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  1. Why last night wasn't Earth's longestRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... the Washington Post . Washington, DC, saw about 9.5 hours of daylight yesterday, while Miami got almost 10.5, and Fairbanks, Alaska, saw less than four. (The 2010 winter solstice was remarkable for quite another reason .)

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  2. Buffalo Philharmonic reunites soldier with family at BlueCross BlueShield 'Holiday Pops' concertRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... years. A flight medic, she recently returned from Afghanistan and is now with Charlie Company 1/52 GSAB out of Fairbanks, Alaska. Bauman is a graduate of Canisius College and was raised in Tonawanda and Amherst. For three of the past four years, she ...

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  3. 2 vehicles sink on Fairbanks ice stretch used as a shortcutRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Pike's Waterfront Lodge. No one was hurt. The tow company was being followed by a camera crew, but Weaver told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner the incident was not staged. Alaska State Troopers helped rescue the driver of another vehicle on Tuesday. ...

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  4. With costs higher than predicted, Interior Alaska gas project at critical junctureRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    With estimated costs higher than anticipated and a concession agreement due to expire at the end of December, the board of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority faces some tough decisions over the future of the Interior Energy Project, designed to bring affordable North Slope natural gas to consumers in Fairbanks. The project involves the construction of a liquefied natural gas plant on the Slope; a trucking operation to ship LNG from the plant to Fairbanks; LNG storage and liquefaction facilities in Fairbanks; and utility distribution pipelines for delivering gas to customers.

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  5. IGTNT: "If something happens to me, know that I went happy."Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... June 2014 to December 2014 Ramon was married and had a three year old daughter. His mother-in-law, Donna Baum in Fairbanks, Alaska spoke about the family's loss: Let us be ever mindful that our soldiers are every day guarding someone's freedom. ...

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  6. Winter Arrives On The Shortest Day Of The YearRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    ... rs of daylight today, while Seattle got about eight and a-half hours. The shortest day in the United States was in Fairbanks, Alaska where the sun was up for only three hours, 42 minutes.

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  7. Winter begins today: Five questions and answers about the solsticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... cities like Seattle and Minneapolis get less than 9 hours of daylight, while the sun is up for barely 4 hours in Fairbanks, Alaska. If the sun is shining on December 21 or 22, your shadow at local noon will be the longest of the year. The higher the ...

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  8. West Valley girls sweep SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Ruthie Hebard scored 20 points to lead West Valley to a 53-44 nonconference girls basketball win over South on Saturday in Fairbanks.

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  9. South, West Valley boys split pair of basketball games in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Daniel Hornbuckled scored 16 of his game-high 29 points in the first quarter to lead host West Valley to a 68-55 nonconference basketball win over South on Saturday in Fairbanks.

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  10. Soldier surprises family when she appears at BPO concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WNED

    ... with her family for all but one of those years. She recently returned from Afghanistan and is now stationed in Fairbanks, Alaska. "Deployment was a lot less stressful than walking out on that stage, I can tell you that. But being back with my family ...

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  11. Fairbanks launches new technology for bus ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Greenwich Citizen

    ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, DEC. 21 - In this photo taken on Dec. 16, 2014, Fairbanks North Star Borough transportation manager Adam Barth talks about the live bus tracking system shown on his computer screen at the Transit Center in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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  12. The total absence of heat in Fairbanks, AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The flight home was a long haul. Three and a half hours in an airline seat. But coming home is always worth the effort, even when home is Fairbanks, Alaska, and the January temperature is minus 37. The short walk from the terminal to the taxi was a brutal reminder of what we take for granted here.

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  13. Walker announces 3 more top-level appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker announced three new appointments in his administration late Friday, naming Heidi Drygas as labor commissioner, Darwin Peterson as legislative director and retaining Larry Hartig for the Department of Environmental Conservation. Drygas, born and raised in Fairbanks, has worked nearly 10 years as general counsel for the Alaska District Council of Laborers , according to a statement from the governor's office.

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  14. Estate of Fairbanks businessman soon to give $1.2 million annually to charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    A court decision settling the estate of the late Bill Stroecker will help a $25 million foundation become fully operational in Alaska, eventually providing more than $1.2 million a year to 50 or more groups, 36 of them in Fairbanks. The Bill Stroecker Foundation, under IRS rules that require distributions of 5 percent of the value of the endowment each year, aims to distribute funds to dozens of groups Stroecker named in his will, ranging from the Fairbanks Curling Club and the NRA to the Salvation Army and the Fairbanks Community Food Bank.

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  15. Idaho's new Catholic leader meets followersRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | The Navajo Times

    ... Rev. Carlo Vigano, the Papal Nuncio to the United States, who had flown in from attending a bishop installation in Fairbanks, Alaska. Christensen, who was born in California on Christmas Eve in 1952, is known for being a sailor, master gardener and ...

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  16. A critical junctureRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Petroleum News

    With estimated costs higher than anticipated and a concession agreement due to expire at the end of December, the board of the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority faces some tough decisions over the future of the Interior Energy Project, a project designed to bring affordable North Slope natural gas to consumers in Fairbanks. The project involves the construction of a liquefied natural gas plant on the Slope; a trucking operation to ship LNG from the plant to Fairbanks; LNG storage and liquefaction facilities in Fairbanks; and utility distribution pipelines for delivering gas to customers.

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  17. AIDEA may extend deadline for LNG trucking projectRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... to be signed for future work remain up in the air and were not presented at an AIDEA board meeting Tuesday, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. One problem is the revised estimate of the LNG plant cost. MWH projected the facility as a $185 ...

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  18. Alaska News Nightly: December 18, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | APRN

    Governor Bill Walker is striking an optimistic tone despite tanking oil prices that are reducing state revenue. Speaking to the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, Walker pointed to opportunity.

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  19. Ambler road hearing draws opposition, supportersRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    A two-day hearing in Fairbanks on a proposed 200-mile road to the Ambler Mining District brought out sharp opposition from Alaskans who say traditional hunting grounds would be threatened and wilderness values would be lost. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Alaska Natives and non-Natives expressed concerns about increased access and industrial contamination at the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority hearing.

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  20. Capital budget cuts leave large projects unfunded for nowRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... is continuing to listen to community input about the road and had several days of public meetings scheduled in Fairbanks the week of Dec. 15 to 19. AIDEA is working to submit its environmental impact statement application for the project soon, and ...

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