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

    Wednesday | News Times

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

    Sunday Jun 26 | News Times

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

    Wednesday Jun 22 | News Times

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

    Wednesday Jun 22 | News Times

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

    Friday Jun 3 | News Times

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

    May 30, 2016 | News Times

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

    May 22, 2016 | News Times

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

    May 22, 2016 | News Times

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

    May 20, 2016 | News Times

    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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  10. Crazy things people tried to sneak past TSARead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | News Times

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

    May 4, 2016 | News Times

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

    May 4, 2016 | News Times

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

    May 4, 2016 | News Times

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

    Apr 27, 2016 | News Times

    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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  15. Alaska aquarium replaces fossil fuel with seawater systemRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2016 | News Times

    In this May 2, 1998 file photo, people attend the official opening of the Alaska SeaLife Center, a wildlife hospital and research center on the shores of Resurrection Bay in Seward, Alaska. Since January 2016, the Alaska aquarium has replaced 98 percent of its fossil fuel heating requirements with a system that draws heat from seawater.

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  16. 2 Alaska skiers hoped their snow cave wouldn't become a tombRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | News Times

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

    Apr 20, 2016 | News Times

    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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  18. Sitka hosts mask exhibit featuring 10 common Alaska diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | News Times

    ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND USE FEB 13-14, 2016 AND THEREAFTER - In this Feb. 4, 2016 photo, Sheldon Jackson Museum curator of collections Jackie Fernandez, left, and Eagle River artist Drew Michael place one of Michael's giant masks on a a stand in the museum in Sitka, Alaska. Michael has made a career for himself in the carving trade, showing and selling his work, giving talks at various venues, and teaching at schools around the state.

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

    Feb 4, 2016 | News Times

    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 | News Times

    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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