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  1. Historic WWII Bomber, Recovered in Nome, Offers Russian Twist to Iconic American PlaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | APRN

    The B-25 Mitchell bomber recovered in Nome in June 2015. The plane, destined for the Russia front, still bears the red star of the Soviet Air Force.

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  2. Parasite Plagues Some Yukon KingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | APRN

    As Yukon salmon continue their summer runs, subsistence fishermen continue to express frustration about gear restrictions, closures, and - now - potentially infected fish. When managers and fishermen met for their weekly teleconference on Tuesday, they heard reports of discoloration and pus in chum salmon from callers in Pilot Station, Russian Mission, and Fairbanks.

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  3. Citizens Asked To Weigh In On A Proposed Liquor Store in BethelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | APRN

    The board tabled the final decision and wants to hold a meeting to hear directly from Bethel residents. It dealt the Bethel Native Corporation a victory in shooting down the city's formal request to stop the license, but the board can still reject their application.

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  4. $8.5M In Cuts to Troopers Spread A Thin Force Event ThinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | APRN

    Rural residents already complain that state troopers are slow to respond to serious crimes and dangerous situations. But as of July first, 30 state trooper positions have been eliminated.

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  5. Interior Alaska Ablaze With Lightning-Ignited FiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | APRN

    Smoke is spreading over a large area of the state, as wildfire activity grows. There were 56 new wildfires Monday statewide, and 238 active, mostly in interior and southwest Alaska.

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  6. a Fairbanks Foura Suspect ParoledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | APRN

    One of four Fairbanks men fighting for exoneration from murder convictions was paroled last week. The Alaska Native community gathered in Fairbanks over the weekend to welcome home Marvin Roberts.

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  7. Anatomy of Willowa s Wildfire FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | APRN

    Officials lifted the evacuation order Friday morning over parts of Willow where threats from the Sockeye Fire have lessened. That's possible in large part because of the around-the clock efforts by front-line responders, from elite hotshot crews to logistics managers keeping them supplied with gear.

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  8. Elodea.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | APRN

    A herbicide is proposed to eradicate an invasive weed that's infested some Fairbanks area waters. The chemical application would target Elodea, a prolific aquatic weed known to choke out native plants and fish, and inhibit navigation.

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  9. Kids Gather in Tanana to Learn Some Basketball and Life SkillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | APRN

    Kids from several villages and Fairbanks are gathered in the Yukon river community of Tanana this weekend for a basketball camp that seeks to do more than just help young people brush up on their bucket skills. The training is being conducted by Damen Bell Holter, a young man who grew up in Hydaburg, played basketball in Ketchikan and knows well the struggles some kids in rural Alaska experience.

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  10. Alaska News Nightly: June 18, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | APRN

    Kenai A very small portion of the Card Street Fire on the Kenai Peninsula is under control, and the evacuation notice for a couple neighborhoods has been lifted. The fires continue to move east, into the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and away from residential areas.

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  11. Sockeye Evacuees Still Waiting To Go HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | APRN

    A community meeting at Houston Middle School drew more than 200 people of all ages on Wednesday evening. Matanuska Susitana Borough officials, along with the state's incident management team, were there to answer questions from burned out homeowners as to what's next.

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  12. Card Street Fire Grows to 9,000 Acres; Moves Away from Residential Areas Along RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | APRN

    Now at 9,000 acres, the Card Street fire on the Kenai Peninsula has been pegged as the number one fire priority in the nation. The fire continues pushing south and east, into the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.

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  13. Officials Say Sockeye Blaze Likely to LingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | APRN

    A community meeting at Houston Middle School drew about 275 people of all ages on Wednesday. A curtain down the center of the school gym separated those at the meeting from Sockeye fire evacuees who were living in the Red Cross shelter located at the school.

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  14. New Fires Ignite Near Healy LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | APRN

    Fairbanks-Delta area state fire management officer Ed Sanford says the blazes near the small community of Healy Lake resulted from numerous lightning strikes that hit a swath of Alaska. He says air tankers were deployed on the fires, but they were growing too aggressively to knock down.

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  15. Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 17, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | APRN

    In Washington, D.C., Wednesday afternoon the Senate Indian Affairs Committee heard pleas for better treatment of crime victims in Native communities. Gov. Bill Walker will take a modest step toward streamlining state government by combining two divisions within the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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  16. Fairbanks Man Likely Contracted Measles in MongoliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | APRN

    A case of measles in Fairbanks is the first confirmed occurrence of the highly contagious viral infection in the state in 15 years. The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services says a man who flew from Mongolia to Fairbanks on May 31 to work at the University of Alaska Fairbanks tested positive for the virus.

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  17. Alaska confirms first measles case in more than decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | APRN

    The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services says the state's first measles case in more than a decade has been confirmed in Fairbanks. The department said Tuesday an adult who recently traveled to central Asia tested positive for the measles virus.

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  18. Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 9, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | APRN

    House and Senate budget negotiators have agreed to fully fund the per-student funding formula for the coming year, as work continues to reach an overall budget deal. Several coastal communities, including Kodiak, Cordova, and Homer, have held both land-based and fishing boat flotilla protests over the last few weeks to voice their concerns about planned Navy and joint military training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska.

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  19. Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 8, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | APRN

    After several days of emotional testimony, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council voted on Sunday afternoon to reduce limits on halibut bycatch in the Bering Sea - by 21-percent overall. Governor Bill Walker gathered Alaska leaders from around the state in Fairbanks over the weekend to talk about state services and how to pay for them.

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  20. PFD earning, taxes highlight governora s fiscal discussionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | APRN

    Governor Bill Walker gathered Alaska leaders from around the state in Fairbanks over the weekend to talk about state services and how to pay for them. The event called: "Building a Sustainable Future: Conversations With Alaskans" resulted in some clear and predictable messages, but it's uncertain when or if they will result in legislative action.

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