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  1. Air Force advances F-35 basing at Eielson AFB with studyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The Air Force announced details Thursday of plans to conduct an environmental impact statement on a proposal to base two squadrons of F-35s at Eielson Air Force Base, a step that provides formal assurance of the expansion effort announced last August. In previous statements, the Air Force had said that the F-16 squadron at Eielson might be moved to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage or to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.

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  2. General, the disabled puppy, finds an Alaska homeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Owner Andrea Huisman went looking for help after she recognized that supporting a puppy with no front legs would be too much of a struggle for a newly single mom with four children. Huisman revealed her predicament on Craigslist and the world responded.

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  3. 100 years ago, Alaska's leaders stood up for a new universityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: History shows that Alaska's leaders of old understood the value of a university.Pictured: Museum of the North on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. One hundred years ago, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act reserving land for the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines, but it wasn't without opposition.

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  4. Fairbanks lecture: 'The First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a free public lecture, "'The First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All the Lawyers': Shakespeare and Early Modern English Law."

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  5. Dogs' best trait? Dragging pet owners out of the house.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Anchorage Daily News

    The bunny scooted into a culvert under the highway with the dog hot on his trail. The showshoe hare fit; the dog did not.

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  6. Arts Scene: Fusion tunes at ACW, Man-eating plant at Myrna'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    Jazz artist Yngvil Vatn Guttu and multi-talented violinist Lena Lukina will team up with members of the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra for, "Pokrovsky Trakt," a unique concert at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 6, at Anchorage Community Works, 349 E. Ship Creek Ave. The duo will present newly composed original music in a range of styles touching on classical, jazz, cabaret, dance and border-defying fusion. The evening includes food from the Spenard Roadhouse and a display of art by Lukina.

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  7. Weather woes alter Iditarod restart in Fairbanks; Anchorage ceremonial route OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Anchorage Daily News

    Karen Land gets her dog team back on track near the Riverboat Discovery on the Chena River in 2003, the last time the Iditarod started in Fairbanks. Race organizers announced Monday that the Fairbanks restart -- already moved from its traditional location in Willow for only the second time in race history -- would be moved from the Chena River north of Pike's Landing to a nearby road due to warm weather and deteriorating river ice.

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  8. Fast trail awaits Iditarod Invitational competitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    Just to the north of Alaska's largest city, the true hard men and women of the Iditarod Trail on Sunday headed north from the old port of Knik in a race against time and weather. Out ahead of them somewhere, Bill Merchant, the organizer of the Iditarod Trail Invitational, was pushing a trail up Rainy Pass and through this year's supposedly impassable Dalzell Gorge, which is passable because almost anything in Alaska is passable for the fit, skilled and determined.

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  9. Moving into winners' circle means moving out -- way out -- for musher Brent SassRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    Brent Sass, from Eureka, Alaska, and his team make their way out of the Central checkpoint during the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race on Sunday, February 15, 2015 in Central, Alaska. If musher Brent Sass had his way, he would live completely off the grid on his remote homestead in remote Eureka .

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  10. Quam, Faeo claim title in 'bone-jarring' Iron Dog across dirt, rocks, tussocks and iceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    Eric Quam and Scott Faeo won the 2015 Iron Dog race Saturday, crossing the finish line on the Chena River shortly after noon. Faeo, 31, is the first son of a former Iron Dog champion to win.

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  11. Suddenly tight Iron Dog comes down to final 290-mile dash to FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    Four-time champion Marc McKenna of Anchorage and parter Allen Hill of Big Lake will try to mount a come-from-behind surge in the final day of the Iron Dog snowmachine race on Saturday. Most of the top long-distance snowmachine racers in the world queued up in the Interior village Tanana on Friday night at the confluence of the Yukon and Tanana rivers, where the two-driver teams will rest before launching a 290-mile dash to the Iron Dog finish line Saturday morning.

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  12. Jeff Lowenfels: Let this warm weather inspire you to prepare for springRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    I know I am not supposed to talk about the weather because of the jinx that I am. Still, when the start of the Iditarod is moved and not to the Matanuska Valley, but way north to Fairbanks, it is hard to remain silent.

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  13. Alaska ferry service faces dramatic new cuts under proposed budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska ferry system, which just persuaded Gov. Bill Walker to restore a 6 percent budget cut he proposed, has now been hit with a proposed 10 percent cut by a legislative subcommittee. The cuts would have dramatic impact, ferry supporters said, as the Alaska Marine Highway System has many fixed costs and cutting service is one of the only ways to save money.

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  14. The 'Battle for Seattle' yields airfare dividends beyond the Emerald CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    There's quite a bit of buzz about Del ta 's buildup of its international hub in Seattle. Last year, new service from Seattle to Fairbanks and Juneau led to lower fares all summer long.

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  15. What weather can mushers expect on new northern Iditarod route?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    On Feb. 10, the Iditarod Trail Committee announced the race restart will take place in Fairbanks due to poor snow conditions along much of the normal route across Alaska. Video of the Iron Dog race between the Alaska Range and the Nikolai checkpoint on the banks of the South Fork Kuskokwim River revealed a trail completely absent of snow for at least 100 miles.

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  16. Budget proposal could ground some Public Safety aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    A budget proposal laid out Thursday could wind up grounding two search and rescue helicopters and a plane capable of prisoner and personnel transports. A House subcommittee denied a $2.4 million request by the Department of Public Safety for an expanded aircraft section, a request that followed an audit.

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  17. Alaska legislators' own budget avoids deep cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    A House committee Thursday morning approved a plan to cut the Legislature's spending by 1.7 percent, well short of the reductions proposed by Gov. Bill Walker to state agency budgets under his control. In a three-minute meeting with no discussion, a subcommittee chaired by Rep. Mark Neuman, R-Big Lake, voted unanimously to accept a plan that cuts about $1.3 million from the Legislature's $75 million annual spending plan.

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  18. Led by Faeo and Quam, rested Iron Dog racers head toward Fairbanks finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Led by the speedy Mat-Su duo of Scott Faeo and 2008 champ Eric Quam, rejuvenated Iron Dog drivers ended their Nome layovers and roared east at dawn Thursday. By 9:17 a.m., Faeo and Quam had already made the 75-mile journey from Nome to White Mountain and were looking to put a gap between themselves and the other competitors.

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  19. West boys, West Valley girls post basketball winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    The top-ranked and undefeated West Valley girls basketball team survived a scare from the West Eagles on Wednesday, escaping West High with a 49-45 nonconference victory. In the boys game, West routed the Wolfpack 79-36 behind Devante Doutrive's 28 points and Brandon Huffman's 15 points and 13 rebounds.

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  20. Legislators reach into Labor Department to cut appointeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    A North Pole Republican's budget plan to fire a pair of Democrats in the administration of Gov. Bill Walker drew objections of micro-managing in a House committee hearing Wednesday morning, though it nonetheless moved forward. Recommendations from a budget subcommittee chaired by Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, take the unusual step of choosing specific positions to cut from the state labor department.

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