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  1. PFD cut affects some Alaskans more than othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | APRN

    When the Alaska Legislature passed the state budget June 22, it also voted for the first time to cut money for Permanent Fund dividends. By doing this, it followed in the steps of Gov. Bill Walker, who cut PFDs in half last year to maintain state savings.

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  2. Seward statue unveiled in front of Alaska CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | APRN

    Sibling sculptors Judith, left, and David Rubin flank their 6-foot bronze sculpture of William Seward unveiled July 3 in front of the Alaska Capitol. A statue of the U.S. statesman behind Alaska's 1867 purchase from Russia now stands in front of Alaska's Capitol building.

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  3. Tulsequah Chief Mine controversy deepens as it courts new investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | APRN

    A Tulsequah Chief Mine settling pond overflows at the site about 40 miles northeast of Juneau Sept. 26, 2016.

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  4. No joke: A bear walks into a Lemon Creek liquor storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | APRN

    Bob Dilley is a community service officer supervisor with Juneau Police Department. He said a bear walking into a business doesn't happen very often.

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  5. Senate to return to Juneau on July 10 to focus on oil and gas tax creditsRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | APRN

    Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, testifies before the Senate Finance Committee in April. She would like to see the end of oil and gas tax credits for which companies receive cash payments.

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  6. Sealaska Plaza, the corporation's headquarters.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | APRN

    Results were released Saturday via Sealaska's Facebook page during the Southeast regional Native corporation's annual meeting, held in Hydaburg, on Prince of Wales Island. Juneau-based Sealaska has about 22,000 shareholders, which gives it the largest base of Alaska's dozen regional Native corporations.

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  7. Ask a Climatologist: Utqiagvik ends above normal temperature streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | APRN

    Residents of Utqiagvik have experienced above normal temperatures for the last 17 months. But a cooler-than-normal June will end that streak.

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  8. As Uber arrives in Alaska, towns without taxis have new transportation optionRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2017 | APRN

    Haines resident Alex Stock has signed up to drive for Uber. He's waiting on a background check and vehicle inspection.

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  9. Paddler sought life off the beaten path, respite from - paying to live'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | APRN

    Brandt Smith, 32, paddles his modified inflatable raft on June 7 in Gastineau Channel near Juneau. A Coast Guard boat crew intervened and took Smith and his dog Sam to Douglas harbor.

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  10. Smithsonian representatives wrap up information meetings for Native veterans memorialRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | APRN

    Ozzie Sheakley, commander of Southeast Alaska Native Veterans, welcomes The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian to Southeast Alaska on Monday, June 12, 2017. More than 86,000 Native Americans and Alaska Natives served in the armed forces in World War II and the Vietnam War, and about 31,000 currently are active duty, according to Department of Defense estimates.

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  11. Walker narrows Legislature's focus to the budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | APRN

    Gov. Bill Walker, an independent, speaks at a press availability Friday shortly after calling the Alaska Legislature into the second special session of the year. Walker limited the session to one topic, the operating budget.

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  12. Governor calls lawmakers for 2nd special session after House budget gambit failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | APRN

    House Speaker Bryce Edgmon, D-Dillingham, addresses reporters in the Capitol in Juneau on Friday. The House had pushed an operating budget through the night before then adjourned sine die, leaving the Senate few options.

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  13. Former lawmakers join Senator Wielechowski to challenge Governor Walkera s PFD cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | APRN

    While the Legislature considers making changes to how Alaska Permanent Fund earnings are spent, a pair of former lawmakers are working to block a reduction to Permanent Fund dividends. Clem Tillion has a message to lawmakers who want to reduce the PFD: Don't think any changes you make are going to last.

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  14. Flags at half-staff for former Alaska attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | APRN

    Flags are at half-staff in honor of former Alaska attorney general and lifelong University of Alaska advocate, Grace Schaible of Fairbanks. Schaible grew up in Juneau, graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, George Washington University and Yale Law School.

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  15. New Coast Guard cutter to be commissioned Wednesday in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | APRN

    The U.S Coast Guard will honor the legacy of a man it says performed heroically near the turn of the 20th century. The Alaska-based Bailey Barco fast-response cutter will be commissioned Wednesday in a closed ceremony at the AJ Dock off Thane Road in Juneau.

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  16. Murkowski calls Comey testimony on Trump a oetroublingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | APRN

    Sen. Lisa Murkowski listens to panelists at a field hearing of the U.S. Senate and Natural Resources Committee in Cordova, Alaska on June 10, 2017. Natural Resources Committee, which she chairs.

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  17. Three now in running for Alaskaa s lone Congressional seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | APRN

    Greg Fitch, founder of the Juneau-based Mental Health Consumer Action Network, has filed to run for Republican Don Young's seat in Congress. Greg Fitch poses for a portrait in Juneau on Thursday.

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  18. AK: Juneau city manager: - People genuinely don't have somewhere to goaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | APRN

    A tent city sprang up in Alaska's capital city this spring. Juneau is struggling with a ballooning homeless population and so far efforts to crack down have just moved the problem around.

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  19. Coast Guard rescues man and dog in Gastineau Channel in duct-taped inflatableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | APRN

    A man trying to cross Gastineau Channel, near Juneau, on a homemade watercraft found himself in a spot of bother A man paddles a homemade watercraft in the Gastineau channel, near Juneau, Alaska, June 7, 2017. A Coast Guard Station Juneau smallboat crew rescued a 32-year-old man after the craft began taking on water.

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  20. Ask a Climatologist: In Alaska, wildfire season can go from mild to severe in an instantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | APRN

    Wildfire season is off to a slow start in Alaska. But that could change very quickly.

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