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  1. Lawmakers discuss residency requirement for university boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Lawmakers heard mixed feedback to a bill that would require regional representation on the University of Alaska Board of Regents. The House Education Committee on Wednesday discussed Wasilla Rep. Lynn Gattis' proposal to require that regents come from at least six different communities.

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  2. Juneau Capitals win three games in Bantam tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Jaime Hort and Culley Corrigan celebrate a goal versus the Mat-Su team in an opening round game at Treadwell Ice Arena. Juneau's Joseph Monsef battles with a Mat-Su opponent for position in front of the Mat-Su goalie in an opening round contest.

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  3. Northern trails sponging up winter rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Snow scientist Matthew Sturm took this photo of the Sadlerochit Mountains while on a spring 2014 snowmachine traverse of northern Alaska. As he contemplates another long snowmachine journey, Matthew Sturm might consider packing a raincoat.

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  4. Iditarod mushers prepare for new route through Interior AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Ceremonial start of the 43rd Iditarod Monday filled Downtown Anchorage with dogs, fans, and snow trucked in from Goose Lake. Unusually warm weather has hampered Southcentral Alaska's winter snowpack and led officials to move the race start to Fairbanks for only the second time ever.

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  5. Denali air still pristine, with a few specksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Denali National Park has the clearest views of all monitored U.S. parks. Fairbanks's air turns bitter every winter as we fill it with woodsmoke and other things, but just down the road Denali National Park has the clearest air measured among America's monitored national parks.

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  6. Iditarod start changes againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Authorities with the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race last month moved the start of the race from Willow to Fairbanks because of a lack of snow in the greater Anchorage area. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports warmer weather prompted concern that ice on the Chena River is too thin to accommodate the weight of mushers, dogs and volunteers needed at the start.

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  7. With Medicaid language stripped from budget, path to expansion uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    During a House Finance subcommittee meeting Feb, 27, 2015, Rep. Les Gara speaks out against cutting funds proposed in the state operating budget by Gov. Bill Walker that would expand Medicaid in Alaska. In spite of his arguments, the money was stripped from the budget bill.

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  8. With Medicaid language stripped from budget, path to expansion uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    During a House Finance subcommittee meeting Feb, 27, 2015, Rep. Les Gara speaks out against cutting funds proposed in the state operating budget by Gov. Bill Walker that would expand Medicaid in Alaska. In spite of his arguments, the money was stripped from the budget bill.

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  9. New Alaska branch of Americans For Prosperity campaigns against Medicaid expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The conservative group Americans for Prosperity, backed by the billionaire Koch brothers, recently opened an office in Anchorage. They're working to convince elected officials to support their vision of smaller government.

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  10. Alaska communities report record high temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    In Anchorage, Tuesday's temperature reached an official high of 44 degrees, which broke the previous mark of 43 degrees for that date that was set in 1984. In some parts of the city, unofficial temperatures approached 50 degrees on Tuesday.

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  11. International experts on Arctic warfare gather for first time at remote Alaska training siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Soldiers from 12 countries and units all over the United States convened to discuss tactics, programs, and pedagogy on training military forces for operating in extreme cold environments. Just as the Defense Department is putting the country's military focus on the Arctic and Pacific, the U.S. Army in Alaska held its first ever international summit on cold weather combat.

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  12. Brent Sass outduels Allen Moore for Yukon Quest winRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The bells of the historic Immaculate Conception Cathedral in downtown Fairbanks rang in honor of legendary musher George Attla who died this week as Eureka musher Brent Sass cruised across the finish line to win this year's Yukon Quest. Sass has been trying to win the Quest for years.

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  13. Lack of snow pushes Iditarod restart to FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The lack of snow in the Alaska Range has persuaded the Iditarod Trail Committee to move the race start to Fairbanks. After a flyover, mushers say the Dalzell Gorge is impassable and the Farewell Burn area is, again, completely bare.

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  14. Rugged 1,000-mile Yukon-Fairbanks sled dog race startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Yukon Quest race will take dog teams across 1,000 miles of rugged and unforgiving terrain to downtown Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  15. Lack of customers puts CIRI wind farm plans on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Cook Inlet Region Incorporated has put the second phase of its Fire Island wind farm on hold because of a lack of customers. CIRI's only customer is the Chugach Electric Association.

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  16. Lawmakers skeptical of state's plan to buy Fairbanks natural gas utilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Rep. Mike Hawker says how the deal has been brokered is akin to "insider trading." Photo taken Jan. 25, 2013.

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  17. Delta to add year-round competition in Juneau, FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Delta Air Lines plans to start year-round service from Seattle to Juneau and Fairbanks May 15. Delta Air Lines will fly year-round between Juneau and Seattle starting in May. This is a change from just offering flights during the summer , and could signal more Delta service coming to the state in the future. Delta Air Lines Vice President of Seattle Mike Medeiros says the response to its one daily flight between Juneau and Seattle was good last summer.

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  18. With new regents, Walker alters geographic makeup of university boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Gov. Bill Walker has named four new members to the University of Alaska Board of Regents, changing its geographic composition. Of the four members removed, three hailed from Anchorage.

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  19. Healthcare.gov navigators see steady enrollment as deadline approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Nearly 17,000 Alaskans have signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov during this open enrollment period. That's already a substantial increase from last year.

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  20. Troopers say body of avalanche victim recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska State Troopers say an avalanche survivor and another man have recovered the body of a Delta Junction man killed in the same avalanche. Troopers say they were notified Tuesday over that the course of two days, 63-year-old Michael Hopper of Fairbanks and another man, Daniel Perpich, had hiked in and recovered the remains of 35-year-old Erik Peterson.

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