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  1. ConocoPhillips reports $1.1B global loss, but earnings in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alpine Central Facility serves as the hub for the Alpine oil field, photographed on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Despite a global loss of $1.1 billion, oil giant ConocoPhillips reported $54 million in adjusted earnings in Alaska last quarter, according to an earnings report filed Thursday.

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  2. McHugh wildfire caused by unextinguished campfire, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska Railroad passenger train passes smoldering slopes near Beluga Point as the McHugh wildfire continues to burn on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, along Turnagain Arm. The Alaska Division of Forestry said Thursday that an unextinguished campfire caused the McHugh fire, which scorched hundreds of acres of parkland south of Anchorage for nearly a week until rains helped stop its spread.

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  3. Longtime journalist Craig Medred hired by Alaska Senate PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Journalist and blogger Craig Medred has a new gig: communications and research for Alaska's Senate president, Anchorage Republican Kevin Meyer. Medred is a veteran Alaska reporter and former Alaska Dispatch News and Anchorage Daily News columnist whose sharp-edged writings have polarized readers for decades.

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  4. New ownership for Midtown Anchorage tea and spice shopRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Husband and wife Randy Virgin and DeeAnn Apgar closed on the purchase of the Midtown shop last week. Their first day operating it was July 21. The former owners, Audrey Paule and Alex Page, looked to sell the business in January after deciding they were unable to give it their full attention.

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  5. Man held on murder charges after Midtown stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A person was fatally stabbed at a Midtown apartment late Wednesday, according to Anchorage police, and a man has been arrested on murder charges. Police said in a statement Thursday morning that Kelly Frederick, 33, faces charges of first-degree and second-degree murder in the unidentified victim's death.

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  6. Jim Babb was old-school, in the best senseRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    From left, Anchorage Daily News editor and publisher Kay Fanning and Daily News staffers Jim Babb, Bob Porterfield, and Howard Weaver at the announcement of the Pulitzer Prize in 1976. At the memorial service for Jim Babb today, there will be a collection of newspaper clippings about 40 years old.

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  7. Denali officials opt to kill problem bearRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Denali National Park rangers have killed a problem brown bear apparently conditioned to human food, but the decision was based on the bear's health and not just its behavior, officials said. The rangers euthanized the bear in the park's Savage River area Wednesday morning.

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  8. Man charged with assaulting 3 people in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A man charged with using a hammer to attack a registered sex offender in Anchorage last month now faces additional charges for assaulting two other men listed on the public sex-offender registry. According to a recent bail memorandum, Jason Vukovich, a self-styled "avenging angel" according to one of the victims, carried a notebook with a list of names, including Charles Albee, Andres Barbosa and Wesley Demarest.

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  9. Three-year forecast finds the bright side in Anchorage's dim economyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    With economic worry rife in Alaska, the annual three-year outlook luncheon hosted by the Anchorage Economic Development Corp. was a popular affair on Wednesday, with a sold-out crowd of 1,500 and apparently few no-shows at the Dena'ina Center. AEDC President and CEO Bill Popp didn't shirk from delivering some unpleasant news to the business community: 27 years of steady economic growth in the city came to an end in 2015.

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  10. Chugiak football player revealed his plan for the priesthood over the PA system at a gameRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Jake Brownlee, a former football star and homecoming king at Chugiak High School, is now a seminarian studying to become a Catholic priest. Jake Brownlee chose the night of his last football home game at Chugiak High School to let his friends and teammates know he planned to become a Catholic priest.

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  11. Anchorage woman charged and arrested for embezzling $100K from Credit Union 1Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A 23-year-old Anchorage woman has been charged in federal court with embezzling more than $100,000 from her former employer, Credit Union 1. The FBI led the investigation and arrested Shanice Mano on Monday, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Anchorage. Mano faces a single charge of bank embezzlement, which could mean a sentence of up to 30 years if she is convicted.

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  12. Fishing doubleheader: Angler catches huge halibut chowing down on a yelloweyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    To his surprise and elation, Seldovia resident Dick Wyland caught a 245-pound halibut while fishing with Seldovia Fishing Adventures on July 15 after hooking a yelloweye, a large rockfish. Turns out the halibut was attempting to eat the yelloweye, a meal that landed the flatfish on the boat deck.

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  13. Boom time for dahlia blooms at Southcentral farmers marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Rob Wells grows and sells dahlias and dahlia tubers from his Palmer, AK area farm. One of the many varieties on dahlias Wells grows is the Alfred C dahlia photographed in one of his greenhouses on Wednesday, August 28, 2013.

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  14. Recovery plan underway for fishing vessel abandoned by crew of 46Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Lt. Joseph Schlosser, a command duty officer with the Coast Guard's District 17 command center, said the Alaska Juris was still in the same area where it was abandoned at about noon Tuesday, more than 150 miles northwest of Adak in Alaska's western Aleutian Islands. FILE - A Coast Guard helicopter approaches the Alaska Juris in June 2013 to conduct a medevac of a fisherman from the vessel.

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  15. Anchorage Assembly cracks down on empty, boarded-up buildingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Owners of empty, boarded-up buildings will have to start paying fees after the Anchorage Assembly passed an ordinance Tuesday evening that aims to crack down on the city's vacant and abandoned structures. Under the ordinance, owners of empty or abandoned buildings will have to register with the municipality and start paying an annual fee , which begins at $100 for the first year, grows to $300 by the third, and increases from there based on the property's size.

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  16. Former teacher of Chugiak Christian school gets 10 years for sexually abusing studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    A former Birchwood Christian School teacher was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for sexually abusing a 15-year-old student, according to a state prosecutor. Oly Sugay, 35, received 15 years with five years suspended on a single charge of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor, said Assistant District Attorney Paul Miovas.

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  17. Homeless shelter at capacity as evictions from camps continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    A city crackdown on Anchorage homeless camps has created what officials say is short-term stress on downtown shelters from people evicted from camps in woods, parks and vacant lots. The city's homeless coordinator, Nancy Burke, said she's stepping up efforts to link people with dozens of subsidized housing vouchers that are becoming available.

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  18. Anchorage's first commercial marijuana grows approved by AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Anchorage Assembly approved the city's first commercial marijuana grow Tuesday night, a significant step forward for the developing legal cannabis industry. "This whole green revolution, it starts here tonight with the City of Anchorage," said Assemblyman Dick Traini who voted to approve the local marijuana license and special-use permit for Dream Green Farms and to refer the application for a second proposed commercial marijuana grow, Arctic Herbery, to an Assembly committee for additional review after a flurry of late-night debate.

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  19. Smoking, vaping banned in Anchorage's Town Square ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Smoking and vaping are now banned in downtown's Town Square Park, following approval by the Anchorage Assembly Tuesday night. The vote reversed a June rejection of the ban.

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  20. Teen driver wounded in early-morning Fairview shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage police are looking for a shooter who wounded a teenager as he was at the wheel of a car early Tuesday morning. Police spokeswoman Anita Shell said police first learned of the shooting, near the Sixth Avenue and Karluk Street, just after 4:45 a.m. when the victim walked into the Holiday convenience store on the 4600 block of Mountain View Drive.

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