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29 min ago | ABC News

State Dept. Throws Cold Water on Ice Bucket Challenge

Government officials may soon find themselves in hot water if they continue to insist on dumping buckets of ice on their heads.

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

4 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Movers & Shakers 08/24/14

Ashley Brinkman has been promoted to the position of communications manager in the Credit Union 1 corporate communications department.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska, ASRC Energy Services, Energy, Oil & Gas, College, AK, Fairbanks, AK

8 hrs ago | Homer News

Homer says - Yes' on Ballot Measure 1, but statewide vote favors - No' position

While early reports from the Alaska Division of Elections showed "yes" votes on Ballot Measure 1 in the lead, within three hours after polls closed on Tuesday and with more than half the precincts reporting, the unofficial results pulled a switch with the "no" votes gaining ground.

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Related Topix: Homer, AK, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Sean Parnell, US Governors

12 hrs ago | 680News

B.C. mining boom, recent tailings pond bust prompt environmental fears in Alaska

Heather Hardcastle has spent her life fishing for salmon at the mouth of the Taku River, which starts in a remote corner of northwestern British Columbia before dumping into the ocean near her home in Juneau, Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Juneau, AK, Boat Disaster, Environment, Science

15 hrs ago | News Max

Embattled Sen. Begich's Secret Weapon: Alaska

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich wants Alaskans to know he is one of them and an independent voice against President Barack Obama.

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

19 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Sullivan beats tea party in Alaska GOP Senate race

Ballot Measure 1 supporters Nick Moe, left and T.J. Presley lead others in cheers as early returns showed a narrow lead for repealing Senate Bill 21 in downtown Anchorage, Alaska on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

TwinCities

Tea party candidate defeated in Alaska primary

In one of the final primary-season fights between battling Republicans, former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan defeated tea party favorite Joe Miller to seize the party's nomination for a much-desired U.S. Senate seat.

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

TheBlaze.com

The Libertarian Party Candidate Ready to Lead the GOP in His State

The Libertarian Party nominee for governor is running as a write-in candidate in the Republican primary on Aug. 26 and has gotten considerable media attention in the state and blow back from the state's Republican establishment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, University of Vermont, Mitt Romney, US Senate

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Palin goes 0 for 2 in Alaska as clout disappears nationally

Sarah Palin has lost the magic. The defeat of her choice Tuesday in a Republican Senate primary in her home state of Alaska capped a primary season in which her favored candidates have stumbled across the nation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Alaska, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Alaska Government, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Senator Marco Rubio

Asbury Park Press

While you were sleeping: 5 big overnight storiesWhile you were...

While you were sleeping: 5 big overnight stories Start your day by quickly catching up on the latest news from the Shore and around the world.

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

Politico

McConnell's recipe for Obama

Mitch McConnell has a game plan to confront President Barack Obama with a stark choice next year: Accept bills reining in the administration's policies or risk a government shutdown.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Dan Sullivan takes lead in Alaska GOP Senate race

Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Eric Holder, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Missouri

APRN

Federal Requirements Burden Small Medical Practices In Alaska

But most doctors around the country know exactly what those acronyms stand for. They are programs championed by the federal government to improve quality and bring medicine into the electronic age.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Medicine, Medicare, Health, Anchorage, AK

Washington Times

Alaska Republicans vie for chance to unseat Begich

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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

Anchorage Daily News

Photos: 2014 primary elections in Alaska

Regina Ward stands among other canvassers urging morning commuters to vote against Ballot Measure 1, a controversial bid to repeal the state's current oil tax system, campaigned at the corner of Benson Boulevard and the Seward Highway early on Election Day, Tuesday, August 19. U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan gives a thumbs up to a passing car at ... (more)

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

WTMA-AM North Charleston

The Primary Primer: Five Races to Watch in Alaska and Wyoming

WHO'S ON THE BALLOT? On Tuesday, voters cast ballots in Alaska and Wyoming. The marquee race to watch is a three-way bitter GOP Senate primary in our nation's 49th state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Ohio, Matt Mead

KWQC-TV Davenport

US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primary

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Missouri

Mon Aug 18, 2014

News Observer

Murkowski vows to work to elect Republican senator

Murkowski told reporters she would work hard after Tuesday's primary to help ensure Republicans win the seat held by Democrat Mark Begich, who is seeking re-election.

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

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

British Columbia orders independent probe of mine disaster

With its own credibility on the line, the British Columbia government on Monday ordered an independent investigation of the tailings dam breach on Aug. 4 that sent huge quantities of water and metal-contaminated sand into important-salmon spawning waters.

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

Fox News

Alaska Heats Up 3-way Gop battle to take on vulnerable Senate Dem

File photos of Alaska Republican U.S. Senate candidates Dan Sullivan at a campaign event in Juneau, Alaska on Aug. 9, 2014, Joe Miller during a debate in Anchorage on Aug. 10, 2014 and Mead Treadwell in Douglas, Alaska on June 21, 2014.

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

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