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  1. Thousands expected to rush to beat Permanent Fund dividend deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    While more than a half-million Alaskans have already filed, thousands of procrastinators are expected to sign up for the 2015 Permanent Fund dividend to just beat the March 31 deadline. A year ago, the final day was the third busiest for applications, trailing only Jan. 1 and Jan. 2, when nearly 30,000 Alaskans filed online or by mail.

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  2. Teen shot in shoulder outside East Anchorage partyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage police got the call around 2:18 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses said a group of men "showed up to the party and were denied access because they were not known to the host and appeared to be underage."

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  3. Too cold? Too snowy? Too much?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Brutalized and beaten but somehow unbowed by the 46-degree-below-zero cold, deep snow and the overwhelming desolation of the Iditarod Trail through the heart of unoccupied Interior Alaska, Tim and Loreen Hewitt flew home to Pennsylvania more than a week ago to nurse their cold-weather injuries. Loreen's badly frostbitten thumb was swathed in bandages after a visit to the Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage.

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  4. Reading the North: Iditarod tales and LeonardRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The blurb: In "Iditarod Adventures," mushers explain why they have chosen this rugged lifestyle, what has kept them in long-distance mushing and the experiences they have endured along the 1,000-mile trail between Anchorage and Nome. Former Anchorage Daily News sports editor Lew Freedman profiles 23 mushers -- men, women, Natives, seasoned veterans and some relatively new to the sport -- many of whom are so well-known in Alaska that fans refer to them only by their first names.

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  5. Alaska Senate proposal deepens education cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    The state's Department of Education and Early Development will likely face the steepest cuts of any department, said Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, a key player in education policy in the Alaska Senate. Dunleavy chairs both the policy-setting Senate Education Committee and the budget-writing Senate Finance Committee's subcommittee handling the department's budget.

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  6. Aces endure Thunder push-back, but rack 2 more points in shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    After winning a couple of laughers in their previous two games, the Alaska Aces didn't enjoy any chuckles Saturday night until hockey game's end. The short-handed, defenseman-deprived and generally woeful Stockton Thunder delivered a professional, prideful performance and gave the Aces fits.

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  7. Mat-Su Wedding ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The event will include fashion shows, door prizes, free admission to the public and more. Exhibitors are invited to reserve a space.

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  8. The Liar's ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    With April Fool's Day approaching, it's time to hear some outrageous lies and unbelievably tall tales.

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  9. As concern grows over sustainability of halibut stocks, a bycatch compromise remains elusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    In a 2012 file photo, David Merculieff, Vivian Lestenkof, Dino Zacharoff and Fanya Rukovishnikoff work in St. Paul's CDQ halibut fishery. While halibut are an important to the economy of the Pribilofs, the sustainability of the stocks is in question, with observers blaming bycatch from other Bering Sea fisheries.

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  10. How a convicted rapist escaped the Anchorage jail and roamed the city for three hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    At the Cook Inlet Pre-Trial Facility, blocks from downtown Anchorage, the 28-year-old was classified as a "two-man" inmate -- so dangerous that two correctional officers were required to escort him every time he left his cell in the jail's M or "Mike" module, which houses the state's most acutely mentally ill prisoners. he managed to scale a concrete wall in a recreation yard attached to his housing unit and pry open a vulnerable patch of fencing, according to the accounts of current and former workers at the jail.

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  11. Legislature reconsiders its Anchorage building as it hunts for more cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    State lawmakers are exploring ways to reduce their own budget more deeply than an earlier version of their spending plan by cutting costs for their offices around the state -- including their pricey, recently remodeled Anchorage space. A Senate panel met Friday and proposed cutting an additional $1.5 million, or 2 percent, from the Legislature's $75 million budget beyond a 4.5 percent initial cut already passed by the House.

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  12. Senate proposal deepens education cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The state's Department of Education and Early Development will likely face the steepest cuts of any department, said Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, a key player in education policy in the Alaska Senate. Dunleavy chairs both the policy-setting Senate Education Committee and the budget-writing Senate Finance Committee's subcommittee handling the department's budget.

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  13. Goose Creek inmate found unconscious in jail cell diesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A 41-year-old Goose Creek Correctional Center inmate died Saturday morning, two days after he was found unconscious in his cell. Officers and medical staff immediately gave Brant CPR, then a LifeMed helicopter flew him to an Anchorage hospital, according to DOC.

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  14. Villagers, managers try to balance subsistence and conservation of Kuskokwim salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Up and down the Kuskokwim River, salmon dried or frozen from last summer's shortened fishing season is running out after the lowest harvest of king salmon on record. Now state and federal managers are turning to village residents to help plan what promises to be another summer of frustration, with restricted fishing in a region that depends on salmon as a main food source.

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  15. Fight over $30 million gas sale could yield lower energy billsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    State regulators will consider whether tens of millions of dollars in potential profits from an unexpected discovery of natural gas should be used to help lower gas and electric bills in Southcentral Alaska. The Regulatory Commission of Alaska said recently it will investigate how money from a sale should be used, following a surge of comments on the topic.

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  16. Committee forms to tackle Arctic waterways safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    With increased vessel traffic in the Arctic and the region attracting new attention from the tourist and industrial sectors, a new committee has formed to develop the best practices for managing Arctic waterways. The Arctic Waterways Safety Committee held its first formal meeting this month in Juneau, electing its officers and meeting with the governor and Alaska's state committee on the Arctic.

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  17. Watching a lake disappear on the North SlopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    Ben Jones and Chris Arp did. The Anchorage- and Fairbanks-based scientists placed sensors in a bathtub-shaped lake on Alaska's northern coast a few years ago.

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  18. Coffey's Anchorage mayoral candidacy is roadkill, just ask Joe MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    A little more than four years ago during a Senate election campaign, I wrote , "Joe Miller's political future in Alaska is, not to put too fine a point on it, deader than Alabama roadkill. Draw a chalk line around it and call somebody to clean it up.

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  19. Man charged in hit-and-run death of skateboarder in Midtown AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    Charles Carney Jr. was charged with leaving an accident without assisting an injured person, police said in a statement issued Saturday morning Additional charges are possible, police said. The collision happened on A Street between Northern Lights Boulevard and Benson Boulevard as Carney pulled out of the Barnes & Noble parking lot.

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  20. Pedestrian killed in Midtown Anchorage hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    A female pedestrian was killed around 10:30 a.m. Friday in a hit-and-run collision in Midtown, Anchorage police said. According to APD spokesperson Jennifer Castro, a green Ford Explorer was pulling out of the Barnes & Noble bookstore parking lot when it hit the pedestrian, then left the scene.

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