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  1. PenAir ordered to sell assets over a quickly deteriorating cash positionaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | APRN

    After filing for bankruptcy protection last summer, PenAir has been ordered to sell off its assets to avoid a shutdown. A federal judge has scheduled the auction for early October, following an emergency motion by the trustee appointed to oversee the airline's bankruptcy proceedings.

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  2. Cash from Congress will boost Alaska-based system that protects planes from volcanic ashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | APRN

    Pavlof Volcano, on the Alaska Peninsula, jetted lava into the air and spewed an ash cloud 20,000 feet high in 2013. A $12 million budget boost from Congress will help modernize the instruments that protect transcontinental jet planes from threats posed by volcanic ash.

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  3. 49 Voices: Cece Esparza of KodiakRead the original story

    Friday Aug 17 | APRN

    This week we're hearing from Cece Esparza in Kodiak. Esparza has been a social worker all over the state and is the longest volunteer host at KMXT in Kodiak.

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  4. Democrat hopes to unseat Young with a Medicare for alla campaignRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 16 | APRN

    Dimitri Shein hopes to win the Democratic primary for the opportunity to challenger Congressman Don Young. Anchorage entrepreneur Dimitri Shein is one of two main candidates in the Democratic primary for Alaska's sole U.S. House seat.

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  5. Is swimming in Anchoragea s waterways safe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | APRN

    Thom Eley tests the water at Campbell Creek near Bancroft Park in Anchorage. He's in charge of a citizen monitoring program run by Anchorage Waterways Council.

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  6. Galvin runs as Alaskan everywoman, vying for US HouseRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 15 | APRN

    Independent Alyse Galvin has raised more than $600,000 in her bid to unseat Congressman Don Young. She's vying for the Democratic nomination.

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  7. Whata s going on with Alaskaa s 17 wildfires?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | APRN

    A view of the smoke column from the north side of the Taixtsalda Hill Fire taken during Monday's initial attack. Wildfires are raging across many Western states, causing death, evacuations and massive efforts to contain the blazes.

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  8. Sturgeon case navigates its way back in front of Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | APRN

    John Sturgeon discusses his U.S. Supreme Court case with the Alaska Senate Resources Committee, Feb. 17, 2016. Sturgeon is the plaintiff in in Sturgeon v.

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  9. Donlin Mine nabs two major permits at Army Corps signingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | APRN

    Donlin Gold's general manager Andrew Cole signs the permits with Colonel Michael Brooks , district commander for the Army Corps of Engineers "The spirit of this joint record of decision is about everyone coming together and working together and coming up with a quicker decision," David Hobbie, of the Army Corps of Engineers's Alaska District, said. Hobbie and other top federal officials joined representatives from the mining industry and Native Corporations at their Anchorage office to commemorate the occasion.

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  10. Decades-old federal policy placed Newtok in the path of climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | APRN

    The nearest homes are now just 40 feet from the edge of the Ninglick River. The village could lose that amount of land in just one or two storms.

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  11. Airline employee who stole and crashed Horizon Air plane had Wasilla rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | APRN

    The airline worker authorities say stole a commercial plane Friday at Sea-Tac International Airport before crashing on a Puget Sound island is a former Alaskan and 2008 graduate of Wasilla High School. Richard "Beebo" Russell, 29, had been a star athlete for the Wasilla Warriors, competing in football, track and field and wrestling, according to the Anchorage Daily News .

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  12. Mix of legislators and veterans compete to be Republican lieutenant governor candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | APRN

    There are six candidates seeking the Republican primary nomination to be Alaska's lieutenant governor. From left to right, top to bottom: Lynn Gattis, Sharon Jackson, Kevin Meyer, Edie Grunwald and Gary Stevens.

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  13. Top military officials visit Alaska basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | APRN

    Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson visiting Air Force personnel at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson during her first visit to Alaska since taking over the branch High-ranking military brass visited Alaska as part of the annual pilgrimage by federal officials and cabinet members during the August recess. Though national defense spending is up, different services are facing major recruitment challenges.

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  14. Anchorage School District superintendent proposes altering start timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | APRN

    After about a year of discussion and a consultant's study, Anchorage School District Superintendent Dr. Deena Bishop has proposed later start times for high school and junior high students. Bishop's proposal would also have elementary school students starting slightly earlier.

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  15. Anchorage candidates vie for progressive bona fides ahead of primaryRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 9 | APRN

    As Alaska's primary elections get closer, there are a handful of contests that will likely be decided in August, far ahead of the November general election. Though there's a vigorous partisan fight for control of the house majority playing out in a handful of districts, candidates in one of the state's most liberal corners are trying to convince voters they're the most progressive choice in a solidly Democratic part of town.

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  16. New report shows fatal opioid overdoses still on the rise in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | APRN

    A new report from the state's Division of Public Health offers a bleak outlook of Alaska's continued struggle with opioid addiction. Researchers looked at data related to abuse of prescription painkillers, as well as heroin and the synthetic opioid Fentanyl.

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  17. Prison art market has its limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | APRN

    Spring Creek Correctional Center has a unique legal internal economy. The inmates run a prison store that sells food, hygiene items, and clothing.

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  18. Likely winner emerges in rare Anchorage Assembly raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | APRN

    After a snap campaign and mail-in vote this summer, attorney Austin Quinn-Davidson has an 18-point lead over her closest competitor to represent West Anchorage on the 11-member body. Thirty-eight-year-old Quinn-Davidson positioned herself as a progressive candidate in the race, attracting support from prominent liberal and Democratic figures, as well as drawing donations from several union groups.

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  19. Proposal would have either Walker or Begich drop out of raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | APRN

    Sen. Hollis French speaks to reporters during a February 2014 press conference. French recently proposed a pact that would have required either Gov. Bill Walker or former U.S. Sen. Mark Begich to drop out of the race for governor.

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  20. Ongoing power outages spoil summer subsistence harvests in TuluksakRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | APRN

    Generator problems have meant ongoing power outages for Tuluksak over the past month. Lack of electricity to operate freezers means that many people have already lost their summer subsistence harvest, and the problem is expected to continue into early next week.

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