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  1. Trump administration puts brakes on Indian Country in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | APRN

    Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska has applied to federal government to place its Andrew Hope Building in downtown Juneau into a federal trust making it exempt from local and state jurisdictions. Native American tribes are able to put land into trust with the federal government.

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  2. AK: Spruce tip fever brings economic boost to SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | APRN

    Molly Kelly collects a handful of spruce tips in Gustavus. This year pickers were paid $3-per-pound of spruce tips.

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  3. Lemon Creek inmates study Latin etymology and epic poems behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | APRN

    Jim Hale and Lowell Ford sit in the library at Lemon Creek Correctional Center after Latin class. Taking GED or vocational classes in prison is not unusual.

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  4. Judge OKs city's $275,000 payout to Juneau familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | APRN

    Harborview Elementary School pictured on May 11, 2015. The lawsuit alleges the soccer injury occurred during a physical educatin class in 2016.

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  5. Ukrainian seafood buyers want to connect with Unalaskaa s fisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 9 | APRN

    International seafood buyers are scheduled to visit Unalaska this month, but they don't hail from a massive importer like China or Japan. They're coming from Ukraine - a once-modest market for Alaska fish that's slowly reemerging after political upheaval and economic crisis.

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  6. With Permanent Fund draw, higher oil prices bring Alaska closer to a balanced budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 5 | APRN

    The Trans-Alaska Pipeline runs alongside the Dalton Highway near the Toolik Field Station on June 9, 2017, in the North Slope Borough. Add to that the legislature's decision to tap into the Permanent Fund's earnings to pay the bills and the state is suddenly a lot closer to a balanced budget.

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  7. Alaska News Nightly: Monday, July 2, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 2 | APRN

    Gov. Bill Walker has asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to suspend the Environmental Impact Statement process for the proposed Pebble Mine. Communities across the country demonstrated this past weekend against the Trump Administration's immigration policies, including in Alaska.

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  8. Norovirus on a cruise ship? Juneau would like a call.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | APRN

    There's been another reported outbreak of norovirus on an Alaska cruise ship. At least 38 passengers fell ill with the stomach bug while sailing through Southeast Alaska last week.

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  9. Corrections seeks alternatives to halfway housesRead the original story

    Friday Jun 29 | APRN

    Corrections Commissioner Dean Williams speaks to reporters after Gov. Bill Walker announced his appointment in January 2016. Williams is seeking alternatives to traditional halfway houses.

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  10. Alaska unions defiant in wake of punishing Supreme Court decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 28 | APRN

    Unionized state workers rally on the steps of Juneau's State Office Building on February 28, 2013. A Supreme Court 5-4 decision made Wednesday says unions cannot force state workers to contribute to the union's finances.

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  11. Holland America cruise in Alaska hit by norovirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 22 | APRN

    Juneau's top attraction is the Mendenhall Glacier. The glacier's visitor center can receive as many as 6,000 cruise ship visitors in a single day.

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  12. 49 Voices: Bruce Gordon of Excursion InletRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2018 | APRN

    This week we're hearing from Bruce Gordon in Excursion Inlet. Gordon works as the watchman for the Ocean Beauty cannery.

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  13. Juneau seeks community help with $1 million endowment for Alaska College of EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | APRN

    The City and Borough of Juneau is looking to the community for help meeting the remainder of its $1 million commitment to the University of Alaska's new education college. The city pledged to create an endowment when the University of Alaska Board of Regents was considering where to put the new school.

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  14. Avrum Gross: Gov. Hammond's - long-haired hippie' ally, attorney general and in-house antagonistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | APRN

    After retiring, Avrum Gross split his time between Hawaii, Italy and a historic cannery near Angoon that he used as a summer home, family retreat and fishing hole. Republican Gov. Jay Hammond appointed the East Coast Democrat in 1974 to be the state's top attorney.

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  15. Elders look on with pride as younger generations step up at Celebration 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | APRN

    Owen James poses with his daughter Leah Moss. James and Moss both came to Celebration 2018 from Hoonah.

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  16. Alaska's regulatory authority OKs Hydro One acquisitionRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2018 | APRN

    Hydro One's logo on a tower at its headquarters in Toronto on May 20, 2015. Hydro One says it's Canada's largest electricity transmission and distribution service provider.

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  17. Canoes arrive and unofficially kick off Celebration 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | APRN

    On Tuesday afternoon, a group of canoes finished their weeklong journey to Juneau. The landing is the unofficial beginning of Celebration.

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  18. Newest megaship docks in Juneau for the first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | APRN

    The 4,000-passenger Norwegian Bliss was specially designed for sailing in Alaska and will be making weekly stops in Juneau through the season. Complete with rooftop water slides, a go-kart track and up to 1,700 crew, the 1,000-foot vessel may be the largest cruise ship ever to call in Juneau.

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  19. Legislative ethics bill will keep issue off fall ballotRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2018 | APRN

    It looks like voters will not have a chance this fall to weigh in on a legislative ethics ballot measure. Alaska's Lieutenant Governor and the attorney general's office have determined a bill passed by the legislature this spring is similar enough to keep the issue off the ballot.

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  20. Some Y-K Delta residents are worried over the final Donlin EISRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | APRN

    People started trickling into a meeting May 31, 2018 to voice concerns about the final Environmental Impact Statement from the Army Corps of Engineers for the proposed Donlin gold mine. About 25 residents from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta met on May 31 to air concerns about the final Environmental Impact Statement issued last month for the proposed Donlin gold mine.

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