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  1. Valdez information and attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The city of Valdez lies at the head of the Port of Valdez, a deepwater fjord positioned off pristine Prince William Sound. History buffs and thrill-seekers alike will enjoy the charm of this seaside town.

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  2. Survival a theme of some writers in latest edition of Alaska Quarterly ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    There's much to recommend in the upcoming spring/summer issue of Alaska Quarterly Review, including a haunting and provocative photo essay by Eman Mohammed, who calls herself "the first female photojournalist in the Gaza Strip." But it's April, which is National Poetry Month, and in the poetry section of the 300-plus-page issue, you'll find diverse new work by Alaskan poets in conversation with writers from all over the world about the things that matter -- like survival.

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  3. Moe ends his streak, Wilt continues hers with Heart Run victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Chrystal McMillan, center, runs in the Heart Run on Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Anchorage. McMillan, a fifth-grade teacher, lost 120 pounds over the past year, after a heart condition scared her into shape.

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  4. Photos: 2015 Alaska Judo ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Mackenzie Harvey, left, of Anchorage, faces Rachel LaForest of Palmer. About 100 people, ages 6 through adult, competed in the 2015 State Judo Championship, held at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex at UAA, on Saturday, April 25, 2015.

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  5. Spoken word artist B. Yung set to perform in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    SO and Different by Design proudly presents: B. Yung. He is the author of "The Spirits Undying Chase" and "Summer's Here" and his work has been widely acclaimed and used in classrooms, college coursework and re-performed in speech and debate competitions.

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  6. Cost of ignorance: School cuts jeopardize Alaska's future and kids' future successRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Although older Alaskans may deserve the government we voted for, it looks like the younger ones won't get the education they deserve. Gov. Bill Walker and Education Commissioner Mike Hanley first sounded the education retreat when they asked the Legislature in January to remove $50 million from public schools without a plan.

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  7. Alaska's legalization offers a new start for a longtime marijuana growerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    He preferred growing in trailers. They offered lower overhead costs, and most of the time, neighbors didn't care what he was up to.

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  8. What's going on in Wisconsin violates basic American rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    If the notion of wielding the IRS as a weapon against political enemies or wiretapping the Associated Press does not bother you; if the NSA's pervasive eavesdropping or Barack Obama's lawless presidency does not make you nuts, what happened in Wisconsin will seem like, well, just a walk in the park. If all that winds your crank, though, and you wonder what America would look like if some liberal Democrats had their way, take a moment and read David French's " Wisconsin's Shame: 'I Thought It Was a Home Invasion ," in the National Review.

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  9. House, Senate negotiators reach agreement on budgetRead the original story

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    House and Senate negotiators reached agreement on a state operating budget, and proposed a way to fund government through the end of this fiscal year without potentially having to draw from the constitutional budget reserve fund. The committee, meeting late Saturday night, proposed using about $1.1 billion in forward-funding for education for the fiscal year beginning July 1, to help cover this year's deficit.

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  10. Man accused of West Anchorage sexual assault, kidnapping arraignedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    A man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at gunpoint, then forcing her to drive to various banks and ATMs to withdraw money with her two children in the car on Wednesday was arraigned on Saturday. Dustin Arthur Badillo, 20, of Anchorage appeared at the Anchorage jail before Magistrate Judge Kari McCrea, who set bail at $500,000 and appointed a third-party custodian.

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  11. Debates set for Anchorage mayoral runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The two candidates in the Anchorage mayoral runoff, Amy Demboski and Ethan Berkowitz, are scheduled to face off during the following public events before the May 5 election. General admission is $35; tickets for Anchorage Chamber members cost $26 in advance or $28 at the door.

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  12. What to watch for as Alaska's marijuana laws take shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    On the last day of Alaska's regular legislative session, the state Senate voted on a bill that would clarify municipal regulation of marijuana. "This is our last marijuana bill," Sen. Lesil McGuire, R-Anchorage, said before the vote.

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  13. Friday night's prep baseball and softball roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Balas Buckmaster, of East High, runs for the ball after teammate Josh Barton misses the catch as he dives for the ball against Wasilla High in baseball action at Kosinski Fields in Anchorage, AK on Friday, April 24, 2015. Ryan Solberg, of East High, losses the ball as he tries to make the tag on Blake Marks, of Wasilla High, as he dives back to first base in baseball action at Kosinski Fields in Anchorage, AK on Friday, April 24, 2015.

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  14. Last of 3 men sentenced in 2011 killings outside Muldoon barRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    A judge sentenced Lee Chee Chang on Friday to 11 1/2 years in prison for his involvement in a 2011 shooting outside an East Anchorage bar that left two people injured and two dead, including his older brother, according to the Attorney General's Office. Police said Chang, then 25, shot Emilio Ramirez, 35, at point-blank range as Ramirez lay in the parking lot outside JJ's Lounge off Muldoon Road.

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  15. UAF hockey player from Anchorage out on bail after indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    A UAF hockey player from Anchorage who was indicted on two felony charges of sexual assault on Thursday was scheduled to be released from the Fairbanks Correctional Center jail Friday after posting a $20,000 bond. Nolan Youngmun, 23, is charged with the on-campus sexual assault of a woman early on the morning of Sunday, April 5, at UAF's Cutler Apartments.

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  16. Anchorage police say man guilty of harassment may have additional victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage police asked the public Friday for additional information on a 32-year-old man who admitted to "having inappropriate contact" with girls at a child care program where he worked between 1999 and 2014. In April, Adam Wilkinson pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree harassment.

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  17. 4th Avenue Theatre owners propose major redevelopment in downtown AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Portions of the defunct 4th Avenue Theatre would be incorporated into a downtown Anchorage complex that would include a pedestrian shopping galleria, parking garage and skyscraper in a proposal that Peach Investments, owner of the theater and adjacent properties, plans to present to the Assembly. Chris Beck of Agnew Beck Consulting said the new Peach Tower, across Fifth Avenue from the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts, would be 28 stories high and include a hotel, residences and multilevel parking.

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  18. Top University of Alaska administrators to take unpaid leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    The University of Alaska announced Friday that scores of top administrators will take five to 10 days of unpaid leave as part of a larger plan to pare spending. The furloughs for 167 employees in leadership positions throughout the university system are a response to the state budget crisis, said university President Pat Gamble.

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  19. Anchorage Fire Department bans outdoor burningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    The Anchorage Fire Department is asking the public to refrain from having open outdoor fires until weather conditions improve in Alaska's biggest city. The National Weather Service warned of fire dangers in the Matanuska Valley early Friday morning but expanded the warning to include the Anchorage area, citing low humidity and "gusty afternoon winds."

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  20. What can save the 4th Avenue Theatre?Read the original story

    Nov 9, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage has a soft spot for the 4th Avenue Theatre, one of the city's most visible historic buildings, with its art deco style and stunning interior. Those of us old enough to have been inside remember the smooth walnut panelling and Alaskana murals, including the gold leaf of Mount McKinley, and the lovely staircases.

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