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  1. Here's how many cannabis plants Alaskans can now legally possess at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Evan Schlosberg shows off his marijuana plant in his West Anchorage home on Thursday, July 21, 2016. A law setting a limit of 12 personal-use plants per household takes effect Friday.

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  2. New ownership for Midtown Anchorage tea and spice shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    Husband and wife Randy Virgin and DeeAnn Apgar closed on the purchase of the Midtown shop last week. Their first day operating it was July 21. The former owners, Audrey Paule and Alex Page, looked to sell the business in January after deciding they were unable to give it their full attention.

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  3. 1 suspect in custody, 1 escaped after 100-mph Wasilla chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    Troopers were seeking the driver in a high-speed Wasilla chase and collision with a troopers vehicle early Thursday who escaped from a hospital after he and a passenger were arrested. John Linebaugh of Palmer, 33, drove the black Oldsmobile in the chase owned by passenger and Wasilla resident Stephen Walsh, 36, Alaska State Troopers said in a dispatch.

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  4. Man charged with assaulting 3 people in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    A man charged with using a hammer to attack a registered sex offender in Anchorage last month now faces additional charges for assaulting two other men listed on the public sex-offender registry. According to a recent bail memorandum, Jason Vukovich, a self-styled "avenging angel" according to one of the victims, carried a notebook with a list of names, including Charles Albee, Andres Barbosa and Wesley Demarest.

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  5. Alaska's marijuana board chair wants the Kenai Peninsula to decide on ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    The new chair of the state board tasked with regulating Alaska's fledgling marijuana industry took an active role in a campaign asking voters whether to ban commercial cannabis on the Kenai Peninsula, which he says - and state attorneys agree - is within his rights as a citizen. Peter Mlynarik gathered signatures this summer for the petition to put the question of a ban on the ballot.

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  6. Couple pleads not guilty in heatstroke death of dog found in stolen van near WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Valley couple charged in the heatstroke death of a dog inside a stolen van found abandoned near Wasilla pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. Jason McDonnell, 35, and Gina Jones, 36, face felony vehicle theft charges.

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  7. MEA: Digging near substation causes Wasilla-area power outageRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Thousands of Matanuska Electric Association members are without power Tuesday morning, after officials with the co-op say an underground electric line was struck during digging. Officials with MEA first mentioned the outage, in the Knik-Goose Bay Road/Fairview Loop area near Wasilla, shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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  8. Wasilla man gets 8 years in prison for Anchorage bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Federal prosecutors announced that a 45-year-old Wasilla man was sentenced Friday to nearly eight years in prison for robbing a Midtown Anchorage bank. U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason handed down a 95-month sentence against Wayne Michael Sexton, who according to prosecutors has two prior convictions for bank robberies he committed in 1999.

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  9. Alaska's first Zika case confirmed in SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Midwestern man visiting Sitka tested positive for the Zika virus earlier this month, the first confirmed case of the illness in Alaska. According to a press release from the Alaska Division of Public Health, the man contracted the virus while visiting Central America.

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  10. Troopers: Man shot in arm during Palmer home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    A man was shot and wounded during a Palmer home invasion Thursday morning, and troopers say the suspects are still at large. At about 1:15 a.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to a reported home invasion on Plumley Road, according to a dispatch posted online.

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  11. Walker defends vetoes, budget cuts during unprecedented visit to Mat-Su AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker shared more potentially grim news about Alaska's precarious financial future during a visit to the state's fastest-growing borough, as local governments around the state deal with deep budget cuts in the face of a growing fiscal crisis. Walker told the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly Tuesday night he got word hours earlier that national bond-rating agency Moody's Investors Service is holding "an immediate meeting" on Alaska's rating - a meeting originally scheduled for Aug. 9. "And I don't think that's going to be good news," he said.

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  12. Valley duo arrested in van theft that led to dog's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two people have been charged with the theft in Palmer last week of a van containing a dog, which was later found dead inside the vehicle. Wasilla resident Jason McDonnell, 35, and Palmer resident Gina Jones, 36, are each charged with two counts of theft plus one count of animal cruelty, vehicle theft and misconduct involving weapons.

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  13. Alaska Senate adjourns special session, leaving budget reforms to waitRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Senate on Monday officially ended the special legislative session called by Gov. Bill Walker, formally gaveling out before noon after just a handful of hearings and without votes on any of the deficit-reduction bills that Walker proposed. The Senate had been set to hold committee hearings this week on Walker's tax legislation, and it also supported the linchpin of his plan to reduce the $3.2 billion deficit - his proposal to restructure the $54 billion Permanent Fund to help pay for government expenses.

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  14. Alaska House quits special session and Senate expected to follow MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska House on Friday quit its second special session of the year without holding a hearing, filling what will likely be its final floor debate in 2016 with protests and a personal attack. By ending the special session without passing a bill or overriding a veto, the state's $3.2 billion budget deficit remains, resolved through evaporating savings that will pay for 70 percent of every dollar of government spending.

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  15. Track Palin enters plea deal in January domestic-violence caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Track Palin, the son of former Gov. Sarah Palin, has entered a plea agreement with the state in a special court for veterans after his January arrest for allegedly punching a woman in the face at the family's Wasilla home. Kevin Fitzgerald, Track Palin's attorney, said Friday his client had opted into Anchorage Veterans Court - a move Palin had been considering since May - during a Monday proceeding.

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  16. Wasilla man dies in rafting accident on Montana CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    In a brief dispatch late Thursday, troopers said they responded at about 1:45 p.m. to a report that 44-year-old Lawrence Christopherson's raft had been found overturned and "hung up on a log jam" on Montana Creek. Chris Klint, a lifelong Alaskan and UAA graduate, covers breaking news in the mornings.

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  17. Can Anchorage dig community composting? This new program will provide an answer.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage Solid Waste Services' 5-gallon bucket sits on top of a pile of Susitna Organics' composted soil during a press conference held by SWS to announce the start of a community composting pilot program at the Anchorage Regional Landfill on Monday, July 11, 2016. To participate in the pilot program, residents must sign up and use an official bucket to transport waste to the landfill.

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  18. Campaign opposing commercial marijuana ban in Mat-Su kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    A new group has popped up in opposition to a ballot measure that would ban commercial cannabis in Alaska's Matanuska-Susitna Borough if approved by voters in October. M ThunderFund Inc. - a play on the infamous Alaska marijuana strain - filed independent expenditure reports with the state Wednesday in support of a campaign dubbed "Save The Mat-Su."

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  19. Crash on Knik-Goose Bay Road kills Wasilla womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers arrived at the scene of the single-vehicle wreck that killed 49-year-old Lora Mahoney, near Mile 12 of the road, at about 3:15 p.m., according to a dispatch. "On-scene investigation revealed that was southbound on Knik-Goose Bay Road when her vehicle crossed the centerline, drove across the opposing lane of travel, left the roadway, and collided with a tree," troopers wrote.

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  20. Potential Unlocked: Ketchikan's Updike goes from small-college...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Anchorage Daily News

    Isaac Updike grew up an active kid in Ketchikan, where soccer proved his first athletic love. He dabbled in basketball and baseball too.

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