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  1. Kiana locked down after man shoots 2 hunters, flees in boatRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2012 | Anchorage Daily News

    The village of Kiana in Northwest Alaska was on lockdown Wednesday after troopers said a man shot two hunters and stole their boat at a remote cabin upriver. As of about 1 p.m., troopers had arrived at the cabin as well as in Kiana and were preparing to search a roughly 40-mile stretch of terrain for the shooter, the agency said.

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  2. Judge rejects call to hear Fairbanks 911 case in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    A dispute over 911 phone services between the Fairbanks North Star Borough and Alaska Communications Systems is headed back to state court, following a ruling by a federal judge Friday. Alaska Communications argued that it should be a federal case, but District Court Judge Ralph Beistline said "the facts alleged in the complaint do not state a federal cause of action."

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  3. Why Interior Alaska was green while most of U.S. was smothered during last ice ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    During our planet's most recent cold period, a slab of ice smothered Manhattan. Canada looked like Antarctica but with no protruding mountains.

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  4. Bill Walker's gas project history begs several questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Bill Walker has some explaining to do. How will he move forward on the Alaska LNG project after years of advocating a single project to the exclusion of other pipelines? The governor's race in Alaska has taken an interesting turn with independent Republican Bill Walker jumping out of his party and platform to team with Byron Mallott, the Democrats' candidate aligned with Begich and Obama.

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  5. AK Beat: 21 JBER troops treated for carbon monoxide exposure during training near FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    Army spokesperson John Pennell said none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening. Pennell said seven victims had already been discharged from Bassett Army Hospital, on Fort Wainwright, and one soldier was taken to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital for further evaluation.

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  6. Companies make gas trucking pitches: Fairbanks customers could save thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2013 | Anchorage Daily News

    Three companies made their best sales pitch for a North Slope natural gas trucking plan Tuesday, holding out the prospect of big savings for Fairbanks consumers who pay thousands more a year in heating bills than residents of Southcentral. Three competitors pitched plans for a subsidized natural gas trucking operation from the North Slope Tuesday, projecting a savings to Fairbanks consumers who switch from fuel oil of about $2,700 a year.

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  7. Fairbanks Natural Gas seeks approval in new trucking planRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2011 | Anchorage Daily News

    According to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner 's Dermot Cole, another plan to truck natural gas from the North Slope to Fairbanks is looking to gain momentum. The effort, led by Fairbanks Natural Gas, hopes to secure expedited review of its Regulatory Commission of Alaska application to begin building an almost 4-mile, 11-inch pipeline from a point of supply to the site of a proposed natural gas liquefaction plant to provide product to ship south on tanker trucks.

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  8. Alaska schools coalition 'disappointed' in candidate survey response rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    Forty-six candidates for state office received a "seal of approval" from a grassroots group that has fought for more school funding and against educational vouchers, but more than 50 candidates did not respond to the group's questionnaires, including Gov. Sean Parnell, who is running for re-election and early this year declared the 2014 legislative session the "education session." Great Alaska Schools, a volunteer coalition of parents and concerned citizens, played a prominent role during the most recent session, rallying many Alaskans against a measure that proposed a constitutional amendment to remove the longstanding ban on public funds being spent on private and religious schools.

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  9. Airfare bargains still available in calm before PFD sale seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    Many travelers are poised with their calendars close at hand for the annual Permanent Fund Dividend airfare sales. In particular, I fully expect a fare sale from Alaska Airlines closer to the distribution date of the annual dividend.

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  10. Aircraft hitchhiker reaches Alaska on nationwide questRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    Amber Nolan, who is hitchhiking via aircraft around the U.S., took a trip with Talkeetna Air Taxi to Ruth Glacier while in Alaska. Floridian Amber Nolan arrived in Alaska last month in a very unique way -- she hitchhiked in an Aerotrek from Wisconsin with Palmer resident Glenn Johnmeyer.

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  11. How should military treat veterans with PTSD who lose control?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Cheney Carlson, seen July 30, 2014 in Amery, Wisconsin, said during a sentencing trial for ex-husband Robert Carlson that she believed his violent outburst against her was unlikely to happen again. The judge sentenced Robert Carlson to eight years in prison, the maximum allowed under the defendant's deal to plead guilty to multiple counts of assault and avoid a charge of attempted murder.

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  12. Alaska dogs get taste of dryland racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Chugiak Dog Mushers Association held 2-mile dryland sled dog races in various classes at Beach Lake Park on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014.

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  13. Measuring ground movement in Minto, other remote Alaska sitesRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sarah Silas, 89, smiled as she remembered an earthquake that shook her village more than 60 years ago. The floor of her cabin swayed so much, her young son staggered away from her.

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  14. Marvin, Saari blaze into Equinox record bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    But it's not so much that at age 44 Saari became the oldest winner in the 52-year history of the race with his fourth victory since 2007. "There's probably a bigger story today in that Christy Marvin broke the women's record," said Saari, an Anchorage runner and writer.

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  15. Rain slows Johnston's run from Anchorage to FairbanksRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska's running man was closing in on Fairbanks late Friday afternoon with his fingers crossed he would reach the Golden Heart city in time for the evening bib pickup for Saturday's Equinox Ultramarathon. Reached by cell phone about three miles short of the Interior city, Willow's Dave Johnston confessed he'd found his 360-mile, pre-race warmup run north from Anchorage just a little tougher than expected.

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  16. UAA notebook: Volleyball team returns home, Fossman goes proRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    After playing its last six matches on the road, the UAA volleyball team returns to its new home for a Saturday match. The Seawolves meet Montana State-Billings at 7 p.m. at the new Alaska Airlines Center.

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  17. Chris Thompson: Alaska church apps can have huge impactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Apps have revolutionized the ways we access information, play games, or use various utilities to change and improve our lives. Churches have adopted this rich technology.

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  18. AIDEA takes next step on Fairbanks energy projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority and a private contractor signed a key 313-page agreement Friday advancing the effort to get a state-owned natural gas plant built on the North Slope. The concession agreement with MWH details a process under which final design and a financing plan will be prepared for the project, which is the centerpiece of the Interior Energy Project, an effort to truck liquefied natural gas to the Fairbanks area.

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  19. Polished steel sculpture draws on Fairbanks' northern lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    The gleaming spires reaching skyward near the banks of the Chena River downtown remind some of ice crystals, while others say the shapes are reminiscent of quartz crystals or the imagined architecture of Superman's Fortress of Solitude. At night, when the multicolored lights reflect on the steel surface, polished to a mirror-like finish, some may think of the northern lights dancing in the sky.

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  20. Grammy-winning artist Lyle Lovett brings Texas twang to Anchorage, FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    He's a Texas troubadour and accomplished actor, and for two years in the early 1990s was probably best known as Julia Roberts' husband. But for fans of Lovett's music, he represents some of the best work of the Texas songwriter movement, rolling seamlessly between country, Western swing, jazz and gospel.

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