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  1. Police arrest man disrupting Anchorage trafficRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Anchorage police say they took a man into custody who wandered through busy east-side traffic and knocked down an officer trying to make him stop. The Alaska Dispatch News reports the man was eventually shocked with a stun gun and handcuffed.

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  2. Woman boarding plane charged with drug offensesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    A 42-year-old Kodiak woman suspected of carrying narcotics was taken into custody in Anchorage as she attempted to board a flight to Kodiak. State Troopers say Tamra M. Jones was investigated as part of a long-term narcotics investigation by the Western Alaska Alcohol and Narcotics Team.

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  3. Powerful earthquake rattles large swath of AlaskaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    There were no immediate reports of major damage or injuries after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit Alaska Thursday morning. The Alaska Earthquake Center said the epicenter was about 80 miles northwest of Anchorage, where it was strongly felt.

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  4. Teen shot during Anchorage house partyRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Anchorage police say a 17-year-old girl was shot in the lower back during a disturbance at a house party Sunday morning. Police said they received several 911 calls just after midnight reporting gunshots heard outside a home.

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  5. Anchorage's Loussac Library getting overhaulRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    The Loussac Library in Anchorage is getting a $15-million makeover. Prior to this, director Mary Jo Torgeson says the only major work the library has had done in its 30 years is a new roof.

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  6. Uber ride-sharing service kicks off in AnchorageRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    The popular ride-sharing service Uber has added Anchorage to its worldwide list of cities where it operates. KTVA reports local taxi companies are trying to figure out a way to keep up with the new service, whose app links passengers with drivers using their own cars.

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  7. Northrim takes over Alaska Pacific Bank branchesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    New owners of Alaska Pacific Bank are promising a smooth transition and more services for customers. The Juneau Empire reports executives from Anchorage-based Northrim Bank spoke in Juneau as new signs were erected outside former Alaska Pacific Bank branches.

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  8. UA to undergo sexual violence complaint reviewRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Federal officials will visit four University of Alaska campuses next month to review how the university handles sexual violence complaints. KTOO-radio reports representatives of the U.S. Department of Education's Civil Rights Office will make the visits.

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  9. Board of education to consider regulationsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    The state board of education will consider regulations surrounding how students can test-out of courses they have mastered. Lawmakers this year passed legislation allowing secondary school students to test-out of and receive credit for courses offered in math, language arts, science, social studies and world languages.

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  10. Woman injured in Anchorage home invasionRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    A 63-year-old Anchorage woman is recovering from a severe beating she suffered in a home invasion and robbery. Channel-2 News reports three men on Monday afternoon forced their way into the woman's east-side home.

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  11. Woman charged with stabbing man in south AnchorageRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    A 22-year-old woman has been charged with stabbing a man in south Anchorage. Channel-2 News reports Alison DelaRosa is charged with felony assault.

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  12. Port of Anchorage shifts focus to modernizationRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    The Port of Anchorage is turning its focus from expansion to modernization. Corrosion caused by bacteria, silt and salty water covers lower sections of the hollow steel posts beneath the wharf at the port.

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  13. Lake Louise man dies after boat capsizingRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    State Troopers say a 61-year-old man died and two other men were rescued after their boat capsized in strong winds and large waves at Lake Louise northeast of Anchorage. Howard W. Jaidinger of Lake Louise was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday after resuscitation efforts failed.

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  14. Anchorage surveys to look at transportation habitsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Anchorage transportation planners are hoping two surveys this month will give them a better idea of transportation habits among commuters. Alaska Dispatch News reports that one of the surveys asks households that have been randomly selected to record travel diaries, while another starting Wednesday will look at bus commuters.

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  15. Police probe fight at party attended by PalinsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Police say they are investigating a fight that broke out among a large crowd at a party attended by family members of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Anchorage police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro said Friday that police responded to a report late Saturday of a verbal and physical altercation among about 20 people outside a home in south Anchorage.

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  16. Woman says ignored by Alaska Guard after rapeRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    A woman says she was drugged and raped while a member of the Alaska Army National Guard, but adds her complaints to Guard commanders were ignored. Melissa Jones, who now lives in Paris, Illinois, spoke at an Anchorage teleconference by phone Thursday at the invitation of the Alaska Women for Political Action.

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  17. No devices found following courthouse bomb threatRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Anchorage police say two courthouses have been cleared of any possible threat following a bomb threat early Thursday afternoon. Police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro says authorities received a report of a bomb threat at the Nesbett Courthouse downtown around 1:15 p.m. The building was evacuated.

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  18. Crowd demands expanded death investigationRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Friends and family of a woman found dead in an Anchorage apartment are demanding that police expand their investigation. KTVA-television reports dozens of people protested Monday outside the Anchorage Police Department, which initially concluded that 22-year-old Michelle Lane committed suicide.

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  19. Family of man in Anchorage escalator death suesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    The city of Anchorage is being sued by the family of a 59-year-old man who died nearly two years ago in a fall from an escalator at a downtown convention center. Alaska Dispatch News reports the lawsuit seeks at least $400,000 in damages on behalf of Theodore Meiners' estate and two adult children.

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  20. Parnell to announce dividend amountRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Alaskans will find out the size of their Permanent Fund dividends next week. Gov. Sean Parnell is set to announce the amount on Sept.

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