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  1. Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An Alaska man linked to a 10-year-old girl's death through her cellphone pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal authorities investigating the case. After entering his plea in U.S. District Court in Anchorage through an assistant public defender, Peter Wilson was scheduled for a Nov. 19 jury trial.

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  2. Vandal prevents landing of medical flight at Alaska airportRead the original story

    27 min ago | Washington Times

    An emergency medical flight attempting to land at an Alaska village had to turn back because lights on the runway had been vandalized. Someone broke 43 runway lights at the airport in Kasigluk, a village of 630 people about 26 miles northwest of Bethel, Alaska State Troopers said.

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  3. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski could be edging closer to voting...Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Raw Story

    Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott both voiced their opposition to President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh.

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  4. Alaska man tied to girl's death pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Powhatan Today

    ... provided by Scotty Barr shows Ashley Johnson-Barr. A federal grand jury has indicted on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, an Alaska man linked to the missing 10-year-old girl's death, alleging he lied, among other things, that he found the missing girl's ...

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  5. COMMENTARY: Alaskans should be skeptical of anti-ANWR economic argumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The Trump administration and Alaska officials are moving quickly to open up exploration for oil and natural gas on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. New seismic testing on ANWR's coastal plain is being planned for this coming winter, with an environmental impact statement, or EIS, being completed as soon as the spring of 2019 and federal lease sales planned for 2020.

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  6. Enjoying the fall seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | APRN

    ... e and many good days remain, if you know how to dress for them. On Outdoor Explorer you're invited to step outside in Alaska. Follow host Charles Wohlforth to a new trail or fishing fishing hole. Learn what to pack, when to go and how to stay safe.

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

    1 hr ago | APRN

    The Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers Thursday night called off the search for a Kake resident who is believed to have fallen off the town pier and drowned. State troopers in Ketchikan were notified shortly before 9 p.m. on Wednesday that 55-year-old Reginald Skeek Jr. had gone missing after last being seen in the Kake liquor store earlier in the afternoon.

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  8. Campaign complaint filed against salmon ballot backersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | APRN

    Voters cast ballots in the Aug. 21, 2018, primary election at Glacier Valley Baptist Church in Juneau. Alaskans will be vote on the salmon habitat ballot initiative on Nov. 6. is accusing organizations behind the fish habitat protection initiative of "flouting Alaska's campaign finance laws" and misleading voters about their money.

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  9. 49 Voices: Riley Woodford of JuneauRead the original story

    1 hr ago | APRN

    This week we're hearing from Riley Woodford in Juneau. Woodford is a biologist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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  10. Drawing permit gives disabled veteran opportunity to harvest moose on Fort GreelyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... Jerimiah Galloway and Rick Barth during a hunt Sept. 7, 2018 on Fort Greely. (Sam Friedman / News-Miner) FORT GREELY, Alaska - By design, this hunting opportunity for wounded veterans of the armed forces is supposed to give hunters as good a chance ...

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  11. Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Archrock Inc (AROC) to Post $0.05 EPSRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | IntersportsWire

    ... insiders. Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. State of Alaska Department of Revenue lifted its holdings in Archrock by 85.2% during the 2nd quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now ...

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  12. Anchorage woman helps get penalties for unsecure loadsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    An Anchorage woman who was injured when a trash can hit her car has pushed Alaska lawmakers to make unsecured loads illegal.

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  13. Alaska troopers to cite bear watchers who stop on bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    Alaska troopers said they will begin issuing citations to people found stopping on bridges on Kodiak Island to watch bears.

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  14. Homer residents experiment with a tree from Alaska's prehistoric pastRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Could climate change take forests back in time? Kenai Peninsula residents and scientists see evidence that warmer weather is bringing back at least one tree that hasn't populated Alaska for millions of years. Across the street from Homer's Pratt Museum, there's a small tree growing on the side of the road.

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  15. Kodiak cooperative sells first offering of local salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Kodiak cooperative has received its first delivery of locally harvested canned salmon - a step toward reaching its goal of opening a grocery store selling Alaska-sourced products. The Kodiak Harvest Food Co-op received a delivery this week of 1,000 cans of sockeye salmon from Larsen Bay to sell, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported Wednesday.

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  16. Candidates for local office discuss issues at League of Women Voters forumRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... a more attractive option for people, but several pointed to the state's budget deficit and argued that the declining Alaska Marine Highway System deserves more attention. Several candidates brought up their support for better access to affordable ...

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  17. Coast Guard ends search for man missing in Southeast Alaska villageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers say 55-year-old Reginald Skeek Jr. has not been seen since Wednesday afternoon. Skeek was last seen at a village liquor store.

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  18. Fair Isaac Co. (FICO) Shares Sold by Marshall Wace LLPRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... company's stock valued at $53,795,000 after purchasing an additional 1,085 shares in the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue bought a new stake in Fair Isaac during the 2nd quarter valued at $690,000. Bank of Montreal Can raised its ...

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  19. Walker, Mallott say a noa on KavanaughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | APRN

    ... of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. And, they noted in their written statement, "violence against women in Alaska is an epidemic." They referred to the sexual assault allegation against Kavanaugh and said they couldn't condone his ...

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  20. Nationwide alert systems test rescheduled due to Hurricane FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | APRN

    ... the ways Alaskans are warned about disasters and identifying any flaws in that complicated system. And, specific to Alaska, it also follows a January earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska and subsequent fears of a tsunami that exposed problems in how ...

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