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Outcome of Common Core compromise appears murky

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The compromise over Louisiana's use of Common Core in public schools was heralded by supporters and critics of the multistate education standards.

by MELINDA DESLATTE

Partisan politics harmful to resolving current issues

Alaskans had a wonderful opportunity last November when they elected an independent for governor. 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.

by Sammy Crawford

Op-ed: The rail fantasy

The Amtrak crash outside of Philadelphia was an invitation for practically every politician in the Northeast and every transit expert in America to complain about lack of funding for the county's infrastructure.

by Rich Lowry

What others say: Population decline not portent of disaster, but state needs to pay attention

The decrease in Alaska's population last year was small, relatively speaking. The net decline of 61 residents from July 2013 to July 2014 amounts to statistical noise, a hundredth of a percent of the state's population.

What others say: Shell, Foss right to stand up to Seattle socialist

We're all going to die. The human race will go extinct. This will destroy us.

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