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  1. Reality Check: 'Slednecks' and their reindeer gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    It turns out that 700 words could not capture all my feelings about "Slednecks" so I am back for more. This week we got a string of three new 30-minute episodes in which MTV delivered us yet another cultural experience.

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  2. Madison gives UAA women a physical presence and senior leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The one-word motto of the UAA women's basketball team is "mayhem." The goal is a style and speed of play that wreaks havoc on the other team, often in the form of turnovers.

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  3. Home near Wasilla destroyed by fire that spread into dry vegetationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A fast-moving fire Tuesday morning destroyed a residence off Bogard Road near Wasilla and left a married couple and their two dogs homeless, authorities say. The fire spread to the frost-killed grass surrounding the home and prompted the state's Department of Forestry to send out a news release warning residents in Southcentral Alaska of high fire danger due to dry conditions and a lack of snow.

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  4. Couple, dogs OK after intense fire destroys home near WasillaRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A fast-moving fire Tuesday morning destroyed a residence off Bogard Road near Wasilla and left a married couple and their two dogs homeless, authorities say. The fire was reported just after 7 a.m. on East Pike Avenue, a one-lane dirt road off North Bear Street, Matanuska-Susitna Borough deputy emergency services director Clint Vardeman said.

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  5. Willow cell tower collapses as Mat-Su drafts new rulesRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    The rare tower toppling -- one of the first ever reported in the Valley -- happened as the Mat-Su Borough gets ready to revisit the contentious issue of regulating the construction of tall towers, including those that provide cell phone service to a growing population. The borough removed all regulations for tall towers two years ago and, amid public criticism, last year reinstated an old ordinance as a placeholder.

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  6. Sullivan declares victory in Alaska Senate race as Begich refuses to concedeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Republican US Senate candidate Dan Sullivan talks to the Conservative Patriots Group at the Mat-Su Family Restaurant in Wasilla during a campaign appearance on Thursday, March 27, 2014. Sullivan is running for the senate seat currently held by Democrat Mark Begich.

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  7. More than 50,000 votes remain to be counted in heated Alaska racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    At least 53,000 ballots remain to be counted that could affect margins and possibly outcomes in two closely watched political races in Alaska. The competition in Alaska for Democratic Sen. Mark Begich's U.S. Senate seat has drawn national attention, with Republican candidate Dan Sullivan holding a 8,149-vote lead over Begich -- a 3.6 percent difference -- after the first round of vote counting immediately following Tuesday's general election.

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  8. Moose capture Region III volleyball titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Palmer's Mariah McNamara showed off the skills that earned her Player of the Year honors in Region III volleyball, piling up 20 kills and 19 digs in her team's championship-match victory over Kodiak on Saturday. Earlier in the day, Kodiak beat Colony to advance to the title match.

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  9. Nikiski's Chenault returns for a record fourth session as House speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Members of the state House of Representatives has selected Mike Chenault of Nikiski as their Speaker for the fourth straight session, giving a solid stamp of approval to the leadership of the former construction company owner for the last six years. That's a record time as a presiding officer for either legislative body, surpassing the three sessions in which Sitka Democrat Ben Grussendorf served as speaker, and three sessions in which Jalmar Kerttula of Palmer served as a presiding officer, once as a speaker and twice as president of the Senate.

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  10. Failed iPhone heist draws police to Wasilla WalgreensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A teenager from Anchorage who tried to steal a Valley man's iPhone at the Wasilla Walgreens store and then pulled a gun was quickly subdued by his intended victim, Wasilla police say. The incident started when Adam Naranjo, who was selling his iPhone on Craigslist, agreed to meet the 16-year-old at Walgreens, according to Wasilla police spokesman, officer Rick Manrique.

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  11. No surprises in Mat-Su as voters favor GOP incumbent legislators over indie challengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Voters in the Republican stronghold of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough were returning that party's incumbents as well as sending some new faces to the Legislature, according to preliminary results after polls closed Tuesday night. Freshman state Sen. Mike Dunleavy, a former educator from the Wasilla area, held a commanding lead over challenger Warren Keogh, a former Mat-Su Assembly member from Chickaloon who ran an aggressive campaign as an independent.

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  12. Alaska foster children, parents need more helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The recent death of foster parent Marvell Johnson troubles us deeply. We have both fostered children and cared so much about those children that we went on to adopt them.

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  13. Providence to close Mat-Su primary care clinic at year's endRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Providence Medical Group Alaska will close its Matanuska Valley primary care location at the end of December due to declining patient numbers, a Providence spokesman said Friday. The facility, located between Palmer and Wasilla -- and right next to Mat-Su Regional Medical Center, owned by another hospital operator -- employs 18 people and was bought by Providence 15 years ago.

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  14. Independent candidates for Alaska Legislature hope to catch a waveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Some Republican incumbents who were once thought to have easy runs for re-election in heavily Republican districts are now facing spirited opposition from independent candidates. And those challengers have the same crucial advantage that independent gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker is using to run neck-and-neck with incumbent Republican governor Sean Parnell: There's no Democratic candidate in the race.

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  15. Report on Merrill Field crash highlights pilot decision-makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    A chain of events that included fuel starvation, loss of engine power and an aerodynamic stall caused the crash that killed two people at Merrill Field in August 2013, according to a National Transportation Safety Board probable cause report released Thursday. that Cessna 150 pilot Robert Lilly was dealing with an extreme low fuel state when he was instructed to go around by the air traffic control tower.

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  16. Skeptics keep up pressure against Alaska Common Core education standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The nation's new Common Core educational standards came in for criticism at a legislative education hearing this week, and there was discussion of Alaska's new education standards as well. But what wasn't clear was just how linked the national and state standards are and what exactly is the relationship between the two.

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  17. Pete Zamarello, colorful 'King of the Strip Malls,' dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Pete Zamarello, the one-time "King of the Strip Malls" whose personality and personal fortunes were as volatile as the boom-and-bust 1980s Anchorage economy, died Saturday at Mat-Su Regional Hospital in Wasilla. He was 86. The precise cause of death is still being determined, but Zamarello had been battling heart troubles for years and shortly before his death was stricken with pneumonia, said his daughter, Carol Johnson of Hailey, Idaho.

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  18. New Year's walk turns into sexual assault; 18-year-old jailed on $1 million bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The incident took place New Year's Day in the Oceanview area of Anchorage. Jessye Potts, 18, faces four counts of sexual assault.

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  19. Don Young has earned retirement, nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    I was about 10 when I heard a sermon I will never forget. The speaker that day drew a few gasps from the congregation of the Homer Christian Church when he disagreed with a passage from the Bible.

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  20. Young shouldn't get worked up over someone calling suicide a diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: It was pointless for Rep. Don Young to get in a lather about whether suicide is an illness or a disease. This was not medical school.

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