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  1. Transgender troops: Sullivan says let them serveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | APRN

    The U.S. Senate passed an annual Defense bill Monday night that includes icebreakers and more missile interceptors, which Sen. Dan Sullivan championed. The bill does nothing to block President Trump's effort to ban transgender people from the military, a ban Alaska Sullivan opposes.

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  2. Critical drugs in short supply for AFD and hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | APRN

    Emergency medics in Anchorage are scrambling to cope with a shortage of critical medications. It's a problem with the drug supply across the country that's been happening for several years .

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  3. Goose Creek Prison. Photo by Ellen Lockyer, KSKA - Anchorage.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KSKA

    Almost everyone who goes to prison will eventually be released, but without the proper support network, many will likely re-offend. Organizations, individuals, and the Department of Corrections are trying to change that.

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  4. Seismic work in ANWR: Can they do that?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | APRN

    The Interior Department, as the Washington Post reported last week, is trying to let industry into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, to conduct seismic exploration on the coastal plain. The prospect has environmentalists crying foul.

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  5. PFD announcement fanfare is gone as dividends are cut in halfRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | APRN

    Alaskans file their Permanent Fund dividend applications in downtown Anchorage in March 2016. If the state budget didn't lower Alaska Permanent Fund dividends this year, they would have been among the highest in state history, at more than $2,300.

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  6. Walker to add crime bill to October special sessionRead the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | APRN

    Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth speaks to reporters at a press availability on Sep. 15. Gov. Bill Walker and Corrections Commissioner Dean Williams are also pictured. A rise in crime in Alaska has led Gov. Bill Walker to seek a bill in the special session next month that would allow more jail time for some thefts and other crimes.

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  7. PFD amount announced: $1,100Read the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | APRN

    The State of Alaska has announced the dollar figure for this year's Permanent Fund Dividend. In a release this afternoon, the Department of Revenue says eligible Alaskans will receive $1,100 each when checks are mailed out starting October 5th.

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  8. 49 Voices: Jody Dillon of AnchorageRead the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | APRN

    This week we're hearing from Jody Dillon in Anchorage. Dillon is an environmental scientist who was born in Juneau.

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  9. Seward Highway safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | APRN

    Anchorage has only one road leaving north and one south. The road to the south is the scenic but treacherous Seward, and then Sterling Highways.

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  10. Meet Meredith LaValley, from TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | APRN

    "New Arrivals" is Alaska Public Media's profiles of people who recently moved to Anchorage, one of the most diverse cities in the world. Every Tuesday, we meet a New Arrival from another country, another state, or another part of Alaska.

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  11. Premier of a new murder mystery at Anchorage Community TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | APRN

    Anchorage Community Theatre opens its 2017-'18 season with Silver Thaw a brand new murder mystery from Anchorage playwright Schatzie Shaefers. Shaefers, along with director Sarah Athans , drop by Stage Talk this week to give us some info about the play, how Shaefers came to write it and perhaps a few "red herrings" along the way.

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  12. Strategic Pathways on the docket of UA Board of Regents meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | APRN

    The University Of Alaska Board Of Regents meets in Juneau Thursday and Friday. Today's agenda includes an update from UA President Jim Johnsen on the university's Strategic Pathways, downsizing initiative.

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  13. Kodiak College nursing program adapts to hospital policy changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | APRN

    Kodiak College, which is part of the University of Alaska Anchorage, will soon make a bachelor's degree the go-to for aspiring nurses. In previous years, students have been able to get an associate's degree at the college and then add classes to build up to a bachelor's.

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  14. Ask a Climatologist: Summer sea ice minimum near record low againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | APRN

    Sea ice in Franklin Strait on Aug. 30, 2017 as a Canadian icebreaker clears a route for the cruise ship Crystal Serenity. Each September, Arctic sea ice extent reaches it's annual low before gradual refreezing begins.

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  15. Seeking investment, Alaska goes open source with oil & gas dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | APRN

    An Armstrong rig in the Pikka Unit on the North Slope. The State of Alaska is releasing data it has collected from companies under a tax credit program that requires companies turn over seismic information and well data to the state in order to get the credit.

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  16. Can an Anchorage start-up lure renewable energy investors to rural Alaska?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | APRN

    Patrick Boonstra of Intelligent Energy Systems, and Kwigillingok wind tech Benny Daniel check a turbine after a blizzard the night before. In recent years, communities across rural Alaska have pushed to add renewable energy and reduce the use of expensive diesel to power their communities.

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  17. Judge approves sale of Alaska Dispatch News to Binkley familyRead the original story

    Monday Sep 11 | APRN

    Ryan Binkley speaks with reporters following the court hearing on the sale of the Alaska Dispatch News A bankruptcy court judge today approved the sale of Alaska Dispatch News, the state's largest newspaper from Alice Rogoff to the Binkley family of Fairbanks. The judge still needs to sign the official paperwork on the deal, which is set to close on Friday.

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  18. Anchorage medic mobilizes to help residents of HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | APRN

    One of the homes in Houston affected by the flood. It was almost completely underwater.

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  19. As demand for opioid remedy skyrockets, police train for overdose treatment with NaloxoneRead the original story

    Monday Sep 11 | APRN

    Lt. Steve Adams with the Alaska State Troopers showing off how to use Narcat at a training in Anchorage, Aug. 18, 2017 In the ongoing effort to curb overdose deaths from opioids like heroin, police across Alaska are getting trained to use a new tool. Naloxone - a medication that rapidly reverses the effects of an opioid overdose - has long been used by emergency medics, but now it's being deployed to police departments and non-profits at the front line of the state's opioid crisis.

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  20. NOAA Fisheries hosts first citizen beluga count this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | APRN

    There will be a dozen viewing spots along Knik and Turnagain arms. Each will have NOAA staff or volunteers with binoculars and spotting scopes for the public to use.

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