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1 hr ago | KIMO

Senator Lisa Murkowski urges ALS research

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4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Alaska stops short of calling for Canadian government review of worrisome B.C. mine

The Parnell administration is saying more information is needed about the threat posed to Alaska by a huge Canadian mine, but officials didn't ask the Canadian government outright to review approvals by the pro-mining province of British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska Government, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science

8 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Republicans Are Trying To Conquer Alaska For Its Oil

A tug boat is seen pulling an Alyeska Pipeline barge through the port of Valdez in an oil response drill in Valdez, Alaska.

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

13 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Joe Miller's odd non-concession concession

Despite numerous phone calls and emails from the Washington Examiner , a spokesman for Joe Miller's U.S. Senate campaign has not confirmed that the candidate has conceded the Alaska race to former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tea Party, Matt Mead, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Mike Huckabee

21 hrs ago | APRN

AFP Targets Begich Absenteeism in $1m Ad Buy

Americans for Prosperity announced today it has paid more than $1 million to run a TV ad attacking Incumbent Mark Begich for missing votes in the U.S. Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Fox News

'Clear' Violation Gao rules Pentagon broke law in Sgt. Bergdahl swap

A nonpartisan government watchdog agency said Thursday that the Pentagon broke the law when it swapped five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, US News, Camp Delta, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

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

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

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

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

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

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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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

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