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  1. Ducklings waddle their way inside Fairbanks hardware storeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska wildlife officials are deciding what's next for a group of ducklings that wandered into a Fairbanks hardware store. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports Alaska Industrial Hardware employee Tammy Madeiros says the five tennis-ball-sized birds would have had to waddle across four lanes of traffic Wednesday afternoon to make it inside the store.

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  2. Dalton Highway repairs underway after floodwaters dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Road crews began repairing the flood-battered Dalton Highway on Alaska's North Slope over the Memorial Day weekend, bringing hope to Deadhorse hotels and work camps forced to fly in supplies after spring melting ripped away portions of the road to some of the nation's largest oil fields. State officials said Tuesday they had no idea when the northern end of the 415-mile gravel route to Prudhoe Bay, closed for eight days after severe flooding along its last 25 miles, would reopen.

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  3. Nome judge faces hearing over alleged ethics violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Nome Superior Court Judge Timothy Dooley has been accused of violating the Alaska Code of Judicial Conduct for making multiple statements that "indicated insensitivity" toward victims, witnesses and other parties during court proceedings, according to a complaint filed Tuesday with the Commission on Judicial Conduct. The investigation into Dooley's conduct was "the result of a few anonymous complaints" received by the agency, said Marla Greenstein, executive director of the commission.

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  4. Fast response, wary public keeping Alaska wildfires in checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    A rapid and aggressive response to the start of Alaska wildfire season has keep burned acreage to a minimum despite persistent hot and dry weather that has keep underbrush from turning green in much of the state. Through Sunday, Alaska Interagency Coordination Center reported 159 fires in 2015, but they had burned fewer than seven square miles.

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  5. Trio adds to surge of work pouring forth from Alaska poetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    It seems to be poetry season in Alaska with two widely published poets and a relative unknown publishing books covering similar ground with differing results. Each employs stark and minimal language while exploring Alaska and lands beyond.

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  6. Walk for Tsucde, 2015: Remembering roots, over 270 miles to FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Katie John's parents, Fred's grandparents, Chief Charley and his wife, Sarah Sanford, 1919. Mentasta.

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  7. Study suggests link between domestic violence and obesity in Native childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Young Alaska Native children are far more likely to be obese than their non-Native counterparts, and family strife is a major factor that puts those young children at risk for obesity, a new study finds. Among Alaska Native 3-year-olds, 42.2 percent were found to be obese, compared to 24.9 percent of all Alaska 3-year-olds, said the study, published in the journal PLOS ONE .

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  8. 2004: The year Alaska's Interior went up in smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    In a gorgeous warm May this year, we have not yet sniffed the bitter scent of flaming spruce. When we do, many of us will think back to a year that still haunts us.

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  9. Fairbanks hospital CEO to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Anchorage Daily News

    Powers, hired as chief financial officer in 1986, has served as CEO since 1995. Banner Health said it plans to have an interim executive on the job by June 10. During his years at the hospital, Powers oversaw the building of the Denali Center nursing home, the J. Michael Carroll Cancer Treatment Center, the Fairbanks Imaging Center, the new emergency department and the Harry and Sally Porter Heart & Vascular Center.

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  10. Nitro-fueled car to debut at Alaska Raceway Park this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska's newest nitromethane-burning dragster will make its debut this weekend at Alaska Raceway Park, where Memorial Day will be celebrated with three days of racing. Wasilla's John Dixon is the driver of the Trophy Hunter, a fuel-altered car capable of going 270 mph or faster.

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  11. Alaska wildfire responders keeping eye on dry conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    Green leaves have popped out on trees throughout interior Alaska, but the dry vegetation below is putting wildfire responders on edge. Grasses still brown from a lack of spring rain, combined with high temperatures and low humidity, have made the region a tinderbox.

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  12. Garry Kaulitz named Rasmuson Distinguished ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage artist Garry Kaulitz was named the 2015 Rasmuson Foundation Distinguished Artist in ceremonies held Tuesday, May 19, in the Sydney Laurence Theatre. The honor includes a prize of $40,000.

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  13. Mischief in the House: Juneau legislator tries to block adjournmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    First, Rep. Sam Kito, D-Juneau, delivered a speech Tuesday on the nearly deserted floor of the House of Representatives, touting Juneau as a site for legislative meetings and urging action on the budget. Or at least as much turmoil as so few representatives can manage.

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  14. AIDEA waits for final purchase agreement on Fairbanks energy projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority board expressed support Tuesday for a proposed purchase of a Fairbanks natural gas company but held off on making a final decision until a sales agreement is finished. The AIDEA board postponed action on the $54 million purchase until a meeting May 27. The plan calls for AIDEA to purchase Pentex and sell a liquefaction plant in Cook Inlet and other assets for $15 million to Hilcorp.

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  15. Multibillion-dollar tax dispute resumes over value of Alaska pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Anchorage Daily News

    An annual multibillion-dollar debate between oil companies and local municipalities about differences in the taxable value of the trans-Alaska pipeline resumed in Anchorage Monday. The oil companies argue the 38-year-old pipeline is worth $2.6 billion, while the municipal governments of the North Slope, Valdez and Fairbanks say it is worth about six times that much, in large part because billions of barrels of profitable oil remain to be pumped to Valdez in the decades ahead.

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  16. Fairbanks triathlete Laine claims Gold Nugget victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    Carrie Bjorn-Roli and Anna Bjorn-Roli make the transition from swimming to biking while competing in the Gold Nugget Triathlon at Bartlett High School on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Josephine Roach takes a breath during the 500-yard swim while competing in the Gold Nugget Triathlon at Bartlett High School on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

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  17. Photos: 2015 Gold Nugget TriathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    Josephine Roach takes a breath during the 500-yard swim while competing in the Gold Nugget Triathlon at Bartlett High School on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Wendy Leseman and her daughter Courtney Fleischman, 30, ride a tandem bicycle while competing in the Gold Nugget Triathlon at Bartlett High School on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

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  18. Suspect sought in fatal shooting outside Fairbanks barRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    Fairbanks police are looking for several men in connection with the shooting death of a man outside of a bar in the Interior Alaska city Sunday morning. According to a release from the Fairbanks Police Department, 23-year-old John D. Kavairlook Jr. was shot and killed in a parking lot by the Rock n Rodeo bar along the Steese Highway around 2:30 a.m., in an incident that apparently began with Kavairlook and another man fighting inside the bar.

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  19. Forecasters warn of fire hazard throughout much of Interior AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    With high winds and low humidity predicted Friday, forecasters are warning residents of a large swath of Alaska's Interior and surrounding areas of high fire danger. Red flag warnings are in effect for much of Interior Alaska -- including Fairbanks -- and the Copper River Basin until 10 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service said.

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  20. Too steep? Too difficult? Not for climbers who pioneered new Alaska routes last seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mountaineering in Alaska rarely makes the news, and when it does, it typically involves Mount McKinley, which sees deaths, falls and rescues nearly every year. Denali National Park dutifully reports the numbers of climbers and the percent that reach the summit.

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