree stump. "I'm very disappointed we didn't leave out of Fairbanks," he told a reporter for The Associated Press. "It would have just been another race had we left out of Fairbanks." By nearly all accounts, this year's...
Current administration consistently denies Freedom of Information Act requests them last year under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, according to a new analysis of federal data by The Associated Press. The administration cited more legal exceptions it said justified withholding materials and refused a record number...


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