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Alaska Mine Project Splits Major State Industries - ABC News

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Alaska Mine Project Splits Major State Industries
ABC News
A potential copper and gold mine at the headwaters of one of the world's richest salmon runs is both an environmentalist rallying cry and a potent issue in development-happy Alaska that could help Democratic Sen. Mark Begich survive a strong re ...

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New video game focuses on Alaska's native people - KITV Honolulu

Alaska News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:40

Alaska Dispatch

New video game focuses on Alaska's native people
KITV Honolulu
The game is the brainchild of the Cook Inlet Tribal Council of Alaska. CITC hopes this game will help fund programs that benefit the Alaska's native people while sharing their history and culture with the world. Never Alone follows a Young Nupak girl ...
'Game changer': First Native-produced video game 'Never Alone' brings culture ...Alaska Dispatch

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Redacted documents shed little light on how Alaska Guard handled investigations - Stars and Stripes

Alaska News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:17

Alaska Dispatch

Redacted documents shed little light on how Alaska Guard handled investigations
Stars and Stripes
A judge ordered the release of almost 600 pages after the Alaska Dispatch News and Alaska Public Media sued. Many emails were partially or totally redacted for deliberative process or personnel reasons and didn't detail how investigations were conducted.
State releases hundreds of pages of Alaska National Guard documentsAlaska Dispatch

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Chris Thompson: Alaska's Presbyterians - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:16

Chris Thompson: Alaska's Presbyterians
Alaska Dispatch
Three major Presbyterian organizations across the United States and Alaska, include the Presbyterian Church (USA), Presbyterian Church in America, and ECO, a Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians. Each are represented here in Anchorage and, ...

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Repeat Alaska offender gets 12 years for child porn possession - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 18:44

Repeat Alaska offender gets 12 years for child porn possession
Alaska Dispatch
A 51-year-old man was sentenced Friday in Anchorage Superior Court to 12 years in prison for possessing child pornography. The state argued repeat offenses and admission of “hands-on” sex abuse of minors made the defendant's conduct worse.

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Legalized marijuana industry is wrong for Alaska - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 17:06

Alaska Dispatch

Legalized marijuana industry is wrong for Alaska
Alaska Dispatch
We don't have marijuana prohibition in Alaska. Our Supreme Court has ruled that people can use marijuana in their homes. And we have legalized medical marijuana. We do not need to adopt an extreme, outside-funded, commercialized Colorado approach ...
Attention on young voters in Oregon, Alaska push to legalize marijuanaThe Cannabist
Oregon, Alaska, DC voters to weigh legal marijuana in NovemberReuters
Alaska Marijuana Legalization Would Generate Millions In TaxesHuffington Post
The Register-Guard -Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
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State releases hundreds of pages of Alaska National Guard documents - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 16:33

State releases hundreds of pages of Alaska National Guard documents
Alaska Dispatch
The documents released Friday include emails involving officials in the governor's office, the National Guard, the Alaska Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and U.S. Sen. Mark Begich's office. They also include emails from chaplains and others ...

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Scott McMurren: Eating your way around Alaska - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:38

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Scott McMurren: Eating your way around Alaska
Alaska Dispatch
I love Alaska's “First City,” nicknamed because it's the first port of call in Alaska for cruise ships or the ferry. There are dozens of restaurants near the cruise docks, but my favorite is closer to the ferry terminal: Bar Harbor Restaurant. Located ...

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ArtBeat: Classic Alaska film 'Drums of Winter' returns to the big screen in ... - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:54

ArtBeat: Classic Alaska film 'Drums of Winter' returns to the big screen in ...
Alaska Dispatch
She spent time at the film archives at the University of Alaska Fairbanks this summer but said she's very interested in finding people who may have home movies, photos or even early video of Attla. I seem to recall a lot of cameras rolling at Fur ...

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Alaska's War for Women's Votes - The New Yorker

Alaska News - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 10:09

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Alaska's War for Women's Votes
The New Yorker
Other moderate Alaskan women seem pleased, too: Sullivan's numbers with women have been consistently stronger than those of other Republican Senate candidates in battleground states. In an election cycle where women's traditional preference for ...
Authenticity matters to voters deciding Alaska's Senate racePBS NewsHour
AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska Town Welcomes Big PoliticsABC News
Fermented cabbage brings Alaska's US Senate campaigns together, for onceAlaska Dispatch

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AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska Town Welcomes Big Politics - ABC News

Alaska News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:23

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AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska Town Welcomes Big Politics
ABC News
Many observers believe the race between Begich and Sullivan, which could decide control of the U.S. Senate, may have been decided weeks or months ago when the candidates campaigned in bush communities well off Alaska's limited road system, places ...

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ANWR claims and finger-pointing in Senate race nothing new for Alaska politics - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 20:57

PBS NewsHour

ANWR claims and finger-pointing in Senate race nothing new for Alaska politics
Alaska Dispatch
In campaign ads and in his stump speeches, Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan hits a refrain familiar to Alaska voters when he blasts Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Begich for failing to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife ...
Authenticity matters to voters deciding Alaska's Senate racePBS NewsHour
DEBATE FOR THE STATE: Alaska's US Senate and House CandidatesAlaska Public Radio Network

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Hick dragged into Alaska pot debate - 9NEWS.com

Alaska News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:11

9NEWS.com

Hick dragged into Alaska pot debate
9NEWS.com
The governor's GOP challenger Bob Beauprez went a step further in the 9NEWS debate this month, calling for another vote to reconsider legalized sales of cannabis in Colorado. The campaign against Alaska's ballot question curated a collection of ...

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Alaska Senate race becomes most expensive campaign in state's history - Los Angeles Times

Alaska News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:56

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Alaska Senate race becomes most expensive campaign in state's history
Los Angeles Times
In pure dollars of outside spending, that makes the Alaska Senate race the fourth most expensive in the country, after North Carolina, Colorado and Iowa. But the $39 million has been used to sway a mere 500,000 or so voters, making the battle between ...
2014 Midterms: Key Issues in the Alaska Senate RaceBrookings Institution (blog)
Alaskas other brawl: The Mark and Lisa ShowPolitico
Four takeaways from US Senate debate between Begich, SullivanAlaska Dispatch
NBCNews.com -Salon -Washington Post (blog)
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Rachel Parnell: My dad has demonstrated leadership as Alaska governor - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:22

Alaska Dispatch

Rachel Parnell: My dad has demonstrated leadership as Alaska governor
Alaska Dispatch
He is currently demonstrating this approach in the midst of disappointing and unfortunate circumstances involving the Alaska National Guard. As a child, I remember storming to my room and slamming the door only to have dad on my heels, fully prepared ...
Critics pan recommendation to cut Medicaid therapy in AlaskaFairbanks Daily News-Miner
Families in Alaska concerned over proposed Medicaid reformsKTVA CBS 11 News Alaska
Walker the right choice for AlaskaKenai Peninsula Online
Homer News -Alaskajournal.com -Tundra Drums
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Authenticity matters to voters deciding Alaska's Senate race - PBS NewsHour

Alaska News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:13

PBS NewsHour

Authenticity matters to voters deciding Alaska's Senate race
PBS NewsHour
One of the most competitive and consequential Senate races this year is in Alaska, where voters give more than lip service to state identity and their suspicion of outsiders -- and President Obama. Liz Ruskin of Alaska Public Media offers a look at the ...
AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska Town Welcomes Big PoliticsABC News
ANWR claims and finger-pointing in Senate race nothing new for Alaska politicsAlaska Dispatch

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Alaska National Guard recruiters file lawsuit, claiming privacy violations - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 14:10

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Alaska National Guard recruiters file lawsuit, claiming privacy violations
Alaska Dispatch
Nearly three weeks after media reports began to chronicle what appeared to be a pattern of predatory debauchery within the Alaska Army National Guard's recruiting and retention battalion, the recruiters named in the stories are suing in federal court ...
Alaska Public Media, Alaska Dispatch News Take State To Court Over National ...Alaska Public Radio Network
4 Alaska Guard members sue Army over leaked recordsStars and Stripes
Alaska Guard members sue over leaked recordsMilitary Times

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Max Gruenberg Jr., candidate for Alaska State Representative District 16 ... - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:42

Max Gruenberg Jr., candidate for Alaska State Representative District 16 ...
Alaska Dispatch
From when I was 16 at Boy Scout Camp in California and watched the new 49 star flag go up the pole, I wanted to go to Alaska and be a legal pioneer to would help make new laws in the new state. Looking back, I see now how very fortunate I've been to ...

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Former Parnell aide on the Alaska National Guard: 'Something just didn't seem ... - Alaska Dispatch

Alaska News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 13:19

Alaska Dispatch

Former Parnell aide on the Alaska National Guard: 'Something just didn't seem ...
Alaska Dispatch
A former Republican legislator who received complaints about the Alaska National Guard as an aide to Gov. Sean Parnell said the governor's chief of staff ordered her to pass the concerns she heard to the head of the guard -- even when the complaints ...
Critics pan recommendation to cut Medicaid therapy in AlaskaFairbanks Daily News-Miner
Walker the right choice for AlaskaKenai Peninsula Online
Parnell betrays Alaska's trustHomer News

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Alaska Mayor Vetoes Law Aimed at Protecting Moose - ABC News

Alaska News - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:58

Alaska Mayor Vetoes Law Aimed at Protecting Moose
ABC News
Moose are a common sight for the nearly 300,000 residents of Alaska's largest city. Moose feed on natural and ornamental foliage. Rick Sinnott, former state biologist in Anchorage, said the Department of Fish and Game typically receives two or three ...

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