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  1. 'They were stalked': Bear responsible for fatal attack at Alaska mine hyper-aggressiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | CBC News

    Erin Johnson, 27, of Anchorage was a contract worker at the Pogo Mine in the Alaska interior when she was mauled to death by a black bear Monday. Another worker sustained minor injuries.

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  2. New protection for endangered West Coast whales cancelled by U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | CBC News

    In this July 9, 2014 file photo, an adult humpback whale breaches in Lynn Canal near Juneau, Alaska. On Monday, April 20, 2015, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries said in a release that it is proposing removing most of the humpback whale population from the Endangered Species Act, announcing that protection and restoration efforts have led to an increase in humpbacks in many areas.

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  3. Human leg in a fishing boot washes up on Alaska beachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | CBC News

    The remains, found in Gastineau Channel, have been sent to the state medical examiner's office in Anchorage for possible identification. A human leg with a fishing boot still on was found in a debris pile that collected in the waters near Alaska's capital city.

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  4. Alaska aquiver: With 40,000 earthquakes a year, state to have its ground examinedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | CBC News

    A seismic station installed at Anaktuvak Pass in Alaska's Brooks Range. The station sends out earthquake information in real time.

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  5. Alaska professor, student to study impact of whale watchingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | CBC News

    An adult humpback whale breaches in Lynn Canal near Juneau, Alaska. Ninety-five per cent of Juneau's humpbacks are from a population segment that has been taken off the endangered species list.

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  6. Alaska lawmakers mull measure calling abortion 'child abuse'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | CBC News

    A conservative state lawmaker has successfully tacked an anti-abortion message onto an otherwise innocuous resolution in the Alaska House aimed at raising awareness about sexual assault and child abuse. Planned Parenthood says the amendment 'seeks to shame women who choose abortion.'

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  7. Then and now: Photographers document rapid melting of world's glaciersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | CBC News

    The Mendenhall glacier near Juneau, Alaska, in 2015. Over the past decade or so, scientists and photographers keep returning to the world's glaciers, watching them shrink with each visit.

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  8. Alaska board mulls pot use in retail storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | CBC News

    At a meeting Thursday in Juneau, state regulators will consider allowing marijuana retail stores statewide to provide separate areas of their businesses for onsite consumption. Alaska brothers James and Giono Barrett have a dream: that some of the scores of cruise ship passengers who crowd the streets of the state capital each summer will one day use their shore excursions to kick back and light up a joint in a pot store's lounge.

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  9. Owners of B.C.'s Tulsequah Chief mine site pushed into receivershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | CBC News

    A tailings pond and a disused water treatment plant can be seen at the Tulsequah Chief mine site. The mine is about 100 kilometers south of Atlin, B.C., and about 65 kilometres northeast of Juneau, Alaska.

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