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What others say: Stepping beyond No Child Left Behind

...promise.Under the Every Child Achieves Act, which passed the U.S. Senate 81-17 last week, states will be able to develop...1965, its goal was to address education inequality in the U.S. That act eventually morphed into NCLB, which created...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-26/what-others-say-stepping-beyond-n
Opinion
Op-ed: Obama kneecaps Congress (again)

...adversaries as he is in kneecapping the U.S. Congress, the country's strategic...What are congressional hearings and the U.S. domestic political debate compared...agreement with Iran doesn't mention the U.S. Congress or its review of the deal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-22/op-ed-obama-kneecaps-congress-aga
Opinion
Local landowners apply to name lake

...features before forwarding them to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names for final...application is approved, it is sent to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names. Once...Antonson said. "Once we send it in, the U.S. board staff do a docket, and they...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-22/local-landowners-apply-to-name-lake
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The Bookworm Sez: Curiosity will bring you back to this book

...Germany allowed nudism; the French said Oooh-la-la in 1927, and the first official nudist gathering was held in the U.S. shortly thereafter. Not everyone was happy about that, naturally. Yes, participants were consenting adults but groups...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-07-22/the-bookworm-sez-curio
Arts & Entertainment
Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...one of the country's last great petroleum reserves. The U.S. Geological Survey estimates the Arctic offshore reserves...had hoped to simultaneously drill two wells. However, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requires a minimum of 15 miles...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kevin-freking-and-dan-joling/2015-07-23
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Lawmakers discuss Gov. Bill Walker's Medicaid expansion

...be within his legal authority to move ahead.But the question has not been answered by a court, she said.In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court, in upholding most of the federal health care overhaul, gave states the option of expanding Medicaid...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-22/lawmakers-discuss-gov-bill-walkers-m
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Local organizations train for potential workplace violence

...Borough School District attended the first local training for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Run, Hide, Fight...on 160 active shooter incidents that occurred throughout the U.S. and resulted in 1,043 killed and wounded people between...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-16/local-organizations-prepare-for-work
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national mammal

...now the United States may have more than one national animal too.At the end of June, a bill was re-introduced in the U.S. House to designate the bison as the national mammal of the United States. It's called the National Bison Legacy Act...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-07-20/national-mammal
Arts & Entertainment
Handle a crisis by planning for it

...emergencies or disasters. The current session is under way, wrapping up July 25.The other program offered recently was the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Run, Hide, Fight workplace violence preparedness program July 9, held at the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-18/handle-a-crisis-by-planning-for-i
Opinion
Subsistence gillnet proposal attracts 600 public comments

...operational plan by Jeff Anderson, the field supervisor for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Kenai Field Office.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was one of three federal agencies...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-16/subsistence-gillnet-proposal-attract
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