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  1. Juneau Afternoon - 4-28-15Read the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    That, Writer's Almanac, Bird Note, music and more; live at 3 on KTOO-NEWS, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and on-line via ktoo.org

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  2. Thai hikers escape injury during weekend ice cave adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Tong Phiti and Prao Ruang relax after their rescue off of the West Glacier Trail on Sunday morning. Searchers in Juneau found two hikers from Thailand who got lost on a trail near the Mendenhall Glacier on Saturday.

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  3. Industry Forecasts Strong Tourist Season For AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | APRN

    With a little over a week until the first ship arrives in Juneau , the head of a cruise industry group in Alaska says 2015 should be strong year for tourism in the state. Former state lawmaker John Binkley is now president of Cruise Lines International Association Alaska .

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  4. 1 million passengers expected on Alaska cruise lines in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... expands globally and newer ships are deployed to ports in Asia, Alaska is losing market share. Binkley spoke with the Juneau Chamber of Commerce about how passenger fees are being spent, specifically a long-planned dock expansion to allow more ...

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  5. 2015 Visitors' Guide: Juneau by land, air and seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    If you find yourself in Alaska's capital city, Juneau, consider yourself lucky. Accessible only by boat or plane, it takes some effort to get there.

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  6. Southwest's healthy sea stars could shed light on wasting diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... the virus, which is normally associated with this disease further south." It's been seen in Homer, Seward, Sitka, Juneau and Ketchikan. Huge numbers of stars develop lesions, lose limbs and finally disintegrate into mush. Now, Hewson wants to know ...

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  7. Unnatural PredatorsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | New Urban Legends

    ... than saltwater and prolonged exposure is dangerous for killer whales, said Julie Speegle, a NOAA spokeswoman in Juneau, Alaska. "Saltwater is their natural habitat," she said. "They do often swim into fresh water pursuing prey, but usually they turn ...

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  8. Kenai vape shop may face problems from smoking billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... to man the cart and stay outside all day. So no, I don't want to do a cart." Chilton said she has written letters to Juneau about the problem the bill could cause her business, and has encouraged the store's patrons to do the same. High Voltage ...

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  9. In Skagway lived a boy who grew up to be a scholar of US democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... nearby. A reader is reminded of how isolated Skagway was in Dahl's youth. Contact with the outside world, even Juneau, was infrequent and Western Alaska existed only on maps. For the Dahls, Alaska was a few hundred miles surrounding their home. Dahl ...

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  10. UAA senior leaders will take summer furloughsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Senior leaders at the University of Alaska Anchorage will being taking furloughs this summer in an effort to cut into a budget shorfall of $19.5 million. Anchorage television station KTVA reports the deficit could change since lawmakers in Juneau haven't passed out a budget yet.

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  11. Juneau Afternoon - 4-27-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    That, Writers' Almanac, Bird Note, music and more today on A Juneau Afternoon, live at 3 on KTOO-NEWS, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and on-line via ktoo.org

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  12. Top University of Alaska administrators to take unpaid leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... the president and the chancellors at each of the university's three major campuses in Fairbanks, Anchorage and Juneau. They, in addition to each university's provost, will be assigned 10 furlough days each. Other affected positions include senior ...

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  13. Leaning into the fear: As If! The Alaska State Improv Festival is backRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    As If! or The Alaska State Improv Festival is back in Juneau this weekend for its third year. Some of the troops are local, from places like Sitka and Talkeetna.

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  14. Soups from 18 Juneau restaurants to fill The Glory Hole's Empty BowlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... up and transferring stuff back and forth. It would be really hard to do without them," she says. Lovishchuk says 18 Juneau restaurants are each donating between 5 and 10 gallons of soup. That's more restaurants than has ever participated before. ...

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  15. Perseverance Theatre to Close Season with Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England, 5/1-24Read the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Wreen. Two actors from the recent production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike are returning to the stage; local Juneau actor Katie Jensen is playing Greer and L.A. based, Sylvia Kwan, is playing Andromeda. Mike Peterson plays The Caretaker of ...

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  16. Kenai River Sportfishing Association has gotten out of handRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... not a true sport fisherman but instead had strong ties to the commercial fishing industry. Then, when Ruffner went to Juneau himself to dispel these claims, KRSA, along with its sister organizations, started forwarding the notion that any ...

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  17. Juneau Afternoon - 4-23-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    That, Writer's Almanac, Bird Note, music and More, Thursday on A Juneau Afternoon, live at 3, repeated at 4 on KRNN, and available on line via ktoo.org

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  18. Juneau Afternoon - 4-24-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Friday on A Juneau Afternoon, a special program about the Juneau Lyric Opera's presentation of Don Giovanni, produced by John Clough.

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  19. Dog-loving lawmakers' bill addresses pet custody in divorcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... decided to share custody of their three cats, four chickens and a dog. (Trista Crass via AP) (The Associated Press) JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Pets can get caught in the middle of messy human relationships, and some Alaska lawmakers want to ensure that ...

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  20. Teens press for climate change task forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A Yukon Kuskokwim Delta teen travelled to Juneau over his spring break to be part of the annual Alaska Youth for Environmental Action Civics and Conservation Summit. He and 21 others took their activism straight to the capitol building to ask Governor Bill Walker to create a climate change task force.

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