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  1. Chris Thompson: AFACT celebrates Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Last Saturday I attended an interfaith prayer vigil and Medicaid expansion celebration held at St. Anthony Catholic Church. It was a service with much prayer, music, scriptural readings, and a sermonette.

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  2. Woolly mammoths, playgrounds add up to precious outdoor time for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Ron and Kelly Petersen paint bollards at Spenard's Roosevelt Park on Saturday, June 14, 2014. Kelly, a neighborhood mom, spearheaded a campaign to raise money for a new swing set, and was awarded a challenge grant from the Anchorage Park Foundation.

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  3. Coverage on Chinese ships failed to deal with scale, size of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The Wall Street Journal said a Chinese flotilla of five ships near Alaska " came within 12 nautical miles of the coast, making a rare foray into U.S. territorial waters, according to the Pentagon." "Pentagon officials said late Thursday that the five Chinese navy ships had passed through U.S. territorial waters as they transited the Aleutian Islands, but said they had complied with international law and didn't do anything threatening," the Journal said.

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  4. Berkowitz administration says no to Point Woronzof Park land swapRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The Berkowitz administration says it plans to stop a move from earlier this year to strip Anchorage's Point Woronzof Park of parkland status so it can be traded to the airport in a future land swap. The administration will soon be starting talks with Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport officials about land agreements and other possible exchanges, City Manager Mike Abbott said Thursday.

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  5. Remains of missing kayaker found floating in Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The remains of a 55-year-old Anchorage man who went missing in his kayak this week were discovered Friday morning, Coast Guard spokesperson Petty Officer Shawn Eggert said. A tugboat crew early Friday spotted Bruce Gronewald's bright yellow kayak near the community of Tyonek on the western shore of Cook Inlet, about 43 miles from Anchorage.

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  6. Troopers: Anchorage man held woman in campsite at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    An Anchorage man is facing multiple charges, including kidnapping, after he threatened a woman at gunpoint when she tried to leave their campsite in Sutton, Alaska State Troopers said. Troopers on Wednesday morning received a request for a welfare check on a woman trying to leave the campsite.

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  7. Jeff Lowenfels: It's time to talk about frostRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    For the obvious reason, I dislike writing the annual column on what to do when frost is predicted. No one likes to read it, either, I am pretty sure.

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  8. Invasive plant spreads beyond Fairbanks in Interior AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    An invasive plant species previously thought to have spread in Interior waterways only around Fairbanks has been spotted north of Nenana. Staff from federal agencies have confirmed that elodea has been found in Totchaket Slough, a small side stream of the Tanana River about 12 miles from Nenana, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported .

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  9. Obama is gone -- what comes next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    President Barack Obama visits with official greeters Col. Brian Bruckbauer, left, Commander of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, and Lt.

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  10. Dillingham leader gets Obama's ear during time in presidential SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    President Obama watches the the traditional Yup'ik dance group at the Dillingham, AK middle school in Dillingham, AK on Wednesday Sept. 2, 2015.

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  11. President Obama saw some glaciers but there are plenty more to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    In case you missed the president of the United States rolling through Southcentral Alaska, it was all about the glaciers. First, there was the big shindig called "GLACIER" at the Dena'ina Center on Monday.

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  12. President Obama saw some glaciers but there is plenty more to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    In case you missed the president of the United States rolling through Southcentral Alaska, it was all about the glaciers. First, there was the big shindig called "GLACIER" at the Dena'ina Center on Monday.

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  13. Homer's burning basket gets built next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The 12th annual burning basket event in Homer will get underway on Sunday as construction begins on this year's basket. Directed by organizer Mavis Muller, volunteers will weave an intricately woven basket from local, natural material and make a walking labyrinth using rocks, driftwood and other stuff from the beach at Mariner Park, at the base of Homer Spit.

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  14. With Obama visit, Arctic conference, Alaska's 'neglect thesis' gets a new dimensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    There was a time when about all one heard of Alaska history was the "neglect" thesis, the notion that the federal government did nothing with, for or about Alaska after the purchase. Though there were earlier versions, Ernest Gruening elaborated this idea in his 1954 a "The State of Alaska," a contribution to the statehood campaign.

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  15. In Alaska, massive achievement gaps separate Native and white studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    President Barack Obama's trip to Alaska this week has brought new attention to climate change and energy production and the name of the nation's highest mountain . But some in Alaska are hoping that the president's visit also helps shine a light on the needs of the state's public education system.

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  16. Encouraging signs as Alaska's duck-hunting season kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The screech of an alarm clock at 3:45 a.m. would normally make Steve Fickes of Sterling slap the snooze button, but not this Wednesday, the opening day of duck hunting season. By 4 a.m., he was out of the house and by 5 a.m. he and hunting partners Aaron Cooper, Derek Gardner and Ronnie Zack were pulling their Willie Predator boat into a back channel of the Kenai River.

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  17. Depth at defense: Aces re-sign blueliner PoulinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Aces are taking measures to avoid repeating one of their early season shortcomings a year ago: Dearth of depth on the blue line. The ECHL club on Thursday announced it has re-signed defenseman Felix-Antoine Poulin, and that already gives the Aces six defensemen among the 12 players they have reported as secured for the upcoming season.

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  18. Obama on Alaska trip: 'I'm proud and happy I got to do it - OE'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    On the final day of my trip to Alaska, I understand that I became the first president to travel above the Arctic Circle. I'm proud and happy I got to do ita S -- a Sbecause some pretty extraordinary people live up there.

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  19. Troopers still seeking pair who stole patrol vehicle after Big Lake arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers are still seeking two Big Lake residents who drove off in a patrol vehicle Wednesday afternoon after one was handcuffed and placed in the cruiser's backseat. Joshua Watford, 38, had been taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for his arrest, after troopers received a tip that he was at North Shore Pawn and Thrift in Big Lake.

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  20. Coast Guard suspends search for kayaker missing in Knik ArmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Coast Guard said Thursday it suspended its search for missing kayaker Bruce Gronewald on Wednesday, after covering more than 850 square miles of Cook Inlet and Knik Arm. The multi-agency search included 10 air missions and additional efforts on the ground, the Coast Guard said in a morning dispatch.

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