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  1. Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | SFGate

    In this Feb. 12, 2016, file photo, the Chugach Mountains and the buildings of downtown Anchorage, Alaska, are reflected in the still waters of Cook Inlet. A national environmental group, the Center for Biological Diversity, has asked the National Marine Fisheries Service to block plans in Cook Inlet by an oil company for hydraulic fracturing, the extraction of oil and gas from rock by injecting high-pressure mixtures of water, sand or gravel and chemicals, because of possible harmful effects on endangered belugas.

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  2. Official: Plane diverts after man tries to kiss teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | SFGate

    An official says a flight was diverted to the Seattle area after a man tried to kiss a sleeping girl next to him on the airplane. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport spokesman Perry Cooper said Tuesday that Port of Seattle police arrested the 23-year-old California man for investigation of fourth-degree assault.

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  3. Scientists: Drop Arctic from plans for offshore drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | SFGate

    In this Wednesday, June 1, 2016 file photo, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker speaks to reporters during a news conference in Juneau, Alaska. Nearly 400 scientists are urging President Obama to eliminate the possibility of Arctic offshore drilling in the near future by taking Arctic waters out of the next federal offshore lease sale plan.

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  4. Alaska Corrections officer faces federal drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | SFGate

    Alaska Department of Corrections Commissioner Dean Williams, center, speaks at a news conference on the arrest of a corrections officer while FBI Special Agent in Charge Martin Culbreth, left, and U.S. Attorney for Alaska Karen Loeffler listen Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Anchorage, Alaska. Corrections officer Adam Jason Spiller is charged with two federal drug counts at a state prison outside Wasilla including conspiracy to distribute heroin.

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  5. Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | SFGate

    A Vietnamese couple pass a poster of U.S President Barack Obama with footnote read "Welcome to our city", hanging in a door front in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Obama is expected to land in Hanoi on Monday for a three-day state visit to Vietnam.

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  6. Obama is off to Asia to boost trade, cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | SFGate

    President Barack Obama walks from Marine One to board Air Force One, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md, Saturday, May 21, 2016, on his way to Vietnam. He'll spend three days in Vietnam, with stops in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, before heading to Japan for a summit of the Group of Seven industrialized nations and a historic visit to Hiroshima.

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  7. Shell relinquishes offshore leases in Alaska's Chukchi SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | SFGate

    In this April 17, 2015, file photo, with the Olympic Mountains in the background, a small boat crosses in front of an oil drilling rig as it arrives in Port Angeles, Wash., aboard a transport ship after traveling across the Pacific. Royal Dutch Shell PLC confirmed Tuesday, May 10, 2016, it will relinquish all but one of its federal offshore leases in Alaska's Chukchi Sea.

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  8. El Ni o-caused rice shortage could happen this yearRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | SFGate

    Immediately outside Hoi An, rice paddies abound in various stages of growth and harvest. There is an expected rice shortage for 2016 due to El Nino, which could cause rice prices to increase.

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  9. Agency: Eagle hit Alaska plane before crash that killed 4Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | SFGate

    Investigators examine the scene of a fatal airplane crash Wednesday, April 20, 2016, off Beach Lake Road near Chugiak, Alaska outside Anchorage. Four people were killed Wednesday when a small airplane crashed just north of Anchorage, the fire chief said.

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  10. Alaska town's first liquor store in more than 40 years opensRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | SFGate

    This photo provided by Walter Pickett shows the interior of the new AC Quickstop liquor store on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Bethel, Alaska. The liquor store is the first in 40 years to open in this southwestern community, where residents had to get liquor sent through the mail after residents voted to no longer be a dry community.

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  11. AP Interview: Fukushima plant's new ice wall not watertightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | SFGate

    In this Feb. 10, 2016, file photo, members of a media tour group wearing a protective suit and a mask walk together after they receive a briefing from Tokyo Electric Power Co. employees in front of storage tanks for radioactive water at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan.

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  12. Alaska weighing rules to allow use of pot at licensed storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | SFGate

    Alaska Marijuana Control Board member Brandon Emmett speaks during a meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Alaska will be the first state in the nation to allow the onsite consumption of marijuana at some retails stores, and the board was considering regulations for that.

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  13. Alaska aquarium replaces fossil fuel with seawater systemRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | SFGate

    In this May 2, 1998 file photo, people attend the official opening of the Alaska SeaLife Center, a wildlife hospital and research center on the shores of Resurrection Bay in Seward, Alaska. Since January 2016, the Alaska aquarium has replaced 98 percent of its fossil fuel heating requirements with a system that draws heat from seawater.

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  14. 2 Alaska skiers hoped their snow cave wouldn't become a tombRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | SFGate

    This Friday, April 8, 2016 photo provided by Jenny Neyman shows Chris Hanna, of Soldotna, Alaska, skiing on the Harding Icefield, with the Kenai Fjords and mountains surrounding Seward, in Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. Two skiers stranded for four nights on an Alaska ice field braved cold and hunger but also claustrophobia as the ceiling of snow cave they dug for shelter sagged close to their faces.

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  15. The Latest: Anchorage police ID 4 dead in plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | SFGate

    Investigators examine the scene of a fatal airplane crash Wednesday, April 20, 2016, off Beach Lake Road near Chugiak, Alaska outside Anchorage. Four people were killed Wednesday when a small airplane crashed just north of Anchorage, the fire chief said.

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  16. 2 Alaska skiers hoped their snow cave wouldn't become a tombRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | SFGate

    This Monday, April 11, 2016, file photo provided by the Alaska Air National Guard shows a four-man guard rescue team skiing on top of the Harding Ice Field in Alaska. The rescue team was dropped off on the ice field about 15 miles away from the stranded duo after poor weather prevented the helicopter from landing to rescue the skiers.

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  17. El Ni o extremes: Images of weather system's impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | SFGate

    Residents of El Dorado neighborhood wear masks as protection from the smoke coming from a wildfire in the mountains surrounding Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Due to the El Nino phenomenon there has been a record lack of rainfall this year.

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  18. Alaska volcano alert downgraded; eruption easesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | SFGate

    Pavlof Volcano, one of Alaska's most active volcanoes, erupted Sunday. A plume of ash had risen 37,000 feet into the air by Monday on the Alaska Peninsula, forcing flight cancellations.

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  19. Alaska volcano spews smaller amounts of ash at lower levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | SFGate

    In this Sunday, March 27, 2016, photo, Pavlof Volcano, one of Alaska's most active volcanoes, erupts, sending a plume of volcanic ash into the air. The Alaska Volcano Observatory says activity continued Monday.

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  20. Oculus Rift begins shipping; reviews suggest waiting is OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | SFGate

    This Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, file photo, shows the Oculus Rift on display at the Oculus booth during CES International in Las Vegas. As Facebook's Oculus Rift begins shipping to consumers, reviewers describe the virtual-reality headset as a device that immerses you, yet it still has a ways to go.

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