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  1. Indiana 63, Northwestern 62: Three ThingsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Sports Media 101

    ... course, you can't go without mentioning the way in which that run ended, as Devonte Green pretty much pulled up from Juneau, Alaska to knockdown a buzzer beating three. From there Indiana went back to its normal struggles in the 2nd half, letting ...

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  2. Lawmakers just can't get per diem rightRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... week. Rep. Charisse Millett, an Anchorage Republican, introduced an amendment to eliminate per diem for the three Juneau legislators who now receive the living expense payments during the session. She argued forcefully lawmakers poised to levy taxes ...

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  3. Health officials distribute new technology for Alaska's war on opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Homeless youth advocate Michelle Overstreet, left, talks about drug abuse during an Alaska Municipal League forum Feb. 22, 2017, in Juneau. Dr. Anne Zink and Dr. Jay Butler also were on the panel.

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  4. Permanent Fund Dividend recalculation tool provides a new way to size up deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... advocate any specific plan, but examines a set of interrelated variables for various proposals under review in Juneau. It shows what share of Permanent Fund earnings could be used to plug a portion of the deficit and allows the user to test ...

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  5. Send us your best volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Bering Straits Native Corp., ExxonMobil Alaska and Dateline Digital Printing - awardees will receive a trip to Juneau and will be honored at a luncheon and ceremony at the Governor's House in Juneau in May. Awardees are chosen by a committee of ...

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  6. Our path forward: determined optimismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Having spent time in Juneau at the beginning of the legislative session for the Alaska Chamber's annual Legislative Fly-In, I'm pleased to see that my enthusiasm for 2017 is reflected in the halls of the Capitol.

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  7. Juneau's electric utility says natural gas not in the plans anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Juneau's privately-owned electric utility won't be bringing natural gas to the capital city anytime soon. Alaska Electric Light & Power is owned by the Washington-based company Avista, which had shown interest in shipping liquefied natural gas from British Columbia to Juneau.

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  8. Murkowski says Trump policies on Arctic, climate still unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSKA

    ... covers energy and the environment for Alaska's Energy Desk , a collaboration between Alaska Public Media, KTOO in Juneau and KUCB in Unalaska. Before coming to Anchorage, she spent two years reporting for Raven Radio in Sitka. Rachel studied ...

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  9. Industry pushes back against proposed changes to state's oil tax systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSKA

    SAE Exploration Chairman and CEO Jeff Hastings answers questions Wednesday after his testimony before the House Resources Committee in Juneau. As lawmakers in Juneau consider changes to the state's oil tax credit system, they're facing stiff opposition from oil companies.

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  10. Alaska News Nightly: Friday, Feb. 24, 2017Read the original story

    Yesterday | KSKA

    ... joining a national effort by Trump opponents who want Congress to act as a check on the president. As lawmakers in Juneau consider changes to the state's oil tax credit system, they're facing stiff opposition from oil companies. Alaska U.S. Sen. ...

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  11. Alaska US Sen. Sullivan says he's accessible amid protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Times

    A group of protesters rally outside the state Capitol, where Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan addressed a joint session of the Alaska Legislature on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Juneau, Alaska. Protesters held signs touching on a range of issues, including support for Planned Parenthood.

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  12. Alaska Senate's GOP-led majority unveils new Permanent Fund bill, with spending capRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... uce the withdrawal from the Permanent Fund. Nathaniel Herz covers politics and general assignments. He's currently in Juneau covering the Alaska Legislature. Sign up for his weekly email roundup on all things Legislature, The Agenda .

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  13. Juneau Afternoon - 2-27-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Suki Kim is a South Korean-born, American novelist and investigative journalist and the only writer ever to live undercover in North Korea. She is the author of the recent New Suki Kim is a South Korean-born, American novelist and investigative journalist and the only writer ever to live undercover in North Korea.

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  14. AK: The history of the water fluoride debate in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSKA

    Juneau grappled with the question over fluoridation a decade ago and people's views remain the same today as they were 10 years ago. "We're now in the United States at over 70 years of community water fluoridation with levels of fluoride in the water," Brad Whistler said.

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  15. Activists call for Alaska town halls, but senators say they're accessibleRead the original story

    Friday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Juneau residents take part in a rally Friday in front of the Alaska Capitol, encouraging U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan to hold a town meeting. Sullivan was at the Capitol earlier in the day to give his annual address to the Alaska Legislature.

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  16. Mike Miller's life, career centered on social justice, faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Services are planned for this weekend for Mortimer Michael "Mike" Miller, the travel writer and former lawmaker who represented Juneau in the Legislature just as the new state of Alaska was getting on its feet. Mike Miller was the first publicity director for the State Division of Tourism, served on the Juneau Assembly, served a total of 16 years in the state House, and served 10 years on the Department of Corrections' Parole Board.

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  17. Walker wants Trump on-board the gaslineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KSKA

    ... Keith Meyer, aduring a Senate Finance meeting focusing oncorporation's budget on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, in Juneau, Alaska. (Photo by Rashah McChesney/Alaska's Energy Desk) "The federal government has been very supportive of our gasline project ...

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  18. Juneau Afternoon - 2-24-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Bob Armstrong, will offer a preview to the Friday night's Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center lecture about Coping With Weather; Suki Kim is a South Korean-born, American novelist and investigative journalist and the only writer ever to live undercover in North Korea. She is the author of the recent New Suki Kim is a South Korean-born, American novelist and investigative journalist and the only writer ever to live undercover in North Korea.

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  19. Murkowski: Alaska challenges 'pressing'Read the original story

    Friday | Petroleum News

    U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski returned to Juneau for her annual address to the Legislature and it didn't take long for her to address resource issues.

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  20. Mitigation plan offeredRead the original story

    Friday | Petroleum News

    A plan for a state wetlands mitigation program has been submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers after long preparation, Department of Natural Resources officials told a legislative committee in Juneau Feb. 22. The proposal was warmly welcomed by the Senate Resources Committee as a more affordable option for Alaska firms requiring mitigation of wetlands impacts for construction. Ironically, a budget subcommittee for DNR in the state House is also recommending that money for the program be deleted from the budget.

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