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  1. JPD sends Capitol slap case to Office of Special ProsecutionsRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | APRN

    Sen. David Wilson, R-Wasilla, during a Senate Floor Session on Feb. 6, 2017. The Office of Special Prosecutions now has the case in which a state senator is accused of slapping an Alaska Dispatch News reporter in the state Capitol.

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  2. Uber, Lyft could be back in Alaska by JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | APRN

    The state House and Senate have both passed bills that allow Transportation Network Companies to operate, which means controversial businesses like Uber and Lyft could open up shop in Alaska as early as June. "If the governor signs the bill it will go into effect immediately upon his signature," Costello said by phone from Juneau.

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  3. From gangs to a grad: A former inmate celebrates finishing collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | APRN

    Marcos Galindo and his son, Lucian, after a University of Alaska Southeast graduation ceremony May 7, 2017. This month, 30-year-old Marcos Galindo graduated with a bachelor's degree in social science with a concentration in political science.

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  4. Ask a Climatologist: Sizing up Alaska's summerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | APRN

    Summer in Alaska is full of endless daylight, a few mosquitoes and also some pretty amazing or terrible weather, depending on the year. So how are forecasters sizing up the long term outlook for June, July and August? Brian: If you look at the long range outlooks put out by NOAA or the long range outlooks put out by computer ensembles, everything in Alaska is looking warm.

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  5. Senate sends oil tax credit overhaul back to the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | APRN

    Senate President Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, talks to reporters at a Senate Majority press availability, April 13, 2017. Sens. Peter Micciche, R- Soldotna and Anna Mackinnon, R-Anchorage, seated next to him also participated.

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  6. Fans watch first Tlingit Miss Alaska reach final 10 in Miss USA contestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | APRN

    Sierra Flores, left, her mother Serena Hinchman, middle, and Raeanne Holmes holds signs at the Miss USA watch party in the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall in Juneau on Sunday, Hinchman and Holmes work for Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. A few more than a dozen fans of Alyssa London, or Miss Alaska, are groaning in disappointment and one resilient fan screams, "We love you Alyssa!" after the last of five Miss USA contestants advance to the next round of the pageant.

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  7. Funding for pro-road group approved by Juneau AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | APRN

    The view of Berners Bay from Cascade Point. The Juneau Access Lynn Canal Highway would be built through this area.

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  8. Kodiak embraces commercial harvest of kelpRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | APRN

    Blue Evolution , a company from the Lower 48 that turns seaweed into pasta products, has partnered up with both Alaska and out-of-state groups to harvest and process the super food in Kodiak. According to Blue Evolution, the first harvest of the year in Ketchikan yielded less than expected because of high winds and otherwise bumpy weather. 1 comment

  9. Tillerson gets earful on climate change from Arctic governmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | APRN

    United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson chaired the 10th Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Fairbanks on May 11, 2017. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson got an earful from governments around the Arctic today - on the topic of climate change.

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  10. At Fairbanks Arctic Council meeting, the big question mark is climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | APRN

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Alaska for the meeting of the Arctic Council. The Arctic Council is the main forum for international cooperation in the Arctic, and the meeting has drawn foreign ministers from across the North, including U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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  11. Walker tells Assembly he expects revenues in fiscal planRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | APRN

    Gov. Bill Walker addressing the Anchorage Assembly during remarks about the fiscal situation in the Legislature, May 9th, 2017 Governor Bill Walker made a visit to the Anchorage Assembly during it's Tuesday meeting. He said he'd stopped by en route to his evening flight back to Juneau, and used the opportunity to update the local body the status of the state's budget battle in the Legislature.

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  12. Tlingit and Haida Central Council joins chorus of Rep. Eastman's criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | APRN

    The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska on Tuesday formally added itself to the chorus of critics of Alaska lawmaker David Eastman. Leaders within the organization, which represents more than 30,000 Tlingit and Haida people, had piles of unflattering adjectives to characterize Eastman's comments, including "appalling," "demeaning," "egregious," "inexcusable," "venomous," "indefensible" and "demonizing."

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  13. Sitka man with Juneau ties charged with murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | APRN

    A Sitka man formerly of Juneau was charged with first degree murder Saturday, after telling police he killed his girlfriend during an argument. 39-year-old Reuben Yerkes is being held in custody at the Sitka Jail on $500,000 bail.

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  14. Scientists see the future in the bellies of fishRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | APRN

    Southeast Alaska is home to hundreds of glaciers and a lucrative fishing industry. As those glaciers retreat, the freshwater they send into the ocean could begin to dry up.

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  15. Central Council working to put Juneau parcels into trustRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | APRN

    The Andrew Hope Building in downtown Juneau is among the parcels that the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska is proposing to put in trust. Southeast Alaska's largest tribal organization has applied to the federal government to put seven parcels in downtown Juneau into a federal trust.

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  16. Southeast Alaska tribal government moves into defense contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | APRN

    Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska President Richard Peterson, right, poses with delegates during this month's Tribal Assembly in Juneau. Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska President Richard Peterson said funding cuts threaten its programs.

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  17. Ask a Climatologist: Alaska's lucky winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | APRN

    Attendance numbers spiked at Eaglecrest Ski Area in Juneau thanks to fresh snowfall as seen here on March 5, 2017. Winter is more or less over in most of Alaska.

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  18. Fire marshal: Youths confess to Twin Lakes playground fireRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | APRN

    Firefighters spray down a fire on Monday, April 24, 2017, at the playground near Twin Lakes. Capital City Fire/Rescue Fire Marshal Dan Jager said the two teenagers admitted they started the fire with no clear motive.

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  19. It's really sad': Juneau kids sorry to see playground burnRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | APRN

    Foam clung to the charred remains of castle steeples and playhouses while firefighters swept the Twin Lakes playground with high-pressure hoses. The smoke was thick but through the gaps, it didn't look like much was left of the popular playground located in a park north of downtown Juneau.

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  20. Alaska pretrial services might see changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | APRN

    Sitka Police Officer Noah Shepard serves coffee to inmates in Sitka's jail, while supervisor Dave Nelson looks on. At any given time over a quarter of the beds in Alaska prisons are occupied by people who haven't been convicted of a crime.

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