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  1. Alaska Gov. Walker's administration says it wants more cash for prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker speaks with Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth, left, at his side during a public safety-focused news conference in Anchorage last month. Walker held a similar press conference Monday in Juneau.

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  2. Wreckage found on Admiralty Island confirmed as floatplane that vanished in 2008, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    Wreckage and remains discovered Wednesday on an island south of Juneau is from the plane that went missing in 2008 with two men aboard, the family has confirmed. "It is with mixed emotions, that I am able to announce that the search for Brian and Brandon Andrews, missing since Aug. 9, 2008, has ended," B.J. Andrews wrote Saturday on a blog that has provided details about the family's continuing search over the years.

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  3. Juneau soldier killed in Afghanistan helicopter crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims, 36, of Juneau was killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. Photo courtesy U.S. Department of Defense.

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  4. Downtown Juneau and Alaska Capitol on January 18, 2017.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    Hello from Juneau, where it's rained more than 3 inches in the past 24 hours downtown - and where the dank darkness seems to match the mood of most legislators, staffers and reporters who are still here for the special session. A quick aside: We're looking for a name for the roundup.

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  5. Wreck of floatplane that vanished in 2008 with father and son aboard believed found near JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    State and federal authorities have reopened an investigation into a small plane that vanished in 2008 near Juneau, carrying a deputy commissioner for Alaska and his son, after wreckage was discovered Wednesday on an island south of Juneau, an official said. The wreckage in thick woods on Admiralty Island was reported to the National Transportation Safety Board on Wednesday afternoon, said Clint Johnson, NTSB chief for the Alaska region.

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  6. Alaska lawmakers who supported crime bill last year are now trying to reverse itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage Republican Sen. Mia Costello was a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 91, the criminal justice overhaul that passed last year. Now she wants it repealed.

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  7. After a long decline, Alaska expects third straight year of increased oil productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    An aerial view of the trans-Alaska pipeline near Copper Center on June 29, 2017. An aerial view of the trans-Alaska pipeline near Copper Center on June 29, 2017.

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  8. Meet the former foster children who went back and changed the systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    Amanda Metivier outside her office in the UAA building on Bragaw Street. Metivier started the nonprofit Facing Foster Care.

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  9. Alaska House, working quickly, asks for public feedback Monday on crime legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska House Judiciary Committee is asking for public testimony Monday afternoon on Senate Bill 54 , the legislation that would scale back elements of last year's criminal justice overhaul, Senate Bill 91. The hearing is Alaskans' first opportunity to weigh in on SB 54 during the special legislative session on criminal justice and taxes that convened Monday in Juneau. SB 54 would reinstate some of the types of sentences that were reduced by the criminal justice overhaul.

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  10. Could Alaska lawmakers approve a tax in their special session? Some think so.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    As Alaska lawmakers prepare to convene Monday for their fourth special session of the year, two of them had a surprising message: Don't rule out the idea that the House and Senate could approve a tax bill. "It's not dead on arrival," said Anchorage Republican Sen. Kevin Meyer, a member of Senate leadership as chairman of the rules committee.

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  11. How SB 91 has changed Alaska's criminal justice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    If you live in Alaska, you've probably heard of Senate Bill 91, or SB 91, the state's contentious criminal justice reform bill that began taking effect last year. It's frequently invoked at community meeting and on social media and neighborhood message boards when people voice frustrations about crime.

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  12. What Alaskans need are lawmakers who can compromise, for all of usRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    We're optimistic that our Alaska Legislature will be able to not only strengthen the course of criminal justice reform by passing SB 54, but also address our state's fiscal crisis in the upcoming special session in Juneau. Here's why: Legislators and all Alaskans should be careful not to get so wrapped up in the ongoing debates over taxes, state spending and crime sprees, that we all miss the very real connection between our economy and the overall health of our state.

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  13. The last Combi jet: Alaska Airlines retires unique fleet and customers get new freight optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Ramp service agent Shane Spearman, center, guides an Alaska Airlines 737-400 Combi plane toward a gate at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The final flight of an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-400 Combi aircraft departed Anchorage on Oct. 18, 2017.

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  14. Alaska House speaker dismisses lawmakers' call to relocate special session to AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, says his chamber will still hold the upcoming legislative session in Juneau, in spite of a request by the Republican minority to move proceedings to Anchorage. "The special session is taking place in Juneau and that's where it's going to be held, at least from the House perspective," Edgmon said in a phone interview Monday.

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  15. Kodiak will play a key role in innovating ways to produce biofuels from seaweedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Agents from the U.S. Energy Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy recently traveled to the island to meet with a team of academics, scientists, businesses and local growers to plan the first steps of a bicoastal pilot project to modernize methods to grow sugar kelp as a fuel source. The project is bankrolled by a $500,000 grant to the University of Alaska Fairbanks through a new program called Macroalgae Research Inspiring Novel Energy Resources .

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  16. Emergency radio kit from Southeast Alaska sent to help Puerto Rico broadcasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    On Monday, a radio engineer in Juneau loaded four nondescript black cases into a truck and drove it to air cargo. It was one of three emergency radio broadcasting kits of its kind, designed in Southeast Alaska.

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  17. Never mind the fix on Senate Bill 91; special session could well be criminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    When Gov. Bill Walker announced another special session several weeks ago, it was no surprise to those watching the train wreck that is Alaska politics. Like the others, this one will cost thousands of dollars a day, could result in more financial pain for Alaska families, and may further weaken an already struggling economy.

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  18. Hand drawing a playing card from a deck of cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Local elections are over, the Alaska Federation of Natives' annual convention is about to begin in Anchorage and the Legislature's special session is just over a week away. Things are getting busy again in state government and politics; here's what happened this week.

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  19. We're still here': New Native-focused radio station aims to lift indigenous voicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The director of the new online radio station RIVR, James Dommek Jr., poses in the control room at Koahnic Broadcast Corp. in Anchorage on Thursday. The director of the new online radio station RIVR, James Dommek Jr., poses in the control room at Koahnic Broadcast Corp. in Anchorage on Thursday.

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  20. Downtown Juneau and Alaska Capitol on January 18, 2017.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Welcome to the second edition of Alaska Dispatch News' political roundup - a weekly feature designed to catch you up on news from the week in state government and politics. Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has approved a pair of proposed citizens initiatives that aim to take major pieces of the federal Affordable Care Act and enshrine them in state law.

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