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HAARP Death Sentence Stayed, But Facility Being Dismantled Piece by Piece

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 Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, University of Alaska Fairbanks, US Navy

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Third-party candidates could tip scales in Alaska's US Senate race

One's a former Republican legislator who pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy in 2011 as part of the FBI's investigation of Alaska political corruption.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Libertarian Party, Anchorage, AK

The Hill

Obama energy nominees set for vote Tuesday

The Senate is scheduled to vote on President Obama's nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission early next week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Hill

Murkowski pushes to redefine 'crude oil'

Sen. Lisa Murkowski is urging the Commerce Department to change its "30-year-old" definition of crude oil in an effort to expand U.S. exports.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Government Executive

Pentagon Won't Demolish Alaskan Radio Research Site Until 2015

The Pentagon has delayed its plans to knock down a controversial Alaskan radio research facility until next year, for a possible transfer to a university or scientific institution, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, announced.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, US Military, US Air Force

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Free Republic

Does Joe Miller Have Any Hope of Making Up Ground in Alaska Senate Race?

Miller hasn't noticed the lights are being turned out, the last of the balloons have fallen from the ceiling and the confetti is being swept up.

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

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Knowles to Moore: a Raid on the Permanent Fund? Ouch!'

I knew I was in trouble when I read Shannyn Moore's Sunday column and she started with "I love too."

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

Free Republic

Joe Miller Remains

In 2010, Fairbanks attorney and Tea Party firebrand Joe Miller pulled off one of the biggest upsets in recent political history by defeating Alaska's incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the Republican primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Tea Party, Alaska Government

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Wasilla veterans sound off at Murkowski hearing on health care

Veterans flooded into the Menard Memorial Sports Center on Wednesday night with lists of grievances about the Veterans Affairs Clinic in Wasilla, from staffing to scheduling to overall dysfunction.

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Related Topix: Wasilla, AK, Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Houston, AK, US Military, US Marine Corps, Medicine

KTNA

KTNA Talkeetna, Alaska

Wednesday afternoon, Denali National Park held the official dedication ceremony for the Walter Harper Talkeetna Ranger Station.

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

The Macon Telegraph

VA official: Recruitment a challenge in Alaska

But Cynthia Joe says those limitations aren't exclusive to the VA in Alaska. She says no matter who you are or what benefits you have, access to care can be a challenge in the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing

The George Towner

Ricky and Lauren Bush Lauren.

A powerful, emotional slice of America was on display June 17 at a naturalization ceremony at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History and presentation of the Smithson Medal to designer Ralph Lauren.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Homer News

Begich visits Homer, lays groundwork for campaign

With three Republican Party candidates fighting to oppose him in the general election, Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, visited Homer and Seldovia last weekend as part of a grassroots campaign laying the groundwork for the November election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Republican, Alaska, Alaska Government, Homer, AK

KIMO

Murkowski announces new AK communications director

Sen. Lisa Murkowski has a new communications director for Alaska. Karina Petersen fills the job left vacant when Andrea Gusty left earlier this year.

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

Roll Call

Begich Slams McCaskill in Feud Over Alaska Native Corporations

It isn't the first time an Alaska senator has chastised a colleague for a lack of understanding about his non-contiguous state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ted Stevens, Republican, Claire McCaskill

Anchorage Daily News

HAARP closure postponed until 2015

The Air Force said it will delay closing the $290 million HAARP site near Gakona until next spring, while scientists hoping to keep it from being torn down argue that the Air Force should leave diagnostic equipment in place.

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

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Democrats step up efforts to court native vote in Alaska

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Alaska Government, Alaska, Jack Kingston, US House of Representatives, Pat Roberts

NH Insider

NHDP - MEMO: Scott Brown Would Side Against NH Women

The Supreme Court of the United States is scheduled to announce a decision today in the Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. case.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Health Insurance, Health, Republican

Mon Jun 30, 2014

KFQD-AM Anchorage

Tea Party Express might not endorse in Alaska race

A national tea party group that heavily backed Republican Joe Miller's campaign four years ago hasn't decided whether to endorse anyone in this year's GOP Senate primary.

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

Anchorage Daily News

Begich, Young split on birth control ruling

The Democrat says bosses "should not be able to prevent access to family planning and birth control for Alaska women."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, US Supreme Court, Barack Obama, Republican

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