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Feds Direct Money to Kodiak for Parent Training

Nearly $9,500 for parenting skills training on Kodiak has been added to the Senate Appropriations Bill for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services. The Circle of Security Training is a program of the Kodiak Area Native Association. KANA will provide two Kodiak based and one village based parenting skills training using the Circle of Security program. The Circle …

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Murkowski Pushes for NOAA Review of GE Salmon

Jay Barrett/KMXT Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski filed an amendment on the Senate floor Thursday that would bar the Food and Drug Administration from approving genetically-modified salmon for human consumption until NOAA signs off on the plan. Currently, approval of the genetically engineered fish would come administratively, through the FDA. Both Murkowski and Senator Mark Begich have been fighting to stop …

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Sen. Murkowski Speaks with Adm. Papp about ComSta Killings

Jay Barrett/KMXT Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski took the opportunity during a Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday to express her condolences to U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Robert Papp over the deaths of two men last month at the ComSta (com-stay) here in Kodiak. "I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge the very difficult situation the men and …

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