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  1. Aurora borealis may be great this weekend -- if you can find clear skiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A stunning display of the northern lights from Fairbanks, Alaska. March is prime time for aurora viewing, especially during the two weeks around new moon.

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  2. Wind warriors: A blustery trip across the Seward PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    On our sixth day of skiing across Alaska's nose, six of us slid along a contour of the Kigluaik Mountains on the Seward Peninsula. The breeze nibbling our cheeks was taking larger bites.

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  3. Alaska's justice system unfair to poor and minorities, but there are solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    If you are Alaska Native, you are more than three times more likely than a white Alaskan to be imprisoned. I don't think that's because Natives are three times more likely to commit crimes.

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  4. After two failed bids by his wife, Anchorage school board member to challenge House majority leaderRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    An Anchorage Democrat has filed to run against House GOP Majority Leader Charisse Millett after his wife tried and failed at the same task in the last two elections. Pat Higgins, an Anchorage school board member, filed a letter Friday with state campaign finance regulators that allows him to start raising money in a bid for Millett's South Anchorage House seat.

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  5. Gov. Walker to lawmakers: We need a new tax this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker issued a blunt demand to state lawmakers Wednesday, telling them they could find themselves back in a special session unless they pass a sustainable budget that uses a "broad-based tax," budget cuts and earnings from the Permanent Fund. In a letter to legislators, Walker said he keeps hearing from them that "a complete solution" to the state's $4 billion budget deficit is not realistic this year.

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  6. Bills propose adding legislators to gas line boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two Republican lawmakers want to add legislative oversight to the board of an organization that plays a key role in Alaska's natural gas pipeline project development. Both Sen. Mia Costello and House Speaker Mike Chenault have proposed adding two non-voting lawmakers to the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. The state-sanctioned gas line corporation would hold portions of Alaska's interest in the liquefaction facilities.

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  7. Ex-postal worker gets prison time for stealing medication from Fairbanks mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A former postal service worker in Fairbanks who stole prescription medication from the mail has been sentenced to four months in prison. U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Beistline on Friday also ordered James Dzimitrowicz Jr. to serve one year of supervised release, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.

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  8. Walker administration plans to sell much of state's royalty oil to TesoroRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Walker administration says it plans to seek legislative approval to sell a large chunk of its royalty crude oil to Tesoro Alaska under a five-year contract. The contract would allow the state to sell the state's only gasoline refiner up to 25,000 barrels of oil daily.

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  9. Senator says Medicaid lawsuit can't proceed without vote by House and SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A key senator says that the full House and Senate must vote on whether to pursue an Alaska Supreme Court appeal of the Legislature's lawsuit against Gov. Bill Walker over Medicaid expansion, not just the committee that authorized the case last summer. A vote of both chambers would force all legislators to put their positions on pursuing the costly lawsuit on the record.

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  10. House budget proposal criticized as 'shell game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Republican and Democratic members of the Alaska House Finance Committee expressed shock and amazement Tuesday when they learned that the administration of Gov. Bill Walker had newly accounted $288 million in savings. The revelation of the money in a savings account thought to be drained - a combination of investment earnings and unspent cash left over from previous years' budgets - added to some members' growing frustration that the committee's Republican leaders are using accounting tricks to conceal the state's true spending levels.

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  11. North Pole woman charged with killing son reaches plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Charges for a North Pole woman accused of killing her 18-month-old son could be reduced in light of new forensic evidence. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that 26-year-old Amberlynn Swanson had initially been charged with murder in the 2013 death of Julian Swanson-Byrd.

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  12. This weird winter isn't the new normal. But that's on its way.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three weird winters have people wondering if this is new normal. Should Anchorage get used to daffodils in February and bringing in trainloads of snow from Fairbanks for the sled dog races? The answer is no.

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  13. University of Alaska cuts would damage our state's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Just when we think things can't get worse in the financial disaster hovering over Juneau, another clueless legislator comes up with a plan that shows little understanding of how Alaska works. Apparently we are not moving into a recession fast enough for Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole.

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  14. GOP lawmakers lead boldly into alternative reality; pray no Alaskan followsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    I never thought I'd miss the pettiness of high school. Oh, I had a few friends back then but I spent most of my time laying low in the music and art departments.

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  15. Love it or hate it, Alaska's warm winter is predicted to last until breakupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Arctic sea ice extent is flirting with a new record-low maximum . Wide expanses of dry grass exposed on snowless ground are raising concerns about early wildfires.

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  16. UA president pushes back against proposed budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The University of Alaska president is pushing back against proposed budget cuts he says would have major impacts on the university system. In a press conference Tuesday, UA President Jim Johnsen criticized budget cuts proposed by Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, last week.

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  17. Alaskans voice concern about comprehensive crime reform bill at hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A victim rights advocate and two police officers expressed concern at a hearing last week that criminals would be protected and the public ignored by a justice reform bill moving through the Alaska Legislature. During a Senate State Affairs Committee hearing Thursday, Taylor Winston, the director of Alaska's Office of Victims' Rights , said she believed many aspects of Senate Bill 91 are unconstitutional because they do not protect victims of crime.

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  18. Love it or hate it, Alaska's warm winter is predicted to last until breakupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Arctic sea ice extent is flirting with a new record-low maximum . Wide expanses of dry grass exposed on snowless ground are raising concerns about early wildfires.

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  19. Alaskans voice concern about comprehensive crime reform bill at hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A victim rights advocate and two police officers expressed concern at a hearing last week that criminals would be protected and the public ignored by a justice reform bill moving through the Alaska Legislature. During a Senate State Affairs Committee hearing Thursday, Taylor Winston, the director of Alaska's Office of Victims' Rights , said she believed many aspects of Senate Bill 91 are unconstitutional because they do not protect victims of crime.

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  20. Wilson would slash up to 1,000 UA jobs with disastrous planRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    One thing we could always count on in Fairbanks was that every local legislator, regardless of party affiliation, would support the University of Alaska. Not anymore.

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