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  1. Dunleavy and his supporters celebrate inauguration in WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | APRN

    Gov. Mike Dunleavy was surrounded by his family at his inaugural celebration at the Menard Sports Center in Wasilla. From left: his daughter Ceil Ann; his brother Francis, of Houston, Texas, and Salt Lake City, Utah; Mike Dunleavy; his brother William, of Allentown, Pennsylvania; his brother Patrick of Scranton, Pennsylvania; his daughter Catherine; and his daughter Maggie.

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  2. Dunleavy swearing-in obstacles don't stop Noorvik inauguration feastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | APRN

    Noorvik elders sing the hymn Aarigaa to welcome Gov. Mike Dunleavy, Rose Dunleavy and other dignitaries on Monday. Planning for events in rural Alaska always carries the caveat "weather permitting."

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  3. Dunleavy names construction advocate to lead Department of TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | APRN

    Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy named the head of the Associated General Contractors of Alaska to lead the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. John MacKinnon was the department's deputy commissioner of highways and public facilities from 2003 to 2008.

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  4. Portugal. The Man imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | APRN

    If the state worker on the other end of the line can't take your call quite yet, pretty soon, you might hear "Feel it Still," the hit song from Portugal. The Man, a band originally from Wasilla.

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  5. Regional manager appointed to lead Department of Labor and Workforce DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | APRN

    Tamika Ledbetter is Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy's appointee to be commissioner of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. She's currently a regional manager for the department.

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  6. Dunleavy inaugural celebration schedule announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2018 | APRN

    Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy speaks to the Alaska Miners Association about his plans for his administration. He named Tuckerman Babcock to be his chief of staff and transition chairman.

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  7. House member named as next speaker lacks votes he needs to be electedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | APRN

    Healy Republican Rep. Dave Talerico announced Wednesday that the GOP has formed a new, 21-member House majority caucus. But Talerico may not have the 21 votes he needs to be elected speaker, according to an interview Thursday with one of his colleagues.

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  8. Dunleavy apparent victor in governora s race as Begich concedesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | APRN

    Candidates for Alaska governor: Republican Mike Dunleavy and Democrat Mark Begich. In a statement released by his campaign, Begich said he'd called Dunleavy to congratulate him on being Alaska's next governor.

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  9. Both major candidates for Alaska governor want higher PFDs. What would it cost?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | APRN

    Republican Mike Dunleavy, left, and Democrat Mark Begich are the two main candidates for governor. Three weeks ago, Alaskan voters had the option to pick between gubernatorial candidates who want to cap the Permanent Fund Dividend and those who don't.

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  10. Anchorage community gathers to celebrate Bettye Davisa s political legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2018 | APRN

    Former Alaska lawmaker Bettye Davis retired from the Anchorage School Board at the end of September after more than 35 years in public service. In her tenure on the board and in the Alaska Legislature, Davis fought for education reform and helped break barriers for Black Alaskans and women in government.

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  11. From Trump and tribes to Grammy-winning rock bands: Dunleavy and Begich receive varying endorsementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | APRN

    President Donald Trump threw his support behind Dunleavy, stating the Republican candidate is "for Energy and Jobs, is tough on Crime, loves our Vets and our Great Second Amendment." . @MikeDunleavyGov will make a fantastic Governor of Alaska.

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  12. Mat-Su teacher accused of sexual misconduct with children, district reaching out to familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2018 | APRN

    The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is reaching out to more than 300 families of children who had classes with a popular teacher now accused of inappropriately touching children. Wasilla police arrested 36-year-old Lukis Nighswonger on September 26th.

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  13. Four killed, four injured in multi-vehicle Parks highway collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | APRN

    Four people were killed in a Parks Highway accident on Monday. Alaska State Troopers report that 40-year-old Cary Taylor Bloomquist of Palmer was driving a car that crossed the center line and hit two oncoming motorcycles near Cantwell around 4:30 p.m. Motorcyclist Jeffrey Esley, 63, and his wife and passenger, 60-year-old Charlene Esley, both of Fairbanks were killed.

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  14. Gubernatorial candidate Mike DunleavyRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2018 | APRN

    Former Wasilla state Sen. Mike Dunleavy is running to be the Republican nominee for Alaska's governor. The field is set for the general election and the campaign for Alaska's next Governor is in full swing.

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  15. Alaska State Troopers. Photo: Monica Gokey/ Alaska Public Media file photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | APRN

    Gov. Bill Walker announced today that Alaska State Troopers are getting a pay raise at the start of next month. Walker made the announcement at the troopers' Mat-Su West post near Wasilla, which he says has been hit hard by vacancies as troopers have left for better pay and benefits elsewhere.

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  16. Fred Meyer to phase out single-use plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | APRN

    Fred Meyer stores in Alaska and other stores under parent company Kroger's umbrella will phase out single-use plastic bags over the next few years. The move comes as voters and local governments have instituted plastic bag bans or taxes across the country and in Alaska.

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  17. Senator who often stood alone runs for state's highest officeRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2018 | APRN

    Former Wasilla state Sen. Mike Dunleavy is running to be the Republican nominee for Alaska's governor. By the end of his time in the Alaska Senate, Wasilla Republican Mike Dunleavy often stood alone.

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  18. Kunniaka s Spices brings new flavors to Native dishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | APRN

    Alesha Tangman uses an ulu to cut up pieces of bowhead whale meat at her aunt and uncle's kitchen table in Wasilla. She uses Kunniak's spice mixtures on everything from salads to Maktak.

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  19. Airline employee who stole and crashed Horizon Air plane had Wasilla rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | APRN

    The airline worker authorities say stole a commercial plane Friday at Sea-Tac International Airport before crashing on a Puget Sound island is a former Alaskan and 2008 graduate of Wasilla High School. Richard "Beebo" Russell, 29, had been a star athlete for the Wasilla Warriors, competing in football, track and field and wrestling, according to the Anchorage Daily News .

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  20. Mix of legislators and veterans compete to be Republican lieutenant governor candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | APRN

    There are six candidates seeking the Republican primary nomination to be Alaska's lieutenant governor. From left to right, top to bottom: Lynn Gattis, Sharon Jackson, Kevin Meyer, Edie Grunwald and Gary Stevens.

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