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District graduation rates above national average

...another year with a high school graduation rate above the national average. The school district's seven high schools...graduate on time in 2014, which is 2 percent higher than the national average reported in 2014 by the U.S. Department of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-15/graduation-rates-above-average
News
Don Young: Setting the record straight on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...the council's scientific and statistical committee.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently funded a study by the National Academy of Sciences that suggests rebuilding times within...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-14/don-young-setting-the-record-stra
Opinion
Business news

...of Commerce, Community & Economic Development, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health. For more...Community, and Economic Development (DCCED) and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-13/business-news
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Cal Thomas: The 'new' Hillary Clinton

...presumably free-market advocate declaring wage and price controls on August 15, 1971, a de facto taking over of the national economy by the federal government. Some of this, to be generous, was principled, but all revealed the element in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-13/cal-thomas-the-new-hillary-clinto
Opinion
Voices of Alaska: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...vulnerable to disease and fire. In February 2015 Arctic sea ice reached its lowest maximum extent on record according to the National Snow & Ice Data Center. These adverse effects of climate change, which frankly sound straight out of disaster movie...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-12/voices-of-alaska-gwichin-vs-clima
Opinion
Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

...sell-off idea, much broader and much more ambitious," Fosburgh said.Kate Zimmerman, public lands policy director for the National Wildlife Federation in Colorado, said she believes most of the conservation community is concerned about the language...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-14/conservation-groups-push-back-on-fed
News
What others say: Help more Alaskans vote

...as Election Day.Same-day voter registration is the law in 10 states and the District of Columbia, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.Voters simply present a driver's license at the polling station, and they're...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-13/what-others-say-help-more-alaskan
Opinion
School news

...Sailor and Britt Jackson as well as the SOHI staff, administration, Paul Wright and the Tech folks, the custodians, the National Honor Society Students for doing the project, hosting it and putting it on. Also thank you to all the vendors who...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-04-12/school-news
Schools

...was too late," O'Connor said. "Everyone in this locker room deserves a lot better. They deserve to be hoisting the national championship right now."Tanev scored off a faceoff to give the Friars the lead, and Gillies helped protect it with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/jimmy-golen/2015-04-11
Ostrander posts fastest 3200 in nation at Big C Relays

...phenom known as Allie-O commanded the attention of the national track scene Friday afternoon with another dazzling performance...one year ago to the day that Ostrander broke out on the national running scene with a runner-up finish at the prestigious...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-04-12/ostrander-posts-fastest-3200-in-na
Sports

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