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  1. Police ID pedestrian killed by vehicle Wednesday in Midtown AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage police have identified the man struck by a vehicle and killed at Benson Boulevard and the Seward Highway on Wednesday as 51-year-old Russell G. Place. Officers and medics responded to accident scene around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  2. Asbestos worries lead to temporary closure of Anchorage REI storeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage's only REI store, located in the heart of Anchorage's Spenard neighborhood, reopened at 11:30 a.m. Thursday after closing abruptly late Tuesday night. A sign posted on the storefront Wednesday said only that the closure was due to "a facility issue beyond our control."

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  3. Three convicted of Fairview home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Three Anchorage men were convicted Wednesday for their roles in a 2012 home-invasion robbery, the Anchorage District Attorney's Office said. Taylor R. Smith, 26, Richard A. Erdman, 28, and James E. Smith, 21, were convicted of first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, and second-degree assault by an Anchorage jury for their roles in a Aug. 9, 2012 home invasion that left one man with "significant injuries," the District Attorney's Office wrote in a Thursday morning press release.

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  4. Small earthquake felt widely in Southcentral AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Earthquake Center says the 4.3 magnitude quake occurred at 10:55 p.m. Wednesday and was felt throughout Anchorage, as well as the Mat-Su region.

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  5. Frigid temperatures forecast to return to most Alaska regionsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaskans, pack away your shorts. Frigid cold may return early next week on the heels of a warm, rainy February .

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  6. Photos: 2015 Peninsula Conference basketball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Kalenik Molodih of Nikolaevsk drives to the basket against Brody Neufeld of Wasilla Lake Christian School during second-half action at the 2015 Peninsula Conference basketball tournament on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage. Ashleigh Hammond of Cook Inlet Academy scores on a fast break against Seldovia at the 2015 Peninsula Conference basketball tournament on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Lumen Christi High School in Anchorage.

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  7. Masked musician Slow Magic brings glittery, glo-fi sound to AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The musician known as Slow Magic values anonymity - so much so that despite a budding career, wide press coverage and an aggressive tour schedule, very little is known about the masked man. His private approach to a public profession is intentional, well orchestrated and utilizes a platform of co-conspirators.

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  8. Photos: More than 1,000 Iditarod dogs get race-ready certification from veterinariansRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Handler Michael Baker holds Matt Failor's dog Piper as veterinarian Denise Piaskowski does her examination at Iditarod headquarters in Kink on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Each dog that races in the Iditarod is checked by veterinarians before, during and after the race.

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  9. Anchorage trail doctors spread snow over ice, pavement for Iditarod ceremonial startRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Parks and Recreation maintenance workers Luke Devlin, Tyler Levad, and Cindy Higgins empty a sled load of snow from Goose Lake onto a snowless bridge on the Chester Creek trail at Woodside Park near East 20th Avenue and Ingra Street on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Crews have been moving snow into tunnels, covering bridges and bare spots in the trail in preparation for the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race which begins in downtown Anchorage on Saturday morning.

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  10. African Guitar Summit launches 6-city tour of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Donne Roberts wasn't sure what to expect when he got a call in 2004 from producer Todd Fraracci, asking the Madagascar-born guitarist to participate in a special recording project for Canada's CBC Radio. Fraracci's brainchild brought together nine of Canada's foremost African musicians and featured an enormous array of styles, from the nomadic West African sound of Alpha Yaya Diallo to the Malagasy-inspired blues of Madagascar Slim.

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  11. Same old blinkered vision won't solve drug problem for Alaska or USRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Politicians, pundits and everybody else spend a lot of time trying to solve problems. Two sides argue their points, usually ad nauseam, and generally very little change actually happens.

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  12. Notebook: Will UAF fans take over Sullivan?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    UAF will definitely play its last games of the season Friday and Saturday when it hits town for the final two games of the annual Governor's Cup - the Nanooks are prohibited from postseason play because of NCAA violations in previous seasons - and UAA could be playing its last games too - the Seawolves must sweep the Nanooks and get some help to make the WCHA playoffs. Be interesting to see what kind of crowd UAA draws at Sullivan Arena - attendance has continued to plummet this season - and whether enough UAF fans show up to take over the arena, at least in terms of noise level.

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  13. Reality Check: What is it about Alaska reality shows that keeps non-Alaskans tuning in?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    That used to be the question when people from the Lower 48 found out that you lived in Alaska. But as former governor, reality TV personality, "Saturday Night Live" cameo artist and Fox News contributor Sarah Palin became more of a known entity and less of a "WTF" for the nation, the question seems to have shifted to this one: "You live in Alaska? I watch ."

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  14. Murkowski hires Sullivan consultant for 2016 campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The Virginia consulting firm that worked on U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan's successful campaign last year is opening an office in Alaska and completing an agreement to be the lead strategist for Sen. Lisa Murkowski's re-election bid. Scott Kendall, an Anchorage attorney who has done elections work for both Republican senators, said he will work on political campaigns and corporate communications for Black Rock Group, a Virginia consulting firm.

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  15. Anchorage educators endorse competing candidates: Berkowitz and HalcroRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The state's largest education union has decided to endorse both Ethan Berkowitz and Andrew Halcro for mayor of Anchorage, leading both candidates to issue statements claiming they won the endorsement. Neither mentioned the other.

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  16. Pedestrian dies in Midtown Anchorage collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Police and medics responded to the intersection around 1:30 p.m., where an unidentified pedestrian was declared dead, said Anchorage Police Department communications director Jennifer Castro. The police department's traffic investigation unit was responding to the scene, said Castro, and additional details were to be released as they become available.

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  17. Police: Pedestrian dies in Midtown Anchorage collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Police and medics responded to the intersection around 1:30 p.m., where an unidentified pedestrian was declared dead, said Anchorage Police Department communications director Jennifer Castro. The police department's traffic investigation unit was responding to the scene, said Castro, and additional details were to be released as they become available.

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  18. Delta flight makes medical emergency landing in AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    A Delta Air Lines flight bound for Los Angeles from Tokyo's Narita International Airport made an unscheduled landing in Anchorage early Wednesday morning after a passenger suffered a medical emergency, according to a statement from the airline. The crew elected to divert Delta flight 284 to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport "in response to a customer medical situation on board," Delta wrote.

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  19. Ways to make viewing the Iditarod start kid-friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Anchorage Daily News

    Young Iditarod fans reach to slap the hand of Iditarod rookie Katrina Pawlaczyk of Wasilla during last year's ceremonial race start in Anchorage. Much to their delight, the kids' pleas for discarded dog booties were occasionally answered as well.

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  20. Sullivan administration explores selling Anchorage trash collection utilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    At Tuesday's Anchorage Assembly meeting, the administration introduced a resolution that seeks to "set up a structured process to sell Solid Waste Services' collection business." Solid Waste Services comprises two utilities, one handling trash collection and the other operating the Anchorage Regional Landfill and two waste transfer stations.

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