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  1. Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | APRN

    In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court today declared same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states. That means the status quo will continue in Alaska, where same-sex marriage was legalized in October.

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  2. AK: The journey to Bristol Baya s fishing groundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | APRN

    Chet Williams backs the F/V Eagle Claw into Pile Bay, on the eastern shore of Iliamna Lake, June 14, 2015. Every year dozens of boats travel back to Bristol Bay.

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  3. Navy Reps Hear Complaints on Northern EdgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | APRN

    Four representatives travelled to Homer to explain the purpose of Northern Edge. Captain Raymond Hesser is a naval officer with Alaskan Command.

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  4. Card Street Fire Doubles In Size On Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | APRN

    State fire managers are calling the Card Street Fire in Sterling on the Kenai Peninsula "very concerning." It is now 150 acres and has consumed at least six structures.

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  5. Mixed Feelings On A New Companya s Plans To Drill in Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | APRN

    BlueCrest Energy plans to drill from shore about six miles north of Anchor Point. Informational meetings were held in Homer and Anchor Point this week.

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  6. Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, June 9, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | APRN

    House and Senate budget negotiators have agreed to fully fund the per-student funding formula for the coming year, as work continues to reach an overall budget deal. Several coastal communities, including Kodiak, Cordova, and Homer, have held both land-based and fishing boat flotilla protests over the last few weeks to voice their concerns about planned Navy and joint military training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska.

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  7. Coastal Communities Rally to Protest Naval Activity in the Gulf of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | APRN

    Several coastal communities, including Kodiak, Cordova, and Homer, have held both land-based and fishing boat flotilla protests over the last few weeks to voice their concerns about planned Navy and joint military training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska. Dozens of local residents ignored the strong winds, grey skies, and drizzle to gather around the mariners' memorial on the Homer spit.

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  8. Marian Friedrich recently received a Medicare denial. Photo By Quinton Chandler/KBBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | APRN

    There has been a rise in the number of people denied the Medicaid waiver after reassessment. Duane Mayes, Director of Senior and Disabilities Services or SDS says the department wasn't able to conduct its annual evaluations of waiver recipients' eligibility up until several years ago because of a series of lawsuits.

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  9. More Tustumena Delays Wona t Affect AleutiansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | APRN

    The state ferry Tustumena has already missed its first sailings in May as it undergoes repairs in shipyard. Now, it's delayed again - but its first trip to the Aleutians isn't set to change.

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  10. Alaska News Nightly: May 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | APRN

    A proposed voter initiative to ban setnets in urban parts of Alaska is making its way toward the ballot, while a lawsuit over its legality continues. Unalaska is getting ready to spend tens of millions of dollars to upgrade the aging Port of Dutch Harbor.

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  11. Missing Boater Found Dead Near SeldoviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | APRN

    Alaska State Troopers report they were contacted by Seldovia pilot Keith Gain, who said he was searching for a missing boater. Gain told Troopers he'd located Purpura's skiff floating near McDonald Spit with the motor still running.

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  12. The Blind Spot: Beyond No-Mana s LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | APRN

    At the low end, prevention measures costs the State of Alaska $9 per point of contact. Intensive substance abuse treatment costs $49,502 per person on average.

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  13. Town Hall Meetings Tackle Alaskaa s Food Security IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | APRN

    Since January 2014, representatives of the Alaska Food Policy Council have been crisscrossing the state, getting a taste of local foods, food issues, and food successes. The first meeting was held in 2014 in Nome, followed by Juneau, Fairbanks, Bethel, and Palmer, then Homer and Anchorage this year.

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  14. Legislators Hear Hours of Disapproval Over Sweeping Changes to Marijuana BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | APRN

    An outpouring of public disapproval greeted an unexpected overhaul to the Legislature's bill dealing with legal marijuana in Alaska. For more than two hours, public testimony to the Senate Finance committee criticized a redrafted version of Senate Bill 30 .

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  15. Alaska News Nightly: December 23, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | APRN

    Alaska Governor Bill Walker signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday with Japan-based Resource Energy, Inc. for liquefied natural gas development and export out of Cook Inlet. Humpback whales may be coming off the endangered species list soon - federal officials are expected to announce a decision within the next few weeks.

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  16. Virus Implicated in Sea Star Wasting Disease EpidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | APRN

    A mysterious illness causing mass die-offs of Pacific starfish has baffled scientists since the epidemic first started in the summer of 2013. But scientists think they may now have an answer.

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