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  1. Alaska voters reject local bans on legalized marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Voters in some parts of Alaska rejected efforts to ban commercial marijuana cultivation and retail sales, three years after the nation's largest state passed a voter initiative legalizing the recreational use of the drug. The votes Tuesday came during local elections in the state's major marijuana growing areas - in and around Fairbanks and on the Kenai Peninsula southwest of Anchorage.

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  2. We the pupils: More states teach founding US documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    Should U.S. high school students know at least as much about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Federalist papers as immigrants passing an American citizenship test? In a growing number of school systems, having such a basic knowledge is now a graduation requirement. But states are taking different approaches to combating what's seen as a widespread lack of knowledge about how government works.

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  3. Iditarod mushers begin nearly 1,000-mile race across AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    The world's most famous sled dog race has started, with mushers leaving Fairbanks, Alaska, and embarking on a nearly 1,000-mile trek across the wilderness. Ryan Redington of Wasilla, Alaska, was the first competitor in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on the trail Monday.

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  4. Alaskan musher wins 1,600 kilometre dog sled race between Yukon and AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    A 25-year-old musher from Alaska has captured the top prize in this year's Yukon Quest dog sled race. Matt Hall was the first to cross the finish line Tuesday afternoon, completing the 1,600-kilometre race between Whitehorse and Fairbanks, Alaska, in 10 days, one hour and three minutes.

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  5. Necropsy completed after dog dies during Yukon Quest sled-dog raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Brandon Sun

    A dog has died while competing in the gruelling, 1,600-kilometre Yukon Quest sled-dog race from Whitehorse to Fairbanks, Alaska. Competitor Yuka Honda, who is racing for Japan, reached Dawson City early Thursday and reported her six-year-old dog had died just a few kilometres outside the community.

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