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Small Nebraska library takes innovative approach

...support from the community," Danielle said.The library's computer center was funded with a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Broadband Technology Opportunities Program "BTOP" program (designated to expand public libraries' broadband...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2014-04-13/small-nebraska-library-
Schools
Losses grow in Alaska's fisheries disasters

...She says it also doesn't include account for revenue lost by communities from fish and sales tax. The U.S. Department of Commerce in September declared king salmon fisheries a disaster in several watersheds. The declaration covered the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-11-13/losses-grow-in-alaskas-fisheries-dis
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...state exported $4.5 billion worth of goods, which made up about 8.5 percent of total GSP, according to U.S. Department of Commerce statistics. While that puts Alaska 40th in the nation in terms of total exports, the state is fourth in export...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-19-1
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House denies funding for state fishery disasters

...ensure that Alaskans receive funds related to the fishery disaster declared last fall," Anderson wrote.U.S. Department of Commerce Acting Secretary Rebecca Blank issued a resource disaster designation for the Yukon River, Kuskokwim River...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-17/house-denies-funding-for-state-fishe
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Economists forecast fair outlook for state and nation

...state exported $4.5 billion worth of goods, which made up about 8.5 percent of total GSP, according to U.S. Department of Commerce statistics. While that puts Alaska 40th in the nation in terms of total exports, the state is fourth in export...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2013-02-28/economists-forecast-fair-outlook-f
Trends
Program brings high-speed Internet to rural libraries

...they need, they can reach out for and get," Thibodeau said. Funding for the project comes largely from the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration, which doled out $5.4 million in stimulus...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122910/new_763001071.shtml
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CIRI, Seldovia Native Association, others bank on growth

...efforts by the Seldovia Village Tribe, a separate organization. With the help of its share of a $2.4 million U.S. Department of Commerce grant received last year, the tribe will build a visitors center, museum and office complex. Richard Segura...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030202/bus_econ02bus003.shtml
Business
Summit being held in Nome to strengthen Alaskan-Chukotka ties

...Development, the Alaska Division of International Trade & Market Development, the University of Alaska and the U.S. Department of Commerce Alaska Export Assistance Center.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061301/ala_061301ala0070001.shtml
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Plot your best spring break by garden guide

...or want to feel safe about a good time to plant, you'll find frost/freeze maps, with dates, on the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Climatic Data Center's website, at www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/freezefrost/frostfreemaps...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032311/foo_804225569.shtml
Food
Congress weighs issue of fishing quotas as moratorium expires

...divvying up catches of one or more species among fishermen. Such programs would be subject to approval by the U.S. Department of Commerce, and it would take months, if not longer, to get them into place if the moratorium is allowed to expired...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/100102/ala_100102ala0020001.shtml

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