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  1. Alaska Senate's GOP-led majority unveils new Permanent Fund bill, with spending capRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The Republican-led Alaska Senate majority on Friday proposed a new deficit-reduction bill involving Permanent Fund dividend reductions and provisions to limit government spending. Senate Bill 70 was referred straight to the Senate Finance Committee - bypassing the State Affairs Committee chaired by Wasilla Republican Sen. Mike Dunleavy.

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  2. Permanent Fund bills held in committee, highlighting split in Alaska's Senate majorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Two major deficit-reduction bills are being held up in the state Senate by Wasilla Republican Sen. Mike Dunleavy - a development that hints at internal divisions in Dunleavy's Republican-led majority over resolving the state's huge budget gap. Dunleavy's colleagues in the Senate Finance Committee were scheduled to hold a hearing on the two bills Wednesday afternoon.

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  3. Despite deep chill, Minnick and Olstad lead Iron Dog racers to NomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Iron Dog snowmachines throw up snow that can make it tough to see, especially when it gets windy. The leaders of the Iron Dog snowmachine race pulled into Nome on Tuesday for a day of rest, recuperation and repair before heading east toward the Fairbanks finish line Thursday morning.

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  4. Family of a Mat-Su teen wanted him home. Instead, they say he died at a 'flophouse.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Relatives of 16-year-old Frank Woodford say he should have been in their care before he died, instead of living as a runaway tracked by a state case worker. Woodford died in late June with a gunshot wound in his chest at a Wasilla house where he was staying, according to court documents.

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  5. Former champs Minnick, Olstad reach McGrath by sunset with Iron Dog leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three-time Iron Dog champion Nick Olstad, left, and two-time champion Todd Minnick, right, were the first team to leave Big Lake during the pro class restart on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Ripping over fresh snow, the leaders of the world's longest and toughest snowmachine race zoomed over the Alaska Range as if it were a mere bump on Sunday and by evening had reached the Kuskokwim River town of McGrath.

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  6. Income tax debate heats up as Alaska faces do-or-die momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    The politics are complicated for the proposed state income tax and the Permanent Fund restructuring plan under review by the House Finance Committee. During a five-hour hearing Friday afternoon and evening, about 100 Alaskans offered heartfelt testimony on what they think is good or bad about House Bill 115 .

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  7. Which Johnson-Aklestad team will show up to defend their Iron Dog title?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    A driver leaves Big Lake in the 2014 Iron Dog, the world's longest and toughest snowmobile race. Defending champions Tyler Aklestad and Tyson Johnson are back in the 2,000-mile race from Big Lake to Nome to Fairbanks.

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  8. Anchorage will start recycling plastic 'clamshell'-style containersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Municipality of Anchorage announced Wednesday that residents in both the Solid Waste Services and Alaska Waste pickup areas can now start adding PETE No. 1 containers to their bins.

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  9. Chugiak girls ride upsets to No. 1 ranking in basketball pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fueled by wins last week over powerhouses Wasilla and Dimond, the Chugiak Mustangs girls basketball team vaulted into the top spot in this week's Class 4A basketball poll. Chugiak's ascension came in the wake of their championship run in the Lady Lynx Prep Shootout at Dimond High, where the Mustangs knocked off the Warriors and the Lynx.

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  10. Related:Wasilla GOP Sen. Dunleavy launches online PFD-restoration petitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Wasilla Republican state Sen. Mike Dunleavy has launched a petition drive and campaign against efforts to fix Alaska's budget deficit with money that would otherwise go to residents' Permanent Fund dividends. Dunleavy this week has been advertising his website, SaveYourPFD.com , which asks visitors to sign a petition "if you believe you are the best person to decide where the other half of your PFD should be spent."

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  11. Devine leads group of 5 Alaska women named to GNAC all-academic teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    Five women's basketball players from Alaska - three from UAA, two from UAF - were named to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's all-academic team announced Tuesday. Sierra Afoa and Tara Thompson of Anchorage and Alysha Devine of Wasilla made the team for the Seawolves, who will take a 19-game winning streak into a Thursday game against Saint Martin's at the Alaska Airlines Center.

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  12. Tide will turn against TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a swearing-in ceremony for new Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the White House in Washington, D.C., February 9, 2017. "I'm sorry," as my mother would have said, "but this just won't do."

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  13. Court documents shed light on murder charges in once-closed Mat-Su caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    Court documents say Damien Peterson put a gun to 16-year-old Frank Woodford's chest and pulled the trigger, then threatened a witness if he didn't say Woodford shot himself. The documents were filed Saturday with second-degree murder charges against 19-year-old Peterson in Palmer Superior Court.

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  14. Volunteers assemble 'rescue kits' in hopes of preventing overdose deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    About 35 volunteers helped package Heroin/Opioid Overdose Rescue Kits in a storage room at MyHouse, a homeless youth center in Wasilla on February 9, 2017. In the storage room of a Wasilla boutique, 35 volunteers worked a makeshift assembly line Thursday, putting together kits to fight heroin overdose and hoping to save lives.

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  15. Chugiak girls fend off Dimond to take championship in Lady Lynx Prep ShootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    Chugiak held off a late Dimond surge to knock off the tourney host 55-53 in the championship Saturday in the Lady Lynx Prep Shootout girls basketball tournament at Dimond High. The Mustangs had a tough road to the title.

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  16. Chugiak upsets top-ranked Wasilla to advance to Dimond tourney championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    Chugiak upset top-ranked Wasilla 65-48 Friday to advance to the championship in the Lady Lynx Prep Shootout at Dimond High. Wasilla led 31-30 at halftime, but Chugiak outpaced the Warriors 18-9 in the third quarter and pulled away in the fourth quarter.

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  17. The Alaska State Capitol in Juneau on January 19, 2017.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska's recession is worse than it needed to be because the state didn't solve its fiscal gap last year. The longer we wait for a solution, the longer the recession will last.

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  18. Marijuana enforcement officers seized CBD oil from several marijuana...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sara Chambers, acting director of the office, wrote in a release the oil fell under the state regulation definition of marijuana. Stores selling the products that hadn't gone through the state's testing and packaging requirements were violating state law, she wrote.

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  19. Wasilla, Dimond girls among 1st-day winners in Dimond basketball tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    Colony junior guard Haylee Duguid drives to the basket past Point Hope point guard Bridgett Oviok during the Kinghts' 72-20 victory over the Harpoonerettess in the opening round of the Lady Lynx Prep Shootout tournament on Wednesday at Dimond. Top-ranked Wasilla and second-ranked Dimond were among the eight teams to grab girls basketball wins Wednesday at the Lady Lynx Prep Shootout.

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  20. Wasilla lawmaker aims to stop legislative rule-breaking by changing the rule, not the violationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    Freshman Alaska Rep. David Eastman, R-Wasilla, wants to fix a longstanding discrepancy between one of the Legislature's rules and the failure of lawmakers to follow it. Rather than force lawmakers to abide by the existing rule, which requires them to give 24 hours' notice before meetings late in the legislative session, Eastman wants to change the rule to accommodate the current practice - in which meetings are often announced the evening before the hearing with less than 24 hours' notice.

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