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  1. Alaska volcano briefly erupts, sends up ash cloudRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | The Washington Post

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A 16-minute eruption by an Alaska volcano sent an ash cloud up to 36,000 feet in the Aleutian Islands. The observatory says the cloud, which was moving east, was not expected to drop ash on Aleutian communities or the mainland.

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  2. Teen runner lost after Alaska race found dead with huge black bear looming over himRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A 16-year-old boy in Anchorage was mauled to death by a black bear while running a marathon race on June 18. Authorities say the teen veered off course and called his brother saying he was being chased by a bear. Precosky, the organizer of a popular race in a park near Anchorage had spent more than two hours with a search party scouring the densely wooded terrain for Patrick Cooper, a 16-year-old runner who had strayed from the trail and was feared to be in grave danger, as the Alaska Dispatch News reported.

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  3. Bear kills runnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A 16-year-old runner who texted his mother that he was being chased by a bear as he competed in a popular race over mountainous terrain was killed Sunday just south of Anchorage. The teenage boy, whose identity has not been released, was competing in the juniors division of the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb, a race that is in its 29th year.

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  4. Trump's base in rural America could be disproportionately hurt by Medicaid cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A truck drives through downtown Welch in rural West Virginia, a state President Trump won in a landslide. More than half the children in West Virginia receive health coverage through Medicaid.

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  5. Ben Carson calls poverty 'a state of mind' during interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Tracy Grant, the Eureka Garden tenant's association president, shows Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and Sen. Marco Rubio her apartment during Carson's visit to Jacksonville. In an interview released Wednesday, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said that a "certain mindset" contributes to people living in poverty, pointing to habits and a "state of mind" that children take from their parents at a young age.

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  6. Alaska counters lack of fresh veggies with greenhouse guideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | The Washington Post

    In this Sept. 1, 2015, photo, Lily West, left, and Logan Strong plant seeds for their school's wood-heated aquaponics greenhouse in Kasaan, Alaska.

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  7. Pilot, company culture blamed for 2015 fatal Alaska crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The National Transportation Safety Board says a pilot's decision to fly using visual flight rules when conditions called for instrument rules was a cause of a fatal crash of a sightseeing flight in Alaska. The board says the airplane company's culture and lack of a formal safety program also were behind the crash that killed nine people two years ago near Ketchikan, Alaska.

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  8. Ben Carson, touring affordable housing complex, gets stuck in elevatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | The Washington Post

    HUD Secretary Ben Carson, right, meets with officials at a Jacksonville housing complex on April 11. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson was rescued by firefighters from a stuck elevator while touring an affordable housing development in Miami on Wednesday morning. The secretary was visiting the Courtside Family Apartments as part of a two-day listening tour in the area to learn about the challenges low-income people face finding affordable housing.

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  9. Carson assures advocates that White House will include housing funding in infrastructure billRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    HUD Secretary Ben Carson said Monday that the Trump administration will seek to include housing funding in a yet-to-be unveiled infrastructure spending bill. "The part that people are not hearing even though I've said it several times is that this administration considers housing a significant part of infrastructure in our country.

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  10. Senate votes to lift limits on hunting Alaska grizzlies and wolves on federal landRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Washington Post

    These two grizzly bear cubs in Anchorage, Alaska, and their sibling were orphaned when their mother was shot in 2011. They were later moved to the Detroit Zoo.

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  11. 'You have to win some of these red states': Why moderate Democrats can't be ignoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Pro-Bernie Sanders protesters gathered outside City Hall in Philadelphia on July 26, 2016. After losing a presidential election it thought it had in the bag, the Democratic Party is still very much in soul-searching mode.

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  12. Trump budget asks for $6 billion in HUD cuts, drops development grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Washington Post

    Throughout the OMB budget outline, the administration emphasizes its belief that local governments should be the ones primarily responsible for urban-development programs. "State and local governments are better positioned to serve their communities based on local needs and priorities," the budget document says.

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  13. Alaska slayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Anchorage Police Lt. John McKinnon speaks at a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska, on Tuesday.

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  14. Consumer demand for Alaska cruises growing againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A growing consumer demand for Alaska cruises has put the state back in the million-passenger club as it rebounds after a leaner stretch. And next year is expected to be even better with larger capacity ships added to the Far North lineup.

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