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  1. Research shows diet shift of beluga whales in Alaska inletRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 15 | News Times

    In this August, 2009, file photo provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. A new study concludes that endangered beluga whales in Cook Inlet changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater.

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  2. APNewsBreak: US won't prosecute Alaska gray whale killRead the original story

    Friday Jun 8 | News Times

    This July 29, 2017, photo provided by KYUK Public Media shows a gray whale being butchered near Napaskiak, Alaska, with the meat being distributed among several villages. Federal officials decided native hunters will not be prosecuted for the unauthorized kill after the whale strayed into the Kuskokwim River in southwestern Alaska from the North Pacific Ocean.

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  3. 75 years later, 'forgotten' WWII battle haunts soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 27 | News Times

    In this May 19, 2018, photo World War II veterans Allan Seroll, left, of Massachusetts, and William Roy Dover, right, of Alabama, right, attend a 75th anniversary celebration of the Battle of Attu in Anchorage, Alaska. Dover was an American soldier who took part in the May 1943 effort to reclaim Alaska's Attu Island from the Japanese.

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  4. Palin's son seeks to bar media in assault proceedingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | News Times

    In this Sept. 3, 2008, file photo, Track Palin, son of Sarah Palin, is shown during the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn.

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  5. Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | News Times

    File - In this July 14, 2017 file photo, The Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica sails past the American island of Little Diomede, Alaska, left, and behind it, the Russian island of Big Diomede, separated by the International Date Line on the Bering Strait. The International Maritime Organization has approved two-way shipping routes into the Arctic Ocean through the Bering Strait.

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  6. Judge orders higher-calorie meals for Alaska Muslim inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 25 | News Times

    This photo shows the public entrance to the Anchorage Correctional Complex on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Muslim inmates are suing state corrections officials, claiming that officials at the jail are providing them with inadequate nourishment as they break their daily fasts during Ramadan.

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  7. Judge set to order proper meals for Muslim inmates in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | News Times

    This photo shows the public entrance to the Anchorage Correctional Complex on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Anchorage, Alaska. Muslim inmates are suing state corrections officials, claiming that officials at the jail are providing them with inadequate nourishment as they break their daily fasts during Ramadan.

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  8. Women cite 'grass ceiling' in male-dominated weed industryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | News Times

    In this May 11, 2018, photo, Danielle Schumacher, center, CEO and Co-Founder of THC Staffing Group talks to fellow entrepreneurs Etienne Fontan, right, Director of Berkeley Patients Group and Amber Senter, CEO of Leisure Life in Berkeley, Calif. Women have made inroads in the male-dominated cannabis business.

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  9. Alaska dive fishermen plead for relief from sea ottersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | News Times

    In this May 21, 2016 file photo, a northern sea otter floats on its back while crushing a clam shell with its teeth in the small boat harbor at Seward, Alaska. Sea otters, once wiped out by hunting along Alaska's Panhandle, have made a strong comeback and fishermen who target shellfish are seeking relief from their voracious appetites.

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  10. Passenger helps subdue naked man on flight to AlaskaRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | News Times

    This selfie photo provided by Nick Steffl was taken in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Steffl was on a plane May 14, 2018, flying from Seattle to Anchorage, Alaska, when he confronted a man who had removed his clothes and was running up and down the aisle naked.

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  11. Virgin America's Airbus A320 family aircraft will soon all be painted in Alaska Airlines colorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | News Times

    A retired Alaska state lawmaker says a naked passenger was tackled and detained on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Anchorage, Alaska. FILE-- A retired Alaska state lawmaker says a naked passenger was tackled and detained on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Anchorage, Alaska.

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  12. Police: 2 stabbed at Alaska school during break-in attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | News Times

    In this photo provided by Cory Stringer is the entrance to the Kotlik School Monday, May 14, 2018, in Kotlik, Alaska. Alaska State Troopers say a man with a knife tried to enter a rural school and stabbed two people outside.

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  13. Trump to welcome freed Korean-Americans' return to USRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | News Times

    President Donald Trump is hailing the release of three Americans detained in North Korea as they make their way back home and says he "appreciates" North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's decision to release them. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is promising "quite a scene" when three Korean-Americans who were detained in North Korea return to the mainland U.S. after more than a year in prison, their freedom a bonus from the warming of relations between the longtime adversaries.

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  14. Walrus surprise residents in remote Alaska villageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | News Times

    In this April 7, 2018 photo provided by John Christensen Jr., a Pacific walrus rests on a beach a few miles outside Port Heiden, Alaska. Male walruses traditionally spend summers in the Bering Sea near Bristol Bay about 120 miles north of Port Heiden.

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  15. Blockbuster hopes Russell Crowe's jockstrap helps businessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | News Times

    Blockbuster Alaska General Manager Kevin Daymude moves a display case featuring the jockstrap worn by actor Russell Crowe in the 2005 movie "Cinderella Man" at the video store location in Anchorage, Alaska, on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. HBO's John Oliver bought the jockstrap and other items at auction and sent them to Anchorage, in hopes it would help the store stave off pressure from streaming movie services.

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  16. Alaska games mimic hunting tasks, like sneaking up on a sealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | News Times

    In this Jan. 18, 2018, photo, Native Youth Olympics Games member Tony Rivera practices the Alaskan high kick in Juneau, Alaska. The high school state championships in Native Youth Olympics will be held beginning Thursday, April 26, in Anchorage, Alaska, and Juneau will send a team for the first time in nearly three decades.

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  17. Russell Crowe movie jockstrap gifted to Alaska BlockbusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | News Times

    In this June 1, 2005 file photo, Russell Crowe arrives for the premiere of "Cinderella Man" in New York. John Oliver of HBO's "Last Week Tonight" is trying to give one of the remaining Blockbuster Video locations in Alaska a little help in drawing customers.

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  18. Anchorage voters first in the nation to reject bathroom billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | News Times

    In this photo taken Monday, April 9, 2018, Lillian Lennon poses for a photo in Anchorage, Alaska. Lennon, a transgender teenager, was a field organizer who helped defeat a bathroom bill before Anchorage voters this month, the first-ever defeat of such a bill by voters in an election.

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  19. Beaufort Sea lease sale solicitation draws objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | News Times

    In this July 16, 2017, file photo, ice is broken up by the passing of the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica as it sails through the Beaufort Sea off the coast of Alaska. A federal agency will solicit expressions of interest for petroleum drilling in Alaska's Beaufort Sea.

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  20. Alaska heads toward showdown over residents' oil checksRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2018 | News Times

    In this March 5, 2013, file photo, former Sen. Clem Tillion speaks during the Alaska Legislative Centennial at Rockwell's restaurant in Juneau, Alaska. Tillion, a former state legislator, has supported the existing law for calculating the annual check that Alaska residents receive from the state's oil-wealth fund and was part of an effort that unsuccessfully challenged Gov. Bill Walker's 2016 halving of the checks.

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