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  1. Possible Anchorage special session location would crimp fundraisingRead the original story

    Friday | APRN

    The Legislature will gather in Juneau on July 11th for its second special session this year. But, it might not be there for long.

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  2. Alaska News Nightly: Friday, June 24, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | APRN

    The Legislature will gather in Juneau on July 11th for its second special session this year. But, it might not be there for long.

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  3. AK: Before Orlando and after OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | APRN

    In gay communities all over the country, there is a before and an after. A before June 12th, and an after.

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  4. Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 22, 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KSKA

    The proposed Pebble Mine was Exhibit A at a hearing in the U.S. House this morning. The Republican-led hearing was supposed to be a critical look at environmental regulation, but the focus shifted as lawmakers of both parties kept asking the same question: Why hasn't Pebble filed for its permits yet? The state is considering a dramatically different approach in its effort to build a natural gas pipeline.

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  5. Legislators respond to Walkera s latest special sessionRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | KSKA

    Alaska's Legislature will have another 30 days beginning on July 11th to pass a long-term fiscal plan for funding state government. That's because Governor Bill Walker called them back for another special session.

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  6. Dillingham woman missing after leaving Juneau treatment center in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | KSKA

    A Dillingham woman has been missing in Juneau for nearly three months. The family of 30-year-old LoriDee Wilson has no information on her whereabouts, but continues to hope that she'll be found alive.

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  7. Kiehl proposes ordinance to outlaw LGBT discrimination in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | KSKA

    In an old hospital cafeteria, voices and footsteps echo off the nearly bare walls and empty offices. Toys and big stuffed animals are strewn about in various states of packing.

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  8. Atlin dance group reflects cross-border cultural resurgenceRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 18 | KSKA

    Southeast Alaska's Tlingit culture doesn't stop at the Canadian border. Tribal members also live in British Columbia to the east and the Yukon to the north.

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  9. Dead murres on the beach in Haines on Jan. 12, 2016.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | KSKA

    Earlier this year, dozens of dead seabirds washed up on beaches in Haines and Skagway. It wasn't an isolated event.

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  10. Some must leave home to get helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | KSKA

    For all its prevalence in Alaskan communities, drug addiction can be a difficult health care problem to manage. Proper treatment depends on timing and access to services, which aren't always available in small-town Alaska.

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  11. Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, June 15, 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | KSKA

    Three people have died and six more are injured after a passenger van rolled-over in Atka Tuesday night. Alaska State Troopers say they learned of the single vehicle crash just after 6 p.m. At a press conference in Juneau today, Gov. Bill Walker said he understands the position of legislators who are hearing from constituents opposed to cuts to Permanent Fund dividends.

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  12. Third major ratings agency downgrades Alaska creditRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | APRN

    Credit ratings agencies have cited Alaska's $3.8 billion budget deficit and ongoing legislative gridlock in downgrading the state's credit. Lawmakers were unable to pass a budget in the constitutionally-mandated 121-day regular session, and are currently meeting in a special session called by Gov. Bill Walker.

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  13. Permanent Fund bill stalls in House Finance CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | KSKA

    Since the Senate passed the bill last week that would draw money from the Permanent Fund to pay for state government, two things have happened. One is that many Alaskans have raised concerns with the part of the bill that would cut Permanent Fund dividends in half, .

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  14. Juneau charges ahead with electric vehiclesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | APRN

    With its limited road system, Southeast doesn't seem like a paradise for car lovers. But it might be the perfect spot for Travis McCain.

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  15. Alaska News Nightly: Monday, June 13, 2016Read the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | APRN

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will return to using its own employees to make appointments for Alaska veterans who need services outside the VA system. The bill that would cut Alaskans' Permanent Fund dividend checks in half this fall faces a tough legislative test this week.

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  16. Gov. Walker: We're taking each step as we canRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | KSKA

    Revenue Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck, Budget Director Pat Pitney and Alaska Gov. Bill Walker held a press conference on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 in Juneau, Alaska. Lawmakers approved a budget that draws heavily from state savings, Walkers administration is advocating for different sources of revenue.

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  17. Juneau cooking prodigy sails to White House on a cr peRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | APRN

    Denali Schijvens, serving a recent dinner for 12. Nancy Hemenway, right, says he planned and executed the meal while she served as sous chef. Photo: Sander Schijvens.

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  18. Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, June 9, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | KSKA

    The state gas line corporation has a new president, six months after the ouster of its previous leadership - and he will start with a base salary of over half a million dollars. Alaska Governor Bill Walker started this year calling for three things to solve the state's budget crisis: restructuring the Permanent Fund, cutting subsidies for oil and gas companies, and instituting taxes, including an income tax.

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  19. Hundred-year - treasure' of Alaska history and culture opens in JuneauRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | APRN

    It was built to protect and preserve Alaska's most-treasured documents and artifacts for the next hundred years. The replacement for the old Alaska State Museum in Juneau was almost two decades in the planning and it took over three years to build.

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  20. Canoe landings kick off Celebration 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | APRN

    The arrival of the One People Canoe Society on Wednesday marked an unofficial kick-off to Celebration. While the flotilla steadied itself for the last leg of the journey, a crowd of over 300 people clustered at the shores of Douglas Harbor.

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