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  1. Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, answers questions. Members of the House's...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    An Alaska House leader on Monday unveiled a proposal to slash some $50 million in assistance payments to local school districts, while at the same time blocking a plan to cut $14,000 from each legislator's annual expense payments. Homer Republican Rep. Paul Seaton, co-chair of the House Finance Committee, says he wants to cut more than 40 percent from the $116 million proposed by Gov. Bill Walker for school bond debt reimbursement - a program that helps districts pay for construction and major renovation projects.

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  2. Anchorage Jewish center receives bomb threat amid similar incidents nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A Jewish community center and school in Anchorage was one of at least 13 nationwide that reported receiving bomb threats on Monday. The Lubavitch Jewish Center of Alaska received a bomb threat over the phone Monday at 3:55 p.m., said Rabbi Yosef Greenberg.

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  3. How many moose live in Anchorage? For the first time, residents help biologists find outRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    They loiter in front of our garage doors at inconvenient times, eat our Halloween jack-o'-lanterns off our porches and denude our trees. Seeing moose may be among the most universal Anchorage experiences: A 2010 study on But as much a part of daily life as moose are in Alaska's biggest city, state biologists haven't been able to get a good count of how many live in urban Anchorage.

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  4. Roommate of Spenard fire victim died Friday at Seattle hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents Ken Whiteley, left, and Greg Heiert examine the Royal Suite Apartments on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. The roommate of a woman killed in the Royal Suite Apartments fire died Friday night at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to a spokeswoman.

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  5. How some Anchorage neighbors redeemed the city's racist pastRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    UAA master's student David Reamer, right, speaks about the history of Fairview during a Fairview Community Council meeting in the Fairview Recreation Center on Feb. 9. Councilman Allen Kemplen listens at left. A history presentation in Fairview a few weeks ago got me thinking about the courage and hard work by which a community overcomes the legacy of racism.

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  6. Budget cuts should spare the old and disabledRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A homeless camp above Anchorage's Ship Creek area in winter, photographed on Nov. 29, 2013. We must balance the state's budget.

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  7. Five things to know about Tuesday's Anchorage Assembly agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Highlights include public hearings on ordinances that would allow ride-booking companies like Uber and Lyft in Anchorage, restrict unauthorized drone use above private property and add regulations for tracking the sale of scrap metal and precious metal. Anchorage Assemblyman Bill Evans has proposed local regulations for ride-booking companies like Uber and Lyft.

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  8. Dick TrainiRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A proposed new law in Anchorage designed to make it tougher for thieves to make money from stolen jewelry or copper cable has run afoul of merchants who run auction houses or trade in antique jewelry and gold and silver commodities. The merchants say they can't afford to comply with a provision of the proposed law that requires people who buy metal to hold it for a month to give theft victims time to reclaim property.

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  9. When will the 2017 Iditarod start?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    As mushers and their sled dog teams prepare to dash to Nome and spectators prepare to follow their journeys, the Alaska Dispatch News prepared answers to a few questions about how the race works and what we might expect this year. It begins with an 11-mile ceremonial start on Saturday, March 4, at 10 a.m. in Anchorage.

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  10. Fatal carbon monoxide leak in Anchorage home came from disconnected pipeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Last week's carbon monoxide leak in a South Anchorage home, which killed a teenager and sickened seven family members , has been traced to a detached exhaust pipe on a heating system boiler in the garage. Anchorage Police Department Lt.

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  11. How will Alaskans talk climate change with the Trump administration?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    How do state officials and indigenous leaders in Alaska, where the climate is warming faster than almost any other place in the world, pursue their work in a world where the new president has dismissed climate change as a hoax and has appointed like-minded people to key environmental posts? That may start with wording. Take the description used for a glacier-shaped bar of soap, a door prize at an environmental conference last week in Anchorage.

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  12. Claiming millions of dollars missing, an Alaska exploration company sues 2 former executivesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    An independent oil and gas explorer with a stake in a big Alaska oil prospect is suing two of its former executives after new management discovered millions of dollars in cash and others assets were missing. The lawsuits also revealed some celebrity connections to the company, including a supermodel, a famous hair-products promoter and the producers of a London musical.

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  13. Snowmachiner dies in crash in Talkeetna MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A Wasilla 19-year-old died Sunday afternoon in a snowmachine crash as he was riding with friends in the Talkeetna Mountains, according to Alaska State Troopers. Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said Jacob Harris had been riding with two other people, and other snowmachiners were in the area, but the fatal wreck "was not witnessed, from what we can tell."

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  14. Joe 'the Waterman' Shults, North Slope curator of Alaska curiosities, is dead at 62Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Joe Shults collected art, animals and artifacts for more than 40 years in Utqiagvik, also widely known as Barrow. He keeps the collection on display in an apartment where he used to live.

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  15. Despite a 27-year age divide, father and son view each other as top Iditarod challengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Dallas Seavey, left, gets a hug from his dad, Mitch Seavey, at the White Mountain checkpoint shortly before Dallas departed on Tuesday evening, March 17, 2015. Dallas Seavey was first to leave the checkpoint, followed by his dad roughly four hours later.

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  16. Emmonak goes damp and finds a warehouse is targeted by booze thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Four months after the village of Emmonak legalized alcohol, the Yukon River community is reeling from the impacts, asking for help and taking some measures into its own hands. After repeated break-ins at Ryan Air's Emmonak warehouse, where arriving booze was stored, air carriers have suspended liquor shipments into the village.

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  17. Development planned for Ship Creek area leaves some wondering: What if there's an earthquake?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Downtown Edge will be home to 28 townhouse-style condos at the corner of Christensen Drive and West Second Avenue, on land owned by the Alaska Railroad Corp., as part of a larger development called The Rail. The area lies in A seismic hazard zone 5 area is a "region for which the largest potential displacements are predicted," according to a Redevelopment plans in the vicinity of Ship Creek include a luxury condo complex at Christensen Drive and West Second Avenue on the northern edge of downtown Anchorage.

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  18. Wright wins her 4th Rondy sled dog title and first in 24 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Roxy Wright kicks towards the finish line on 4th Avenue in downtown Anchorage en route to her fourth Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship sled dog race on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, after taking more than two decades off from competing. Chants of "Roxy, Roxy, Roxy," rang out along Anchorage's Fourth Avenue on Sunday afternoon as Fairbanks musher Roxy Wright did the unbelievable.

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  19. Lunches, cell phones, and airport lounge fees: How some Alaska lawmakers use leftover campaign cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska lawmakers are using leftover campaign cash to pay for lunches, cell phones, and airport lounge memberships, stretching the boundaries of the state law limiting use of the money, according to recent disclosure statements. Campaign finance reforms enacted in 1996 allow public officials to use those "POET" accounts - short for "public office expense term" - only for expenses "associated with the candidate's serving as a member of the Legislature," and not for personal or political purposes, according to state law.

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  20. Survey finds some whale species abundant in Gulf of Alaska, while others remain elusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    For the first time since commercial whalers of past centuries were killing them - legally or illegally - there is now comprehensive accounting of whale abundance in the Gulf of Alaska. New data about abundance and distribution shows that the Gulf of Alaska is important habitat for whales and porpoises, including some species that are extremely rare and others that are now thriving, more than three decades after international commercial whaling ended.

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