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  1. ANSEP tripling enrollment in middle school programRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program is tripling enrollment in its Middle School Academies after receiving a $6 million state grant. The free academies were founded in 2010 and last 10 to 12 days. 1 comment

  2. Snow-starved Alaska not the normal stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    During the first 21 days of November 2014, no recordable snow fell in Anchorage, Juneau or Fairbanks. Over an unusual swath of the state, the ground was frozen, dusty and brown.

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  3. Design Challenge encourages innovative solutions for Cabin FeverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    As the state is cloaked in darkness and cold, cabin fever starts to set in. But some Alaskans think they can fight winter's scourge by reinventing the spaces we inhabit.

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  4. Juneau Housing First project inches closer to realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Glory Hole, Juneau's emergency homeless shelter and soup kitchen, will lead the effort to build a Housing First project to serve the capital city's chronically homeless population. Juneau is getting closer to becoming the third community in Alaska with a Housing First project to provide the chronically homeless with housing.

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  5. ANSEP tripling enrollment in middle school programRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Native Science & Engineering Program is tripling enrollment in its Middle School Academies after receiving a $6 million state grant. The free academies were founded in 2010 and last 10 to 12 days. 1 comment

  6. Parnell concedes gubernatorial race to WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Representative Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins of Sitka, Nome's Bernadette Yaayuk Alvanna-Stimpfle, and others look on as Gov. Sean Parnell signs a bill into law making Alaska's Native languages official state languages. Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has conceded in the state's gubernatorial race, issuing a statement a day after independent candidate Bill Walker was declared the winner.

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  7. Northern lab cranked out the quirky and creativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A sleeping bag that allowed the user to walk around in a survival situation was one of the developments of the Arctic Aeromedical Laboratory, a Cold War research unit in Fairbanks. These are some of the studies completed by scientists who worked for the Arctic Aeromedical Laboratory from the late 1940s to the 1960s.

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  8. Pro-marijuana campaign has trouble finding public support in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Yes on 2 volunteer Ben Wilcox leaves a door hanger on a house a few days before election. Voters decide tomorrow whether Alaska should legalize and regulate the recreational use of marijuana, something Washington and Colorado have already done.

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  9. A green way to deal with carbon dioxideRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Fast-growing trees like these willows pull carbon dioxide from the atmosphere while adding oxygen. Last week, I wrote about a thought experiment proposed by Fairbanks scientist Jim Beget.

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  10. Alaska ranks among least energy-efficient statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska rates near the bottom in a nationwide survey on how states are improving energy-efficiency programs. A state energy official says the survey may not be giving Alaska enough credit for the programs it has put in place in recent years.

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  11. AFN endorses Begich after hearing from Senate candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Candidate for U.S. Senate Dan Sullivan and incumbent Mark Begich met on-stage at the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in Anchorage Friday. AFN delegates voted Saturday to endorse Begich for re-election.

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  12. A cool idea for locking up carbon dioxideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Carbon dioxide emissions, like these from a Fairbanks coal-burning plant, have accelerated worldwide in the recent past. Jim Beget spends much of his time digging for clues from long ago, like when a volcanic island might have collapsed into the sea, sending giant waves to distant shores.

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  13. Wasilla principal says Congressman Young offended grieving schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The principal of Wasilla High School says Congressman Don Young offended her students at a school assembly yesterday. Young, known for brash talk throughout his four decades in office, spoke to students about suicide and gay marriage in a manner Principal Amy Spargo describes as hurtful.

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  14. Alaska's marriage license application gets a revisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska's marriage license application as of 8 a.m. October 13 after a federal judge on Sunday struck down Alaska's ban on gay marriages. With same-sex couples applying for marriage licenses across the state, the office that processes those documents made sure new applications were ready to go this morning.

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  15. None testify In favor of pot at hearing in BethelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Bethel Legislative Office was packed Monday afternoon as Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell lead a hearing on Ballot Measure 2, a marijuana initiative that will appear on the November 4 ballot.

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  16. Why was interior Alaska green during the last ice age?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The snow-capturing peaks of the Alaska Range, including 17,400 foot Mount Foraker, left, and 20,320 foot Mount McKinley. During our planet's most recent cold period, a slab of ice smothered Manhattan.

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  17. 21 Alaska soldiers exposed to carbon monoxideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    U.S. Army officials say 21 soldiers are being evaluated after being exposed to carbon monoxide during a field training exercise Thursday near Fairbanks. The Army says in a release that the paratroopers were at the Yukon Training Area near Eielson Air Force Base when they began to show symptoms of exposure.

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  18. Seismologist: Quake's depth minimized damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit Southcentral Alaska at 9:51 this morning. Michael West directs the Alaska Earthquake Center in Fairbanks.

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  19. Parnell asks for military official's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Weeks after firing the adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard, Gov. Sean Parnell has asked another official at the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs to resign. Deputy Commissioner McHugh Pierre submitted his resignation Thursday, and will leave the department October 2. His resignation letter lists his "tremendous accomplishments" at the department, singling out disaster response efforts and the development of a veterans cemetery near Fairbanks.

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  20. Panel completes review of standard used to set refinery-pollution cleanup levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A panel of experts wrapped up two days of meetings Thursday in Fairbanks that will help the state Department of Environmental Conservation determine the appropriate cleanup level for contamination of North Pole's groundwater caused by chemicals leaking from the refinery now owned by Flint Hills Resources. DEC asked scientists with Ohio-based Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment , or TERA, to take a second look at the reference doses used by the state agency in setting a stringent cleanup level for sulfolane , an industrial solvent that leaked from the refinery over several years.

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