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  1. Walker's transition conference is the right start for challenges aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Transparency in government --It's a concept we all hear every election cycle, so often that it has largely been dismissed as cliche. However, we recently saw what that could look like.

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  2. Spenard motel owner charged with selling meth to FBI informantRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The owner and operator of Paradise Inn on Spenard Road in Anchorage stands accused of selling a pound of methamphetamine to an FBI informant in the basement of his business, according to a federal criminal complaint. A complaint written by FBI Special Agent Benjamin Hallowell charges Kyong Taek Song with distribution of 50 grams or more of meth.

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  3. Palmer man gets 50 years for producing child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A 49-year-old Palmer man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 50 years in prison for sexually exploiting two children more than a decade ago. Prosecutors said Robert Cunningham used his large physique and a tank of nitrous oxide to make his victims cooperate.

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  4. AGDC staff nervous Walker will slash pipeline projectRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Flanked by Rep. Mike Chenault, left, and Rep. Mike Hawker, right, Gov. Sean Parnell prepares to sign House Bill 4, legislation authorizing the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation to develop an in-state gas pipeline, on May 21, 2013. Gov.-elect Bill Walker on Monday began the thorny task of meeting with officials from the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., an entity he targeted during his campaign as ripe for cuts, with its high salaries and Employees at the agency are "a bit nervous" but hopeful that as Walker familiarizes himself with the agency he'll understand why it's important to advance two gas line projects simultaneously, said Kathy Day, communications director for the state agency.

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  5. Anchorage school savings best used to retain staffRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Anchorage School District 's $22 million in projected savings should go to prevent layoffs. Pictured: Anchorage schools Superintendent Ed Graff talks about the budget in January with school board member Tam Agosti-Gisler.

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  6. Iron Dog to start in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Start of the Iron Dog, the world's longest and toughest snowmobile race, on the ice at Big Lake in February. This year, the race will have a ceremonial start on Fourth Avenue in downtown Anchorage.

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  7. Seawolves don't go far to find new volleyball talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Anchorage Daily News

    Coach Chris Green didn't go far to shore up the UAA women's volleyball team, which had three seniors on this season's record-setting team. Three Anchorage players will join the Seawolves next season -- Dimond High's Rohyn Huss and Chrisalyn Johnson, who helped the Lynx finish second at the recent state high school tournament, and South High's Mikayla Sweet, who will return home after two seasons of junior college volleyball at Central Arizona College.

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  8. Broad effort focuses on increasing housing in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A group formed through Anchorage Economic Development Corp.'s Live. Work. Play. initiative is preparing to release its first recommendations on how to address the city's housing shortage, the latest step in a broad effort to tackle what is widely recognized as a housing production problem in the Anchorage Bowl.

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  9. Bethel's tiny bus system trying to regain its hustleRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The city of Bethel's tiny 6-year-old public bus system is in danger of shutting down just as it is about to really get going. Public transit in a town with only a couple of paved roads, no sidewalks, and few safe walking routes serves 70 to 100 riders on a typical day.

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  10. Anchorage schools have a problem, not a surplusRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: School board president says the reason for district's $22 million savings is no reason to cheer, for we're losing experienced teachers. Pictured: Eric Croft of the Anchorage School Board questions Superintendent Ed Graff about the budget earlier this year.

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  11. Judge invalidates part of Alaska school funding mechanismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    A Superior Court judge has invalidated the state of Alaska's requirement that local school districts help pay for education, which could leave a cash-strapped state on the hook for more than $220 million in additional funding statewide. Judge William Carey ruled the contribution is a dedicated fund, which violates the Alaska Constitution's provision that no state tax or license will be earmarked for any special purpose.

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  12. Alaska needs to finish the job of creating boroughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Alaskans in our unorganized borough pay a high price for the absence of effective local government. Pictured: Delegates to the Alaska Constitutional Convention, held in Fairbanks in the winter of 1955-56.

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  13. Bill Allen escapes prosecution on sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2010 | Anchorage Daily News

    Nearly two years before he is to be released from a federal prison in California for attempting to rig Alaska's political process by buying off politicians, Bill Allen finally received some good news, if you can call it that. The U.S. Department of Justice has decided not to pursue child sexual abuse charges against him, according to The Associated Press .

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  14. Conference comes up with bold recommendations as Walker readies for officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov.-elect Bill Walker and running mate Byron Mallott on the final day of a three-day transition conference at UAA on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. The Oil and Gas subcommittee on the final day of Gov.-elect Bill Walker's transition conference at UAA on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

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  15. Marijuana entrepreneurs already lining up to hold trade showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaskans voted to legalize recreational marijuana earlier this month, and entrepreneurs are already looking to cash in and are gearing up for the green rush. In Anchorage, three different trade shows are already in the works, beginning in March 2015.

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  16. Shootout 101: Quick looks at the tournament's 10 Division I teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    Increase your basketball IQ with this quick look at the 10 Division I teams coming to Anchorage this week for the 37th annual Great Alaska Shootout. The 6-foot-9 senior center averaged a double-double last season - 21.3 points and 11.5 rebounds per game -- to help Santa Barbara to a 21-9 record.

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  17. Want to make a difference this season? Volunteer with AARP Foundation Tax-AideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    Each year, April 15 is widely met with feelings of pressure and anxiety. That's right, it's tax day.

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  18. Police don riot gear as street party kicks off morning of mayhem in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage police donned riot gear early Sunday to clear a downtown intersection of an impromptu 200-person street dance party that grew as crowds poured out of closing bars, kicking off a busy few hours for police including numerous reports of shots fired around the city. Police reported no violence stemming from the initial incident, but two people were arrested for disorderly conduct and failing to leave the area.

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  19. Weapons calls keep Anchorage police busy Sunday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage police reported Sunday that they had responded to numerous incidents involving weapons over the course of about three hours in the early morning. The events began when there was a report of shots fired in Downtown Anchorage at the intersection of Third Avenue and E Street at about 2:30 a.m., which led officials to an "unsanctioned street party" a block away at Fourth Avenue and D Street, where they reported about 200 people "dancing and shouting" in the street as a Cadillac Escalade blasted music.

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  20. Bloody literary thriller 'Hold the Dark' features an unrecognizable AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    A reader expecting to find a recognizable Alaska in this short novel, described on its jacket as "a terrifying literary thriller," will be disappointed -- or perhaps enthralled. The landscape and characters conjured up by Bostonian William Giraldi are no more true to the place than Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" is to Africa or Cormac McCarthy's "Blood Meridian" is to the American Southwest.

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