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  1. Photos: Veterans celebrated on JBER and in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    Howard Nunooruk Sr. places flowers on the gravesite of his brother Romeo Nanooruk at Fort Richardson National Cemetery on Veterans Day on Friday, November 11, 2016. Romeo Nanooruk, who died in 1987, was a World War II veteran who fought in the Aleutian Island Campaign, according to Howard's son, Homer Nunooruk.

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  2. Griffiths' Army vehicles move himRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | The Review

    Gordon Griffiths stands with his vintage military vehicles on a recent Friday outside his Glenmoor garage. He has been collecting and restoring them for about 15 years.

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  3. 2016 Veterans Day observances in Anchorage, Mat-SuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    Brig. Gen. Laurie Hummel, adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard and commissioner of the Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, will host a Veterans Day ceremony at the Alaska National Guard armory on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson at 10:30 a.m. Friday.

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  4. N.H. soldier dies in dive training exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Boston.com

    US Army Staff Sgt. David J. Whitcher of New Hampshire died Wednesday during a Special Forces dive training exercise off the coast of Key West, Fla., the Army announced on Friday.

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  5. Visit ten Texas State Parks in one placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | KAUZ

    If you've never visited a state park you are in luck. On Friday TxDOT is offering travelers a chance to visit with more than 10 Texas State Parks in one place.

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  6. Ten parks. One day.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Texas Highways

    Texas State Park Roundup is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 4, 2016 at the Texas Travel Information Center - Wichita Falls , 900 Central Freeway, Exit 1C in Wichita Falls. Includes exhibits, speakers and refreshments.

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  7. Independent Senate candidate visits Haines: 'I'm all work, no party'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Margaret Stock, who is an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Lisa Murkowski, makes a campaign stop in Haines on Oct. 8. "What's happened in Washington, D.C., is that senators who are members of national parties now spend the majority of their time raising money rather than doing their jobs," Stock said. "They raise money primarily from corporations and powerful special interests.

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  8. Obituary: Thomas Eustace Steimer / Westinghouse executive who was an orderly family manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Years in the Army and as an accountant for Westinghouse led Thomas Eustace Steimer to appreciate order. Family meetings, for example, were held after dinner.

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  9. JBER engineer earns Department of Energy career awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Alaska Star

    Jonathan Dalsfoist, 673d Civil Engineer Squadron mechanical engineer, sits in front of a tree outside his office building on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. Over the course of his 45-year career, Dalsfoist has saved the Air Force many times his salary in energy savings and has recently been selected for the 2016 Federal Energy Management Program's Exceptional Career Award.

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  10. Holder's Hideaway: Fort Richardson State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | KAUZ

    Summer is officially over and with the kids in school, for some, the weekends are the perfect and only time to get out and enjoy the weather. A lot has changed since the fort was activated in 1876 but Park Superintendent Robert Frie says the history is still preserved.

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  11. Meet Margaret Stock for US Senate Alaska - In Seward Sept. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Seward City News

    Margaret was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1961, the fourth of nine children. At age 15 Margaret's father passed away, and the family fell apart.

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  12. Vladimir Putin to move nukes 50 miles from US border stoking second cold war fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Daily Star

    A specialist "coastal defence division" will be formed to shore up control of Russia's eastern coast, stretching from the Arctic in the north to the Primorye Territory in the south. Defence minister Sergei Shoigu confirmed that the new base will be "operational" by 2018 at a security meeting last week.

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  13. Soldier serves two tours in Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Brunswick News

    Veteran Joe Roberson intended on making the Army a career until an IED explosion in 2007 left him 100 percent disabled. Recognitions: Purple Heart Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Combat Infantry Badge; Good Conduct Medal ; National Defense Service Medal; Overseas Service Ribbon His story: Joseph Roberson intended on making the Army a career until an IED explosion in 2007 left him 100 percent disabled.

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  14. Russia to garrison division less than 100KM from U.S. borderRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | Washington Times

    It has been no secret that Russia is building up its forces in the Arctic region as the Kremlin covets and wants to protect future access to the natural resources in the region. Russia is also actively preparing to militarize its eastern coastline with large numbers of troops to be garrisoned from near the U.S. border in Alaska to the Kuril Islands in the south, currently disputed with Japan.

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  15. Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016Read the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | KSKA

    Alaska's natural gas pipeline project - as currently envisioned - is not competitive and likely cannot succeed in the current market. That's the conclusion of a report from the outside consulting firm Wood Mackenzie.

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  16. Bob Cupp was more than a great architect. He was a man of many talents, and to many, a close friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Golf World

    I last saw Bob Cupp, who died August 19 at age 76, back in June, a few months after he'd been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. We met at his home in the Buckhead section of Atlanta, a house he had designed and built about 20 years ago, just around the corner from Capital City Club Brookhaven, whose course he'd totally remodeled almost a decade ago, a course I insist is now prettier than Augusta National.

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  17. Gilbert L. KiteRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2016 | Daily Mountain Eagle

    Gilbert "Gil" Kite passed away peacefully on the evening of Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, at Bailey HospiceCenter inSaint Augustine, Fla., surrounded by loved ones.He was 84 years old. As a boy, he lived on a ranch 30 miles away from the closest town.

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  18. Only one way to stop dividend attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    On June 29, we witnessed something unheard of in Alaska. For the first time in state history, a sitting governor asserted the power to unilaterally determine the value of the Alaska Permanent Fund dividend or whether he would even permit there to be a dividend at all.

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  19. Reinbold triggers investigation over Beyonce imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Alaska Star

    Eagle River District 14 Rep. Lora Reinbold set off a Facebook firestorm and a military investigation over the weekend after a member of the public reported she chastised a service member at Fort Richardson over an image of Beyonce on a cell phone. File photos by Associated Press Eagle River District 14 Rep. Lora Reinbold set off a Facebook firestorm and a military investigation over the weekend after a member of the public reported she chastised a service member at Fort Richardson over an image of Beyonce on a cell phone.

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  20. 2016 schedule for Arctic Thunder featuring the Blue AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Blue Angels F/A-18 jet flies inverted between two others on Thursday, August 18, 2006, over Elmendorf Air Force Base. 9 a.m. - Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson opens its gates to the public.

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