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November 15, 2003


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Ketchikan: Front Page Photo 'Reminiscing' - This scenic photograph was taken between the bypass and Bear Valley on August 4th by Vanessa Alderson of Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Alaska: Governor Launches Alaska Hire, Sets Goal of 90% Resident Jobs - The Murkowski administration this week launched a major employment program keyed to "good jobs for Alaskans" with a target goal of 90 percent or higher hire in the state's major economic categories. - Read more...
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Ketchikan: Bert Stedman Confirmed, Joins Alaska Senate; Replaces Robin Taylor in Senate Seat A - Senate Majority members have confirmed the Governor's appointee, Bert Stedman, of Sitka, as the replacement for Senate District A. Senator Robin Taylor resigned his seat September 14. Stedman, 47, is a lifelong Alaskan who grew up in Petersburg and Sitka. He currently is the owner and operator of Pioneer Capital, a financial services firm, in Sitka. - Read more...
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Ketchikan & Statewide: Top philanthropists recognized - The Alaska chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals recognized individuals and businesses statewide for philanthropic and volunteer contributions to their communities at the 2003 Alaska Philanthropy Day Awards luncheon Nov. 6 at the 4th Avenue Theatre.... Ketchikan's Madison Hardware owned by Bob Adams recognized... - Read more...
Anchorage Daily News - link posted Saturday - November 15, 2003

Alaska: Governor Says No $12 Million for Losing Lawyers - Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski has requested that his Attorney General argue that Outside plaintiffs' attorneys who lost the Bristol Bay "price-fixing" lawsuit should not receive $12 million for their work, as is proposed in an agreement that will be presented to the superior court on December 4. Murkowski said the money should instead be split between fishermen and domestic processors, whose markets have been devastated by the lawsuit. - Read more...
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Alaska: Court of Appeals Says State Free to Challenge 1975 Ravin Case - Alaska Attorney General Gregg Renkes announced Friday that the state's petition to the Alaska Court of Appeals in a marijuana prosecution has resulted in a ruling by the appellate court that the state is free to challenge the famous case of Ravin v. State. The Ravin case is the 1975 opinion of the Alaska Supreme Court holding that the right of privacy allows adults to possess marijuana at home. - Read more...
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Alaska: Governor Appoints 13-Member Veterans Advisory Council - Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski has appointed 13 Alaskans to serve on a newly-created Veterans Advisory Council, which has the mission to advise the Department of Military & Veterans Affairs and the Governor on veterans' issues. - Read more...
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Alaska: Text & Audio of Senator Stevens' Key Note Address To The "Managing Our Nation's Fisheries" Conference - Thursday United States Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK) addressed the Regional Fishery Management Council and NOAA Fisheries "Managing Our Nation's Fisheries" Conference. - More...
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Ketchikan & Statewide: Alaska Delegation Announces Federal Grants & Awards; KPU Awarded $805,000 by Dept. of Energy - The Alaska Congressional Delegation announced this week a series of federal grants which were awarded recently totaling more than $6 million to local communities, groups, and agencies in the State of Alaska. - Read more...
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Parenting: Psychological Aggression Toward Children Almost Universal in American Families - Psychological aggression toward children of all ages is so prevalent in American family life that it was found in almost all the families studied in new research by Murray Straus, Professor of Sociology and co-Director of the Family Research Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire; and Carolyn Field, sociology researcher at Elizabethtown College. - Read more...
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