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  1. Alaska rafting deaths highlight response challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

    This undated photo taken and provided by Carol Sewell shows Karen Todd, of Sparks, Nev., who died June 15, 2016, along with Cheryl Minnehan after their raft overturned during a guided excursion on the Kongakut River on Alaska's North Slope. The recent deaths of Todd and Minnehan during a rafting excursion in a remote river highlights not only how dangerous Alaska's wilderness can be, but also how limited resources are in the nation's largest state.

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  2. Scientists: Drop Arctic from plans for offshore drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Wednesday, June 1, 2016 file photo, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker speaks to reporters during a news conference in Juneau, Alaska. Nearly 400 scientists are urging President Obama to eliminate the possibility of Arctic offshore drilling in the near future by taking Arctic waters out of the next federal offshore lease sale plan.

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  3. Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    A Vietnamese couple pass a poster of U.S President Barack Obama with footnote read "Welcome to our city", hanging in a door front in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Obama is expected to land in Hanoi on Monday for a three-day state visit to Vietnam.

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  4. Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    A man walks pass a billboard of Vietnam's Parliamentary Election in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Ahead of President Barack Obama's first visit to Vietnam, the country voted Sunday in once-every-five-year-elections for a rubber-stamp parliament whose membership has already been largely determined by the Communist Party.

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  5. Obama is off to Asia to boost trade, cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    President Barack Obama walks from Marine One to board Air Force One, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md, Saturday, May 21, 2016, on his way to Vietnam. He'll spend three days in Vietnam, with stops in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, before heading to Japan for a summit of the Group of Seven industrialized nations and a historic visit to Hiroshima.

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  6. Creepy ghoul gets through TSA screening line in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Chron

    This weekend the Transportation Security Administration posted a photo of a creepy ghoul getting through the security checkpoint in Atlanta. This weekend the Transportation Security Administration posted a photo of a creepy ghoul getting through the security checkpoint in Atlanta.

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  7. Alaska's governor reports receiving interesting giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    This Friday, May 6, 2016, photo, shows a deck of playing cards, in Anchorage, Alaska, bearing the presidential seal and presented to Gov. Bill Walker by President Barack Obama when the two flew on Air Force One in August 2015 from Washington, D.C., to Anchorage. During roughly his first year and a half in office, Walker has receives gifts ranging from alcohol to sea otter mittens to a framed photo from the King of Norway, presented by King Harald V himself.

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  8. Agency: Eagle hit Alaska plane before crash that killed 4Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    Investigators examine the scene of a fatal airplane crash Wednesday, April 20, 2016, off Beach Lake Road near Chugiak, Alaska outside Anchorage. Four people were killed Wednesday when a small airplane crashed just north of Anchorage, the fire chief said.

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  9. Critics question mine exploration near Alaska eagle preserveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    In this undated photo provided the American Bald Eagle Foundation, a bald eagle perches on a tree branch along the Chilkat River within the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve outside Haines, Alaska. The preserve is about 10 miles downstream from a copper and zinc prospect that could someday be developed into a hard rock mine.

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  10. Alaska town's first liquor store in more than 40 years opensRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    This photo provided by Walter Pickett shows the interior of the new AC Quickstop liquor store on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Bethel, Alaska. The liquor store is the first in 40 years to open in this southwestern community, where residents had to get liquor sent through the mail after residents voted to no longer be a dry community.

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  11. AP Interview: Fukushima plant's new ice wall not watertightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Feb. 10, 2016, file photo, members of a media tour group wearing a protective suit and a mask walk together after they receive a briefing from Tokyo Electric Power Co. employees in front of storage tanks for radioactive water at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okuma, Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan.

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  12. Alaska weighing rules to allow use of pot at licensed storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    Alaska Marijuana Control Board member Brandon Emmett speaks during a meeting in Anchorage, Alaska, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Alaska will be the first state in the nation to allow the onsite consumption of marijuana at some retails stores, and the board was considering regulations for that.

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  13. 2 Alaska skiers hoped their snow cave wouldn't become a tombRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    This Friday, April 8, 2016 photo provided by Jenny Neyman shows Chris Hanna, of Soldotna, Alaska, skiing on the Harding Icefield, with the Kenai Fjords and mountains surrounding Seward, in Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska. Two skiers stranded for four nights on an Alaska ice field braved cold and hunger but also claustrophobia as the ceiling of snow cave they dug for shelter sagged close to their faces.

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  14. Anchorage fire chief: 4 dead in fiery Alaska airplane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    Investigators examine the scene of a fatal airplane crash Wednesday, April 20, 2016, off Beach Lake Road near Chugiak, Alaska outside Anchorage. Four people were killed Wednesday when a small airplane crashed just north of Anchorage, the fire chief said.

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  15. 2 Alaska skiers hoped their snow cave wouldn't become a tombRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    This Monday, April 11, 2016, file photo provided by the Alaska Air National Guard shows a four-man guard rescue team skiing on top of the Harding Ice Field in Alaska. The rescue team was dropped off on the ice field about 15 miles away from the stranded duo after poor weather prevented the helicopter from landing to rescue the skiers.

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  16. Alaska regulators to take applications for pot businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    Giono Barrett, left, and James Barrett stand outside of the shop that will be a downtown retail storefront for their marijuana business, Rainforest Farms, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Juneau, Alaska. A state board tasked with regulating Alaska's nascent legal pot industry will begin taking business license applications Wednesday, setting the stage for legal sales set to occur later this year.

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  17. Study shows beluga whales dive to great depth to catch codRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    This May 11, 2011 photo released by North Slope Borough and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a beluga whale pod in the Chukchi sea near Alaska. An analysis of the diving patterns of beluga whales off Alaska's northern coast indicates they target Arctic cod and will dive to great depths to reach food.

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  18. Decision on start location for Iditarod expected FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    Officials with the world's most famous sled dog race were expected to decide Friday if a lack of snow in the Anchorage area will force the start line north to Fairbanks for the second straight year. Staff will recommend the race start as normal on March 6 in Willow, Alaska, about 50 miles north of Anchorage, Stan Hooley , chief executive officer for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, told The Associated Press earlier this week.

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  19. Data gaps hinder explanation for Alaska seabird die-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, dead common murres lie washed up on a rocky beach in Whittier, Alaska. A federal scientist seeking reasons for a massive die-off of one of the most abundant seabirds in Alaska, the common murre, suggests a close look at their relationship to some of the ocean's smallest creatures, zooplankton, that may be affected by warming water.

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  20. Researchers find source of 1964 devastating Alaska tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Houston Chronicle

    In this March 29, 1964 file photo, a photographer looks over wreckage as smoke rises in the background from burning oil storage tanks at Valdez, Alaska. On Monday, Feb. 1. 2016, federal scientists say they've pinpointed the cause of tsunami waves following the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake, the second-largest ever recorded, at magnitude 9.2. FILE - In this March 29, 1964 file photo, a photographer looks over wreckage as smoke rises in the background from burning oil storage tanks at Valdez, Alaska.

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