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  1. Testing confirms new, rarely seen whale in Pacific OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    This undated illustration provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Southwest Fisheries Science Center shows a species of beaked whale. Genetic tests have confirmed that a mysterious, unnamed species of whale roams the northern Pacific Ocean, according to research published this week in a national journal.

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  2. Ships rush to rescue 46 from sinking boat off Alaska islandsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Connecticut Post

    In this Tuesday, July 26, 2016 frame from video provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, crew from a sinking fishing boat, left, board life rafts off Alaska's Aleutian Islands in the Bering Sea. When the Alaska Juris started taking on water Tuesday, crew members donned survival suits and got into rafts.

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  3. Volunteers collect tons of marine debris from Alaska shoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Connecticut Post

    Scott Hulse, left, and Chris Pallister, president of Gulf of Alaska Keeper, throw marine buoys into a recycling pile Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in Anchorage, Alaska. More than 200 tons of marine debris collected by the organization along only 10 miles of Alaska shoreline is being sorted for recycling.

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  4. Property owners: Get off my lawn, PokemonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Connecticut Post

    In this June 12, 2009, file photo, people stand in line to enter the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. The U.S. museum is requesting that smartphone users refrain from "catching" Pokemon when they are inside the museum.

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  5. Alaska town bans longtime practice of scavenging at dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Connecticut Post

    This Tuesday, July 12, 2016 photo provided by the City of Bethel shows automobiles at the city's landfill in Bethel, Alaska. A decades-long tradition at one of Alaska's largest rural hubs has come to an end with a ban on the popular local practice of scavenging at the Bethel landfill.

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  6. 10 Things to Know for ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Connecticut Post

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks to the media as his wife Samantha and their children Nancy, left, Elwen, right, and Florence leave 10 Downing Street in London for the last time, Wednesday July 13, 2016. Cameron steps down Wednesday after six years as prime minister.

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  7. Scientists surveying ocean floor turn up new fish off AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Connecticut Post

    This July 31, 2010, photo provided by NOAA Fisheries/Alaska Fisheries Science Center shows Gerald R. Hoff, field party chief of a survey of Norton Sound and northern regions of the Bering Sea. Federal scientists sampling commercial fish species off Alaska's Aleutian Islands keep finding new species.

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  8. Outdoor survival tips Bear CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Connecticut Post

    In this Aug. 31, 2015 file photo, a grizzly bear looks up from foraging in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska. There's a basic rule on what to do if you encounter a bear in the wilderness.

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  9. Alaska governor limits annual oil-wealth checks to $1,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Connecticut Post

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker, right, announces budget vetoes as Lt. Gov. Byron Mallot looks on during a news conference Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in Anchorage, Alaska.

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

    Jun 26, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    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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  11. The Latest: CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In this Oct. 9, 2009, file photo, Kathy Butek with the Alaska Veterinary Pathology Service, center right in yellow, and a group of volunteers examine a dead Beluga whale found laying on the mud flats near downtown Anchorage, Alaska. A national environmental group, the Center for Biological Diversity, has asked the National Marine Fisheries Service to block plans in Cook Inlet by an oil company for hydraulic fracturing, the extraction of oil and gas from rock by injecting high-pressure mixtures of water, sand or gravel and chemicals, because of possible harmful effects on endangered belugas.

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  12. Official: Plane diverts after man tries to kiss teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    An official says a flight was diverted to the Seattle area after a man tried to kiss a sleeping girl next to him on the airplane. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport spokesman Perry Cooper said Tuesday that Port of Seattle police arrested the 23-year-old California man for investigation of fourth-degree assault.

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  13. Unmanned vessels deployed for Alaska ocean researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In this April 2015 photo released by NOAA Fisheries, a Saildrone, a 20-foot sailing vessel research platform developed by California-based Saildrone Inc., is tested in the Bering Sea. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel Oscar Dyson is in the background.

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  14. Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska portRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    In this Sunday, May 29, 2016, photo provided by Matt Faust shows a whale carcass on the bow of a cruise ship at a port in Seward, Alaska. A veterinary pathologist worked Monday to determine what killed the juvenile fin whale.

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

    May 22, 2016 | Connecticut Post

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

    May 22, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    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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  17. Charge against ex-Arizona lawmaker caps downward spiralRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    This May 17, 2016 file photo shows Mark Anthony Desimone, 53, in Juneau District Court for his arraignment on murder charges in Juneau, Alaska. Shortly before his arrest for murder in Alaska, the former Arizona state lawmaker raised concerns among Facebook friends with a string of messages noting he was looking for work, even odd jobs, followed by cryptic apologies to "everyone for anything" he may have done in office.

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  18. Someone tried to get a gas-filled chainsaw past TSARead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    At airports around the U.S., Transportation Security Administration agents make sure domestic and international travelers aren't packing heat. Keep clicking to see some of the biggest finds.

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

    May 4, 2016 | Connecticut Post

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

    May 4, 2016 | Connecticut Post

    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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