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  1. Teacher takes on Heart Run 14 months, 120 pounds after heart surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Kids at Fairview Elementary can say, truthfully and without fear of punishment, that Chrystal McMillan is half the teacher she used to be. McMillan, 30, is a fifth grade teacher at Fairview who competed in her first competitive run Saturday at the 37th Alaska Heart Run, the annual footrace that is synonymous with springtime in Alaska.

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  2. Spear tips from Northwest Alaska add clues to mystery of first AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Skiing across the raw, open landscape of the Seward Peninsula a few weeks ago, my friends and I dreamed of getting out of a big wind and into the tub at Serpentine Hot Springs. Though none of us had been there, we all recognized the Serpentine valley by black tors guarding the surrounding hillsides.

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  3. 2015 Nenana Ice Classic over after slow-motion breakupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    If you guessed the tripod on the Tanana River would stop the clock at 2:25 p.m. AST on April 24, you'll get the $330,330 jackpot -- or at least part of it. The Nenana Ice Classic website was updated Friday with an announcement saying the contest ended at 2:25 p.m. Alaska Standard Time.

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  4. Nenana Ice Classic remains anyone's guess after ice jam stalls breakupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    The Nenana Ice Classic appeared to be over Thursday night at about 7 p.m. when the ice rumbled and the bulky log structure painted black and white began to make its way downstream in the Tanana River. But people who guessed that the classic would end on April 23 with the third or fourth earliest breakup since 1917 will have to guess again next year.

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  5. Permanent Fund can lower deficit while checks keep coming, economist saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    A leading economist issued a paper Thursday arguing that the state can use a portion of the Permanent Fund earnings to reduce the deficit next year by $2.2 billion while still paying every Alaskan a full annual dividend. There would also be earnings left over to reinvest in the Permanent Fund, currently valued at $54 billion after growing by $6.8 billion in 2014.

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  6. Alternative heat source proves efficient during early monitoring in FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska Geothermal installs a ground source heat pump at the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks during summer 2013. The heat pump, a loop consisting of six 100-foot horizontal slinky coils that each get buried in a separate trench, pull energy from the ground to be converted into building heat.

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  7. House, Senate leaders ignore plea to use free time to study MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    As a small group of legislative leaders works on a final budget compromise here, Democrats and Gov. Bill Walker are urging lawmakers to use their spare time for hearings on expansion of the public Medicaid health care program and work on other pending legislation. Both Walker and the Democratic minorities in the Legislature want Medicaid expanded to make about 40,000 low-income Alaskans newly eligible.

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  8. 13 to be enshrined Thursday in Alaska cross country ski hall of fameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sixteen years after selecting the inaugural class for the Alaska Cross Country Ski Hall of Fame, inductees and organizers are ready to party like it's 1999. Being honored are 13 skiers, coaches and trail builders who shaped the sport in Alaska -- a group that ranges from Sven Johanson, a pioneering Anchorage coach and competitor in the 1950s and 60s, to Kikkan Randall, a current World Cup and U.S. Ski Team star.

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  9. Nearly a year after troopers' killings, Tanana looks forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    St. James Episcopal Church in Tanana on May 1, 2015. Two troopers were shot and killed in the community that day.

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  10. Around the rinks: Catching up on junior pucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Trying to play catch-up here, we'll first note that the NAHL's defending Robertson Cup champions, the Fairbanks Ice Dogs, are among eight teams left in the hunt for the 2015 title. The Ice Dogs swept the Minnesota Magicians in three games in their opening-round series, courtesy in no small part to goaltender Patrick Munson, who went 2-0 with a shutout, .50 goals-against average and .979 save percentage .

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  11. Decked out: Skateboards, skis are Southeast Alaska artist's canvasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    This collection of boards hangs at University of Alaska Museum of the North in Fairbanks. The museum has agreed to loan these items to the Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology at Harvard University.

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  12. Impasse continues in Juneau over school funding and employee payRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Rep. Geran Tarr shows emotion after a bill to create sexual abuse and assault education programs in public schools was passed by the House on Saturday evening, April 18, 2015. Tarr said the bill, referred to as "Erin's Law" and sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett is necessary to address Alaska's high rate of sexual abuse of children.

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  13. Marijuana Control Board bill passes Alaska Senate; municipal regulation bill failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two pieces of marijuana legislation were heard on the Senate floor on Saturday afternoon. A Marijuana Control Board bill moved forward, while a bill clarifying municipal regulations of marijuana was held for reconsideration in the final days of Alaska's regular legislative session.

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  14. Play about redemption and survival speaks to good and bad of Alaska village lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    For a play that is intended to combat suicide, "The Winter Bear" is surprisingly funny. Its humor and depiction of the good and bad, the old and the new of village Alaska -- fish soup and sno-gos, bingo and Facebook, alcohol and despair -- help it reach beyond performances into the lives of those who see it.

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  15. Search for Sarabi the Iditarod sled dog continues 100 miles north of AnchorageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sarabi, a 3-year-old dropped Iditarod dog in rookie musher Laura Allaway's team, is still missing after she ran away from her handler in Anchorage's Oceanview neighborhood March 21, 2015, the same day Allaway finished the race in 46th place. The search for Sarabi, the Iditarod sled dog that went missing over a month ago, has moved 100 miles north of Anchorage.

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  16. Salvation Army testifies to the good Medicaid expansion will do in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    As the Divisional Commander for The Salvation Army in Alaska, I am writing to express our support for Medicaid expansion in Alaska. Because The Salvation Army is not a political organization but a Christian church, it is unusual for us to take political positions.

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  17. Alaska Intertie problem causes large power outage in Interior, Mat-SuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    A widespread power outage Thursday evening affected thousands of Matanuska Electric Association and Golden Valley Electric Association customers along the Railbelt from Houston to the Fairbanks area. The outage was triggered by an issue on the Alaska Intertie transmission line near Houston, according to Julie Estey, MEA spokesperson.

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  18. Even conservatives support Medicaid expansion, pollster saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaskans from every region of the state support expansion of Medicaid, said pollster Ivan Moore, putting new pressure on legislators who oppose expansion and say they are reflecting their constituents' views. "Even in the most conservative, Republican areas of the state, Fairbanks and the Mat-Su, it's still 2-1 in favor," Moore said.

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  19. Shannon Kuhn: A taste of community in the kitchen classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    Volunteers Cate Burton, Audra Karasa, Lorraine Stumbaugh and Zazary Urrutia share a meal with Alaska Literacy Program staff Jenifer Rogers and students Nohemi Rainey, Liliana Vilorio, Amanda Frazier and Anna Ivanova for National Public Health Week. Born in South Korea, Rogers moved with her military family to Fairbanks when she was 5 years old.

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  20. If lawmakers kill film tax credits, they'll kill an Alaska-grown treasure in progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: If lawmakers kill Alaska's film industry tax credit program, they'll kill a homegrown industry-in-progress of high-quality work. Pictured: xxxx xxxxxxx in a teaser for the television series "Northland."

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