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  1. 5 charts that explain why it's brutally cold in the U.S. right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Mashable

    ... warm temperatures. And by "unseasonably," we're talking about temperatures up to 50 degrees above average. Barrow, Alaska's high temperature of 35 degrees Fahrenheit on Nov. 13 was warmer than the high temperature in St. Louis, Missouri, and 28 ...

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  2. Snow accumulations likely Sunday into MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | WKYT

    ... looking at 1-3". Saturday and Sunday will once again feel as cold as Alaska (no kidding, Lexington was colder than Barrow, AK on Friday) with high temperatures in the mid to high 30s. If the sun shows up on Sunday, we may see highs pushing the low ...

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  3. Braves rally into Class 3A volleyball finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... match between Nikiski and Grace Christian for a chance at a rematch with the Braves in the final. Nikiski defeated Barrow and Homer on Friday, while Grace rolled past Nome and Valdez in straight sets to stay alive. Againt Valdez, Annie Vanderweide ...

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  4. a Uber ridgea sends temperatures soaring in Alaska, crashing in Lower 48Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... the week's milestones. Meanwhile in the Arctic Circle, lows were a balmy 23 degrees on Thursday morning in Barrow, Alaska - the furthest north weather station in the U.S. - a full 50 degrees warmer than they were in the Lower 48. Dozens of daily ...

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  5. The Producers 2014: North Slope Borough remains a stable producerRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Petroleum News

    While much of rural Alaska copes with the high cost of diesel fuel, the city of Barrow is powered by three nearby natural gas fields: South Barrow, East Barrow and Walakpa. 'I remember when we first got it my father ordered a brand new stove.

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  6. Monroe rams through first day at 3A volleyball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... in the third, fighting off a pair of match points in the win. Valdez had reached the second round with a 3-1 win over Barrow. Despite the loss, Mt. Edgcumbe's players never seemed rattled, finishing the decisive fourth set on a 5-1 run behind three ...

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  7. Shannon Kuhn: Giving thanks and giving foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A few weeks ago at a potluck I was offered a piece of fresh muktuk from the bowhead whale harpooned by Bernadette Adams, the first known female whaler in Barrow history. It was shared among friends, and connected us for a brief moment to lives above the Arctic Circle, very different from our own.

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  8. The big chill: Coast-to-coast cold strikes USARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | USA Today

    ... below the average high of 53 degrees for this time of year. Looking to escape the cold? You might consider a trip to Barrow, Alaska. Temperatures in that tiny town on the edge of the Arctic Ocean reached a balmy 31 degrees Wednesday, 24 degrees ...

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  9. As waterfowl hunters know, Alaska's seasons are changing fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... too. This is a phenomenon well documented farther north in the state. Scientists report ice-over on lakes in the Barrow area is coming an average 5.9 days later than 20 years ago, and the volume of ice freezing down to lake beds has decreased by 22 ...

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  10. Role reversal: Why it's warm in Alaska but frigid in most of the U.S. right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Mashable

    ... considerably milder conditions than many parts of the lower 48 states. As of 10:30 a.m. ET, it was already warmer in Barrow, Alaska, where the sun had not yet inched above the horizon, than it was in Denver, Colorado. (The average high for early ...

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  11. Photos: Alaska whale huntRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    Associated Press photographer Gregory Bull was invited to witness a tremendous catch for a small Alaskan community -- a bowhead whale. In this Oct. 7, 2014, photo, a light running on a generator illuminates a man as he passes the giant bones of a bowhead whale in a field near Barrow, Alaska.

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  12. Photo: Inuujunga: Nov. 7 is Inuit Day around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Nunatsiaq News

    Celebrate Inuit Day: in 2006 the Inuit Circumpolar Council general assembly in Barrow, Alaska, proclaimed Nov. 7 as Inuit Day to honour the birth date of its founder, Eben Hopson, Sr. The intention of Inuit Day was for "all Inuit governments, agencies, and communities to annually proclaim this day as Inuit Day, and conduct appropriate ceremonies and celebrations."

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  13. $23.8M award will fund biomedical education for rural and minority students in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of Alaska Fairbanks as well as nine rural Alaska campuses through partnerships with the Ilisagvik College in Barrow and UA campuses and centers in Southeast Alaska, the Aleutian Islands and Western Alaska. Taylor, who directs UAF's Office of ...

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  14. Going to extremes: The highs and lows of winter in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... winter solstice in late December, Alaskans have precious little daylight, especially north of the Arctic Circle. In Barrow on the North Slope, residents endure 64 days with no sun , from mid-November to late January. The darkness, called "civil ...

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  15. An Alaskan whaling harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | USA Today

    Molly Pederson, right, and daughter Laura Patkotak take a picture by a bowhead whale near Barrow, Alaska, on Oct. 7. The whale was caught by Alaska Native subsistence hunters from their family. An Alaskan whaling harvest Molly Pederson, right, and daughter Laura Patkotak take a picture by a bowhead whale near Barrow, Alaska, on Oct. 7. The whale was caught by Alaska Native subsistence hunters from their family.

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  16. North Slope Borough investigating drugs, cash missing from Barrow police HQRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and our commitment and obligation to protect and support our citizens." "A special agent of the FBI traveled to Barrow this week, where she met with several members of the North Slope Borough Police Department," said assistant special agent with the ...

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  17. America's northernmost community maintains whaling traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | CTV

    In this Oct. 7, 2014, photo, men haul sections of whale skin and blubber, known as muktuk, as a bowhead whale is butchered in a field near Barrow, Alaska. The signal from an Inupiat whaling captain in a tiny boat on the grey waters of the Chukchi Sea is heard in nearly every home of this frozen town as far north as you can go in the United States, and its meaning is clearly understood.

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  18. Ap Photos: Whale catch is survival in Alaska townRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    In this Oct. 7, 2014, photo, a boy holds on to the baleen of a bowhead whale before work begins to butcher the whale near Barrow, Alaska. A chilly celebration takes place on the frozen fields as a whale is brought ashore.

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  19. Bowhead whale butchered by Alaskan fisherman to feed local communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... 7 photo, Fredrick Brower, center, helps cut up a bowhead whale caught by Inupiat subsistence hunters on a field near Barrow, Alaska Keeping with a tradition that stretches back thousands of years, bowhead whales are hunted by boat during the fall ...

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  20. Patrick Reed apologizes for language, gay slurRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | KTVN Reno

    ... Court declined to rule on gay marriage, the issue is headed its way again. By GREGORY BULL Associated Press In Barrow, Alaska, it all begins with a euphoric voice over a crackling radio: "Hey, hey, hey!" SHANGHAI (AP) - Patrick Reed hasn't received ...

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