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  1. Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack speaks during a Rural Tour stop at the Iowa State Fair, in this Aug. 19, 2009 file photo taken in Des Moines, Iowa. A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to rural water and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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  2. US Rep. Don Young apologizes after suicide commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    In this Oct. 20, 2011 file photo, Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska speaks in Anchorage, Alaska. Young has apologized after telling students at a high school where a child recently committed suicide that people kill themselves when there's a lack of support from family and friends.

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  3. Alaska's 1st known gay marriage in Arctic townRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska A remote outpost on Alaska's Arctic Coast where people are used to doing their own thing has applied that independent streak to gay marriage. A magistrate in Barrow, Alaska - the nation's northernmost community, and one that cannot be reached by road - has performed what is believed to be the state's first gay marriage ceremony days ahead of schedule after a federal judge struck down the state's ban.

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  4. Polar bear breaks into home in Alaska villageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska Ruby Kaleak's part-time job is keeping polar bears away from people in a village on Alaska's Beaufort Sea coast, so she was prepared when one of the biggest bears she's ever seen got inside a house. Kaleak tells the Alaska Dispatch News that she got a call by radio on Friday that a bear was inside a doorway.

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  5. Florida asks state justices to rule on gay unionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Aaron Merckle, left, and Jason Roberts, right, stand together outside the Mecklenburg County and Courts Office building after getting their marriage certificate on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. Monday was the first day that gay couples could marry in Mecklenburg County after a judge's ruling.

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  6. Alaska will issue marriage licenses to gay couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    This undated handout file photo provided by Tracey Wiese, left, shows Wiese and Kat Cortez at a 2012 wedding for Cortez's sister. On Monday, May 12, 2014, they joined four other same-sex couples in suing the state of Alaska in federal court, arguing the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage violates their rights to due process and equal protection under the U.S. Constitution.

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  7. Federal judge strikes down Alaska's marriage banRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    This undated handout file photo provided by Tracey Wiese, left, shows Wiese and Kat Cortez at a 2012 wedding for Cortez's sister. On Monday, May 12, 2014, they joined four other same-sex couples in suing the state of Alaska in federal court, arguing the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage violates their rights to due process and equal protection under the U.S. Constitution.

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  8. Police sorry for telling wrong family of deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Justin Priest holds his 9-week-old yellow lab Lily in Anchorage on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Early in the morning Alaska State Troopers told a family in Palmer that their son Justin had died in a Juneau car accident.

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  9. Report details Alaska brawl that involved PalinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska A police report released Thursday detailed a brawl that broke out at an Anchorage house party and involved members of Sarah Palin's family, including allegations that Bristol Palin punched the host several times in the face. No arrests were made, and no one wanted to press charges, according to the report into the Sept.

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  10. Fire at offshore gas platform prompts evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    A plume of smoke rises from Hilcorp's Baker platform on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 near Nikiski, Alaska. The fire appeared to be out later in the morning, but vessels at the scene were still battling smoke, the Coast Guard said.

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  11. Iditarod renews TV deal with Sportsman ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    In this March 11, 2013, file photo, Alaska dog musher Aliy Zirkle drives her dog team towards Elim after leaving the checkpoint at Koyuk in Alaska during the 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Organizers of Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have renewed a deal with the Sportsman Channel, continuing a national television presence for the nearly 1,000-mile trek across rugged and sometimes unforgiving terrain.

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  12. Powerful earthquake rattles large swath of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska A powerful earthquake shook a large swath of Alaska on Thursday morning, knocking things off shelves and causing people to take cover but bringing no immediate reports of injuries or major damage. The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.2, and it hit at 9:51 a.m. The epicenter was about 80 miles northwest of the state's largest city, where it was strongly felt, the Alaska Earthquake Center said.

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  13. Nuremberg stenographer's mementos to be auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    This photo dated Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Anchorage, Alaska, shows credentials and a Social Security card for Maxine Carr, a stenographer who was assigned to cover the Nuremberg trials after World War II.

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  14. Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote potRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Deborah Williams, spokeswoman for "Big Marijuana. Big Mistake," a group opposing a ballot measure to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Alaska, speaks at a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska on Monday, Sept.

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  15. Police: 6 hurt in shooting outside Alaska barRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    In this photograph taken Sept. 14, 2014, an investigator works outside the Kodiak Bar and Grill in downtown Anchorage, Alaska, where police said six people were injured in an early morning shooting.

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  16. Candidates in Alaska governor's race join forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Alaska gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker speaks at a news conference Tuesday, Sept.

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  17. GOP's Senate candidate: Alaska is my home, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, is interviewed on television in downtown Anchorage, Alaska on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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  18. Sullivan beats tea party in Alaska GOP Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    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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  19. US Senate race draws focus in Alaska primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan and his wife, Julie Fate Sullivan, left, speak to a woman during "Candidate Sunday" at Anchorage Baptist Temple in Anchorage, Alaska on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

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  20. 2 Alaska Gop Us Senate candidates debateRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    JUNEAU, Alaska The two more conservative Republicans running for U.S. Senate in Alaska sought to distinguish themselves Wednesday evening in a rare head-to-head debate less than a week before the primary.

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