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Partisan politics harmful to resolving current issues

...Apparently the legislature didn't get the memo that this is a new era and one where we can be different than Washington, D.C., and work together to accomplish what is best for Alaskan citizens. The House blames the Senate, the Senate...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-21/partisan-politics-harmful
Letters
Norwegian king scheduled to visit Homer next week

...King Harald V lived in exile in America as a boy during the German occupation of Norway in World War II, staying in Washington, D.C., with his mother while his father, then the crown prince, lived in exile in London with his father, King Haakon...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-22/norwegian-king-scheduled-to-visit-ho
News
What others say: Legislature's unwillingness to engage public a symptom of partisanship

...legislators' talking points on Medicaid expansion mirrored the gulf between parties that has poisoned dialogue in Washington, D.C. It took a few years longer for the polarization to take place in Juneau than it did on the national stage, but...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-18/what-others-say-legislatures-unwi
Opinion
Op-ed: Who is a journalist?

My first job in journalism was as a copyboy at the NBC News Bureau in Washington, D.C. In my early 20s, I asked Bill Corrigan, the newsroom manager, "What must I do to get on the air?" He replied, "Get a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-18/op-ed-who-is-a-journalist
Opinion
WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...hurrah: an all-expense paid trip from their homes to Washington, D.C., to see war memorials and other sites."We feel...them. At layovers in Portland, Ore., and at the Washington, D.C., airport, more honor guards met them. Congressman...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/wwii-korean-war-vets-feted-in-honor-
News
What others say: Need for aid to Nepal will continue

...to peak three days after catastrophic events, said Donna Callejon, chief business officer at Global Giving, a Washington, D.C.,-based charity fundraising website. "It's reality that the majority of the people who give after a disaster...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-06/what-others-say-need-for-aid-to-n
Opinion
Sportfishing group drives wedge into community

...dialed in only to be found out after a review of UFA phone records listed an unknown 262 number. KRSA lobbied in Washington, D.C. to cut $100,000 from Ruffner's water quality study. People need to know these things. The main reason Mr...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-30/sportfishing-group-drives
Letters
Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865

...have lost our temples, our history, the places we grew up."Naqvi reported from New Delhi. Associated Press writers Munir Ahmed in Islamabad, Jan M. Olsen in Copenhagen and Seth Borenstein in Washington, D.C. contributed to this report.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-25/aid-pours-in-amid-aftershocks-after-
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Prepping for expansion, DHSS works through Medicaid applications

...data on states' ability to keep up with application backlogs once they expand Medicaid.Of the 29 states (plus Washington, D.C.) that have expanded Medicaid, most "have no backlog," according to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-28/prepping-for-expansion-dhss-works-th
News
Goldie Lee Johnson Shrum

...publications in local and national media, including the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation in Washington, D.C.In addition to her devotion to Dan and their three children, Dan and Goldie were also partners in the family business...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174641735

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