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  1. Man pleads not guilty in wife's death during Alaska cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A Utah man charged with first-degree murder in the death of his wife on a cruise to Alaska pleaded not guilty during a Wednesday hearing in which he appeared to become emotional at times. An attorney for Kenneth Manzanares entered the plea during an arraignment in a federal courtroom in Juneau, Alaska.

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  2. The Latest: FBI: Man says wife's laughter led to killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Authorities say a Utah man killed his wife aboard a cruise ship and told an acquaintance who later walked into the blood-splattered cabin that he did it because she wouldn't stop laughing at him. A criminal complaint by an FBI special agent says Kenneth Manzanares was found in the couple's room on the Emerald Princess on Tuesday night with blood on his hands and clothes and blood spread throughout the cabin.

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  3. Federal authorities to announce charges in cruise ship deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Federal authorities planned to announce charges Thursday in what was described as a domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship in U.S. waters off Alaska that led to the death of a 39-year-old Utah woman. Princess Cruises said the woman died Tuesday night on the Emerald Princess, which was carrying 3,400 passengers and 1,100 crew members on a weeklong trip that left Sunday from Seattle.

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  4. Coast Guard pulled man from failing duct-taped boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Star Tribune

    KTOO reports the U.S. Coast Guard picked up a 32-year-old man and his dog from an inflatable, duct-taped watercraft when it started to take on water Wednesday in Gastineau Channel near Juneau, Alaska's capital city. An off-duty Coast Guard member saw the unsafe craft and called it in.

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

    May 23, 2017 | Star Tribune

    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. Juneau Police Lt.

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  6. Alaska lawmaker in row after 'free trip' for abortion claimRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Star Tribune

    JUNEAU, Alaska - Alaska lawmakers are demanding a public apology from a Republican legislator who said there are women in Alaska who try to get pregnant to get a "free trip to the city." Pressure mounted Friday on Rep. David Eastman, who has raised concerns with using state funds and Medicaid to cover abortions.

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  7. The changing horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Star Tribune

    With firsthand accounts and photographs of climate change's effects, David Thoreson aims to make what still seems theoretical to some people a reality. His book "Over the Horizon" gives a visual account through photographs and journal entries over years of of his travels into the Northwest Passage and the changes that have taken place in the Arctic.

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  8. Australian couple are first foreign owners of U.S. radio stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The Federal Communications Commission recently approved a request by Richard and Sharon Burns through their company Frontier Media to increase their interest in 29 radio stations in Alaska, Texas and Arkansas from 20 percent to 100 percent. The agency long took what some viewed as a hard line in limiting foreign ownership under a 1930s law that hearkened to wartime propaganda fears.

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  9. The Latest: Alaska nixes marijuana use at pot shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Star Tribune

    JUNEAU, Alaska - The Latest on Alaska's turning down a proposal to allow onsite consumption at marijuana retail stores : Alaska marijuana regulators have rejected a proposal to allow authorized retail pot shops to have areas where customers could consume marijuana products. The nation's northernmost state on Thursday had been poised to become the first in the nation to allow onsite consumption.

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  10. Police in Alaska capital city launch 2017 kindness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Star Tribune

    Following a year of deadly confrontations between police and citizens across the U.S., police in Alaska's capital city are spearheading a campaign to turn 2017 into a community-wide year of kindness. Juneau police will kick off the campaign with public potlucks on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day to encourage locals to commit daily acts of kindness and to reach out weekly to individuals outside their usual circles.

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  11. Tongass National Forest plan moves to young-growth timberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Star Tribune

    JUNEAU, Alaska - Plans for managing the nation's largest national forest call for changes in timber harvests that one critic says will be "the demise of the timber industry as we know it right now." The Tongass National Forest released a management plan update Friday that it says will emphasize young-growth timber sales in the forest, which covers much of southeast Alaska, and allow for a logging rate that it says will meet projected timber demand.

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  12. A wintry smorgasbord: Cold, snow, then more coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Star Tribune

    The numbers are in from NOAA and after a record-warm autumn for the contiguous U.S., we should have no problem setting the 2nd-hottest year on record for the U.S.. Take a look at the excerpt below, I've highlighted a few notable stats from the Climate Central article: It's almost certain that 2016 will be the second-hottest year on record for the contiguous U.S., with new data showing that November was the second warmest on record for the Lower 48, capping off a record-hot autumn .

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