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3 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Alaska senators weigh in on unaccompanied minors crisis at US-Mexico border

Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski got a firsthand look last week at the nation's ongoing immigration crisis, as part of what she described as an "eye-opening" trip to Texas she took to see how the federal government is dealing with the 57,000 unaccompanied children from Central America who have been apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border since October.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, McAllen, TX

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Don't fall for the myths about the Hobby Lobby decision

Three weeks ago, the Supreme Court issued a very disappointing verdict in Burwell v.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Alaska, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Alaska Government, Healthcare Law, Law

Roll Call

Virgin Islands' Exemption From Health Care Law Prompts Alaska Plea

Last week, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner released a letter to a Virgin Islands official releasing U.S. territories from insurance requirements mandated by the 2010 health care overhaul law.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska Government, Alaska, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

KTOO-TV Juneau

Gull-egg harvest gets boost from Congress

Glaucous-winged gulls nest in Glacier Bay. Federal legislation allows Hoonah Tlingits to harvest their eggs.

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Related Topix: US News, Hoonah, AK, US National Parks, Glacier Bay National Park And Preserve, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, Don Young, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Begich campaign, super PAC get boosts from California tribe

Alaska's junior senator, Mark Begich, addresses the Alaska Federation of Natives conference in Fairbanks on Oct 25, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Alaska, us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Hispanic Business

Murkowski Nominates Alaska Libraries and Museums for National Honor

The six Alaskan libraries and museums nominated are: * Praising these institutions, Senator Murkowski said: "These fantastic libraries and museums do great work preserving the rich culture and history of their local Alaskan communities, and deserve national recognition for their extraordinary commitment to public service."

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Daily Political

White House Proposing Restrictions on Mine in Alaska

The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday issued a new proposal through the Clean Water Act that limits mining activity in the Bristol Bay watershed in Alaska, which struck a huge blow to the project that would eventually have one of the largest mines that is open pit in the world.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Washington Examiner

Mead Treadwell tied to company that took stimulus money

Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell has made opposition to the 2009 stimulus part of his campaign for a Republican Senate nomination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat

MT Shortwave Central

HAARP Closing Delayed

HAARP Closing Delay, But Facility Being Dismantled Piecemeal The US Air Force has given the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program facility in Gakona, Alaska, a death row reprieve of sorts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, University of Alaska Fairbanks

The Westerner

A 10-mile feud between Lisa Murkowski and Interior's Sally Jewell

Jewell's denial of a proposed land swap that would have allowed construction of a 10-mile road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge for emergency medical evacuations for the isolated community of King Cove incensed the Alaska Republican.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, King Cove, AK

The Washington Post

EPA to propose limits on Alaskaa s Pebble Mine project

The Environmental Protection Agency will issue a proposal Friday under the Clean Water Act that would limit mining activity in Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed, according to two individuals familiar with the decision.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, Alaska, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Alaska Government, Recreational Vehicle, Alaskan

Medical News

Senate Democrats fail to reverse Hobby Lobby decision

The bill, which would have restored employers' mandate to provide birth control to women, did not garner the necessary 60 votes.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Judges named to Alaska Criminal Justice Commission

New Alaska Criminal Justice Commission members named: Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Dana Fabe has appointed three judges to the Alaska Criminal Justice Commission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska, Prison, Anchorage, AK, Ketchikan, AK

PolitiFact

Mark Begich: Alaska Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich 'vote as...

Sen. Mark Begich says he and Sen. Lisa Murkowski are on the same team. But she doesn't see it that way.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Alaska, Alaska Government, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

KTOO-TV Juneau

Murkowski joins Democrats on vote for birth control coverage

A U.S. Senate bill requiring companies to cover birth control in employee healthcare plans failed a procedural vote yesterday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

Daily Kos

AK-Sen: Mark Begich (D) Pushes The FDA To Label GMO Food Like "Frankenfish"

We're approaching the height of fishing season in Alaska, and there's nothing quite like catching, cooking, and enjoying fresh Alaska salmon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Life, Food, Seafood

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes remote stretch of U.S., Canadian border

Will Smith's Alaska Native leading lady? That's the rumor running around the Internet, according to Indian Country Today , which has cobbled together Facebook posts, IMDB updates and Tweets that seem to indicate that Irene Bedard is the top contender for the female lead in "Hancock 2" opposite the former Fresh Prince.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Alaska, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Will Smith, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Social Software, Pocahontas, Animation Movies, Short, History Movies, Family, Drama Movies, Musical Movies

Anchorage Daily News

AK Beat: Authorities investigate blast that hospitalized Peterburg man

Petersburg blast injures man, sparks investigation: Officials with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Petersburg police are investigating an explosion that sent a Petersburg man to a Seattle hospital on Sunday, the Juneau Empire reports .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Petersburg, AK, Explosion, Sports

Portland Tribune

My View: 'Postmark' rule puts burden on voting system

The final tally for the 2000 U.S. presidential election in Florida was George W. Bush, 2,912,790 votes, and Al Gore, 2,912,253 votes - a difference of 537 votes.

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Related Topix: Katherine Harris, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, Al Gore, US Senate, Multnomah County, OR, Opinion

Switched

Huffpost Hill - You Come At The Issa, You Best Not Appear

President Obama mentions himself more regularly than previous commanders-in-chief, though the number drops if you leave out mentions of the bear being loose.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Elijah Cummings, Senator Mark Kirk, US Senate

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