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  1. Out of the wild: Police chase bear through Alaska cityRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | KDWN

    A young black bear led police on a two-hour chase through the streets of downtown Anchorage, Alaska - scurrying down sidewalks and across lanes of traffic and even ducking behind a Pizza Hut along the way. The Anchorage Police Department said they first received a call about the four-legged suspect around 6 p.m. Thursday.

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  2. AP Interview: Fukushima planta s new ice wall not watertightRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | KDWN

    Coping with the vast amounts of ground water flowing into the broken Fukushima nuclear plant - which then becomes radiated and seeps back out - has become such a problem that Japan is building a 35 billion yen "ice wall" into the earth around it. But even if the frozen barrier built with taxpayers' money works as envisioned, it won't completely block all water from reaching the damaged reactors because of gaps in the wall and rainfall, creating as much as 50 tons of contaminated water each day, said Yuichi Okamura, a chief architect of the massive project.

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  3. Oculus Rift begins shipping; reviews suggest waiting is OKRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | KDWN

    The first consumer-ready Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset was delivered to a real person over the weekend, and reviewers got their first taste. The initial feedback: It's a beautiful, wonderful device that immerses you, yet it still has a ways to go.

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