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  1. Pedestrian safety highlighted in Alaska's darkest monthsRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    As the winter solstice approaches and daylight hours are short in Alaska, public safety, medical groups and other Alaska businesses are calling attention to pedestrian safety. Marcia Howell, executive director of the Alaska Injury Prevention Center, said there are lots of things pedestrians can do to be safer while walking along Alaska's roadways - including increasing visibility with bright-colored clothing, reflective tape and blinking lights.

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  2. Assembly vote could remake Anchorage taxi industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    During it's meeting Tuesday, the Assembly will vote on a measure that aims to eliminate the fixed number of cabs operating in the city, which would happen in a phased approach over the next few years. "What the ordinance does is basically the sort of monopoly the municipality has created around the number of taxi-cabs that are allowed to operate in the city, and moves towards a more open market," said Bill Evans, the South Anchorage Assembly member who introduced the ordinance.

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  3. 3 people injured in west midtown Anchorage shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Anchorage police just before 7:30 p.m. took calls of a loud disturbance between two groups of people on west 30th Avenue between Arctic Boulevard and Spenard Road. Police arrived and found the critically injured man on the ground with gunshot wounds.

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  4. Alaska seeks federal money to help prevent individual health care market collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Division of Insurance plans to seek federal funding to offset its reinsurance program. The federal government is projected to save more than $50 million annually from the program, all of which the state is seeking.

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  5. Why doesn't Anchorage have a pot shop yet? Dumpsters and parking lotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    In the last few weeks, as commercial marijuana inches closer to a reality across Alaska, a lot of people are asking: why doesn't Anchorage have a pot shop yet? Jane Stinson is one of the owners of Enlighten Alaska, a business trying to open on a busy corner in the Spenard neighborhood. She showed off a brightly painted space with shelving and half-finished construction projects.

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  6. State commission approves Dillingham, Manokotak annexations with ammendmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Commissioners Darroll Hargraves, Lynn Chrystal, and Lavell Wilson were present for three days of public hearings in the Bristol Bay region. Pictured here in Dillingham Tuesday.

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  7. Coast Guard, troopers search for missing Port Graham manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The U.S. Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers are searching for a 34-year-old Port Graham man missing since Wednesday. Ryan Meganack was last seen leaving Port Graham about 2 p.m. in an 18-foot skiff heading toward Passage Island.

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  8. Ask a Climatologist: Bitter cold makes a comeback in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska has settled into a notable stretch of seriously cold weather. Communities around the state are enduring low temperatures they haven't seen in a few years.

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  9. Keeping its promise, Interior Dept. gives Ahtna region more say in moose, caribou huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Deputy Interior Secretary Michael L. Connor joins Christopher Gene and Karen Linnell of the Ahtna Intertribal Resource Commission to sign an agreement giving Alaska Native tribes in the Ahtna region more say over subsistence resources. In its final days, the Obama administration is forging ahead with a promise to include Alaska Native tribes in the management of fish and wildlife on federal land.

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  10. Workshop to discuss threats of ocean acidification on Alaska watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The world's oceans are becoming more acidic and, like climate change, it's happening at a faster rate in the far north waters of Alaska. A workshop to be held Wednesday in Anchorage aims to bring together scientists and stakeholders to better understand the threat ocean acidification poses to the state.

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  11. Burglary at Anchorage pot shop delays openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    KTVA reports that the owners of Enlighten Alaska say they will not be able to open as expected on Dec. 17 due to the burglary on Thanksgiving.

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  12. National service dog nonprofit helps Fairbanks veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Paws For Purple Hearts service dog greets visitors during an open house at the group's new training center in south Fairbanks November 12th. A national nonprofit group that provides service dogs to military service members and veterans has opened a new training facility in Fairbanks.

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  13. One Alaskan's quest to transform how we clean up oil spillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Kevin Kennedy works on a piece of one of his oil spill cleanup devices. Cleaning up after a major oil spill is a huge challenge.

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  14. Alaska inmate dies following terminal illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Jim Ferguson died early Friday morning, Alaska Department of Corrections said in a release. Officials say his death was expected.

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  15. Ask a Climatologist: Dreaming of a white Thanksgiving? Dream on, Anchorage.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    In Alaska, a white Thanksgiving is usually a given for most of the state. But not this year.

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  16. Anchorage community gathers for Transgender Day of RemembranceRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Community members gather for the Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20, 2016. Standing in a wide circle around the edges of the sanctuary at St. Mary's Episcopal Church on Sunday afternoon, more than 80 community members held candles and read the names of some of the transgender individuals from around the world who were killed this past year.

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  17. Small earthquake felt in Anchorage, Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A light earthquake was felt throughout the Kenai Peninsula and in the Anchorage area, but there were no immediate reports of damage.

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  18. Blood Bank denies it put public at risk to boost financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska Blood Bank CEO Bob Scanlon, left, and Board Chair Ryan York talk to reporters on Friday. The Blood Bank of Alaska did not put residents at risk by mismanaging the state's blood supply this summer, according to a 23-page report, detailed during a press conference held at the organization's new building.

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  19. Alaska Mental Health Trust delays Deer Mountain logging voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska Mental Health Trust's board of trustees voted Thursday in Anchorage to reconsider an August decision to potentially move forward with logging Deer Mountain and a section of land above homes in Petersburg, and then the board delayed a final decision until the end of January. Since late August, many residents in Ketchikan, Saxman and Petersburg have had Jan. 15 on their minds, because that was the deadline the Alaska Mental Health Trust board set for Congress to approve a land exchange bill.

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  20. Alaska Native corporation acquires oil and gas leases in Arctic watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Native Corporation is now able to explore oil and gas opportunities in the Arctic Ocean. The Alaska Native corporation representing the North Slope has bought two federal leases in the Beaufort sea formerly owned by Shell.

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