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  1. CSI Alaska: Who's burying bear bodies in Midtown Anchorage?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Dr. Ryan Harrod and Margan Grover bury a black bear carcass for University of Alaska Anchorage forensic anthropology class, June 5, 2015. The bear was killed when it attempted to get at a homeowner's chickens in east Anchorage.

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  2. Plane makes safe landing on the Seward HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A small plane having fuel-related issues and carrying three people landed safely on the Seward Highway near Potter Marsh just before 7:45 p.m. Saturday, July 4, 2015. A small plane having fuel-related issues and carrying three people landed safely on the Seward Highway near Potter Marsh just before 7:45 p.m. Saturday, July 4, 2015.

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  3. Medicaid expansion promises timely economic boost for AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    According to a recent study, Alaska is either in a recession or on the brink of one. It's time for nonpartisan solutions, not time to play Russian roulette with the economy.

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  4. We've just expanded freedom, and talk radio goes hystericalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    I try not to listen to talk radio. What once may have been "thought radio" has morphed into "hate talk."

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  5. Mat-Su will get its first lighted ski trails at Government PeakRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The Wasilla High School cross-country ski team practices at the Government Peak ski area chalet in Hatcher Pass on a gloomy December day in 2013. More than 2 miles of lights are coming to area trails.

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  6. Ski dreams come true: Government Peak Recreation Area at Hatcher Pass now openRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2012 | Anchorage Daily News

    Helen Woodings has been skiing in the Matanuska Valley for almost 60 years, and for about half that time, she's been involved in trying to get a ski area built at Hatcher Pass, a popular skiing, touring and snowboarding destination for Southcentral snow buffs. Woodings, a trail advocate who's lived in the Valley since 1953, has spent much of her life dodging snowmachines and braving treacherous roads to find adequate Nordic skiing in the Mat-Su, an area the size of the West Virginia just north of Anchorage.

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  7. Photos: 2015 Junior Mount Marathon RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Junior racer Derek Steele stumbles on his descent. Racers older than 7 and younger than 18 competed in the junior race of Mount Marathon on Saturday, July 4, 2015.

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  8. Crown Emelie Forsberg the new queen of Alaska's mountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Sweden's Emelie Forsberg, 28, destroyed one of Alaska's most revered sports records on Saturday in Seward, slashing nearly three minutes off Nancy Pease's 25-year-old mark by winning Mount Marathon in an astounding 47 minutes, 48 seconds. "I'm super surprised and so, so happy," said Forsberg, 27, after breaking Pease's mark of 50:30 set in 1990.

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  9. Family of actor Sam Allred seeks help after critical four-wheeler accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The family of Wasilla actor and children's health advocate Sam Allred, who was injured in a four-wheeler accident early Friday, has established a crowd-funding site to help cover the costs they expect to incur during his recovery. Allred, who turns 16 on July 8, was driving a four-wheeler with his younger brother, Tom, around midnight when it hit a rock and rolled on Kasilof Beach on the Kenai Peninsula.

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  10. Jager, Boonstra seize Mount Marathon junior titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The first time Luke Jager raced Mount Marathon, as a 10-year-old in 2010, things did not go awesome. Jager recalls that he had only been on the mountain once before the race and didn't really pay close attention on that visit.

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  11. Seward Highway will be closed for hours due to fatal accident, police sayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The Seward Highway was closed in both directions near Girdwood Friday evening due to a fatal accident and was expected to be closed for four to six hours, according to an Alaska State Troopers dispatcher in Soldotna. The closure is near Mile 91, and traffic was reported to be backed up in the southbound lanes all the way up to South Anchorage.

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  12. Walker pulls plug on ANWR lobbying effort, promises new directionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker says his decision to veto the state grant given to the group that's been lobbying in vain to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling doesn't mean he's opposed to oil development there - only that it's time to find a new way. Over the years, millions of dollars in state funds have been spent subsidizing the private lobbying effort of Arctic Power to open the ANWR coastal plain to oil drilling, but more than two decades later the state appears no closer to success.

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  13. Celebrate Independence Day: Festivities throughout SouthcentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    In Anchorage, the holiday will kick off with a pancake breakfast at the Delaney Park Strip at 8 a.m. . Following that will be a parade at 11 a.m. at the Park Strip.

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  14. Reading of the Declaration of IndependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The Fourth of July is America's birthday-the anniversary of our independence in 1776. Everyone is invited, rain or shine, for an old-fashioned Independence Day celebration.

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  15. Life-saving road will help King Cove, won't hurt refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    It was disappointing and upsetting to see Gary Ferguson speak against our efforts to build a life-saving road between King Cove and the nearby Cold Bay airport . It may be easy for him to pass judgment from his comfortable Anchorage home - a mere 20 minutes, by car, from the best hospital care in the state - but that hardly excuses his attempt to keep nearly 1,000 other Alaskans in harm's way.

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  16. Anchorage entrepreneur hopes to build zipline, adventure course at HilltopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    An Anchorage entrepreneur is seeking approval from the city build an aerial adventure course and zipline at Hilltop Ski Area. Scott Amy, a local pilot and paragliding instructor, has submitted a proposal to the city for a treetop obstacle course with cables, ropes and aerial platforms in the ski area on the Anchorage Hillside.

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  17. Shelby Lum / ADNRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    At the Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center, a lack of health care providers has temporarily constricted access to medical care at the facility that serves some of the city's neediest residents. Over the past few months, the neighborhood health center in Midtown has been reeling from rapid staff turnover.

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  18. Tobacco sales in Alaska hit new low as e-cigarettes surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    Packs of cigarettes are piled behind the counter at the SUMO Vapor store. Customers can receive a discount on their first purchase by turning it in.

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  19. Motorcyclist killed in Midtown Anchorage crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    A 29-year-old man died early Friday after his motorcycle hit a car in Midtown Anchorage and then another motorcycle ran him over, according to the Anchorage Police Department. Policy say a Subaru Outback had stopped at a red light in the far right southbound lane of Minnesota Drive near the West Tudor Road intersection.

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  20. Chris Thompson: Vacation Bible school season in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    Growing up, I fondly remember attending vacation Bible school. I remember a positive experience with singing, crafts, exercise, and Bible stories, and retain memories of making bookends from quartz and plaster of Paris during crafts.

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