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  1. Art Beat: Lael Morgan remembers Anchorage at statehoodRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The theatrical cavalcade of Anchorage history continues at Cyrano's with "Sex, Money, the Political Frontier, and the Boom that went Bust" this week. As part of the Anchorage Centennial Celebration, local playwrights and actors have concocted a series of 10 plays, each encompassing a decade.

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  2. Map: Tracking Alaska's wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Nearly 5 million acres of Alaska forest has been consumed in wildfires this summer, according to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center , with some saying this year may be the state's worst wildfire season on record. More than 700 fires have swept across the state.

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  3. The new voice of Seawolves hockey: David TuttleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The longtime color analyst for UAA hockey radio and television broadcasts on Wednesday was named play-by-play broadcaster for the Seawolves, who are nearing their 36th season. He becomes just the third person to hold that job.

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  4. Aftershocks ripple through Alaska after unusual 6.3 quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    The magnitude-6.3 earthquake felt across Southcentral Alaska and as far north as Fairbanks late Tuesday was unlike any to hit the Cook Inlet region in decades, the Alaska Earthquake Center said Wednesday. As of Wednesday morning, about a dozen aftershocks had been recorded from the earthquake, which originated at a depth of 73 miles, said seismologist Natalia Ruppert.

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  5. A dozen aftershocks shake Southcentral after 6.3 earthquake TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    The 6.3 magnitude earthquake felt across Southcentral Alaska and as far north as Fairbanks was unlike any to hit Cook Inlet in decades, the Alaska Earthquake Information Center said Wednesday. As of Wednesday morning, about a dozen aftershocks had been recorded from the earthquake originating at a depth of 73 miles, said Alaska Earthquake Information Center seismologist Natalia Rupert.

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  6. Red salmon limits for anglers doubled on Kenai RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    With a strong Kenai River red salmon run in progress, biologists at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game have doubled anglers' bag limits to six per day, 12 in possession downstream of Skilak Lake. Two of the six fish may be silver salmon.

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  7. For Alaska Challenge champ Herriot, preparation proved perfectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    Technically, Kenny Herriot won The Alaska Challenge handcycle race when he finished Monday's final, taxing stage, an 18.8-mile, rain-soaked, mist-shrouded climb from Palmer to Independence Mine in Hatcher Pass. By the Scot's reckoning, though, the springboard to victory was loaded in the weeks and months prior to the week-long, eight-stage grind of the Challenge.

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  8. Alaska's wildfire season of 2015 may soon be the state's worstRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Hundreds of wildfires are continually whipping across this state this summer, leaving in their wake millions of acres of charred trees and blackened earth. At the Fairbanks compound of the state's Division of Forestry recently, workers were busy washing a mountain of soot-covered fire hoses, which stood in piles roughly six feet high and 100 feet long.

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  9. Tobacco taxes increasingly popular throughout AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    In Alaska, a state with a Libertarian streak, new or higher taxes often hit a raw nerve with the public, but one type of levy is gradually winning support from communities large and small and may continue to spread as state spending and other revenue sources shrink. The popularity of tobacco taxes is growing, with more communities viewing them as a politically acceptable way to raise revenue because they appeal to the public's general distaste for smoking and, unlike income, sales or property taxes, are widely regarded as a means to improve public health.

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  10. Fairbanks man dies in Steese Highway collisionRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 73-year-old man died in a vehicle collision on the Steese Highway Saturday night, the Fairbanks Police Department said in a statement Sunday. At 9:26 p.m., William P. Ambrose of Fairbanks was driving a 2008 Ford Focus westbound on Third Street, turning south on the Steese Highway.

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  11. Chinooks win in 10, Pilots trip Goldpanners in Saturday ABL actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Chugiak scored the winning run on a 10th-inning double play Saturday to eke out a 2-1 Alaska Baseball League win over the league-leading Mat-Su Miners. In the day's other game, the Anchorage Glacier Pilots racked up 14 hits in an 8-4 win over the Fairbanks Goldpanners in Fairbanks.

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  12. Alaska must do a thorough, independent review of oil tax regimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: In a time when all Alaskans must suck it up and face a reinstatement of an income tax, it is also a time to do a thorough review of the appropriate tax structure for oil and gas. The oil industry can't be blamed for avoiding taxes.

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  13. Miners collect 30th baseball win by edging ChinooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Mat-Su Miners won for the 30th time this season Friday when they held off Chugiak 3-2 in an Alaska Baseball League game at Palmer's Hermon Brothers Field. The Chinooks had runners at first and second with one out in the top of the ninth, but relief pitcher Brick Paskiewicz escaped the jam by getting a fielder's choice and a strikeout.

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  14. With revenue drop projected, Alaska Railroad explores alternative moneymakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    A larger-than-projected drop in revenue this year for the Alaska Railroad has president and CEO Bill O'Leary exploring ways to strike real estate deals on railroad property and run more beer trains and other popular specialty passenger excursions. Also heavy on O'Leary's mind is how the railroad will pay for routine maintenance of thousands of train cars and hundreds of miles of track should the revenue drop continue over the long term.

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  15. Jeff Lowenfels: Battling powdery mildewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    Wow, what a summer. You cannot beat this weather. As far as I am concerned, it has been good for everything except the mosquitoes and I don't feel sorry for them.

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  16. Scott McMurren: Summertime in Fairbanks offers plenty of adventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fairbanks is a year-round destination for travelers from around the world. In fact, there was a party last week on the Riverboat Discovery honoring Condor Airlines ' 15 years of nonstop service from Fairbanks to Frankfurt, Germany.

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  17. From a quiet memorial in Germany, some questions for Anchorage at 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Adenauer's comments on knowing your history to chart your future are worth reflection in Anchorage as we celebrate 100 years. Picutred: People form a 100 on the Fourth of July at Delaney Park Strip as part of the Anchorage Centennial celebration.

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  18. Walker travels to Pentagon to make case for retaining Alaska troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker is in Washington, D.C., making the case with the military for restoring proposed personnel cuts. Walker says military leaders expressed their strong preference to not be making troop reductions but that the reductions are tied to automatic federal spending cuts, known as sequestration.

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  19. Alt-rock trailblazers Jane's Addiction headed to Fairbanks, AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    He might not be the biggest name in alternative rock, but Perry Farrell might well be among the most influential. Farrell is best known as the frontman of trailblazing alt-rockers Jane's Addiction and, by establishing Lollapalooza, is also credited as a pioneer on the festival scene, now a fundamental ingredient of live music -- especially in the summertime.

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  20. Bob Hallinen / ADNRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Herbicide applications are scheduled to start Friday to rid Anchorage's Lake Hood -- the nation's busiest floatplane center -- of a newly discovered invasive plant infestation , a state official said. The work to combat elodea at Lake Hood Seaplane Base in Anchorage will start quickly, thanks to an emergency authorization from state environmental officials and other speedy permitting and funding, said Heather Stewart, invasive weeds and agricultural pest coordinator for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources.

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