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  1. Oil company proposes Arctic drilling from artificial islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Albany Times Union

    This undated illustration provided by Hilcorp Alaska Inc. shows a model of an artificial gravel island of the Liberty Project, a proposal to drill in Arctic waters from the artificial island. Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Andy Mack says oil production on gravel islands in state waters show that the Liberty Project can be done safely.

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  2. US agency's bid to allow trumpeter swan hunting draws fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 14 | Albany Times Union

    In this March 25, 2015, file photo, a pair of trumpeter swans stretch and preen on ice along a channel of open water at Westchester Lagoon in Anchorage, Alaska. No state currently has hunting seasons for trumpeter swans, which have made a comeback in recent decades thanks to efforts to reintroduce them.

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  3. Alaska's popular reindeer, Star, dies in owner's armsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | Albany Times Union

    This May 23, 2010, file photo shows Star the reindeer and her owner, Albert Whitehead, taking a break during a stroll through downtown Anchorage, Alaska. The 15-year-old reindeer, the sixth of a line of local pet reindeer died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.

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  4. Alaska professor gets $75,000 investment for startupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | Albany Times Union

    In this Aug. 28, 2017 photo, University of Alaska Anchorage professor Joey Yang, holds a sample of his Tundra Tape invention, which just received a $75,000 boost from the Alaska Accelerator Fund at the engineering building on the UAA campus in Anchorage. Tundra Tape is a woven carbon fiber that conducts heat to keep surfaces clear of ice and snow.

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  5. Houston asks oilman to help with hard choices after HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | Albany Times Union

    In this May 12, 2011, file photo, Shell Oil President Marvin Odum testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Houston is returning to its roots as an oil town to confront the immediate and long-term crisis created by Hurricane Harvey, tapping the former Shell president as its recovery officer.

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  6. The Latest: Walrus advocates slam endangered species denialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Albany Times Union

    EMBARGO 9 am EDT WED., OCT. 4, 2017 & CHECK CAPTION WITH STORY FILE - In this April 18, 2004, file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pacific walrus cows and yearlings rest on ice in Alaska.

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  7. Loved ones mourn victims of Las Vegas shooting attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 3 | Albany Times Union

    University of Nevada Las Vegas students Raymond Lloyd, right, and Karla Rodriguez take part in a vigil Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas. A gunman on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay casino hotel rained automatic weapons fire down on the crowd of over 22,000 at an outdoor country music festival Sunday.

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  8. First passenger jet configured for cargo unveiled in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Albany Times Union

    Alaska Airlines unveils the first passenger plane to be converted to a cargo jet, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Anchorage, Alaska. The 737-700s will increase cargo capacity by 20 percent in Alaska, and spell the end of the airline's unique combi planes, which are 737-400 planes configured to be half-passenger, half-cargo.

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  9. Family portrait: Mother lynx, 7 kittens visit photographer's deckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | Albany Times Union

    A photographer in Alaska was afforded an incredible opportunity when a mother lynx and her seven kittens wandered onto his deck and had a little play session. A photographer in Alaska was afforded an incredible opportunity when a mother lynx and her seven kittens wandered onto his deck and had a little play session.

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  10. US agency to decide if Pacific walrus is threatened speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 27 | Albany Times Union

    In this April 18, 2004 photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service a walrus cow and her calf sit on the ice in Alaska. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, part of the Interior Department, has until Saturday, Sept.

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  11. Researchers want to know why beluga whales haven't recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 26 | Albany Times Union

    In this August, 2009, photo provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. The state of Alaska and research partners will use grants of more than $1.3 million for three years of studies on why Cook Inlet beluga whales, an endangered species, have not recovered.

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  12. No more flying with reindeer: Unique Alaska planes to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | Albany Times Union

    In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, passengers board an Alaska Airlines jet from the rear using stairs at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska.

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  13. APNewsBreak: Planes designed for Alaska to take final flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 25 | Albany Times Union

    In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, passengers board an Alaska Airlines jet from the rear using stairs at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska.

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  14. Activist urges walrus rafts in absence of Arctic sea iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    This undated photo provided by U.S. Fish and Wildlife shows Walrus cows and yearlings resting on ice in Alaska. An environmental activist wants the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reconsider using anchored rafts in the Chukchi Sea to provide walruses a platform to rest.

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  15. APNewsBreak: Stampede suspected in dozens of walrus deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this Sept. 7, 2015 photo provided by U.S. Fish and Wildlife walruses lay on the beach at Point Lay, Alaska.

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  16. Proposed public intoxication ban fails in Alaska townRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this Aug. 10, 2007 file photo Nome police officer Ian Koenig tries to roust an incapacitated man as another man watches behind a building in Nome, Alaska. The old Gold Rush town of Nome on Alaska's western coast is again trying to address the hard drinking that's deeply entrenched there, this time with a proposed law prohibiting intoxication in public places like the main street, where drunks can be seen stumbling along or passed out near tourist shops.

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  17. Authorities say 5 children die in Alaska trailer-home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    The charred remains of a trailer home where five children died in a fire are seen beyond police and fire vehicles in The Butte, Alaska, a suburb of Anchorage, on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017.

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  18. Arctic researchers to study wind effects on marine lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, the National Science Foundation research ship Sikuliaq is seen moored in Seward, Alaska. Scientists on board a federal research ship will depart for the Arctic Ocean this week to study how changing winds affect plant and animal species.

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  19. Scientists on research vessel spot rare whale in Bering SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this Aug. 6, 2017 photo provided by NOAA Fisheries a North Pacific right whale swims in the Bering Sea west of Bristol Bay. Jessica Crance, a research biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, was able to use acoustic equipment to find and photograph two of the extremely endangered whales and obtain a biopsy sample from one.

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

    Aug 9, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Amak Towing Company tugboat Ethan B. pulls a dead humpback whale from the bow of the Grand Princess cruise ship Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in Ketchikan, Alaska. Authorities said they found the whale on the submerged, bulbous bow of the Grand Princess after it entered the harbor in Ketchikan, near the southern tip of the Alaska Panhandle.

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