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  1. Allie Ostrander raises the bar for young Alaska distance runnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    Allie Ostrander takes the lead right from the start in the 3200 meters at the Colony Invite track and field meet on Friday, May 8, 2015, at Colony High School. She went on to win by a minute and 19 seconds over her nearest pursuer, giving her time to cheer on fellow runners still circling the track.

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  2. Memorial Day services and eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    The 2015 annual Memorial Day service sponsored by the cemetery staff will begin at noon on the cemetery grounds. Preliminary music will begin at 11:30 a.m. The guest speaker is Brig.

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  3. Alaska children need bill of rights to survive abuse crisis, legislative failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: The problem with opposition to Erin's Law based on fears of government intrusion into the home is that government institutions such as schools are a safe haven for children whose homes hide a predator. To protect Alaska's children against sexual predators and ideological zealots, I'd like to propose a new amendment to the Alaska Constitution.

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  4. ArtsScene: Wasilla presents 'Diary of Anne Frank' and Arctic archaeologists head to the big screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Otto Frank , played Ted Carney, gives a diary to his daughter Ann, played by Gabbe Blackwell, in VPA's "The Diary of Anne Frank." Valley Performing Arts presents "The Diary of Anne Frank," a stage adaptation of the touching journal kept by a girl hiding from the Nazis in tight quarters with her family and other refugees during World War II.

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  5. Nelson flashes big game, and perhaps big gesture, at U.S. Open qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    Rob Nelson of Anchorage watches a putt on the 18th green during the U.S. Open Local Qualifier at Settlers Bay Golf Course near Wasilla on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Nelson shot a 67 to win the event.

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  6. 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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  7. Mat-Su assembly passes budget under tax cap, but mayoral veto loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska's fastest growing region, has eight new emergency medical responders and a bump in school funding -- all without taking property taxes to a revenue cap. The borough assembly Wednesday night approved a budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 after holding several public hearings in Palmer, Wasilla and Willow.

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  8. Woman behind sex abuse prevention bill blasts Alaska lawmakers for changing itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    The woman who inspired a now-contentious sexual abuse prevention bill in the Alaska Legislature is accusing a state Senate committee of weakening and politicizing the measure. Erin Merryn, a sexual abuse survivor and advocate from Illinois, said changes proposed to the bill by Alaska's Senate Education Committee would "completely gut it."

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  9. Legislator proposes big changes to sexual abuse bill, drawing objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Advocates and lawmakers from across the political spectrum are objecting to a move by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, to make broad changes to a sexual abuse education and prevention bill that Gov. Bill Walker has asked the Alaska Legislature to pass during its special session. House Bill 44, sponsored by Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, would have required school districts to give students information about sexual abuse and dating violence, with an emphasis on prevention and awareness.

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  10. Jeff Lowenfels: In the unending war with dandelions, a d tenteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    My very first gardening chore was dandelion patrol on what was essentially eight acres of lawn. I still have and use that dandelion fork.

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  11. Senior center in Houston suddenly shuts doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Anchorage Daily News

    A facility that served as a hub for seniors in the Alaska community of Houston since the late 1980s suddenly shut its doors this week without notifying state officials as required. Mid-Valley Senior Center also provided home meal delivery services to dozens of seniors in the spread-out but growing community scattered along the Parks Highway between Wasilla and Willow.

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  12. High-speed chase ends with suspect stuck in mud near WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Wasilla man was arrested Saturday for leading authorities on a high-speed chase down Knik-Goose Bay Road before attempting an offroad escape and getting stuck in a mud puddle, according to Alaska State Troopers. In an online dispatch, troopers said they tried to contact 27-year-old Wyatt Metro for a felony warrant on vehicle theft charges at an address in Wasilla Saturday around 5:30 p.m. Metro failed to pull over and led officers through neighborhoods at "excessive rates of speed" before heading west down Knik-Goose Bay Road, the dispatch said.

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  13. Recovering addict finds a friend in pharmacist who busted herRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    Margaret Kiely and Deb Hageter stand in support of Catherine Adcock, who received an "outstanding graduate" honor by the Anchorage Wellness Court program on Thursday, April 30, 2015. Hageter, a pharmacist in Palmer, suspected Adcock of prescription forgery and made calls that led to her arrest in 2012.

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  14. First hearing held in brand new Anchorage legislative officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Anchorage Daily News

    Members of Iron Workers Local 751 join with protesters concerned with school funding, Medicaid expansion and the oil tax structure as the House Finance Committee prepares to meet on Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at the Anchorage Legislative Information Office downtown. The first-floor auditorium is put to use as the House Finance Committee meets Wednesday afternoon, May 6, 2015, at the new Anchorage Legislative Information Office downtown.

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  15. Review: Second City offered a night of comedy tailored to AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    Second City satirized, explored and musically mocked a wide variety of topics last night. The audience laughed over scenes about relationships, religion, organized labor, gluten intolerance and sportscasters, to name but a few.

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  16. Troopers: Wasilla driver dead after rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    Troopers said 38-year-old Justin P. Davidson was driving near the intersection of Bogard Road and Seward Meridian Parkway shortly before 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon when his vehicle left the road, overcorrected and rolled.

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  17. Proliferation of used hypodermics spurs talk of needle exchange in Mat-SuRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    A different kind of blight is emerging from heroin use in the Valley: discarded hypodermic needles littering roadsides, parks and waterways from Butte to Houston. Valley residents say they find syringes without trying -- at a school bus stop in Big Lake, riding horses in Houston, in the sand next to Wasilla Lake.

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  18. Mat-Su unveils surprising budget in tough timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Matanuska-Susitna Borough is the fastest-growing region in Alaska, with a mothballed passenger ferry and no major new industry to drum up revenue. Yet somehow the proposed $400 million borough budget unveiled this week is smaller than last year's, with only a slight increase in the overall property tax rate.

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  19. This Legislature deserves the call, 'Throw the bums out'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: KABATA lives, but schools suffer cuts and Medicaid expansion goes nowhere. Just who does the GOP leadership in the Legislature represent? Guess.

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  20. Carpenter brothers' Moose the Movie screens in WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    "Moose the Movie" is a film made in Alaska, by Alaskans, starring Alaskans. Written by Darin and Chad Carpenter of Tundra Comics fame, the film is set in the small, fictitious town of Gangrene Gulch.

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