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  1. Hearing set for lawsuit challenging new name of Alaska townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A court hearing is set for Thursday, March 9, 2017, in Alaska for the two sides in a lawsuit challenging the new Inupiat Eskimo name of... . FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2005, file photo.

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  2. Funeral held for boy, 14, found drowned in Los Angeles RiverRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 4 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Two people were arrested as protesters clashed with supporters of President Donald Trump during a rally at the Tennessee Capitol in Nashville. Supporters of President Donald Trump plan to gather at Trump Tower, the White House and scores of other places around the country in marches to show their pride in his presidency.

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  3. Professor wants more college classes taught in HawaiianRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 4 | WAND-TV Decatur

    An Oklahoma lawmaker who once likened Islam to a cancer has handed out a form asking Muslims whether they beat their wives. An Oklahoma lawmaker who once likened Islam to a cancer has handed out a form asking Muslims whether they beat their wives.

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  4. Eastern Libya forces strike from air, aim to retake oil siteRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 4 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The sounds of howling dogs is filling downtown Anchorage, Alaska, as the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race gets underway. The sounds of howling dogs is filling downtown Anchorage, Alaska, as the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race gets underway.

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  5. More \232aRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 4 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Supporters of President Donald Trump plan to gather at Trump Tower, the White House and scores of other places around the country in marches to show their pride in his presidency. And they're off in Alaska as the 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race had its ceremonial start in a fan-friendly atmosphere Saturday in downtown Anchorage.

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  6. US police agencies with their own DNA databases stir debateRead the original story

    Friday Mar 3 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The sounds of howling dogs is filling downtown Anchorage, Alaska, as the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race gets underway. The sounds of howling dogs is filling downtown Anchorage, Alaska, as the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race gets underway.

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  7. Famine-hit South Sudan sharply raises foreigners' work feesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 3 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The sounds of howling dogs is filling downtown Anchorage, Alaska, as the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race gets underway. Supporters of President Donald Trump plan to gather at Trump Tower, the White House and scores of other places around the country in marches to show their pride in his presidency.

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  8. Fan-friendly event kicks off Iditarod race across AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | WAND-TV Decatur

    This year's ceremonial start will be held Saturday, March 4, 2... ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The sound of howling dogs is filling downtown Anchorage as the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race gets underway Saturday. About 2,000 dogs belonging to the teams of 72 mushers are waiting their turns to hit the trail for this year's running of the world's most famous sled dog race.

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  9. Seavey chases elusive 5th title as Iditarod starts SaturdayRead the original story

    Friday Mar 3 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The governors of Mexico are weighing in on the arrest and continued detention of a Seattle-area man who was participating in a federal program to protect people brought to the U.S. illegally as children. Attorneys general from 18 states have signed onto a brief in support of a transgender teenager who wants to use the boys' bathroom at his Virginia high school.

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  10. Trump transition team limits EPA at environmental forumRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A baby sitter accused of using two children in her care to rob a Colorado bank has pleaded guilty to theft, forgery and attempted robbery. ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Environmental Protection Agency halved the number of staffers attending an annual Anchorage forum on issues like climate change in response to a request from President Donald Trump's transition team.

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  11. Researchers: Warm Pacific water led to vast seabird die-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A year after tens of thousands of common murres, an abundant North Pacific seabird, starved and washed ashore... . FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2016, photo, dead common murres lie on a rocky beach in Whittier, Alaska.

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  12. Alaska regulators consider allowing pot-shop smoking loungesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    James Barrett, left, is co-owner of Juneau's first marijuana retail store. James and Giono Barrett have... .

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  13. Alaska board mulls pot use in retail storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    James Barrett, left, is co-owner of Juneau's first marijuana retail store. James and Giono Barrett have... .

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  14. Floating strip club owner says he was unfairly targetedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A sentencing hearing has been rescheduled for Darren Byler, who was found guilty of... . This 2014 photo shows Darren Byler, the owner of the Wild Alaskan, a converted crabbing boat that had been used as a floating strip club, in Kodiak, Alaska.

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  15. What happens next in Florida airport shooting legal case?Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2017 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Florida airport shooting suspect Esteban Santiago, facing federal charges that could potentially result in a death sentence, has his first court hearing Monday. Santiago, a 26-year-old Iraq war veteran from Anchorage, Alaska, is charged with committing violence against people at an international airport resulting in death and with two firearms offenses.

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  16. In icy Alaska, footwear options abound to say uprightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    With ice present on city streets for up to seven months per year, most walkers and runners use footwear that has b... . In this Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2016, photo, runners jog under snowy branches and a street light on a Second Avenue sidewalk in Anchorage, Alaska With ice present on city streets for up to seven months per year, most Anchorage walkers ... .

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  17. The Latest: UN says 100 Aleppo monitors already in placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Several people were able to cross into Turkey afte... . In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, civilians gather for evacuation from eastern Aleppo, Syria, Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.

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  18. IMF chief guilty of negligence in French case dating to 2008Read the original story

    Dec 18, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    North Carolina's incoming governor says that legislators are planning to hold a special session to repeal a law limiting protections for LGBT people. North Carolina legislators will repeal the contentious HB2 law that limited protections for LGBT people and led to an economic backlash, the state's incoming governor said Monday.

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  19. UN approves sending monitors to Aleppo as evacuations resumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Members of a Syrian family carry their belongings after they crossed into Turkey at the Cilvegozu border gate with Syria, near Hatay, southeastern Turkey, Sunday, Dec, 18, 2016. Several people were able to cross into Turkey afte... .

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  20. Baptism by ice: Alaskans make annual plunge into frigid lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The plunge was a benefit for Special Olympics Alaska, and has raised more than $2 million for ... . Maceo Garcia takes part in a polar plunge fundraiser at Goose Lake Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, in Anchorage, Alaska.

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