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

    3 hrs ago | 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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  2. Bloody literary thriller 'Hold the Dark' features an unrecognizable AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 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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  3. Bob Hallinen / ADNRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    In June, the struggling downtown Anchorage nightclub Platinuum Jaxx vacated its two-story building on the corner of West Sixth Avenue and I Street. The building has sat empty since.

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  4. look Shootout tips off TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    At this year's Great Alaska Shootout, you can drink beer in the bleachers, you can go shopping for cellphones and you can dine on a shrimp-and-crab cocktail. New arena: The tournament says goodbye to Sullivan Arena and hello to the Alaska Airlines Center, UAA's sleek new $109 million arena.

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  5. Faith and fate: Deacon survives brush with deathRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A year ago, Curt Leuenberger lay in an Anchorage hospital surrounded by his wife, family, friends and clergy who gathered to pray, to perform last rites and then to say a final goodbye. The diseased and broken body of this former big-game guide, who once hunted Kodiak brown bears for a living, was shutting down.

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  6. Full list of Walker transition conference participantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    The team of Gov.-elect Bill Walker released a list of some 250 early Saturday to be part of the new administration's transition conference.

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  7. Platinum Jaxx closure leaves void for Anchorage Latin dance communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    The recent shuttering of Downtown Anchorage nightclub Platinum Jaxx had at least one unintended consequence: It left members of Anchorage's small but spirited Latin dance community, longtime fixtures of the nightclub's dance floor, without a major venue on Friday and Sunday nights. Latin dance, from salsa to bachata to merengue, has seen measurable growth in Alaska over the last decade, punctuated by the launch of a state salsa festival in 2010, according to local instructors.

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  8. Plunging oil prices cast shadow over weekend's Walker-Mallott transition conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov.-elect Bill Walker and running mate Byron Mallott take office in a little more than a week, but the celebration won't last long for a state dangerously dependent on plunging oil prices and a savings account that could soon vanish. That dose of economic reality was the takeaway message as the pair's three-day transition conference began Friday night in Anchorage, a gathering of Alaskans from across the state notable for its diversity, with more than 250 delegates who will discuss policy ideas for the new administration crossing political, age, racial and geographical boundaries.

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  9. New design for Port of Anchorage is unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    Mayor Dan Sullivan and members of the port project team unveiled another new design for the Port of Anchorage on Friday, taking a simpler approach to fix The design calls for the abandonment and removal of unfinished construction to the north , along with two new terminals, two new docks and a new administration building set back from the waterfront presented to the Anchorage Assembly Friday , the one ultimately selected had the lowest price tag, he said. Preliminary cost projections put the project at $485 million.

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  10. Really? A $22 million school surplus? There's a lesson hereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    Saturday Night Live used to have a great segment called "Really?" I actually said it out loud while reading the paper one morning this week: "Really?" The Anchorage School District, one month after announcing it was considering school closures, now has a substantial $22 million dollar budget surplus. What drunken sailor is at the helm of this ship? As a devoted member of Great Alaska Schools, a grassroots volunteer organization working for quality schools in Alaska, I can't see a rosy picture in this scenario, and here's why.

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  11. Kusko 300 will have less bark, more bucks this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    Already the richest middle-distance sled dog race in the world, the Kuskokwim 300 is vying for a new description: affordable. sled-dog races out of Bethel announced last week that it's raising the purse of the featured 300-mile race to $120,000 -- a $10,000 hike.

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  12. Jury hung on attempted murder charge for man who held Anchorage boy at knifepointRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    An Anchorage jury was unable to reach a verdict Thursday on an attempted murder charge against a man accused of grabbing an 11-year-old boy away from his mother inside a mall skybridge and holding the boy at knifepoint. However, jurors convicted Raymond Katchatag, 29, of first-degree robbery and two counts of third-degree assault, according to deputy district attorney Clint Campion.

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  13. Around the rinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Quick tour of some college pucks tonight, where we find No. 1-ranked Michigan Tech absorbing its first loss this season, courtesy in part to a goaltender from Fairbanks.

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  14. Bystanders fight off man who snatched boy, held knife to his throatRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    A man is behind bars after grabbing an 11-year-old boy away from his mother Thursday in downtown Anchorage, holding the boy at knife point until good Samaritans fought off the attacker, police say. Raymond Charles Katchatag, 27, is charged with kidnapping, robbery and assault.

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  15. In Anchorage, another election is just beginningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage Assembly member Amy Demboski, right, talks with Assembly member Jennifer Johnston talk during a break in a special session of the Assembly held Nov. 19, 2013. Demboski and former Assembly member Dan Coffey have both declared candidacies for Anchorage mayor.

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  16. School District isn't playing a straight hand with budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Anchorage School District announced Monday evening it had a $22 million surplus. According to some School Board members, it was a stunning revelation.

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  17. Treadwell, French, Halcro considering bids for Anchorage mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three Alaska political veterans said this week they were considering entering the race for Anchorage mayor, with the election six months away. Republican Lt.

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  18. Where's the snow? Not in Alaska's largest cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    One week before Thanksgiving, much of the nation is digging out from snowstorms, but the ground is bare in Alaska's largest city. Anchorage normally has nearly 17 inches of snowfall this time of year.

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  19. ArtBeat: Alaska Overnighters to spend a night at the MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Jessica Faust and Bostin Christopher in "Where Strawberries Come From," an "Overnighter" short play by Schatzie Schaefers presented at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference in Valdez, 2007. The Alaska Overnighters have challenged playwrights and performers since 2002, so the drill should be familiar to Anchorage theatergoers by now.

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  20. In speech to industry groups, Walker says he's not their enemyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov.-elect Bill Walker continued his efforts Thursday to assure the state's resource industry that he is not their enemy, this time in a speech to the 35th annual conference of the Resource Development Council in Anchorage. "You can't be anything but pro-oil development in this state to be a successful governor in this state," Walker said in his off-the-cuff, nine-minute address to hundreds of attendees at the conference.

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